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deleting an username in the log in screen

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Hi there,

 

I would like to delete an user name that appears in my log in screen. It belongs to a friend but its kinda "disturbing" and I dont want my other friends to see it when they try to log in in my computer. Does anyone have the idea how to do that?

 

Thanx.

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Re: deleting an username in the log in screen

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You have to delete from your hard disk the "data" folder which correspond to the account... for example:

C:\Users\YourWindowsAccount\AppData\Roaming\Skype\UserNameToDelete

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Re: deleting an username in the log in screen

The only thing I can add is the actual path may vary between XP and Vista/Win7.

 

You can find the folder you want to remove by holding the Windows key, typing r, and in the box that comes up type %appdata%\Skype.  Looks for and delete the folder with the Skype name you want to remove.




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thank you very much for the answer!!! it worked :happy:

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Re: deleting an username in the log in screen

Hello,

Can you please tell me how to delete a user name I no longer need on a Mac?

Thanks you.

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Thanks heaps!!
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Re: deleting an username in the log in screen

THANK U SOO MUCH FOR THE ANSWER :happy:


abstractive84 wrote:

Hi there,

 

I would like to delete an user name that appears in my log in screen. It belongs to a friend but its kinda "disturbing" and I dont want my other friends to see it when they try to log in in my computer. Does anyone have the idea how to do that?

 

Thanx.




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