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Problem with Logging off or switching users

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Sarge

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#1
I am having a problem when other users are logged on. Everything runs fine until they attempt to log off or attempt to switch users. Any attempt to log off or swithc users causes the computer to freeze. Other users are also not able to shutdown the computer. The only account that works properly has administrator privilages.

Any ideas?

Thanks

Sarge
 

Tabula Rasa

Stranger Than Kindness
Political User
#2
This is a shot at the dark, but unless someone gives you a better solution, try installing the XP PowerToys. it has a small app in it that allows "Fast user switching". If you already have the PowerToys and the Fast User Switching thing installed, try to uninstall it.
 
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Sarge

Guest
#3
I disabled fast switching and then re-enabled it. I did have a problem, I had off line files activated. I disabled working with files off line and was able to re-enable fast user switching after that. The problem remains however. I still can't log off other users.
 
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psychic51

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#4
Just another shot in the dark.

It may be a program that you have running that isn't shutting down right under the log off conditions. You might try running Windows without starting any normal start up programs.

To get at the startup programs I use:

msconfig.exe

It can be started from the run command. The startup tab should give you access to everything that starts with Windows. I think you can safely remove all of these programs. Windows XP uses services to start programs that it needs to function. The nice thing about using this utility is that it's reversable. When you remove the check in the box the box remains so you can replace the check later to start the program again.
 

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