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. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       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. Posts : 448
    Ubuntu 18.04, win 8.1 pro
       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:



    on the login window select shut down or restart

    the message appears


    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. Posts : 448
    Ubuntu 18.04, win 8.1 pro
       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. Posts : 448
    Ubuntu 18.04, win 8.1 pro
       02 Dec 2017 #5

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