AW: Getting the currently logged in user under Windows

Andre Garzia andre at
Mon May 17 18:29:45 EDT 2010

On unix like systems, you can do shell("whoami")

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On May 17, 2010, at 7:17 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at> wrote:

> I think mostly Windows Home is neutered in respect to Windows Networking protocols. I don't think there would be any problem with shell calls relating to things both Home and Professional had in common. 
> Bob
> On May 17, 2010, at 9:59 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
>> Tested: It works also on XP with a non admin user.
>> Perhaps it would be good to check, if it also works on Win home editions,
>> because there is in some cases only a subset of shell commands allowed in
>> these editions.
>> Tiemo
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