Account Deletion

When I reformatted, my old account stayed. I want to delete it but of course I dont have permission. Is there a way to rid of it without reformatting to lose all data?
RubyWeaponAsked:
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
You probably have to take ownership of the folder and then change the security on it.

See:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&sd=tech
http://www.winxptutor.com/ownership.htm
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dis1931Commented:
what do you mean by reformat?

If you reformat a drive it will delete all data.  need more info like the os, etc...
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RubyWeaponAuthor Commented:
Windows XP and I'm not sure... maybe it was a repair...
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RubyWeaponAuthor Commented:
Wow, thanks
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