1.    21 May 2015 #1
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    How to sign/log out


    Occasionally a change made with a program requires you to log/sign out and back in before it will take effect. I use TweakUI to remove the arrows from the desktop shortcuts. (Yes, I know there are other ways.) I'm on Build 10122 and when I went to log out I couldn't find a way to do it. In Win 8 its a shutdown option. I'm the administrator, only user, and login is set to automatic so that may be why the option to logout is not available. Of course I can (and did) reboot but that takes much longer. How do I logout in Win 10?
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  2.    21 May 2015 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by CalBear37 View Post
    Occasionally a change made with a program requires you to log/sign out and back in before it will take effect. I use TweakUI to remove the arrows from the desktop shortcuts. (Yes, I know there are other ways.) I'm on Build 10122 and when I went to log out I couldn't find a way to do it. In Win 8 its a shutdown option. I'm the administrator, only user, and login is set to automatic so that may be why the option to logout is not available. Of course I can (and did) reboot but that takes much longer. How do I logout in Win 10?
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  3.    21 May 2015 #3
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    Thanks!
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  4.    21 May 2015 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    I noticed there is no "Switch User" any more. When did that go away?

    Ah! Start10 from Stardock puts it back. Another + for them.
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  5.    22 May 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by ztruker View Post
    i noticed there is no "switch user" any more. When did that go away?

    Ah! Start10 from stardock puts it back. Another + for them.
    ctrl+alt+delete
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  6.    22 May 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    ctrl+alt+delete
    Ah, thanks. I wonder how long before they remove that?
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  7.    22 May 2015 #7
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    ctrl-alt-del - yes! It's been around for MANY years, now. Can still get you out of a hung comp situation.
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  8.    23 May 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Ah, thanks. I wonder how long before they remove that?
    Why would they remove it?
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  9.    23 May 2015 #9
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    Betas me but they've removed, or moved so many other things I wouldn't be surprised if they did.
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  10.    24 May 2015 #10
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