Reset User in Visual Studio 2013

Visual Studio 2013 has introduced user accounts where your settings etc are stored against your Microsoft Live account and replicated across your computers i.e. your desktop and laptop.

You may get the message 'To connect as a different user perform a switch user operation' if you find you need to switch user or have logged on with a different user at some stage. You can do this by following these steps:

  • Close Visual Studio 2013
  • Start the Developer Command Prompt for VS2013. This is found under the 'Visual Studio Tools' shortcut in your start menu.
  • Type 'devenv /resetuserdata'
  • Start Visual Studio 2013 again.

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