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In windows xp it is possible to change the user at login time by clicking


Is there any shortcut for same purpose in windows 7 ?

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Err, what? You press Ctrl+Alt+Del to log in, in both Windows XP and Windows 7. – Cody Gray Jan 8 '12 at 6:12 xp there opens a user selection window after pressing the shortcut but for win 7 it remains same – fean Jan 8 '12 at 6:28
You can't log in to either operating system without specifying a user. This question doesn't make any sense. – Cody Gray Jan 8 '12 at 6:29
yes, you are correct. but can you please see the url : Image when the OS prompt you for password then your limit is only to select a user and give password, but if you want to login as administrator then there is no option unless you open the window as Img by pressing alt+ctrl+del and insert the username. My question is is there any option in win7 for inserting username manually like 2nd url – fean Jan 8 '12 at 7:29
thanks, should i delete my question from here ? – fean Jan 8 '12 at 7:38
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You don't get on-the-fly access to the user name & password dialog in Windows 7 (and Vista).

The only way of getting the user name and password to display will make you have to enter both details every time and you'll end up with a log on screen like this every time the logon screen appears.

Sample Logon Screen

If you really want to do this, then I'll suggest you take a look at this howToGeek article. It was written with Windows Vista in mind but it works for Windows 7 as well.

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