I have 2 systems say for example machine A and machine B Machine A has 2 users A1 and A2 and both have administrator rights.

From machine B I am connecting to machine A1 via mstsc(remote connection) and while the connection is active if some one logs in machine A2 then it pops the following message

Another user is currently logged on this computer.If you continue this user has to discontinue from this system.Do you wish to continue?**

So what is the way to login from 2 different users at the same time?

  • superuser.com/questions/631819/… – Peter Jun 17 '15 at 6:47
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    @Peter unfortuately mine is not windows server – SpringLearner Jun 17 '15 at 6:48
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    Surely the message itself is the answer? This question is like "I tried to do X but found out that I can't due to Y. How can I do X?" to which the answer is "you can't, due to Y". (I don't accept the hack as a valid approach due to illegality!) – Lightness Races in Orbit Jun 17 '15 at 13:00
  • Regular Windows versions do not support multi-user, simultaneous log-ons. However, this is available in Windows Server. – MonkeyZeus Jun 17 '15 at 13:02


DISCLAIMER (courtesy of Daniel Petri)

Before you begin, I need to warn you that patching the file and allowing more than one concurrent Remote Desktop session will violate a few lines in the Windows 7 EULA. Proceed with caution and at your own risk. I shall not be liable for any damage caused to you, your computer, your data or your dog/cat because of this.

There is no way to do this via built-in tools in Windows 7. There exist some 3rd party tools however, termsrv patch for example. (I used it myself)

If you decide to try this, be aware that you're doing so AT YOUR OWN RISK, this is a "hack" (if you want to call it that) of your OS, it may happen that you run into weird / unacceptable problems.

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    You're also violating the EULA. Home versions of Windows have only single concurrent user licences. Hence the restriction.... – Lightness Races in Orbit Jun 17 '15 at 13:00
  • @LightnessRacesinOrbit You are completely right. I will add a "disclaimer" of some sort. – Lenniey Jun 17 '15 at 13:32

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