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  1.    13 Oct 2017 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,954
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    You are.

    May I suggest you look into Macrium Reflect. It provides you with the ability to take Images of your machine or just the bits to run Windows. Can be a real life saver when something mysterious happens.

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    Ken
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #12
    Join Date : Sep 2017
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home version 1703
    Thread Starter

    "fix" doesn't stay fixed!


    Well my change to undo the Hide Fast User Key doesn't stay. It appeared fixed, I could switch users, then it disappeared again. Here is what I did (and I've done it several times since but it keeps going back to the "1" setting from the "0" setting that I set it to):
    windows key+R
    enter "regedit" & press okay
    in popup User Account Control I choose "yes"
    I get to:
    Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
    then find "HideFastUserSwitching" and right click and select "Modify" and changed the "1" to "0"
    After doing that when I click on the Windows key and my icon I have the options:
    Change Account Settings
    Lock
    Sign Out
    ________________________
    "other user name"

    After awhile it reverts back to just the top options with the second user name gone. This is frustrating. Suggestions?
    Thanks in advance!
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #13
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello jicecube,

    Double check both registry locations in Option 2 below to see if that may be the issue.

    Enable or Disable Fast User Switching in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #14
    Join Date : Sep 2017
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home version 1703
    Thread Starter

    I did the step 2 and it then showed user 2 and I switched between and back and then user 2 was gone again with a reversion back to disable.
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