Windows XP sp2: Turning on/off user account?

  Stressed Mum 12:04 19 Jan 2008

Is there any way that you can switch a user account on and off the same as you can a guest account? If not - is there anyway that you can copy the settings and desk top short cutsto the guest account? thanks. SM

  brundle 15:31 19 Jan 2008

Use TweakUI, under the Logon heading you can disable accounts (or at least hide them from the Welcome page). You can also transfer settings (Logon/Settings). click here

  brundle 15:33 19 Jan 2008

To truly disable an account, go to start menu/run,type CMD, press return.


net user <Account name> active:no

to renable

net user <account name> active:yes

get a list of accounts with the command

net users

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