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“HydraVision Desktop Manager is already running”

On my Windows 7 machine when I use the switch user option to log in as a second user I get a message box with the message "HydraVision Desktop Manager is already running". Everything works fine after ...
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blank screen forever trying to switch users on Linux Mint 16 Petra (often)

Our netbook running Mint 16 (all up-to-date) has two users. Since first installing, we have run into two very similar problems going Menu -> Log Out -> Switch User, or going Menu -> System Tools -> ...
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Enabling “fast user switching” for XP domain PC for when a session is locked

We have a shared PC which is often left unattended for long enough for it to go to the lock screen. Other users who need to use it are confronted with the lock screen (which does not have the "switch ...
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Fast user switching is logging users off instead of switching users

I have a netbook running Windows 8.1 Pro that will no longer allow more than one user to be logged in at the same time. The steps necessary to reproduce this are as follows: The current user presses ...
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List of user icons on logon screen has disappeared [duplicate]

The list of users one can click to log in from the login screen has disappeared. This is what I have done so far: My C:\Users folder was in reality a NTFS Junction that pointed to D:\Users, so when ...
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Automatic profile load on boot [duplicate]

Is there any way to configure a computer to login automatically at bootup and then IMMEDIATELY switch users? The purpose is to trigger the profile loading process for the assumed user so that when ...
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LocalPolicy doesn't enable switch user in Windows 7 Pro

I don't have Switch User item in my start menu. Checking group policy as in Can no longer "switch user" in Windows 7 didn't help as all policied are not defined. Resulting policy is not ...
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Port binding conflicts with “switch user” on Windows 7

We are using the switch user function within Windows 7 under an active directory network. We have one application in particular that gives us an error: Only one usage of each socket address ...
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Switch user from locked screensaver?

I'm having the same problem as this, but the answer from there doesn't work for me. Neither in my iMac upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion (currently at 10.8), nor from a Mac Mini with Lion Server ...
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Can I make my nginx error_log save the whole stacktrace?

I have an Django app running on fastcgi and when there's an exception it seems like it getting cut off in the logs error.log: 2012/06/10 19:25:55 [error] 1416#0: *19219 FastCGI sent in stderr: ...
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Turning down the sound on a switched off user

If one switches users (i.e. user one switches off, and then another users logs in) and there is sound playing on the first user, that sound will continue to play for the second user. If the second ...
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Display User Selection screen (tsdiscon.exe) instead of lock screen after screensaver inactivity

In the screensaver dialog (windows 7) you can check the box that states "on resume, display lock screen." Is it possible to show the User Selection screen (tsdiscon.exe) instead?
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Scripted fast user switching on OSX Lion

I would like to automate fast user switching for a set of machines. My current, broken solution is this applescript snippet, adapted from Leopard/SL scripts found online: set thePassword to "foo" set ...
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Fast User Switching still disabled after disabling Cisco AnyConnect VPN's “Start Before Login” feature

I am running Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate and using Cisco AnyConnect VPN 2.5.3041. As expected, Fast User Switching got disabled as soon as I installed the VPN software. This FAQ from Cisco references ...
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Hide “Logged on”, “# programs running” on Windows 7 Fast User Switching

I want to do the exact same thing that this question did in Windows XP: Hide "Logged on", "# programs running" on WinXP Fast User Switching However, I want to do it in ...
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OS X Lion: How to fully logout a user?

After a user logs out I can still see various processes running belonging to that user (e.g. distnoted, launchd). One of the resulting problems is that I can't edit such a user in the System ...
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Want to use “fast user switching” in Windows 7 but put old user to sleep

In Windows7, I have one user account set up for harcore development stuff, and another for gaming. Right now, in order to get optimum game performance, I have to log out of the one and log in to the ...
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Hide “Logged on”, “# programs running” on WinXP Fast User Switching

When Fast User Switching is activated on a Windows XP machine, it returns the user to the Welcome Screen and allows logging on to a different account. Any active users have either "# of programs ...
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Fast User Switch Compatibility service missing in windows 7 prof. (domain member)

My workstation with Windows7 professional is a member of a domain. I have local administator priviledges, and a separate account with standard privileges as every other user in company. I need to ...
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Easy user switching program for Windows 7?

I am trying to setup a computer to be shared between my 2 daughters who are just turning 5. I want to let them each have their own account, and I want to make it easy for them to switch between them. ...
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Can I mute the sound when switching users in Win 7? [duplicate]

We have a win 7 computer that is used by several family members and we use fast user switching to change accounts without logging each other out (It's set up to go to the select user screen after ...
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How to have a password prompt on login but not on fast user switching?

I want my computer to have some semblance of protection, so I want to have a login password. But after that, both my girlfriend and I use my computer and we want to be able to switch fast between the ...
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How to enable fast user switching in Mac OS X 10.6.4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change user without closing applications running? When I go into System Preferences->Accounts I don't see anything that says "Enable Fast User Switching."
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OS X multiple use of same machine via VNC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a Mac Machine be used by Multiuser at same time? I'm wondering if I can connect to my wife's mac via VNC while she is logged in herself. I wouldn't be surprised if ...