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After you click Switch User, you may not be able to see your user account. Because of this, you may not be able to log on to your computer. This symptom can occur if:
This problem occurs if you are using the Windows Classic style for windows and buttons.
To work around this problem, use one of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
If you have more user accounts than can be displayed on the Welcome screen, a scroll bar appears when you log on so that you can scroll through the list of users. This scroll bar is not available on the Welcome screen with Fast User Switching.
Fast User Switching is a feature of Windows XP that makes it possible for multiple users to use a computer without having to quit all running programs and log off before the other users log on. For additional information about Fast User Switching, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/279765/EN-US/ )HOW TO: Use the Fast User Switching Feature in Windows XP