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The Best Way How to Enable or Disable Fast User Switching in Windows 10

The Best Way How to Enable or Disable Fast User Switching in Windows 10..

The Fast User Switching feature in Microsoft Windows 10 allows users to login to a PC while keeping other users logged in and their applications running. This allows multiple users to use the computer without interrupting what other users are working on.
You can enable or disable fast user switching using these steps.

How To  Enable Or Disable Fast User Switching In Windows 10

First up, you can use Group Policy Editor.

Method 1- Through Group Policy

Steps are as to be followed

  • First Press Win + R to launch Run.
  • Then Type the following command. Press Enter.
  • gpedit.msc
  • The Group Policy Editor opens up. Expand Local Computer Policy. Open Computer Configuration.
  • Then, select Administrative Templates. This drops down a few options.

  • Select System.

  • Finally, select Logon.

  • Click on Hide Entry Points for Fast User Switching.
  • To enable Fast User Switching, click on Enabled. When you wish to stop, you can click Disabled.

Method 2 – Using Registry

Here’s how to use Registry for the same results.

  • Press Win + R keys. This opens Run.
  • Type the following command. Click OK.
  • regedit

Enable Or Disable Fast User Switching

  • Then select SOFTWARE.

Enable Or Disable Fast User Switching

  • Choose Microsoft.

Enable Or Disable Fast User Switching

  • Click on Windows.

Enable Or Disable Fast User Switching

  • Then click on CurrentVersion.

Enable Or Disable Fast User Switching

  • Finally select Policies followed by System.

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  • Search if a field called HideFastUserSwitching exists.
  • If it doesn’t, then right-click on System. Hover the mouse around New. Select New DWORD 32-bit value. 

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  • Name it as HideFastUserSwitching. Press Enter key.
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  • Double click on HideFastUserSwitching. Set Value data as 0 to Enable Fast User Switching. Set Value data as 1 to Disable.

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When you’re done, you can disable Fast User Switching and go back to previous mode. The next time you’ve a few people wanting to use the same device, try this out. Using this, you can move on with your important project while someone else is watching their favorite movie! Hope it helps!

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