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I use terminal services to manage a vista machines on a domain-less lan. After I am done with that session I would like Vista to re-login to the previous account.

How do I pull this off?

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Well you don't. I recall a similar question from SO.

But as it's Vista it should always work in fast user switching mode and lock the current user's session while you log on - after you log off, that user can unlock/switch to his session again, right?

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Sounds like you need VNC instead of Remote Desktop?

This logs you in as the currently logged on user (think screen-sharing)

Then you can use the "runas" command to get admin for specific operations if you need it.

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