Disabling a user account in Windows 7

If a user does not need his/her account for some period of time, you may want to disable his/her account temporarily for security reasons. This article tells you how to disable a user account in Windows 7. Only an administrator can delete or disable user accounts.

  1. Click on Start Menu, then right-click on Computer and select Manage as shown.

  2. In the Computer Management window, select System Tools