Two Win 10 user accounts running simultaneously, with one used locally and one via RDP? Possible?


I need to allow someone to remotely connect to my windows 10 computer, and am wondering if this is possible:

I have two user accounts right now on my computer, one for me to work on and one for my friend remotely. I want to use my user account locally for myself, and I want to allow him to RDP and log into the other account when he needs to work without disturbing my computer experience.

In other words, I don't want to have to stop what I am doing and log off of my user account when he needs to access his account remotely. Can two user accounts run simultaneously in this regard, with one being connected to via RDP?

If so, can you please explain how to set it up properly?

Thanks for your help!


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Windows does not support this except on Windows Server product running Terminal Services. There used to be a hack to allow this to work on Windows 7, however I'm not certain about Windows 10, but it of course was not officially supported by Microsoft.

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