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Disable ability for specific users to lock computer Windows 10

I am trying to make it so that specific users cannot remain logged in while not on the computer. I know I can kill their session through Task manager, but is there a way to force them to log off vice ...
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What is the easiest way to copy users from one server to another?

We have about 20 servers on AWS, and we could login only on one of them from local, if we want to log in on others we have to do it from this main master server but everybody use root user which was ...
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Allow multiple users to remote control a computer simultaneously over the network [closed]

Consider a network of 3 computers, A, B, and C. I'm sitting at A, someone else is sitting at B, and we both would like to do things on C at the same time. That means I have a mouse cursor on C, the ...
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Divide monthly Internet volume allowance in 6 equal parts

Here I live with 5 other people and we are charged for a limited package. Some use more and some less. We want to divide our plan in 6 equal parts with user and password. Is this possible?
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How to safely distribute an RSA private key for use by company staff? - Or more sensible alternatives to this

Let me start by saying that I know distributing a private key is a pretty stupid thing to do, akin to making copies of your password and handing it out (in this case, encrypted copies that will be ...
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See which users are logged in from lock screen on Windows 10

I've recently upgraded from Windows 7 to 10. Now on the lock screen I just see a list of usernames - I can't see which of them is logged in, like I used to on Windows 7. Is there a setting or ...
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Network Printers, Group Policy & Normal Users

I have a strange issue and I am wondering if someone can explain the answer to me. My system is running a GPO with a security policy. Within that policy I have the following setting enabled: Devices: ...
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X11 forward with multiple logins for the same user

we use a server at work which runs byobu. Everyone of my colleagues logs in with the same Debian user account and gets the byobu session presented. This works quite well as we are all sitting in a ...
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Multiple users setup for Debian

I'd like to have a cron task that will be launching apps and taking screenshots on Xfce environment and in order not to interfere with that I'd setup another user that will be running with no GUI for ...
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How to lockdown a computer for use in a public area?

So I live in an apartment complex with a few hundred people. There are two all-in-one windows 7 PCs in the lobby for residents to use. Oddly enough they keep mysteriously getting infected with viruses ...
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One Windows 10, how can I have English input from my left keyboard and Hungarian input from my right keyboard?

I'm working at an IT company in Budapest where we do a LOT of pair programming. While I'm American with 30 years of muscle memory dictating where the characters aught to be on my keyboard, I always ...
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Allow to users to RDP into same Session on Same User

So im running a console application that logs a lot of information and also contains a user interface that 2 people will have to access, so hear me out - The 2 people the developers me and a friend, ...
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Windows 10, user with different font-size rearrange other user's desktop icon

I have this problem with Windows 10: I have one user with font size at 150% and other with standard dimension. When the user with greater font-size logs on, the icon on the desktop of the other user ...
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Can a person work on two user accounts simultaneously

Can I run two user accounts simultaneously in windows and work simultaneously? I have windows 7, 8.1 and 10. I have got few applications (calling and remote tracking software) that I use everyday in ...
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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 (xbmc/...
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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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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 -> Default/...
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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. Different ...