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Disable my Windows account/login from a different computer?

Asked by serenityNOW (3643points) October 9th, 2015

Hi y’all! I have a quick tech question: I left my onsite job kind of abruptly. Communication between myself and the former gig just isn’t happening. I have a user account on one of the machines there. I want to disable it. Can I do that remotely? (If it helps, I’m using a Microsoft account to log-in, not a local account.)

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Is this your personal Microsoft account that you used on the work computer? I’m which case you can remove the PC from Microsofts account management page

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Yeah, it’s Office 365, but my personal. Not a work account.

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I’m poking around on the Settings page you referred to me, and all I’m seeing is the laptop I use here at home. Maybe they deleted me. That would be swell.

Lightlyseared's avatar

Ok the settings page I referred you to was for a Microsoft account. There’s a whole different page for office accounts (go figure) try here

Hope that works

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Well, I’m still a bit befuddled, but I think I’ll just change my login and password. That I can do remotely.

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