Windows 10: What Start Menu option to Log out current user?

Discus and support What Start Menu option to Log out current user? in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; Can't find how to log out a user in Windows 10.... ? I happen to know the command line option for this ("logout", I believe) so I can still do it -... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by Hannele2, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. Hannele2 Win User

    What Start Menu option to Log out current user?


    Can't find how to log out a user in Windows 10.... ?
    I happen to know the command line option for this ("logout", I believe) so I can still do it - but why has MS removed it from the Power options and where is it now? Searching for it in the Start menu does not bring it up - only offer to search the web -duh!

    :)
     
    Hannele2, Jul 13, 2016
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  2. Switching Users Only available when Logged Out

    So I want to be able to switch users and when I first installed Windows 10 I could switch users while others were logged in all the time. Then for a while I wasn't and I just dealt with it, then I was able, and now I have returned to not being able to switch
    users.

    Here are the variables.

    • Only current logged in user shows up in start menu
    • The only options when clicking user in start menu are "Change Account Settings", "Lock", and "Log Out"
    • Upon logging out, I will see all my users in bottom left of login screen.
    • The lock screen does NOT show any users in the bottom left when logged in.
    • There is no "Switch User" option in start menu or lock screen.
    • This is the case for all users.

    Is is a Windows version issue?

    Are there programs that can keep me from doing this?
     
    Elissalion, Jul 13, 2016
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  3. Switching Users Only available when Logged Out

    As stated in my post, those options do not work.

    • Only current logged in user shows up in start menu
    • The only options when clicking user in start menu are "Change Account Settings", "Lock", and "Log Out"
    • The lock screen does NOT show any users in the bottom left when logged in.
     
    Elissalion, Jul 13, 2016
    #3
  4. Hannele2 Win User

    What Start Menu option to Log out current user?

    Found it myself: Right click on the user name in the Start menu.
     
    Hannele2, Jul 13, 2016
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  5. Kari Win User
    What Start Menu option to Log out current user? [​IMG]


    Måste skratta, hann se vad du hadde skrivit om ryssar innan du ändrade det *Smile.



    What Start Menu option to Log out current user? [​IMG]


    You can also always use the Windows Shut Down dialog. Click an empty spot on desktop and press ALT + F4 to open it:

    What Start Menu option to Log out current user? [​IMG]
     
  6. Hannele2 Win User
    Nice trick, thank you Kari! (haha what are the odds for that! I was in a debate on Facebook....)
     
    Hannele2, Jul 14, 2016
    #6
  7. Kari Win User
    I guessed that was the case, right post on wrong site *Smile
     
    Kari, Apr 5, 2018
    #7
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