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removing a computer in sbs 2003

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When I login to sbs 2003 using remote web work place I see a list of computers. I choose
my one and connect to it. However there is a computer which I would like to remove, how do I do that?
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by:Ikky786
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I forgot to mention disjoining the computer from the network is not possible as the computer has been removed from the building
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by:Haresh Nikumbh
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Add this regkey to exclude certain workstations from showing up on the RWW.

hklm\software\microsoft\SmallBusinessServer\Remote UserPortal\ExcludeList

The regkey is a string and it consists of a comma delimited list of
computers you want excluded.

Example:
joecomp1,janecomp1,jackcomp1

Source:

http://www.winvistatips.com/remove-pc-remote-web-workplace-t603503.html
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by:rajivkumar07
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Can You disable it first and then remove it manually?
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by:Ikky786
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I dont understand what you mean
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by:Ikky786
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will the solution remove it JUST from the list or actually from the domain? (i.e. asking due to licensing issues)
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by:rajivkumar07
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Look if the computer doesnt exist then just disable the account and then delete it from everywhere. Yes, from domain.
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It's not the user which I want to disable its the computer name , can I do that in active directory and how do I do that please
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by:rajivkumar07
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Yes, I am talking about computer account too. You would do it the same way you would with a user account.

In AD, you would just find it and right click on it, hit disable, apply! And then just delete!
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Ill get back on this
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