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Microsoft Access multi-user issue

I have an issue with a multi-user database; read-only users are getting error messages in the style of "could not use..; file already in use". The database is stored on a network share; I created two ...
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Desktop computer slow to Switch User

My HP desktop computer running Windows 7 is slow to Switch User. The problem has been getting worse recently. Here's a typical scenario: I activate the mouse and what appears on the screen is the ...
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How to access OneDrive files from a diffferent account

Recently I had to reload Windows on my computer. When asked to name the PC I used a different name. As a result, I have two PCs listed on my One Drive. When I try to access the older files I get a ...
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KVM switch, many console to one computer [duplicate]

I understand KVM's purpose is to control multiple computers from one place (one set of KVM). I am looking for a device that functions the other way around! That is, control/work-on single computer ...
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Can a Disk Image (Disk Utility) be opened by two users on separate machines at the same time?

I have created a Disk Image to place confidential information into that myself and another colleague will be working on. problem is, we have just discovered that we both can't access the disk image at ...
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How may multiple LAN connected users control a single Windows instance (or run multiple Windows instances) simultaneously?

I am thinking of something like the combination of Synergy and TeamViewer but where multiple mouse pointers and keyboard inputs can work in parallel. Does anything exist to achieve this? Some ...
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Can I run 2 sessions with 2 displays on windows server 2008 R2?

Can I connect 2 displays to my PC and configure it to log in under 2 different accounts and show them on different displays? My goal is to connect 2 TVs to 1 PC and run different media servers ...
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Robocopy Wizards: Copy Multiple User's Stickies

Any Robocopy Wizards out there? Trying to figure out how to make a copy of the Stickynotes file (C:\users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\StickyNotes.snt) for all users, and place it ...
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Install program to single RDS user

I'm looking to install an application to a single user in a RDS environment without installing it to the other users. The user is an Admin. I have very little experience with GPO but imagine it's ...
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VNC - two users at same time

I've set up VNC on my desktop (Linux) and I'm not sure how to configure it so that there can be two users using the desktop at the same time? Is VNC the correct tool for this or will it only allow one ...
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How to enable the new right-corner username menu in Chromium?

I see that in Google Chrome in Windows the old user avatar icon was replaced with a name-menu in the right corner. How to get that in Linux Chromium?
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Sync one google drive account for all users on windows pc?

I have a Google Drive account that syncs files between multiple systems. I'd like to have drive installed on a regular user account on each machine, syncing files to a directory in the root of C:\ so ...
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Open multiple Skype instances

I managed to use the /secondary parameter to run multiple Skype instances. But when no instance is running and I execute it, it opens with latest profile I used. And when I execute it again, it asks ...
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Is it possible? Multiple users simultaneously on one Chromebook

Is there a way to set up a chromebook (or any computer) to allow multiple users to work simultaneously? Set up an external monitor, external keyboard and external mouse all to work within designated ...
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Group policy to map drobo share with generic username and password

I have a Drobo 5N that I have set up for the raw video/data for our Marketing dept. I have it set up and everything works fine as far as functionality. The problem lies my group policy mapping. The ...
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One google account, multiple chrome users

I have a couple of websites, each has a twitter account, disqus account, special bookmarks... managing both of them was annoying, I had to logout, login again with the other account... I created a ...
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Photoshop - Multiple user woes

Our office is currently having a problem with Photoshop with regards to multiple users working on the same file. For example 2 users can be editing the same file on the network creating confusion when ...
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Using su with screen

When I am under one of my user-names, I can fire off, say, screen -S -p 0 -X eval 'stuff "say command"\015'. However, I cannot su username screen -S -p 0 -X eval 'stuff "say command"\015'; it ...
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Multi user and guest accounts sign in WIN 8.1

Guest account has been enabled, other user accounts created. However, the sign in page allows only one (the originally created) user to sign in. I spent a considerable amount of time on the Web and ...
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Sharing files/ photos/ music between Windows 8 users on same computer

Just purchased Windows 8 on a new computer. spent all day transferring photos, music and documents from old computer and laptop. When my partner logged into Windows 8 (different user) she could not ...
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Sharing an X Display between multiple users?

If I have regular user one signed in to an X session through a display manager, is there anyway for regular user two to open a window of their own on the same display?
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Can i7 4770 take 2 GPUs?

I want to use 2 AMD Radeon HD5450 GPUs and a Intel i7 4770 for a multi-seat gaming setup. I have found a motherboard that has 2 PCIe x16 ports ports but I am wondering if the CPU will support it ...
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Can i play 2 instances of a game at the same time?

I have a friend who comes to my place often but i only have 1 pc so i was wondering if it was possible to play 2 games at once on two separate screens. I have 24 gb of ram, a 3.5-3.9 ghz quad core cpu ...
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Logitech Setpoint with multiple users

I have a Logitech Touchpad T650 attached to a server running Windows Server 2012 R2. I use this machine as my regular computer, and there is another user who connects to it remotely (and occasionally ...
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Tools for coordinating crons across users

I often find myself in a situation where I have several cron jobs that want to be run together and rely on certain jobs to be finished before they begin. If I'm running crons that require lots of ...
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How can I get Chrome multiple users to recognize symlinked extensions?

I have multiple Chrome users. To save time and space on extensions that are the same (state / prefs / etc) across all users, I've symlinked most extensions (e.g. Profile 4/Extensions/xyz -> ...
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In Chrome with multiple users open, how can I quit just one of them?

I have multiple users in Chrome open. Each has multiple windows. To restore a user not currently open, I can just go to users -> [user x] and it restores properly. However, how can I quit Chrome ...
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Is there a plugin (ideally something that places a button on the toolbar) to switch between different Chrome (or Firefox) profiles?

Basically I want something like OS X's user switching, but on an app level basic, in this case the app being Chrome or Firefox. Something like this: Personal Profile Logged in to my personal gmail ...
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Multiple OSX users to multiple spaces

IS there a way to have multiple users on OSX active at the same time, and switch between them by swiping to go between spaces, rather than using "fast user switching"? I want to do this, because I ...
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Multiple users on one computer with different monitors on Ubuntu/Linux

I got a GTX 670, which powers my three monitors. But I got a processor with a HD4000 integrated graphics and I'd like to add a fourth monitor to the processor graphics, on which a different user works ...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux Locked User

As the title suggests, I have locked a user account... However to test it I tried logging into the locked account. What I saw, which I expect many of you expect is the 'incorrect password' prompt at ...
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What exactly are the differences between Chrome users and browser profiles?

Google Chrome supports both multiple users and multiple browser user profiles. To add to the confusion, the end of the latter Google Support page reads: Creating a new Chrome user is another quick ...
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multiple users of the same name in windows 7

Recently while going through the users folder in my C: drive, I found out that I had an extra user which I had not created but had the same name as the name of a existing user on my pc, with a little ...
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How to defocus a program without letting it know it is out of WinAPI focus

There is a need for two of us with my friend to use one PC at the same time. I have a gaming PC, 2 screens, a gamepad — sounds like a great multi-user environment, eh? Not so fast. The problem is: ...
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Access company files with Quickbooks multi user mode

We're using Quickbooks enterprise 7.0 contractor edition (I know, it's old...) We have a computer set up in the office that has the company server/copy of QB install, it's running in multi user mode ...
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How to Hibernate Just Current Session in Windows

If we hibernate a PC, it writes everything to hard disk for all users. However I need it only for one user. In other words other users should be able to use the PC. When we lock the current session or ...
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Connecting Single CPU for Dual (Monitors, Keyboards and Mice)

I have seen in some schools and cyber cafes, multiple monitors, keyboards and mice connected with a single CPU and act independent of each other. I have a good performance PC having Windows 8 Pro OS. ...
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Linux - reset user settings on every login

I would like to install a Linux machine (latest Linux Mint Debian Edition) as a shared computer for multiple users. All of the users should share one account with the same password. Think of it as a ...
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Does Windows 8 provide guest user functionality [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create new user and set the privilege for this account on windows 8 One of the great functionalists windows has been offering for long is multi-user login. ...
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Settin up Wifi for Multiple users

I have over ten people using a wifi set up for an apartment complex. I have to restart the modem a few times a day so everyone can get connected. The message Limited access appears and sometimes I ...
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How to - one email address checked by two users

Which protocol should be used when two users (separate computers) want to check one email account - POP3 or IMAP? The problem is when one user deletes an email because they check it but the other ...
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How do I log out of Google Chrome on a shared computer?

I share my computer with someone who does not have a google account, I do not want them to be able to click on chrome and potentially access my saved data (ie. passwords/CC info). Everytime I attempt ...
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How can I close a Google Chrome profile?

When I install Windows or Linux (Ubuntu/Mint), I start off by installing Google Chrome. I sign in and sync 4 users within Chrome (4 Gmail accounts). My extensions are sync'd as well. There is a ...
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How to make “Run As” dialog's dropdown list to show all users?

In my Windows XP Pro, I have my main user named as admin that is a member of Administrators group. I created two limited users (power1 and power2) then assigned them as members of Power Users group. ...
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Is it possible to export folders in the “All users” to excel?

I need to get a list of users that have logged onto a computer, i'm currently doing this at the moment by going into the Documents and Settings folder and copying and pasting the name of each ...
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Using another computer's resource (windows), hiding windows

Linux supports multiple X servers, but I was wondering if there is any proprietary software that let you do something similar for Windows 7 (Pro). I am trying to run some app 24/7 on my family ...
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Duplicating Linux-like user account permissions in Windows 7

I'd like to know what are the best practices for creating a limited user account in a Windows 7 system, much like the user environment in Linux, where you have the superuser and the other normal ...
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Is there software that allows multiple users to simultaneously and independently share a personal computer running Mac Os?

Like BeTwin. For example, I have Macbook Pro with one Mini DisplayPort (for additional monitor) and two USB port (for additional mouse and keyboard). How can i implement it on Mac OS Snow Leopard?
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Windows-7 audio: controlling volume of applications on different user session

My usecase is as this. The PC is shared and there are two users logged in at the same time. The first user puts internet radio on speaker, has got browser running with some rogue tab opened that ...
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Is there a way of running two concurrent VNC sessions, one per logged on user?

Apologies if this would be better on ServerFault, but I need to view logged on sessions on a remote computer with two concurrent RDP sessions. Ideally the session would be available to connect to, ...