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Remove a user from a desktop ... instantly, any chance/possibility?

Remove myself completely from the desktop ... fastest.

Means I would like to completely eliminate/remove everything related to myself from a desktop.

Please advise, how I can accomplish this ... in the fastest possible manner, browsers, files ... everything.

Thanks in advance, for your assistance, help & guidance here.
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Mushfique Khan
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you keep your files in your user profile, log into the machine as an administrator, Control Panel, Advanced System Properties, Advanced, click on User Profiles and delete your profile. Then go to Users and Groups and delete your user ID.

That will work.

If you keep your data all over the place, all bets are off and it will not be quick.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
That will not eliminate log events and does not always remove ProfileImagePath entry
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Unlikely anyone would want those, but if you are concerned, you would need to back up and do a fresh install to be certain. We do not need to do this
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Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
Thanks for all your advises ... but one clarification, this is needed, when you don't have admin rights.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You cannot remove profiles without admin rights. So you need to get your IT department to remove the profile.
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Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
John ... actually, I would like to remove myself completely ;)

e.g., if you left a job, you don't want to keep any of your files there and would like to erase your existence completely, without wasting any time.

this is what I want ...

Regards
MK
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nobusCommented:
i think that is for your employer to do that
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
You will be able to delete your own data (documents etc) but free space still need to be wiped to prevent restores
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Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
Thanks Shaun ... how about format the whole disk, because stored data @D, just quick format ;) also need to do the same for browsers too, please advise, using chrome & ff.

I think, should move their profiles to D and then ...

thoughts.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Formatting the whole disk will work but that is not simple or fast. Move any profiles first.
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nobusCommented:
and malicious intents can still recover the data
if you want to be very sure - run a wiper program, like BCWipe https://www.techspot.com/downloads/6875-bcwipe.html
or install another clean disk, and keep yours
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Mushfique KhanDirector OperationsAuthor Commented:
this seems a good idea, let me test this first and then will update here, how it went.

Thanks all & nobus :)
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
That would require admin rights
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nobusCommented:
i have used bc wipe, and it works well, wiping the free space of a drive; leaving all else intact
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
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nobusCommented:
to answer his suggestion, he'll Always need admin privileges imo
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