Delete admin account in Win 10

  martd7 18:16 09 Mar 2019
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As I am selling off my old pc with Win 10 on I've wiped everything and followed instructions on how to add a local account,then through settings/accounts remove the admin account but the admin account doesn't show up,another method going through control panel user accounts,shows both accounts,click on admin account and only options are change account type or manage another account,the delete option it shows on Microsoft site isn't there

Help much appreciated

  martd7 22:29 09 Mar 2019

I don't quite understand,when Windows 10 is installed you're asked to make up a Microsoft account there is no way that I know of skipping past it thus when selling the pc on I would rather not have my details on the pc,I've read several online tutorials and they all point to the same solution of making up a local account then you can delete the admin account

I wiped the drive completely and reinstalled Windows 10 with the disc I have

What other option is there? It will not install without email address and password?

  martd7 22:32 09 Mar 2019

See here

click here

  martd7 12:45 10 Mar 2019

Kevin

Much appreciated that has indeed worked,I thought it had got stuck at the black screen with cursor (as in video) but after 15 mins the desktop appeared

Thanks again

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