Although the concept of multiple users sharing one device or one PC is getting rarer by the day, there are still cases when you have to share PCs and switch users fast. In earlier versions of Windows before Windows 10, we had a Switch Users command in the Shutdown menu inside the Start Menu to quickly switch users. But in Windows 10, the Start menu does not come include such command in the Power options. Let us see how we can switch users faster in Windows 10.
Ever since Microsoft introduced Fast User Switching in Windows xp, the Switch User command has been present to quickly switch between users. It does not sign out the previously logged in user, but simply locks his/her account, brings you back to the Logon screen and lets you sign in with a different user account. The same thing can be achieved by running C:\Windows\system32\Tsdiscon.exe.
In Windows 10, you can switch users directly from the user account name. You don't even have to switch to the Logon screen nor press Win + L. If you have multiple user accounts, they are all listed when you click your user name on the Start menu!
You can still press Alt+F4 on the Desktop and select Switch User if you prefer the old method, in case your user name is hidden by a Group Policy and you need to type it too.
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