Delete user profile in windows 10

How to delete user profile in windows 10

A user profile is a set of files and folders to store all the personal preferences, app settings, documents, and other data. of every user account which had login on that computer. it is stored in the folder C:\Users\Username and includes subfolders like Desktop, Documents, Downloads, etc along with hidden folders like AppData which store the settings for various Windows features and installed apps. user profile list also available in registry. The main purpose of the user profile to create a personalized environment with individual options for users.

In your computer, a user profile has got corrupted or if you need to reset it to a new profile, then you can delete the profile without removing the account on local computer. when users log in next time a new profile will automatically be created for your user account.

How to delete a user's profile on Windows in Windows 10. You must have administrator permissions to delete user profile delete in registry.

1. Right-click on My Computer and select manage.

2.  On Computer management  select Local users and groups.

you can delete profile whichever you want in the list

Delete user profile list from registry

1. Click on Start.

2. Open Run and type regedit and press enter   

3. Navigate to  Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList

Select from a user profile which you want to delete and right-click on profile and select delete

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