xp home - user account will not delete


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i got this laptop from a friend to fix...it had 8 user accounts and all of
them were administrators....i picked the one with the computer's owner name
to save....i deleted all the other accounts through control panel>user
accounts....but one...there are still two profiles...and this one will not go
away...it was fulllll of kids games links and there is a program called Robox
that will not uninstall....i have changed the account to a limited account
and tried to delete it again....nope.....i have seen some posts that suggest
going to start>run>open>controluserpasswords2......but this will not work on
this comp.....also i have seen posts that suggest to go to control
panel>system and maintenance>computer management>system>users.....but when i
get to system.....there is no users on the list..........ugh........please
help me find a way to delete this account......thanks!
 
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Shenan Stanley

mediocre said:
i got this laptop from a friend to fix...it had 8 user accounts and
all of them were administrators....i picked the one with the
computer's owner name to save....i deleted all the other accounts
through control panel>user accounts....but one...there are still
two profiles...and this one will not go away...it was fulllll of
kids games links and there is a program called Robox that will not
uninstall....i have changed the account to a limited account and
tried to delete it again....nope.....i have seen some posts that
suggest going to start>run>open>controluserpasswords2......but this
will not work on this comp.....also i have seen posts that suggest
to go to control panel>system and maintenance>computer
management>system>users.....but when i get to system.....there is
no users on the list..........ugh........please help me find a way
to delete this account......thanks!

Format.

Really.

It's the only 100% sure way to make sure it is 'fixed'.
 
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Daave

mediocre said:
i got this laptop from a friend to fix...it had 8 user accounts and
all of them were administrators....i picked the one with the
computer's owner name to save....i deleted all the other accounts
through control panel>user accounts....but one...there are still two
profiles...and this one will not go away...it was fulllll of kids
games links and there is a program called Robox that will not
uninstall....i have changed the account to a limited account and
tried to delete it again....nope.....i have seen some posts that
suggest going to start>run>open>controluserpasswords2......but this
will not work on this comp.....also i have seen posts that suggest to
go to control panel>system and maintenance>computer
management>system>users.....but when i get to system.....there is no
users on the list..........ugh........please help me find a way to
delete this account......thanks!

What PA Bear said.
 
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