Question Remove user from Users list

kep55

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I want to sell my old PC so of course I want to remove any traces of my from it. Unfortunately, mictosoft made that about as easy as finding a virgin in a cathouse. I went to users in control panel and bot it changed there, but my name is still showing under c:\users/. What needs to be done to change this?
 

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I want to sell my old PC so of course I want to remove any traces of my from it. Unfortunately, mictosoft made that about as easy as finding a virgin in a cathouse. I went to users in control panel and bot it changed there, but my name is still showing under c:\users/. What needs to be done to change this?
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10547/microsoft-account-selling-gifting-windows-10-device-xbox-one
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/can-i-sell-my-computer-with-windows-10-on-it/cce23fed-bc37-46bb-9b8c-5da9efe7cb65

It ALSO needs a full wipe and reinstall, not just remove that user.
During the install, STOP when you get to the point of a username.

Preferably, do this fresh OS install with the system completely offline. No WiFi, no ethernet.
 

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