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Cannot Switch Users in Windows 8.1

Today, I decided to test some new software I'm developing on my PC under a non-admin account. I've run into a huge problem, though: I'm unable to switch accounts! I have the Guest account enabled and ...
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Google drive for multiple Windows users

My wife installed the Google Drive application on her account on our Win 7 desktop. I went to install it on my Windows user (Administrator) and it will start for a second then exit. Can Google Drive ...
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Intermittent problems switching users

My Windows Vista x64 machine (not joined to any domain) has intermittent problems switching users. Sometimes, for no apparent reason, it decide that the "Switch User" option off of the Start menu or ...
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Switching user in multi-monitors setup resets to single monitor

When switching users on my Windows 7 computer, my multi-monitor setup returns to using a single monitor (the other turns black) and I have to switch back to using both screens manually. Is there any ...
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Switch user in a window on a Mac

Using MacOS X 10.6, is there a way to "switch users" in a window? I'm looking for something like xnest.
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Mac OS X: Difference between start-up times

In Mac OS X (10.6.3) there's a big difference in the time it takes for the computer to become responsive when you either start up your computer from cold, or or when you log out and sign in as a new ...
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How Can I Prevent Windows From Jumbling my Open Windows to Different Screens When Switching Between Users

I windows 7, I have several screens connected to my desktop. When I switch users and resume my session with my current user login, my windows are jumbled around randomly to different screens. Is ...
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How can I get back my “Switch User” button?

I have a Microsoft wireless keyboard. Under XP, the "key" key brings up the option to switch user. Under Windows 7 Home, the same key automatically logs me out. I've installed the drivers for Win7, ...
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Can I switch users quickly in Windows 7?

I log in to this computer twice: once with my personal account, and once with a work account. I wish I could switch login sessions really fast. I want it to be as fast as ALT-TAB, but anything I can ...