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Solved: have to switch user to continue after switch on

Q: Solved: have to switch user to continue after switch on


I use windows 7.
When I turn on laptop (acer Aspire 5742) cannot connect to internet until I switch user and log in again. Soon as I touch any browser icon the rest of computer stops responding as well. It's only me on computer. Have virgin media security/ spyware/ virus protection. Tried CCleaner. After I switch user everything is fine.
Additional info; On 16th October had great difficulty getting my emails from Yahoo. Sometimes sign-in box appeared without my security signature and different style of writing for browser remembered log-on details.



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A: Solved: have to switch user to continue after switch on

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I've searched the forum and could not find an answer to this problem.

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise machine where at the login screen the "Switch User" button is missing and so I am unable to clear the last user.

Just about all the results I got back on this topic was how to re-enable the "Switch User". This doesn't help because I can't login to make the change.


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Need to no if I have this right

they have a dsl modem going to a Linksys router to a 24 port switch then to a little 4 port switch. sure, so then Would it be modem to router then router to any port on the big switch or is there an uplink port on the big switch it should go to? then you would hook a cat5e from one of the regular ports on the 24 port switch and run it to the uplink port on the 4 port switch need to no if the whole sequence is right. Hope someone can help, john will told me the cable would go from the big switch to the uplink on the small switch but I am wondering if I have it all right or not and wonderiing about from the router to the 24 port switch does the cable just go in a regular port in the big switch or if there is an uplink port does it go there. Hope you can understand my rambleing here. Thanks (please don't send me to a link) just need to no modem to router to regular port or uplink port on 24 port switch then from regular port on 24 port switch to uplink port on the 4 port switch. Thanks

A:Solved: Windows xp hookup question for modem, router, switch, to switch?

Router to uplink port on 24 port switch, and then normal port on the 24 port switch to uplink port on the second 4 port switch. An auto-MDX port on a device negates the need to worry about uplink ports for that particular cable connection.

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Hi everyone, I searched through the forums but couldn't really find what I was looking for.

Currently we have a DHCP server set up to a switch, that has a special line connecting to a switch in our shop which is just across our back lot, giving network access to the few computers over there. They recently put in a new machine that needs network access, but they have already accidentally cut two ethernet cords. I'm looking to provide a wireless solution for the machine, but I don't want to have to spend a few thousand dollars on a large wireless switch.

Can I plug a wireless router into the switch in our shop, and essentially turn it into a wireless bridge, or is there another, simpler way to do this?

If this has already been answered, sorry for missing it!


A:Solved: DHCP Server -> Switch -> Switch -> Wireless

While you could use a router, or even configure the router to act as an access point, why not just buy a true access point? They start at $27: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCate...ame=Wireless-AP-Bridges-Repeaters&Order=PRICE

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One question I need to know

If you go from DSL modem to Router then Router to switch
my question is then
If I wanted to hook another mini linksys switch into the bigger switch would you run the cat5e cable from the first switch to a reg port in the second switch or would you run it to the uplink port and then hook the 1 or 2 computers into the reg ports of the second switch.??

A:Solved: Windows xp-question of hookup switch to switch?

Obviously, run it to the uplink port if available.

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I formatted my hard drive on my laptop and reinstalled Windows 7 Professional (with the help from this site, Thank you all)

I'm wondering if there is a setting I can change so when the screen comes back from hibernating, it will go back to the desktop instead of the screen that asks if I want to switch user?


A:Solved: I don't want to see Switch User

Yes, the settings that controls that can be changed, but be aware if you PC is left unattended when in hibernation anyone can wake it up and have full access to your account.

This is how to change the setting.

Click on Start, Control Panel, Power Options.
Click on Change Plan Settings next to the plan you have selected.
Then click on Change Advanced Power settings.
In the window that opens click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.
Just below Require a password on wake up change the Yes to No, click on Apply and then OK.
Job done.

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hi all.

just noticed that im unable to switch user on my win xp pro machine.
the only option there is 'log off'.
Already checked services.msc and found Terminal services and Fast user switching to be 'started'.
Is there a way to get my 'switch user' option to work again?

appreciate all your responses...

A:Solved: Cannot switch user on Win XP

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Both my laptop (XP SP3) and my desktop (XP SP2) have suddenly refused to switch user. I can log off and initiate another user fine, but can't leave one active while I switch to another! All software is working fine, scans reveal no virus, adware or spyware. When I try to switch users absolutely nothing happens. No disk activity, no nothing!

A:[SOLVED] Can't switch user

Hi colandj and welcome to TSF !

Have you installed some new program on both your computers ? Do you use some custom skin or desktop replacement utility ?

Read this information from Microsoft :
A discussion about the availability of the Fast User Switching feature

Make sure fast user switching is on :
How To Use the Fast User Switching Feature in Windows XP

Go to start => run and type services.msc. Check that the Terminal Services and Fast User Switching Compatibility Services are started.

Do you have the original XP CD ?

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Now my switch User is not working. I can log out but i can not switch user. Any suggestions anyone?


A:Solved: New problem - Switch User

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I have a scenario to crack!

A few months ago my laptop started automatically locking itself under my user, this happens every time the computer turns off hibernates or any form of user change.

The account that the computer locked as was an administrator account.
because I am the only user of the laptop i continued using the laptop whilst locked and unlocking it everything i used it.

However now i have a problem. I cannot switch to another user, and i cannot log off of my account. When i try to log off it goes to a screen saying this computer is locked and only an administrator can unlock it. so i enter my password and it logs back on to my user creating an endless loop preventing me from switching to a different user.

Now here's me being stupid. The 'administrator' account that the computer is locked as has been changed to a limited account so i no longer have administrator powers BUT when the laptop locks it asks for the administrators password to unlock it again and this is still the same as before.

The account its locked under used to be administrator
When i turn on the computer the user screen is skipped - instead i am asked to unlock it
i cannot switch to another user
it is now locked under a limited account

A:Solved: Locked and cannot switch user

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When I go to shutdown then logg off and I click on Switch User, nothing happens. It's supposed to switch the user.

How do I fix this prob?

Windows XP Pro

A:Solved: Switch User NOT WORKING

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I have the XP Home edition. When I click on Start/Log Off/Switch User nothing happens. The hard drive activity light flashes for a bit then goes out. The only way that I can actually switch users is to click Start/Log Off/Log Off and then select another user.

If I click Use Fast User Switching then both Use the Welcome screen and Use Fast User Switching are checked. When I click Apply Options and go back to check the settings, only the Use the Welcome screen is checked. I have even rebooted the system but the Use the Welcome screen is the only option checked.

Can anyone help me with this? Is there something in System Services that I need to look at?

A:Solved: 'Switch User' not working

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I recently reloaded windows XP and there is no button on the Start Menu to allow me to log out and swap to another user.

any ideas how to get this fixed

A:Solved: No 'Switch User' option

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I am experiencing problem for finding the short keys for switch user in xp home, please let me know that what is the simplest one.

A:[SOLVED] Short keys to switch user in xp home ?

Turn on Fast User Switching
But it is better if you have them Log Off (Start/Shut Down/Log Off)

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I have Windows 7 Professional on my PC. In the first load I had, the PC should automatically detect if the LAN cable was plugged in, turn off the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable was now in use.
Unfortunately, I had to reload my PC, and since then I can't get it to do it again.
So, what I'd like to achieve is this: Have Windows automatically detect when the cable is plugged in, turn of the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable is in use - and, obviously, vice versa.
Can someone tell me what I need to do, please?

A:Have Windows 7 automatically switch to LAN when cable is plugged in and switch to wireless when it's removed

There are two methods can help you.
1. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings> and right click your wired and wireless adapters one at a time to change the properties. Select IPv4, click <Properties>
then click <Advanced>. For each one, clear the "Automatic metric" check box and assign the metric value manually. Setting your wired adapter?s metric value lower than wireless adapter one, such as ?1? for wired adapter and ?2? for wired adapter.

2. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings>,
hold down 'alt' to bring up the "File" menu, select "Advanced", select
"Advanced Settings" from the dropdown menu, adjust the priority of your wired adapter higher than your wireless adapter in the "Advanced Settings" window under the "Adapters and Bindings" tab.
Hope this helps.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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I have a wireless router connected to my modem, and ALL PC's connect to that for internet.

I also have a gigabit switch I use to transfer data in between several of the machines. I do it quite often and I don't want it eating up the wifi bandwidth.
I have done it before, but it has been a long time and I cannot remember how I forced internet traffic over the wifi and local traffic through the switch
Is the only way to do it to specifically tell Windows to use the IP address of the LAN connection? I know it will work that way, forcing local traffic directly to that IP, but I seem to remember there being an easier way to do this.


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Am a new Networking BEE I had built a small network of 20 systems at my office and there I had connected a switch and router.

All the switch ports have been covered by all the systems and one port is given to the router

And also I connected a HUB to the switch ..

It works fine for my internet connections to all the systems but how do i make authentication of passwords and username to my network systems from one server which I use server 2003 at one system

let me know the detailed step by step procedure to build.........

I would feel very happy If at all any Suggestions for me to make my Business grow.....

As early as possible ................

Thanks in Advance


A:Connection of Router to Switch and also a Hub to Switch - N/W systems internet share

>>I use server 2003 at one system

you need to enable Network Login, but that requires that win2003 have

a domain controller
a DHCP service
and a DNS service.
the Domain Controller is just another name for LDAP and it becomes the control point
for all systems.

get some books on Configuring Win2003 Server

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Earlier today I turned on my Toshiba laptop (Satellite P855-S5200) and got some sort of error screen, and then it brought me to a screen asking if I wanted to do a system repair or start windows normally. I chose system repair, but then it seemed to get stuck in that process (It was taking forever and nothing was happening), so I turned off the laptop (I know, big no no), booted in safe mode, and did a system restore to a restore point from about a week ago. The "starting Windows" screen came and went, no problem. Everything seemed fine till I got to the User Selection screen (the default blue one with the little hummingbird or whatever). Then it just sat there on that screen. I could see the hummingbird and the little squiggly lines, but there were no buttons to click my user. I just let it sit there, and after about 5 minutes, the user names popped up, and I was able to continue using the computer without any problems, no other speed issues whatsoever. It now makes me wait every time, always about 5 minutes, before the user names pop up. It does this when I restart the machine and when I try to switch users.

It is a Pentium Core i7
2.3 Ghz
Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Let me know if you need any other specs.

Any ideas?


A:Windows 7 takes forever to load the select user/switch user screen

Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

The steps begin with disinfection from Safe Mode or boot disk, since if Win7 is badly infected it may not repair until cleaned up. Then everything possible to start it is sequenced.

I would also do the hardware tests provided before rescuiing the data to run Recovery or get the superior Clean Reinstall.

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On windows 7 professional 64-bit sp1,
if a current user is screen locked, the lock screen indicates the current user name and account is logged on and the computer is locked. I am using Classic Logon in group policy,
and under local policy-security options-interactive logon i have it set to display username and account info (the option with most information).

the problem i have is say a user is logged in and then I need to use the computer,
at that point the lock screen says so and so is logged in and locked,
I do a switch user, log in and do my thing, then log out.
Now the screen goes back to the base login screen saying 'ctrl-alt-del' not saying any user is currently logged in.
Now if that original user does log back in, all his stuff is still here and everything acted like a basic screen lock happened so no problem there... but what i want to happen is after a switch user logs out the screen goes back to the lock screen displaying who has the computer locked. is there a way to do that?

A:Switch User then logoff, back to ctrl-alt-del login not previous user

At a guess, I'd say Classic Logon is the culprit here, as I do not have this issue with Windows 7 64-bit SP1 with the default login screen. Changing this is likely impractical next to the simple solution of ditching Classic Logon (It's an ancient artifact by now)

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Here's my issue, I would like to RDP to a Windows 7 laptop. Even with Administrative privledges, it will tell me "Waiting for user to respond". I would like to either switch users via RDP, or force them to log off without prompting.

Server is SBS 2008. I already have "Set Rules for remote control of Terminal Services user sessions" to Full Control without user's permission.

A:Forcing user logoff/switch user with Remote Desktop


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Interestingly on boot up I see "another user" but the picture is blank, with a frame around it (I can see through it to the boot wallpaper that I have changed to prove) ..

Who is another user?

Please help as I have been on the 2 days now

A:Created admin User but can see on 'Switch User" cntrl/alt/del

Sorry to bump but things have changed somewhat, and yes could start a new topic but will try the edit function as I am not here often. I see 110 views and that's promising

Please advise who is this "another user" icon/picture is blank, with a frame around it (I can see through it to the boot wallpaper that I have changed to prove) .. on control /alt/ delete.

I now have admin rights back (previous problem) but this "another user" can't be found anywhere (I know of) except at login. I am stumped..

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Running Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

Why does iTunes and other sounds keep playing even when that user who initiated it logs off using "Switch user?" The sounds and iTunes keep playing even when another user logs in.

A:iTunes & sounds keep playing even when user logs off using Switch user

Could be because of Fast User Switching. That really doesn't Log Out the other user. It just Switches users, as in both are still logged in.

Try Logging out the other user.

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Good Evening
hope someone can help

i have a netgear router dg834gt and netgear switch gs608

2 computers connected direct to router work fine (using vista!)

yet 4 computers through switch have no internet access!! (using xp)

switch is connected via Cat5E cable to router
have tried everything i can think, with exceptions of upgrading firmware!

any help would be greatly recieved! (am having to make do with dongle!)


A:Solved: no internet through switch (Netgear router Netgear switch)

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Is it possible to switch off a laptop screen - laptop runs Windows 7 - and prevent it being switched on again, without inputting a password?

I need to keep the laptop running, therefore I can't put it to sleep and logging-off has become a pain.

I've tried the Power Options, but the display comes on again when the mouse is nudged.

I've also tried "Fn + F6" on my Acer laptop, which switches off the screen, but an accidental key press brings it to life again.

Any ingenious little prog around? None I've seen have that crucial password privacy aspect.

A:How to switch off laptop screen & password protect switch on again?

a password is is used when you are out but if you are home you don't need a password.. unless you don't trust somebody...

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We have 3 16 port switches connected to our router. Everything has been in place and working well since last May.
Beginning this week, as soon as one employee arrives and turns on his pc, every pc on that switch loses internet access. Not network access - can still see other pc's - just no internet.

The pc causing the problems is the oldest on our network, but it is running Win10 like the others. When I check the stats on the router for his IP address, his has the highest transmission numbers.

We are scheduled to replace that pc within the next 2 weeks, but is there something I can/should look at doing in the mean time?

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hi all,

system gets hang, pc configuration is intel 865bgf motherboard with PIV 3ghz ht processor with 80 gb samsung hdd and 266 mb ddr i reinstalled the operating system (xp pro) changed smps and changed 256 ddr but the problem still continues, when the system gets hang i am not able to use my keyboard or mouse i have to restart the system , please help me and also i have to know weather is this the hardware issue or the software issue, and also i am facing same problem with same configuration with the other customer pc .
warm regards,

A:system gets hang (it freezes) only option is to switch off and switch on

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Hi everybody
My computer has just started this one in the last week or so. Not sure of the exact trigger or exactly when.

I can be logged on as any valid user on the system. When I try to switch user using the standard methods, after selecting a user account it says that there is already a user logged in and that I can only have one user logged in.

I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit and have been running it successfully (and being able to switch users) for several years now.

Is there anybody that can point me in the right direction as to where to look for this one?
Many Thanks

A:Switch User does not permit additional user to be logged in


Take a look at this guide and see if Fast User Switching is enabled?
How To Enable/Disable Fast User Switching In Windows 7, Vista, XP


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Hi Guys,

I had this issue:when the fast user switching is disabled and someone already login to the computer, I can not unlock or switch to another user to login. Only thing I can do is power off.( I don't have that user's password to unlock the computer).
Can please advise is there anyway do unlock the computer without power off?

Thank you.

A:How to switch user when fast user switching is disabled?

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Hi - I am having to extend my network and want to use 2 switches. Current one is a Belkin 5 port 10/100. Now thinking of buying the:

Belkin 8 port 10/100 (F5D5513Iuk8) or
Netgear 8 port 10/100 (FS608) or
Netgear Prosafe 8 port 10/100 (FS108).

Which is the best one to get (I realise the Netgear Prosafe is normally more expensive but I can get it at the same price as the Belkin)?

Could anybody also advise if the second switch will provide as much speed (bandwidth, I think) to the PCs it supplies (3) as the first one which will be linked to my router and 3 PCs and a couple of printers. I would really appreciate any advice you can give - I have spent ages Googling this question and am still not clear.

Many thanks

A:Solved: Switch to Switch

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Hi Everyone.....
So, I just got Wireless Broadband hooked up in my business. I hooked the LAN to the Router and then hooked up a 16 port gigabit switch. I have three terminals coming out of it (in the bcak of the building) as well as a line running to the front of the building. At the front of the building I have the line going into another 16 port gigabit switch. I have 4 computer terminals coming out of that switch. I AM getting internet at the back of the building .....but nothing at any of the terminals after the second switch (front of the building). Can someone help?


A:Router to Switch to Switch.....No Internet at end terminals

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I thought that I had this all figured out, but my dad just asked me a question about my setup, and I can't answer it.

The setup is like this:
[ip-phones + computers]-->[small switch]-->[managed L2 switch]-->[router]-->[modem]

I have several ip-phones and computers grouped into blocks of 8. Each set of 8 is a medley of phones/computers connected to a small switch http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Sate...nksys/Common/VisitorWrapper&lid=3681322279B34

Each of these switches, in turn, will be connected to a managed L2 switch http://www1.ca.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pwcnt_3448p?c=ca&cs=calca1&l=en&s=biz that will create 2 VLANS: One VLAN will contain all of the phones, and the other will contain all of the computers. In turn, each VLAN will have its own router and DSL modem, thereby separating the network traffic.

I know that I can use this L2 switch to make the VLANS based on the MAC addresses of the devices. However, the smaller switches do not support 802.1q [VLANs]. Will it be a problem that the smaller switches do not support VLANs? Essentially, will this setup work to split up network traffic?

Thanks once again,

A:Computer, switch, switch, router, modem

I have the same DELL switch for my phones. You PoE will not carry across the linksys switches, so that is the first problem.
Next are the computers attached to the phones? Or does each device get its own drop?

And whats this about 2 routers and modems? Thats a bit over kill!! QoS would do the trick.

I would run all the devices off the Dell and attach the computers to the Phones (most IP Phones have a passthrough port) Configure the Dell with trunk ports with the Computer VLAN passing untagged traffic making it the native VLAN. While having the phones on a Tagged VLAN(If you phones conig allows you to set the VLAN in its config great! If not you can bind the MAC to the VLAN). The you create a QoS policy giving the VoIP traffic priority!

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Can any one advised me

I want to implement network on 6 Floor , 12-12 Port on each portion in one floor, total 24 ports on each floor keeping in mind distance between the each floors how do i connect them with fiber cable (which fiber cable i required) so speed remain constant for all floors.

How is my Idea to implement...right from server room in 1 floor where all internet connection providing to each floor. Cascading from 1 to 2 , 2 to 3, 3 to 4, 4 to 5, 5 to 6. UPon this setup...do i get into a low speed bandwith comparing to 1 floor Network. Does Network Gets slow by connecting through Cat5 UTP cable in cascading example.

Please adviced me.

-Thank Q>

A:How Can i Connect Gigabyte Switch to Gitabyte Switch

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i have this sr224 switch and i like to connect it to my giga network sr2024 switch.
now, i plug a utp belden cat5e to port 1 of sr224 and the other end to port 1 of sr2024.
what i got is the whole panel lights of sr224 will blink very fast.
is this normal? or sr224 and sr2024 cannot be paired?

thanks in advance guys

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Hi, guys. I have connected Huawei switch S5700-24TP-SI-AC with Cisco switch 2960 using one single fiber with LX SFP. The port is up on one side (Blinking on Huawei side) and down on Cisco side...Please help.

A:Huawei switch vs Cisco switch, How to connect

What kind of 2960 switch do you have? Have you checked the interface to verify the switch recognizes the optic and all the stats report back as normal? Are you using a Cisco branded optic? Do you see light being shot out from the optic in the 2960?

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When I try to switch users I get the screen that says loading you personel settings but it hangs and does not load anthing. The only cure so far is to reboot and then I can choose a user with no problem. When someone else wants to get on thier account they have the same problem and have to reboot. Any ideas?

A:Can't Switch User

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If i switch user instead of lock it brings me to a screen with one of the lock screen wallpapers. how do ichange that wallpaper?

A:Switch User

Hello Joe,

If you mean the screen below, then the tutorial below can help show you how to change the default lock screen background image.

Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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Well i can't switch user it just cancels and doesn't do anything. I go to control panel and Fast User Switching is off, but i try to turn it on... i press Apply Option and i go back to it and its off again. In services its set at Automatic, but not turned on. I try to start it, but it says "Could not start the Fast User Switching Compatibility service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.". AllowMultipleTSSessions is already enabled in regedit. I tried this link and still doesn't work


A:Can't switch user


Go to your Control Panel and then select User Accounts. Choose 'Change the way users log on or off' and ensure that 'Use Fast User Switching' is enabled in there. If it's grayed out, put a tick in 'Use Welcome Screen' first.

Hope that helps :-)

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My computer shows the blue screen when I do the following:

First I Log on on my account

Then I switch user and go in annother account when my other account is still running.

But when i log off the second account It gives the blue screen when windows shows "logging off" or whatever it says;

Can anybody help me?


A:Switch User

I see nobody has replied to you yet, but be patient, someone will soon help.

In the mean time it may help you, if your post your problem in a little more detail, i'm not sure I understand it.

I'm not an expert so I can't offer help, but if you do that you may receive it faster!

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Not major problem but annoying.If I'm using the computer and my wife needs access to her account,we have to log my account off then open her's. If we try just to switch user the computer seems to hang, the cursor still moves but nothing happens.
Any advice.

A:Switch User

Sometimes clearing the security log can fix this problem. Log into your computer as an administrator. Go Start > Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then Computer Management. Beside Event Viewer, click the + (plus sign) to expand the list, and then click Security. From the Action menu, select Clear all Events, and then click No to clear the log.

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Well i can't switch user it just cancels and goes back to desktop. I go to control panel and Fast User Switching is off, but i try to turn it on... i press Apply Option and i go back to it and its off again. In services its set at Automatic, but not turned on. I try to start it, but it says "Could not start the Fast User Switching Compatibility service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start." AllowMultipleTSSessions is already enabled in regedit. This problem started right after i formatted the computer

A:Can't switch user

Check in services.msc that Terminal Services is running and set to Automatic. If it isn't make the changes, and then try starting Fast User Switching :-)

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Switch user isn't working for me, every time I try, nothing happens. Log off is working fine. I don't know if this relates, recently I was using a program to clean the registry, and it may have deleted something it was not supposed to.

A:Can't switch user

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How do I establish another log in so my wife and I can have independent accounts on one computer? I see where I can change users but am not sure how to make that other account.

A:Switch User

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In previous versions of Windows, and in Windows Server 2008 I can use the Tab key to switch the user in the logon prompt without using a mouse, but in Windows 7, the focus never cycles to Switch User.

How do I get the Tab key to focus on Switch User in Windows 7?

A:How do I Switch User at log on using Tab?

Hi dhermosillo,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

This is strange, i have tested on my machine and when tabbing it does focus the switch user

I will do some testing...


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Hi, I recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on my system. Everything runs great except one thing. I'm not able to switch users like I used to on my Vista system. The 'switch user' is greyed out. I have 3 user accounts on my system. On my earlier Vista system, if i were to put the system in standby mode and then re-open it again, it would show me a password field (since that account was password protected) and a 'Switch User' button below the password field. However no such thing shows in Win 7. Both the vista and win 7 were home premium editions. Any clue on how to enable this here? Any help would be much appreciated!!

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Hey guys,
I got alittle problem
my windows xp won't swtich accounts anymore but it'll log out perfectly
It may have been something i did... because last week i disabled a few services (http://www.jasonn.com/turning_off_un..._on_windows_xp)

It may also be some virus or spyware because before this happened, sometimes when i would switch user on xp it would tell me i need a password to get onto any of my accounts but none of them have passwords usually (I would have to restart my pc)

Anyways I hope I gave enough info
thanks for your time

A:XP Won't Switch User

I figured out the problem.... I turned off the program to let multiple users on a pc sorry if i wasted anyones time...

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Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming, Win 10.
I am unable to switch user. When I try, either by logging in or switching, I get a blank blue screen, no mouse and no obvious way to exit.
This is a real pain as I need to share my laptop with my wife!

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