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Windows 7: Memory per user, how much?


27 Apr 2013   #1

 
Memory per user, how much?

I am setting up user accounts on a Windows 7 Premium computer w/4GB RAM for some of the residents at an Assisted Living facility. What is the limiting factor for the number of accounts I set up.?

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27 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Don`t really think there is a limit, as long as you have the space.
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27 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Since only one can really be active at a time, hard drive space would be the limiting factor I would think. To insure this, remove Switch User so they have to login and logout.
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27 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

The disk space required for each account depends primarily on the size of the user profile and that will vary widely, no way to provide a meaningful estimate. You can get a rough idea yourself by checking the properties of an active users folder in the c:\users folder.

As only a logged in user will use RAM that is not relevant.
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08 May 2013   #5

 

I set up user accounts and deleted the switchuser command so they can't use it.
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