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Customize Windows keyboard layout [duplicate]

First a tiny bit of background: I customized my father's OS X keyboard layout to add him a few specific characters (specific to Polish) on his regular azerty layout. On OSX you can do this by ...
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1answer
508 views

Sniff my own Packets (non-Administrator)

Running in Windows (Windows 7), I'm trying to sniff my browser's requests. I can install tools that sniff packets for all users, and require high permissions. But, I would like to just run a tool to ...
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1answer
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Behaviour of disabling “Allow non-administrators to receive notifications” GPO

As the title suggests, I'm trying to figure out the specific behaviour of the following GPO when disabled: Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Allow non-administrators to receive ...
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3answers
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Running Windows without administrative rights? [closed]

Among the millions of applications written for Windows, I assume there are probably quite a lot that are too old or too sloppy to run without administrative rights. To convert users to using ...
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What are the differences between limited accounts and computer administrators in XP?

I'm looking for particular examples of what can and can't be done by a limited account rather than vague generalisations. For example, run batch files/scripts but what commands can't be used? What ...
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Running without admin rights: As users, what can we do to get apps working (that demand admin rights)?

I was prompted to ask this because of following question: Why does the majority of people in the Windows world still appear to not get that working as admin is plain stupid? We all know, deep down, ...