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    Fast User Switching issues

    Eek! Let's hope it doesn't come to that... If I ever resolve the issue, I'll let you know... Thanks again Shawn!
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    Fast User Switching issues

    Thanks again Shawn. I tried sfc early on (and indeed just now) to get the message "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations" - so I'm guessing that's a no-go. As to noticing exactly when switching users caused problems, I have no distinct date and am really wary about...
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    Fast User Switching issues

    I've tried the start-up items available via Task Manager, but not the MS services via there or Services.msc; is that what you mean when you reference start-up items? I'm wary of crippling the computer by shutting down a core service and not being in a position to rectify the matter. By the way...
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    Fast User Switching issues

    Thanks for the reply Shawn - I really appreciate it. The Ctrl+Alt+Del route stills leads to the same unwanted results. Starting the computer in safe mode and I can switch between users fine; I've turned off non-MS services as a test and still no luck, so it seems likely to be an MS issue... I...
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    Fast User Switching issues

    Any help would be most welcome!
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    Fast User Switching issues

    Hello there... I'm running a Dell Vostro 460 with Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (64 bit). I have four users set up on the machine, two running as Administrators. I have a big issue when switching between users... Primarily, I've lost fast user switching, so if someone checks their e-mail or...