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How do I find out which users are logged into a Windows XP machine?

I'm looking for something like the Unix who command, or a screen that just gives me a list of users currently logged in.

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You can see logged on users in the Users tab in Task Manager.

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Windows XP Pro Version 2002 SP3 - there is no Users tab, only Applications, Processes, Performance and Networking. –  Alan Aug 7 '13 at 18:17
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qwinsta from the command line should show you who logged on, though I'm not sure if that's just for terminal server sessions or not.

C:\Users\wumpus-home>qwinsta
 SESSIONNAME       USERNAME                 ID  STATE   TYPE        DEVICE
 services                                    0  Disc
>console           Jeff                      1  Active
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Works with rdesktop connections. –  Andrew Case Apr 10 '13 at 22:09
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psloggedon - a small utility that is part of the SysInternals Suite of tools

Stand-alone link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897545.aspx

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If you Remote Desktop into the machine and fill out the login dialog, the next dialog should tell you who is logged in and give you the option to log them out or to cancel.

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In a Batch on windows 7 you could use:

FOR /F "skip=1 tokens=1,2,* delims= " %%I IN ('qwinsta console') DO echo %%J
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