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    How to activate grayed out "switch user" (a Logoff option)

    I made a mistake in using regedit shortly after installing win 7 and creating two users. Since then I installed quite a few items before I noticed that I cannot "switch user", nor can I act as the super administrator accross users. I assume some registry settings were changed.

    If I restore the Regedit changes, what will it do to the newer entries? Otherwise what registry hack do I perform to fix the problem(s)?

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    It will probably be safer to use a Restore Point made prior to the registry edit, and reinstall the items again.

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    If you have a .reg file, it is merged into the Registry. You have to be careful when merging registry files otherwise you could end up in a worse mess.

    Joe

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    I would think the Win 7 Repair Install, might be a better option to fix this problem. As stated, messing with the registry can create quite a "mess" (no pun intended).
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    I would try a System Restore first and if that doesn't work, then do the Repair install Ted suggested.

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