In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to delete a Windows 10 user account from your computer.

How to delete account on Windows 10

To delete account and user data, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the person’s account and data will be removed from your PC, including those items on their desktop, downloads, documents, photos, music, and any other file.

It should be noted that you can’t use these steps to delete your account while you’re signed in. If you want to start fresh with a new account, first create a new Windows 10 account, and then delete the old account. Update January 3, 2020: This guide was originally published in September 2017, and it’s been updated to reflect the changes with the latest version of Windows 10. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.