Switch User in XP

  dp600 08:28 14 Jan 2004

I am using Win XP and when I try to switch user i get to the page with all useres names on it and fill in my correct password and just get returned to this same page.

Thank You

  johnnyrocker 08:31 14 Jan 2004

i'm only a single user but does one not have to log off first? prob not much use i know.


  johnnyrocker 08:32 14 Jan 2004

i'm only a single user but does one not have to log off first? prob not much use i know, and if not sorry.


  johnnyrocker 08:32 14 Jan 2004

oops gremlins.


  dp600 08:33 14 Jan 2004

I dont think you need to log off first.

  Jester2K 08:38 14 Jan 2004

Please explain with more detail.

How you are switching user.

How many accounts there are.

What exactly happens.

  dp600 09:05 14 Jan 2004

I press start , log off, switch user , 2 people using ,fill in my password click ,screen goes blank then same screen comes up again.It dos not matter which user i start on to switch between the two i must restart.

  alcudia 09:08 14 Jan 2004

Have you enabled Fast User Switching? Otherwise I think you have to log off first.

  accord 09:09 14 Jan 2004

press start, log off, click on switch user and you will see a list of users, click on relevant user and bingo, hey presto,

  johnnyrocker 09:11 14 Jan 2004

that is what the user appears to be doing accord.


  alcudia 09:15 14 Jan 2004

Sorry, you must have done so, otherwise Switch User would not be an option.

Try pressing the Windows logo key+L. This should also take you to the screen for User switching.

Other criteria for it to work. The Welcome screen must be enabled. You must not be joined to a domain. Offline files must be disabled.

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