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Old 08-29-2007, 10:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does having multiple user accounts slow your computer?

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Old 08-29-2007, 10:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it will only slow down your computer if you have Fast User Switching enabled and you only switch users which your previous user account will stay logged in and you can log into a different account thus having the previous and current account using up the same amount of resources TWICE.

You can either disable Fast User Switching or when you want to get off your account just make sure you log off and not sign off

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ahk, but im saying like in general. Just having multiple accounts.
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No. But it will take up space on your hard drive which can slow down searching and stuff. Depends on how many you have on there and how much they save. My home computer has 4 accounts, but some computers at work have 30 or more. And yes filling the drive slows it down somewhat.
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My home computer has 4 accounts, but some computers at work have 30 or more. And yes filling the drive slows it down somewhat.
If profiles are set as mandatory, like usually in (bigger) network systems, then the profile data is located in the server(s). Also I'd say that a few local accounts/profiles won't fill up the drive significantly.
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No it won't affect your system at all, except if you do not log off before loging in an another account. I actually have 1 account for me!

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