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You cannot use Computer Management to delete multiple local user accounts

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SUMMARY
On a computer that is running one of the operating systems that is listed in the "Applies to" section, you cannot use Computer Management to delete multiple local user accounts at the same time.
MORE INFORMATION
You can use Computer Management to delete only one local user account at a time on a computer that is running one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Note You can delete multiple local user accounts at the same time by using Computer Management in Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 and in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation.

Instead of using Computer Management, you can use the AddUsers utility together with the /e switch to delete multiple local user accounts at the same time.

For more information about the AddUsers utility, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
199878 AddUsers automates creation of a large number of users
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Article ID: 935944 - Last Review: 05/04/2007 08:51:00 - Revision: 1.1

Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

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