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Run a program before Logoff and wait for finish

When I want to run a program (.exe \ .bat) before Windows 7 Home Premium Logoff \ Restart I use the Task Scheduler and I set a custom event: Log: System, Source: Winlogon, Event ID: 7002 \ 4634 \ 4647 ...
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(Windows 8) Change power button to log off

Ways to accomplish this. Perhaps using group policy, registry editor, windows settings, and etc. Since windows 7 configurations differ somewhat from windows 8, the settings that worked for windows 7 ...
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windows 7 rdp logon - run one program and auto logoff

I wish to allow one user to use RDP and logon to my Windows 7 machine. The user should be put directly into one program and when the user exits the program, the user is to be automatically logged ...
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Log Off dialog takes so long to appear on WinXP

I have WinXP Home SP3 32 bit. It works very well, I don't reach RAM and CPU limits, all programs run smooth, etc. The only problem it has is that when I click "Log Off" button in Start menu, the ...
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Is there a script "to log remote users off and after log them off to delete their profiles?

I found 6 simple scripts (.bat and .vbs) for remote pcs (Win XP and 7) to Clean Profile properly and faultlessly: Script: sending Ping to check Remote PC On or Off (.bat) Script: checking who logged ...
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Run task at logoff and wait until it finishes

I am running a Windows Vista (no gpedit.msc unfortunately) computer and I want to run a backup at logoff. So, when the user tries to shutdown the computer, I want to run a .bat file which executes the ...
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how to start a long running program at system start and stop at login and restart at logoff

I am trying to mine some crypto currency with my computer. Untill now I have done this: At system start, I have scheduled a task to start the mining software at login I have scheduled another task ...
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How do I auto log off users from Ubuntu

Since my Ubuntu station was turned into Multi user Station (kids growing up) I need a way to log off automatically accounts after inactivity period (total log off not just lock screen). How can I ...
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How can I remotely log someone off from my Google (Chrome) account?

I have a friend who used to use Safari and (about a year ago) I used to use Google Chrome on her laptop because I didn't have my own at the time. I completely forgot that it was even syncing the ...
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Active Directory Auto Logoff Timer

I'm experimenting with an Active Directory Domain at home (Win Server 2012 Domain Controller). After joining my Windows 8 Pro (x64) PC to my domain, I am getting automatically logged off after being ...
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My computer keeps logging out by itself (Windows 8)

This started happening a few hours ago. I will be using my computer and it just automatically logs out. It seems to occur when there are memory intensive tasks occurring. It's getting really ...
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Kill a process when user presses “logoff”, “shutdown” or “restart”

I often use notepad.exe for temporary messages. I never use it for something I need to save: I have normal text editors and MS OneNote for that. When I shut down, multiple instances of Notepad is ...
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Windows XP stay logged in

Is there a way to make Windows XP stay logged in even after the user logs off? Right now the PCs log in at start up and we're using WinOFF to shut down the computer after X minutes of inactivity. The ...
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AppleScript to logoff Mac user after closing an application?

I've configured a local user account on an iMac (Lion) to immediately launch Firefox to a specific page after logging in – the page contains a survey to be completed by the user. This works fine. ...
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How do I remove the logoff option from the Windows XP shutdown dialog?

I have a handful of Windows XP workstations available for public use. They are configured to autologin at startup. However, for some reason when some users finish using the workstation, they have the ...
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Remote desktop: automatically logoff when disconnected

I'm using Windows' Remote Desktop to connect from a Windows 7 machine to a Windows XP one. Many times, I just hit 'X' on the window without logging off when I'm finished using it, and subsequent users ...
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Run a .bat file upon logoff, windows XP, no domain controller

I have a standalone windows XP machine which is using pGina 1.8.8 to authenticate. Users log in using a single-sign-on ID (from LDAP) and are then logged into windows XP pro. I have a batch file which ...
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Logoff user instead of shutting down when PC's shutdown button is pressed?

I know of the Sleep, Do Nothing and sometimes Hibernate options in control panel power management but is there a way to Logoff users when the power button is pressed on the physical machine instead of ...
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Force users (on a mac) to log off after inactivity

I'm looking for a way in which I can force accounts left logged on to my Mac to auto logoff after a period of inactivity. There is a setting built in to the operating system (Lion), that does this, ...
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Computer shuts down when I logoff

When I click on Start->Logoff, rather than logging off and going back to the CTRL+ALT+DEL logon screen, the entire computer shuts down and powers off. This doesn't happen with other accounts (even ...
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No signal after log off/ switch user

Periodically my monitor will go black and display "no signal" before turning off (power save mode) when I log off Windows or switch users. It doesn't do this every time, although most of the time the ...
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Log-off Scripts in Windows 7

I have Public machines that I need to run log-off scripts, which are in Perl. I want the script to run for a Standard user. It seems that the UAC is blocking this from happening. So, I have turned the ...
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Allow Non Administrator User To Launch iTunes When Another User Already Has iTunes Open

On My Windows 7 machine I have two user accounts, one Admin account for myself and one regular account for my wife. Both of us use iTunes to manage our separate music libraries and Apple devices. ...
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Windows starts and immediately log off

I am with Windows XP.Yesterday I downloaded and installed a software and since then avast was blocking attempts to open some links.The links contained some malware.They came from file ,named ...
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Intermittent problems switching users

My Windows Vista x64 machine (not joined to any domain) has intermittent problems switching users. Sometimes, for no apparent reason, it decide that the "Switch User" option off of the Start menu or ...
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Intercept a Windows XP logoff or shutdown with a custom message

When a users logs out of their computer, I would like a way of displaying a message to them asking if they remembered to set their out of office and email forwarding, I'd like to give them the chance ...
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Sound does not play when locking WinXP

If I press the Windows-L combination to lock my PC the "Windows Logoff" sound does not play. It used to but at some point it stopped. I installed only trustworthy apps on my system and it is pretty ...
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Log off as local “administrator” user, get blank login screen

I have an imaged lab environment running Windows 7 and attached to a domain. The local Administrator account is enabled for certain maintenance and prep tasks. Every time I logoff from the local ...
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Windows 7 starter will not shutdown or logoff

Im having some problems with a friends netbook (a dell mini 10). It will not shutdown or logoff via the usual route. Whenever the shutdown/logoff button is clicked, it will briefly freeze (maybe for ...
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Windows 7 logging off standard users

I've got a Windows 7 installation with 2 users, one administrator and the other is not. If I try to logon with the standard user it show the Welcome Screen and then logs them off immediately. If I ...
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Windows XP immediately logs out after logging in

Trying to fix my friends computer and having some issues. (Windows XP) The story is, he plugged in his Blackberry, didn't have the software, so installed it. It wanted to restart so he did, and it ...
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Windows 7 hangs at Logoff

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate Notebook (Acer 1420p - PDC edition) that sometimes hangs at the "Logging off..." screen. The Eventlog has the following entries: 18:13:51 Warning: The winlogon ...