troubleshooting Question

Bulk deletion of computer and user accounts in Active Directory not working

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Looking to delete computer accounts and user accounts in Active Directory

Got below script for computer accounts previously

Import-Csv -Path C:\Temp\DisableComputer.csv | ForEach-Object {Remove-ADComputer -Identity $_.Name -WhatIf}

It ran fine above then I changed it to below to run it properly

Import-Csv -Path C:\Temp\DisableComputer.csv | ForEach-Object {Remove-ADComputer -Identity $_.Name}

Problem is it doesnt perform deletion of computer accounts in a batch, have to do it one by one and see below error

Remove-ADComputer : The directory service can perform the requested operation only on a leaf object

Looking for a way to bulk delete and also modification required to bulk delete AD user accounts also
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