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Windows 7: Need to lock down terminated employees laptop remotely.

09 Jul 2015   #1
shanew919

win7 pro x64, win7 ultimate x64 win8.1 x64,
 
 
Need to lock down terminated employees laptop remotely.

Platform: Windows 7 Pro x64

Our company supports over a thousand laptops in the field.

We need a way to lock down terminated employees laptops remotely. So that the ex-employees cannot access the laptop at all. Hopefully this would deter them from not returning the laptop if they cannot use it.

When we deploy a laptop to an employee we set it up with the a company admin account password protected and the employees account which is also admin. that way when the laptop comes back to IT we can access it.

I have thought of pushing a batch file out that would disable their specific user account but they have admin accounts so some of them can create a different account than the one we create for them. so without knowing about the other accounts I can't disable them and they would still have access to the laptop.

I was hoping there would be something free I could implement. Lo-jack software is too expensive.

Does anyone know of a solution for this??


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09 Jul 2015   #2
optiplex gx520

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit,Chromium OS, windows server 2008 32bit
 
 

wow.... I dont think that is possible unless you change their password assuming their connected to a domain
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09 Jul 2015   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

It would help if you could define exactly what "lock down terminated employees laptops" means. The post is very sparse on details.
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09 Jul 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Always fire people in person with company hardware present
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