How to: Remove a Windows 10 computer from a domain


CAUTION: Before following these steps, make sure of the following:

  • You know the password for at least one local administrator account.
  • You have a copy of your BitLocker recovery key saved somewhere other than this computer.

1) Open the Control Panel.

2) Click System and Security.

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3) Click System.

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4) Click Rename this PC (advanced).

NOTE: You will choose this option even though you do not need to rename the computer.

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5) Under the Computer Name tab, click the Change button.

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6) Choose the radio button next to Workgroup, type any name that you like, and click OK.

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7) Make certain that you understand the warning. Then, click OK.

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Your computer has been removed from its domain.