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Can't delete user profile

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by airbrat1990, Feb 15, 2005.

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  1. airbrat1990

    airbrat1990 Thread Starter

    May 18, 2001
    I have a user that suddenly can't print. Nothing I do seems to work. As far as I'm concerned everything on his computer is set correctly. He can ping the print server and see the print server on Network Neighborhood but when he tries to connect he gets an error message that the server he is trying to connect to is not available!

    This just happened out of the blue. He was able to print a few days ago. Nothing new has been installed that I know of.

    Anyhoo, on a long shot I logged on to his machine using my credentials and everything works fine! I can print w/ no problem. It was at that moment that I figured his user profile on his machine was messed up. Easy fix, right? Wrong.

    Logging in as administrator I went to My Computer/Advanced Settings/User Profiles and looked for the troublesome profile. I found his profile but guess what? The option to delete is GREYED out! I tried highlighting the other accounts and the option to delete was not greyed out. What the hell???? Is something preventing this account from being deleted??? How is it that the admin account cannot delete a regular account? This definitely raised some flags but unfortunately I don't know how to get around this.

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