Deleted User Account Reappearing

#1
I'm unable to delete a user administrator account that was created by a program on Hiram's boot disk. The user account was created to delete a password on another administrator account.

I can run 'control userpasswords2' and delete the account, I can delete the account the normal way in User Accounts Control Panel, but each time I reboot, the account reappears. When I delete the account I can log off and log back on without seeing the deleted account. It's when I reboot that I have the problem.

The problem account was created in Vista before I upgraded to Win 7.
 


#2
If this is the built-in Administrator account then it CANNOT be deleted. But you can hide it.

Try this:

(Run as admin)
Start => cmd => type: net user administrator /active:no
 


#3
I've been able to disable the account per the instructions from "cybercore". What I don't understand is that in "Users" I have an "Administrator" account as a built in account and I have this offending account which I call "Temp". When I try to change the membership of "Temp" from "Administrator" to "User", the change takes for the session, but on the next boot, Temp is added to the "Adminstrator" group again.
 


#4
I have the same problem. Any solution?
 


#6
I would like to know whether somebody was able to delete the user instead of disabling it.
 


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