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Is there any way to do this in Windows 7? The reason why is because when I leave and use TeamViewer to go into my computer my brother gets on my computer and reads EVERYTHING on my computer, it is really annoying, I would do the whole log out and everything but I do folding so it isn't really an option to an extent =/ If thats the only way is there any way to run F@H from the same settings on 2 different user accounts?
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Why don't you just lock your computer? Windows + L. That's what I do when I leave my computer. And as for team viewer. Just close it?
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Does FAH keep going if you lock Windows with WinKey+L? I mean if so, then you can password-protect your Windows account and then lock it when you go away.

Edit: If you do this, then you will need to make sure that Windows asks for your password when it's starting because it's still possible to reboot while Windows is locked. All he would have to do while it's locked is click Switch User, and then he could choose Restart from the new button that appears on the bottom-right. This would close everything, reboot, and then he'd be in. However, if Windows asks for your password, then he is screwed.
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Figured out how to do it, I'm just going to turn on guest account and when I leave do switch users. That way it'll lock it and if he tries to restart it'll still be locked, its so tedious though I wish he would just mind his own damn business.
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Figured out how to do it, I'm just going to turn on guest account and when I leave do switch users. That way it'll lock it and if he tries to restart it'll still be locked, its so tedious though I wish he would just mind his own damn business.
That's not necessary, actually. Leave the Guest Account off, and then do this after setting your Windows password:
  1. Open the Run dialog box (WinKey+R)
  2. Open control userpasswords2
  3. Select your account
  4. Make sure "Users must enter user name and password to use this computer" is enabled

Reboot to check it (logging off and logging back in doesn't make sure).

So now he will have no way to do anything on your computer should he figure out how to reboot while Windows is locked.
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