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  1.    24 Sep 2015 #1
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    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.    24 Sep 2015 #2
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    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.    25 Sep 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink 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.    25 Sep 2015 #4
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    You're most welcome.

    LOL, funny how it always seems to come back and punish the parent as well.
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  5.    25 Sep 2015 #5
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  6.    25 Sep 2015 #6
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    To bad they won't do it on their own without having to be rewarded.
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  7.    25 Sep 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink 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.    25 Sep 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Well, well, a military personnel. What the heck is wrong with these kids....?
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  9.    26 Sep 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink 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.    26 Sep 2015 #10
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    I'm glad we could help.
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