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I have two accounts on my computer - mine and my girlfriend's.

Today she noticed that the Steam client started when she logged into her profile (the computer profile) and my Steam profile loaded up.

Normally Steam loads under my profile and i'm automatically logged in.

Is this something normal? Should any user on the PC be able to have Steam open with someone else's Steam account? How do I change the installation or can I reinstall Steam for use on my user account only?
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just change the settings on her account so that steam doesnt open. Not that big of a deal.
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i would imagine you were logged in last on her profile, i don't think there is a :cloud" between two user accounts.

It would probably be easiest to set both accounts to not be logged into on startup of Steam
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Seems like kind of a big deal if user A can login to their own account and have user B's steam profile loaded...

Regardless if the program starts automatically on her account or not - if I start Steam under her account in the programs list, my my Steam account is the one that loads.

I would think Steam would prompt for a username/password since its under a different windows account. Anyone else have any input?

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Originally Posted by eljitto View Post
i would imagine you were logged in last on her profile
Never logged into Steam under her windows account. This is what doesn't make sense..
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post #5 of 5
With most newer software it asks if u want it to install only for a certain user i dont remember if steam does or not. But in any case its just like Windows live or Aim starting up. Just log out of steam change ur auto login settings on her windows account and it shouldnt affect yours.
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