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fast user switching enabled by default?

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    fast user switching enabled by default?


    Is fast user switching in windows 8 enabled by default? How do we check if fast user switching is enabled or not without using group policy editor?

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    Hello Cool, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you have another user account created/added to your computer, then you could just click/tap on your user icon on your Start screen like in OPTION ONE of the tutorial below to see if "Switch User" is enabled or not. If enabled, then you will be able to click on a listed user account to switch to it.

    Lock, Log off, Restart, Shut Down, Switch User - Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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fast user switching enabled by default?
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