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I am giving my laptop to my mother in-law who lives in a different province. I tried to set up a Facebook account for her before I give it, but all of my own contacts come up on the new account. What is the proper way to set up a new account without my contacts showing on it?

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Don't type your email address in to the "Find your friends!" field. –  ta.speot.is Dec 24 '12 at 23:04
    
The problem is/was that you were still logged in (via cookies, local storage, etc.) You need to open the site (in this case Facebook) and log out. If you then restart the browser and navigate to the website and it asks you to log in, then you have successfully disconnected the account from the system (though can/should also clear the browser’s cookies and other local storage to be sure you have eliminated traces of your previous account). –  Synetech Feb 17 '13 at 1:02
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Create a new user account for your mother-in-law to use as shown here, and assuming that you want to open a Facebook account for your mother-in-law, simply set up a new account from the new user.

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Creating a new account isn’t his problem, it’s that his own account is still showing on the system. –  Synetech Feb 17 '13 at 1:02
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