How to Remove Someone's Remote Access to My Computer (4 Steps)

By TS Jordan

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Remote access is an incredibly convenient tool when used appropriately, but it can be misappropriated for immoral means in the wrong hands. Removing a user's remote access to your computer is a fairly simple task; if you change your computer's login information, the remote user will no longer be able to access your machine. This is a fairly routine process that can be completed in less than five minutes.

Step 1

Navigate to the "User Accounts" page by going to the "Start" menu and opening the "Control Panel."

Step 2

Click on the option at the top of the screen to "Change Your Password."

Step 3

Input your current password in the first box that appears, then your new desired password in both the second and the third (for confirmation purposes).

Step 4

Click the "Change Password" button to finalize the alteration, preventing the remote user from accessing your computer.