How to Switch Between Users Accounts Quickly in Windows 7&8

Published January 8, 2015 by Admin

If you share only one computer with others users, you may think that this Fast user switching feature is useful, which enable you to switch to various user accounts on the same computer without logging off and keeping each account’s programs and files open and running in the background. Instead of taking the risk of ending your programs and possibly losing data, you can rather just switch to their account without affecting the other one.

How to Use Fast User Switching in Windows 7

Step 1: Please click on the Start Buttonwindows-7 start button

Step 2: Then, the Start Menu will be opened. At the bottom left panel of the Menu, you will see a Shut down icon and there’s an arrow next to it. Please click on this arrow.

shut down arrow

Step 3: Then, you will get the submenu. Now, please click on the Switch user to change to the account that you want.

switch users

How to Use Fast User Switching in Windows 8

Step 1: Please click on the user name which is in the top right of the Start Screen window.

change account

Step 2: Then, you will get a menu which displays a list of all users accounts. To switch the account, you just need to click on the account that you wish to switch.


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