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Windows 7: how do i switch users

15 Mar 2013   #1
srandall

windows 7 home premium
 
 
how do i switch users

i accidentally switched users when i trying to log in...there is no option to switch back....i have tried control, alt, delete but nothing happens


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15 Mar 2013   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Click the arrow beside the Restart button, then Switch User.
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15 Mar 2013   #3
srandall

windows 7 home premium
 
 

there is no arrow by the restart option...in the lower right corner there is a red square that has two options...the left is "shut down" and the right brings up 3 more options "restart" "sleep" and "shut down"...but there is no arrow
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15 Mar 2013   #4
nommy the first

Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional
 
 

Hit the windows button and the L button at the same time, this will lock your account. From the account locked screen you should be able to choose another account.

Note: Don't do this if you don't know the user pass, because you'll be unable yo log back on without it.

Good luck and keep us posted!
Nommy
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15 Mar 2013   #5
indianacarnie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

In the start menu, look at "shut down", the arrow THERE, then choose switch user.
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15 Mar 2013   #6
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try shutting it down and powering back up?
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