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Windows 7: Multiple Logged on Users

17 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
Multiple Logged on Users

Hi everybody,

My wife and I like to set different desktop settings and preferences, so we're always switching from one user to the other, without logging off. The only problem we've encountered with this is that anytime a keyboard hotkey is pressed (sometimes other situations) the software launches across both users.

For example, punch the calculator key on one user, the calculator launches on all users. Use the calculator several separate times in one session, many calculator windows will be on the desktop of the other user when a switch is made.

Is there any way to solve this? Without logging off and logging on each time we want to switch users?

Thanks for your help with this.

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17 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

my wife and I do the same thing with our HP Mini and windows 7127 and have not had any issues with programs opening on both accounts. I will do some checking to see if I can repeat your issue but don't think I will be able to.
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25 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7 64bit

I have the exact same issue.
And my girlfriend is trigger happy with the calculator, so when i log on i have around 20-30 instances of calculator open, lol.
Have yet to try to isolate and fix the issue myself.
I will post back if i find a solution.
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25 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7 64bit

Oh quick question kraytuhn.

64 or 32bit?

I'm running 64bit.
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