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Hi Experts,


I a m using Windows 7 enterprise - Service Pack  1. I always log in as administrator but toady I had created one user Called "X". & switch to that user X account but now I cant switch to administrator account via switch as well as on windows start up. I cant find any option to log in as administrator.

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Question by:Naresh Patel
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by:Zephyr ICT
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Is this user X an admin account? Is there an option to login with "Other Account"?
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by:Jackie Man
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Try system restore to go back to the state before you create the user Called "X".
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by:Naresh Patel
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User X is user only he don't have any admin right. There are only two users 1 Administrator & 2 "X". need to log to administrator but I cant. is there any way to display welcome screen with asking for which account you want to logon on start up.
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by:Aditya Arora
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There will be option of other user, select other user then type domain name\administrator
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by:Naresh Patel
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No on start up there is only one user with icon "X" just need to click on this as I had not given password.
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by:Naresh Patel
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so administrator icon is disappeared as well as I cant find enter user & password screen.
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by:Zephyr ICT
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Does pressing CTRL-ALT-DELETE (2-times) do anything? As in give you a logon screen?
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Aditya Arora earned 2000 total points
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hi,

Check the registry  may be it get disable.


You can re-enable the Switch User option by navigating to the following registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

You should see a value called HideFastUserSwitching with a value of 1. A value of 1 means that user switching is disabled. To enable it, change that value to 0. Note that if you don’t have the HideFastUserSwitching key at all, you can create one by right-clicking in the empty space on the right pane and choose New – DWORD (32-bit) Value.

new registry key

Set it to 0 and then exit the registry. You will have to log off and then log back on for the changes to take effect. When you click on the arrow next to shutdown now, it should be enabled.

fast user switching
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thanks
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