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How to setup computers so any user authorized can login using any of our PC's

I have 10 computers with 10 users using different computers at different times. I want each one to have their own user account that they can login into from any of the 10 computers instead of having to create 10 users on each of the PC's (as we add and remove users all the time)...

How do I go about doing this ... all the computers run Windows 7 Pro

I understand we probably would need a central computer to setup a domain or something like that but I don't know how to proceed, please advise.
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Mark
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You need a Server with Active Directory to do this. You set up users on the Server, connect the Windows 7 machines to the domain and then any user can log on to any machine.
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MarkAuthor Commented:
Can I do this on a windows 7 pro machine that will act as the host?

If so, are all the users files stored on the machine running AD? Because 10 computers may cause performance issues ...

Please advise
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Can I do this on a windows 7 pro machine?  <-- No. If your Windows 7 machine is a "server", you are in a Workgroup and then you have to set  up every user on every machine.

If so, are all the users files stored on the machine running AD?  <--- Can be and in a small shop, that is normally true. 10 users can use a decent server comfortably without overloading it.
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MarkAuthor Commented:
Any other solution? what about quickly adding and removing users from all the machines simultaneously?
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Mark  - Thank you and I was happy to help. Good luck with this project going forward.
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