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How to delete 2nd admin account


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BL00DY_R0AR

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I know this sounds like a noob question lol but hear me out.

I have 2 accounts. One is called Admin. I made that when it asked me to make a user name when I reformatted windows. And I have another account called Administrator. I only want one account, so that way I turn my laptop on and it boots straight to the desktop and not the login screen. I cant delete any of the accounts, or alter there remove the admin powers from either account so I may delete one. So right now I stuck having to have 2 accounts.

Is there a way I can delete one by altering registry? I dont care which one, just want to have only one account.

Thanks in advance!

EDIT:
Okay Ive delved deeper into it, and Ive learned that the Administrator account shouldnt be seen if there's other accounts visible/existing. So is this a bug? Or a setting I can treak to be able to turn off the visibility of the Administrator account? I tried making another account to tray aned delete one of the accounts, and of course I was only able to delete the Admin account. So I then tried to delete the new account witht he Administrator account, and I couldnt...Im back at square one. I hope this info helps.

Thanks!

Edited by BL00DY_R0AR, 12 August 2009 - 05:52 AM.

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Neil Jones

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Administrator is a system account in Windows. You cannot remove it.

A computer will have a minimum of two accounts - Administrator (which is usually hidden and only available in Safe Mode) and any other accounts you add.
It is possible to add the Administrator account in normal mode though this is not recommended.
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I understand.

But what I dont get is how its visible while youre not in safe mode. Is there a possible setting I can tweek so I can hide it?
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