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September 21, 2004 12:02:46 AM

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Hi I purposely deleted a user account that basically I have no use for-I
made sure that I transfered my kids few pics on that account to their other
one before I deleted it. WHen I start my pc, I only see the 4 user account
that I want there. HOWEVER, when I go to the C drive and under documents &
settings, I still see the account that I deleted. I even see an acc't I
deleted long ago. WHy are they still there. I tried to delete the one that I
deleted today on that location in the c drive but it wouldnt let me. I have
win XP home. Sorry, cant remember what it said as to why I couldnt delete.
Hope it does not matter too much. If you need to know, It might have to wait
til tomarrow when I get to that pc as I am home now. thanks

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Anonymous
September 21, 2004 10:11:59 AM

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Hi

How did you delete the account - via Control Panel>User Accounts? If so,
and you opted to delete all files as well, that account shouldn't be listed.

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Will Denny
MVP - Windows Shell/User
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"MR" <mr@mr.com> wrote in message
news:%23WF04d4nEHA.2340@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
> Hi I purposely deleted a user account that basically I have no use for-I
> made sure that I transfered my kids few pics on that account to their
> other
> one before I deleted it. WHen I start my pc, I only see the 4 user account
> that I want there. HOWEVER, when I go to the C drive and under documents &
> settings, I still see the account that I deleted. I even see an acc't I
> deleted long ago. WHy are they still there. I tried to delete the one that
> I
> deleted today on that location in the c drive but it wouldnt let me. I
> have
> win XP home. Sorry, cant remember what it said as to why I couldnt delete.
> Hope it does not matter too much. If you need to know, It might have to
> wait
> til tomarrow when I get to that pc as I am home now. thanks
>
>
Anonymous
September 21, 2004 1:33:48 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

I hate to tell you this but it doesn't work that way, at least with XP Home.
I have delete users through "User Accounts" many times and it never deletes
the folder, even with the delete all files option. It has to be manually
deleted.

I haven't touched it since I installed SP2 so there may be a change with
this.

Frank


"Will Denny" <willdenny@mvps.org> wrote in message
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> Hi
>
> How did you delete the account - via Control Panel>User Accounts? If so,
> and you opted to delete all files as well, that account shouldn't be
> listed.
>
> --
>
> Will Denny
> MVP - Windows Shell/User
> Please reply to the News Groups
>
>
> "MR" <mr@mr.com> wrote in message
> news:%23WF04d4nEHA.2340@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>> Hi I purposely deleted a user account that basically I have no use for-I
>> made sure that I transfered my kids few pics on that account to their
>> other
>> one before I deleted it. WHen I start my pc, I only see the 4 user
>> account
>> that I want there. HOWEVER, when I go to the C drive and under documents
>> &
>> settings, I still see the account that I deleted. I even see an acc't I
>> deleted long ago. WHy are they still there. I tried to delete the one
>> that I
>> deleted today on that location in the c drive but it wouldnt let me. I
>> have
>> win XP home. Sorry, cant remember what it said as to why I couldnt
>> delete.
>> Hope it does not matter too much. If you need to know, It might have to
>> wait
>> til tomarrow when I get to that pc as I am home now. thanks
>>
>>
>
>
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