Unable to switch user

  geoff47 15:04 02 Jan 11

I have been unable to switch user for some time now.
Using Win XP Professional and am having to Log Off before then logging on as the other user.

Any fixes out there ?

  VoG II 15:32 02 Jan 11

Perhaps click here

  geoff47 15:57 02 Jan 11

For some reason, I can tick the 'Enable fast user switching' box, and when I check to see it is still ticked it has reverted to being unticked.
Can't for the life of me know what caused this to happen originally.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:01 02 Jan 11

Click on start - run - type in


which opens up services, make sure terminal services is started, and set to Automatic'

Fast user switching depends on this service.

  geoff47 16:20 02 Jan 11

That's it Fruit Bat thank you very much.
More of and irritation than anything else, but it works now.
Thanks again.

  geoff47 18:26 02 Jan 11

It does NOT work.
It shows the window 'switch user or log off' when you go to 'log off', the following window shows the two users, but when clicking to change user, it simple resets the window, meaning the screen flickers but doesn't do anything.So you still have go to log off, then log on as the other user.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:48 02 Jan 11

HAve you rebooted since you changed the setting?

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