How to Delete a Windows 7 Users Folder

Microsoft has replaced Windows Vista with Windows 7 as its flagship operating system (OS). Many enhancements and improvements were placed in Windows 7 to make it simpler and more intuitive to use. Deleting user accounts in Windows 7 allows you to remove access to users on your computer.

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With just a few clicks, you can delete a user folder in Windows 7.

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Click "Start," "Control Panel," "User Accounts and Family Safety," "Add or remove user accounts." Alternatively, you can click "Start" and type "user" in the instant search field; "User Accounts" appears in the list for you to select.

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Click on the account you want to delete.

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Select "Delete the account." You have the option of saving the contents of the user account to your desktop by clicking the "Keep Files" button.

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Select "Delete Files" to remove the account. A confirmation appears asking you if you are sure you want to delete the account. Select "Delete Account" to remove the account from Windows 7.