Deleting an Additional Administrator Account (Windows Server 2016/2019)

For servers running Microsoft Windows Server 2016 or 2019

In this article, we'll show you how to delete extra administrator accounts from Windows Server 2016/2019.

  • Log in to the server as an administrator.

  • To open the Windows settings, press the key combination Windows key + i. As an alternative: Click Start > Settings.

  • Click Accounts.

  • Windows Server 2016: Click Other People

    Windows Server 2019: Click Other Users.

  • Windows Server 2016: Click Add someone else to this PC

    Windows Server 2019: Click Add another person to this PC.

  • In the navigation bar on the right, click Users.

  • Right-click the user you want to delete.

  • Click Delete.

The user has now been deleted.