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What happens when I delete my current user account? [SOLVED]
« on: October 15, 2015, 09:19:12 am »
Hi. I have installed a lot of apps and games on Peppermint 6. I want to know if I can create a new account and delete this current user account. what happens when I do it? will it affect my applications ?

update :

I created a new administrator account and from the new account, deleted the old account and deleted the files too. But there are two problems

1. I cannot open my partitions. it says I do not have the permission to view their content.

2. the old account still appears on the login screen

Final update :

So from the newly created account, I created another account with the username and password exactly the same as my first account. Now it's working fine. I can also read the contents of my partitions. I also deleted the new account :)
« Last Edit: October 15, 2015, 11:23:01 am by sk_sarma »

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Re: What happens when I delete my current user account?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2015, 11:01:52 am »
So ya fixed up then ?
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Re: What happens when I delete my current user account?
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2015, 11:22:28 am »
It's working fine now and all apps work. Thanks

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Re: What happens when I delete my current user account? [SOLVED]
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2015, 11:25:09 am »
Hey I didn't do anything :-\ .. but thanks for supplying your solution and marking the topic solved :)
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Re: What happens when I delete my current user account? [SOLVED]
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2015, 11:47:38 am »
Actually, I should be the one who must thank you. You've helped me countless number of times :) Cheers!