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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, ...
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Can I set up a Mac for a multi head / multi user environment?

Using Linux you can connect multiple keyboards, monitors etc. and use one CPU with multiple users, each logged in to their own home environment. See what I mean here: Linuxgazette Is there any way ...
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Windows 7 - Dual Monitors - Dual users logged in?

I have a machine with 2 different user accounts. I also have dual monitors. Is there any application (free) out there that will let me be logged into both user accounts, one for each monitor... Or, ...
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RDP using .rdp files to log in as multiple users

I am trying to set up a batch script to login to a specific server as multiple users via Remote Desktop Connection. On Remote Desktop Connection I edit the Computer and Username then save the ...
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“Seamless” multi user session in linux/X11

The goal I would love to have a multi user system (based on linux) using only one X11 session with multiple screens and pairs of mouse and keyboard. So two (or more) people can work with the same ...
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Multiple “setups” on Windows 7

I would like to create multiple setups on Windows, that is, when I'm working with my computer I have some programs opened, after that I would like to change the setup/user to the "gaming setup" where ...
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vim multiuser editing?

With vim, can two users edit the same file at the same time?
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Can two mice and two keyboards be locked to two different windows?

Basically what this question asks for, however I want to be able to asign one pair of inputs to one single window (and if possible also redirect only the applications sound output to the front plug or ...
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Is it possible to run two windows sessions from the same computer at the same time?

A friend asked me if it is possible to have two screen/keyboards/mouse connected to one computer, and allowing two users to use the computer as if they where using two different computers (one ...
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Two people using the same computer at the same time remotely!

We have two computer in office and two people. My computer is much more faster than another computer. Is it possible my colleague connect to my computer remotely and work by my computer? Using ...
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How to hibernate per login

In Windows XP/7 without using a virtual machine, how to hibernate per login? That is to logout with open applications and work in progress. Then at the next login with that user id, to carry on ...
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How to do a virus scan on multiple users?

I would really like to know how I can run my virus scanner so it scans multiple accounts. How do I configure this?
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How do I share a single computer among different users?

I know that every operating system worth using supports multiple independent users; this makes it easy for several people to share a single computer, with their own documents and everything. However, ...