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Can't delete limited user accounts

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Anonymous
August 7, 2005 4:49:06 PM

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I am having trouble deleting unwanted limited user accounts.. When I click on
the account I want to delete and select the options, the pc freezes and
becomes non-responsive.. When i look at the task manager, it shows that the
mshta.exe file is doing something, and when I end the process it closes the
account manager screen.. What do I need to do to delete these accounts from
my pc. FYI I am logged in as the administrator while I am trying to delete
these users. Any suggestions?
Anonymous
August 7, 2005 9:25:35 PM

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Hi,

Try it in safe mode. How to start in Safe mode:
http://www.rickrogers.org/fixes.htm#Safe%20mode

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"chridd" <chridd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:681F913F-A5CF-43A6-A00F-CAA390F19454@microsoft.com...
>I am having trouble deleting unwanted limited user accounts.. When I click
>on
> the account I want to delete and select the options, the pc freezes and
> becomes non-responsive.. When i look at the task manager, it shows that
> the
> mshta.exe file is doing something, and when I end the process it closes
> the
> account manager screen.. What do I need to do to delete these accounts
> from
> my pc. FYI I am logged in as the administrator while I am trying to
> delete
> these users. Any suggestions?
August 8, 2005 2:18:48 AM

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

Open a command prompt, type "net user /delete <account name>, hit enter. Run
sfc /scannow from the run dialog box. Check the event log. Scan your pc for
viruses, spyware. Get your Windows Updates and remove any un-needed startup
programs.

Brian P.
A+, Network+, MCP


"chridd" <chridd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:681F913F-A5CF-43A6-A00F-CAA390F19454@microsoft.com...
>I am having trouble deleting unwanted limited user accounts.. When I click
>on
> the account I want to delete and select the options, the pc freezes and
> becomes non-responsive.. When i look at the task manager, it shows that
> the
> mshta.exe file is doing something, and when I end the process it closes
> the
> account manager screen.. What do I need to do to delete these accounts
> from
> my pc. FYI I am logged in as the administrator while I am trying to
> delete
> these users. Any suggestions?
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