How do I remove a corrupt User account in XP Home

  shere-khan 22:01 17 Feb 2003
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I have three user accounts on my PC running Win XP Home. Two of the accounts are fine the third has somehow or other become corrupted. If it is used I keep getting errors saying explorer has caried out an illegal operation and will be closed down.
I have tried removing the user account through the front end but if I rereate it I get the same problem.
I have checked for viruses using McAfee V6 and the latest data files but found no problems.
Will I have to edit the registry and if so what do I have to remove to get rid of this account?

  howard60 23:06 17 Feb 2003

an administrator and then you can go to control panel - users accounts - delete account and click on the offending one.

  shere-khan 21:44 18 Feb 2003

I am logged in as administrator and I can remove the account. This is fine. If however I recreate the account it still has the problems.
The account belongs to my son and he wishes to use a particular username. After deleting the account do I need to do anything else?

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