Description:Allows several users to be simultaneously logged locally on the same machine, and then switch between each of these user's sessions.
The service is only started when a second user logs on to the machine.
To configure Fast User Switching go to Control Panel -> User Accounts -> "Change the way users log on or off".
Note Fast User Switching is only available when in a workgroup (Not when part of a domain), and it requires that Welcome Screen and Terminal Services are enabled.
Note the Fast User Switching can consume a lot of memory and CPU power, if one switches between users without closing down the open applications. Making the computer slow to work with.
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- Manual, and it will only be activated when a fast user switch is requested.
- svchost.exe -k netsvcs (FastUserSwitchingCompatibility)
Updated: 23 September 2007