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Anonymous
July 31, 2004 4:19:46 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

when i sign on to xp there are multiple users in the
family and each have their own list of favorites. how do
i switch from one user to another without restarting the
computer? i appreciate the help!

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Anonymous
August 1, 2004 1:02:56 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

Fast User Switching is what you should consider.
Start button
Help and Support
Type: Fast User Switching in the search box
Click the green arrow
Pick a topic
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Some additional info:

Description of the Fast User Switching Compatibility Service
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;294855

How To Use the Fast User Switching Feature in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;279765

A Discussion About the Availability of the Fast User Switching Feature
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;294739

Architecture of Fast User Switching
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;294737

Fast User Switching Option Is Not Available
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;280758

Windows XP May Slow Down If Users Are Logged On with Fast User Switching
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;312058

Some Programs May Not Create Shortcuts for All of the Fast User Switching
Users
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;301494

Program Window May Be Minimized After You Switch Users
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;312152

Setup Restarts the Computer Without Warning That Other Users Are Logged On
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;298311

PRB: Fast User Switching May Be Unavailable on Systems That Use Shared Video
Memory
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;331841

PRB: Poor Video Performance After a Fast User Switching Operation
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;322861

Error Message When You Try to Turn On Welcome Screen or Fast User Switching
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315347

Your screen resolution changes when you use the Fast User Switching feature
in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;832295

You Cannot Use Fast User Switching After You Install Cisco Systems VPN
Dialer Program
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;829715

Behavior of RAS Connections With the Fast User Switching Feature
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;289669

Audio-Enabled Program May Transfer Its Sound to Other User Profiles When the
Fast User Switching Feature Is Used
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;301681

Serial Mouse Stops Working with the Fast User Switching Feature
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;323897


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Hope this helps. Let us know.
Wes

In news:7eb401c47733$5768a610$a501280a@phx.gbl,
wade <wmcknight@deloitte.com> hunted and pecked:
> when i sign on to xp there are multiple users in the
> family and each have their own list of favorites. how do
> i switch from one user to another without restarting the
> computer? i appreciate the help!
!