Windows 10: Somebody else is logged in at shutdown

  1.    01 Dec 2017 #1

    Somebody else is logged in at shutdown


    Since a week or two back I have started to get a popup that someone else is logged on when I am about to shut down the computer. This is a bit scary. Has anyone else also got this experience?

    /Windows 10 Pro user
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  2. Posts : 29,299
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       01 Dec 2017 #2

    Hello jockep, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    When this happens, you can cancel shutdown, and use Option 5 in the tutorial below to see what accounts are showing as currently still signed in.

    Sign out of Windows 10 General Tips Tutorials
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  3.    01 Dec 2017 #3

    I have the same message when i shutdown and restart, since updating to 1709, win 10 pro,
    i don't think someone is actually logged in, hope someone know more...

    Step to reproduce:

    A

    logut

    on the login window select shut down or restart

    the message appears


    B

    turn on pc

    on the login window do not log in

    select shut down or restart

    the message appears
    Last edited by roy111; 01 Dec 2017 at 14:00. Reason: more details
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  4.    02 Dec 2017 #4

    After the log out as suggested in Brink tutorial it does not happen, all OK!
    thanks brink!
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  5.    02 Dec 2017 #5

    after Cumulative Update KB4051963 the phantom user is back, whatever...
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