In some offices, computers are shared between two or more employees or temporary workers. That sounds like a recipe for disaster, but Windows 10 and 11 have great tools for allowing multiple people to share a PC without letting them read, edit, or delete each other’s files and folders; use or delete each other’s applications; or make system-wide customizations.
These tools can also be a big help for people who work from home and need to share their PC with a family member some of the time. They allow you to set up and log in with different user profiles so each user has access to only their own files and folders, apps, and preferences. In this piece, I’ll show you what to do.