multiple users in windows 10

I need to know if there is any option by which I can allow multiple users to login in my windows 10 machine at the same time.
Just we do in servers.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
No.  The license agreement prohibits it.
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Jose Gabriel Ortega CEE Solution Guide - CEO Faru Bonon ITCommented:
Well a Windows10 machine is a client machine is "Multiuser" because multiple users can login in the same computer BUT at different times, not at the same time, a windows 10 machine is a CLIENT OS, not a SERVER OS, so it's not the use you should be thinking of about your windows 10 machines.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
No legal way to do this.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
See others already answered.
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Jackie ManCommented:
If you are talking about concurrent access to a resource like file/folder sharing from a Windows 10 PC, the maximum concurrent connections for resource are 20.

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c48275b9-c6b4-47ab-9f15-08f089342d4b/maximum-concurrent-connections-beyond-20?forum=WinPreview2014General
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McKnifeCommented:
Third party programs would need to be bought that allow this. Many people have questioned if these 3rd party programs are acting legally - of course they claim that they are. And since Microsoft has not shut them down, there is a chance that they really are.
Have a look, you can surely google them, but this will only be interesting for you if you are willing to pay.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
"And since Microsoft has not shut them down, there is a chance that they really are."

That's where my mindset diverges.  China is a great example of a country that knowingly profits from selling pirated and bootlegged software. You can buy new movies and games for pennies on the dollar and it is blatantly illegal. But the Chinese government has no interest in shutting down one of their bigger industries.

The Microsoft EULA is *very* clear on this. Multiple sessions on a client OS is illegal.  That is cut and dry. The whole "MS would shut them down" thing just doesn't work. When you look at the countries of origin for programs that sidestep the MS EULA, they are almost universally from countries that are weak on enforcing IP laws. That doesn't make the situation legal. It just makes it difficult, and often impossible for MS to shut them down.

As such, advocating such programs based on their existence as proof of legality is not a line I am comfortable crossing. The EULA is clear and I think it is important to hold to that standard when I offer a solution.
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McKnifeCommented:
I like to point out that the EULA is the EULA of windows. It is about windows itself, not about software that runs on windows.
If you buy a software that extends the capabilities of windows, what does that mean, legally?
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
The EULA is also allowed to place restrictions on usage.

For example, Windows Server can be used as a file server. That doesn't even require third party software to extend its functionality. Windows Server doesn't have technical enforcements to prevent 1,000,000 users from connecting to it as a file server. But the EULA clearly indicates that CALs are required.  Running such a server without CALs would be blatantly illegal.  Similarly, third party programs that allow file access through their own methods don't get to suddenly ignore the CAL restriction.  Even if they aren't using the built-in file services in windows, they can't rewrite the windows EULA.

As such, the windows client EULA puts in a restriction on remote desktops. It *happens* to be enforced with technical restrictions. 3rd party apps may remove such technical limitations, but they can't rewrite Microsoft's EULA, and the EULA is clear on this. And just like the requirement for CALs, limits in EULAs have been fairly thoroughly legally tested at this point.

So yes, MS can legally put that restriction in their EULA. And yes, 3rd parties operating in countries that ignore such EULAs can release their software and their isn't much MS can do to shut down such companies. That *doesn't* make such programs legal, nor does it make the EULA sketchy. Its on solid legal footing.
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McKnifeCommented:
Looking closer, while the win7 EULA said:
http://download.microsoft.com/Documents/UseTerms/Windows_7%20Ultimate_English_2543db32-099b-4673-a3a5-398c2cf31971.pdf
g. Remote Access Technologies. You may access and use the software installed on the licensed
computer remotely from another device using remote access technologies as follows.
· Remote Desktop. The single primary user of the licensed computer may access a session from
any other device using Remote Desktop or similar technologies. A “session” means the
experience of interacting with the software, directly or indirectly, through any combination of
input, output and display peripherals. Other users may access a session from any device using
these technologies, if the remote device is separately licensed to run the software
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the win 10 EULA says https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Useterms/Retail/Windows/10/Useterms_Retail_Windows_10_English.htm
d...(v)     Remote access. No more than once every 90 days, you may designate a single user who physically uses the licensed device as the licensed user. The licensed user may access the licensed device from another device using remote access technologies. Other users, at different times, may access the licensed device from another device using remote access technologies, but only on devices separately licensed to run the same or higher edition of this software.

So MS has learned and has explicitly denied simultaneous remote access usage in 10. I am no lawyer, neither are you, but yes, that wording would convince me.
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