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I have Windows Live Mesh set up on a few machines I use frequently. I previously had it set up on a work machine at a company I'm no longer at--but didn't think to uninstall it from that computer before I left.

That machine still shows in my "Remote" section of my Mesh client--how do I get rid of it, since that machine is truly gone?

  • I'm not sure Mesh offers the ability to delete a computer. They probably assume people would use the uninstall function and then remove the computer that way. However, I can complete understand there are times the computer dies before you can remove any items, which means their assumption is bad. – music2myear Nov 4 '11 at 20:52
  • Yeah, it's a real problem--I have several machines in that "ghostly" state. – reallyJim Nov 4 '11 at 20:56
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When you login to https://devices.live.com/, you will see the list of all devices in your Mesh. Simply choose "Manage" for the computer in question. Once on the detail, you can select "Stop using this service."

  • I'd give you +10 if I could. Thank you, sir! You've totally solved my only gripe with Mesh. – reallyJim Nov 4 '11 at 21:22
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    It is not as intuitive as it could be, I'll give you that! – Nate Nov 4 '11 at 21:32
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I'm not sure Mesh offers the ability to delete a computer. They probably assume people would use the uninstall function and then remove the computer that way. However, I can complete understand there are times the computer dies before you can remove any items, which means their assumption is bad.

In a search of their help section, forums, and the Live Mesh interface at devices.live.com, I did not find any tool or help regarding this question.

I would recommend you try posting a question in the Live Mesh forum where a Live spokeperson (as opposed to a dead or even undead or possibly just not-live) may be able to provide either an answer or forward the request to the appropriate teams for resolution.

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