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  1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home
       24 Sep 2015 #1

    How to disable a user account in W10 Home?


    I know I can't access the local users and groups policy in this version, but I can't figure on how to -temporarily- disable my kid's user account so that it cannot be logged in.

    Thanks!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       24 Sep 2015 #2

    Hello burgertime, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You can use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to disable the account using the command prompt.

    User Account - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home
       25 Sep 2015 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello burgertime, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You can use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to disable the account using the command prompt.

    User Account - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums
    EXCELLENT! Thank you so much Brink. You know, if my daughter were doing better in Math, I wouldn't need to know how to disable an account.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       25 Sep 2015 #4

    You're most welcome.

    LOL, funny how it always seems to come back and punish the parent as well.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,897
    Windows 10 Pro
       25 Sep 2015 #5

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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       25 Sep 2015 #6

    To bad they won't do it on their own without having to be rewarded.
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  7. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home
       25 Sep 2015 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    To bad they won't do it on their own without having to be rewarded.
    It's unreal. To be fair, I'm a former Marine, so my expectations may be unreasonable of a 12 year old, but still....
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  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home
       25 Sep 2015 #8

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Well, well, a military personnel. What the heck is wrong with these kids....?
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  9. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home
       26 Sep 2015 #9

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello burgertime, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You can use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to disable the account using the command prompt.

    User Account - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Worked perfectly by the way. Thank you again. I just loaded up CMD as administrator, typed "net user <her username> /active:no" and poof! It disappeared from the login screen!
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       26 Sep 2015 #10

    I'm glad we could help.
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