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When you change the membership of a computer that is running this version of Microsoft Windows XP from workgroup to domain, when you click the Log off option on the Start menu, the Switch User option is no longer available.
This issue can occur because the Fast User Switching option is disabled when a computer joins a domain.
The Fast User Switching feature is a new functionality of Windows XP that enables multiple users to use a computer without having to close all running programs and logging off before other users log on. To use the Fast User Switching feature, the following conditions are required:
294739For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294739/ )A discussion about the availability of the Fast User Switching feature
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/279765/EN-US/ )Description of Fast User Switching