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Is it possible to retrieve lost Windows XP profile information?

I'm running Windows XP Professional on a PC which is less than a year old. About 3 months ago I got an error on boot saying windows could not find my profile. At this point it created a temp one. ...
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Reducing the size of your Windows profile

I've heard people say you should move documents from your Desktop to My Documents, in order to reduce the size of your Windows profile. Aren't both the Desktop and My Documents part of your profile? ...
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Moving user directory after re-joining the domain with the least amount of pain on Windows 7

Unlike Windows XP, it's pretty easy to change a user's sub-directories in Windows 7 like Music and Documents. Go to their properties' location tab and move it elsewhere. I am looking for similar ...
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Share an ATI Catalyst Profile across several/all users

We've set up some hotkeys in the ATI Catalyst Control Panel on a communal machine, and we're trying to share this among a number of users, possibly all users. The profile is stored as MyProfile.xml ...
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Gnome-terminal overwriting/ignoring manual file changes to .gconf xml profiles

I have an XML file for a custom profile for gnome-terminal. However, when I throw the file into an appropriate directory like ~/.gconf/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/%gconf.xml the file is ...
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Thunderbird Profile Encryption

Is there any way to encrypt my Mozilla Thunderbird profile (stored emails and such) to protect them with a password? Solutions such as using Windows encryption or TrueCrypt won't work because I only ...
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Can I make Terminal.app open different profiles with shortcut like iTerm?

I've been using iTerm for a while, but I switched back to Terminal.app in Snow Leopard due to the Visor plugin. Most of thing works pretty well after I switched to Terminal.app, except in iTerm, I ...
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Modifying .profile for SSH rules

I wish to create the following script in .profile, so each SSH session would go directly into its place: Check the specified host (user@host). If host = host1 -- cd /var/www/site1 etc. Help! :)
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How to create a new firefox profile in linux or solaris?

I know the way to create a new firefox profile in Windows. I want to create a new firefox profile in linux/solaris. Could anyone tell me the way? Thanks a lot!
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change konsole-profile according to application in KDE

Using the Konsole terminal-emulator with KDE on Kubuntu 9.10 , I would like to have a different konsole profile (colors, icons) whenever I ssh into a server, so I can easily spot in which konsole tab ...
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Why does my Firefox profile render audio controls incorrectly?

On the left, my Firefox profile. On the right, the same instillation with a vanilla profile: Why could this be happening? Update: I tried commenting out everything in my userChrome.css, so that's ...
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OS X: Printer profiles path?

I need to know where the "printer profiles" are stored. I'm not referring to the drivers or any of that, what I'm referring to is when you add a printer, you can define different profiles (IE paper ...
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Is there an online identicon creator? [closed]

I thought the pictures associated with our profiles were automatically generated until they were manually changed. A lot of people have these cool identicons based on their IP address. How can I get ...
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Moving Windows 7 profile to new user

I have a laptop which I've been using as part of a corporate network with an AD login (and associated local profile). The laptop is loaded with Windows 7 Ultimate. I need to remove the laptop from ...
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Move Firefox user settings to another folder on same machine

Due to company restrictions where I currently work, My windows users folder %USERPROFILE% is space restricted. I get a warning that I must delete files before I can log off. Because of that, I have ...
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Is it possible to regenerate firefox's profiles.ini from existing profiles?

I recently accidentally filled my home partition in Ubuntu. Before I realized what happened, I restarted Firefox because it was acting strangely (understandably). Now, when I start firefox with the ...
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How can I make Firefox use addons for multiple profiles?

I created a new profile on firefox for testing reasons. I notice no addons except Skype is on it. How do i set up addons to work across profiles? I have about 10 and I'd rather not download them ...
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What steps should be taken to clean a pc when moving to a new job?

What steps should be taken to clean a pc when moving to a new job? I don't want to leave behind any personal information on my work computer.
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How do you change the location of the “location of configuration files” in foobar2000

Gentlepeep, I'm aware that you can change the general "location of configuration files" under the General Option of preferences. My requirement is this: My User Profile folder by default points to ...
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Can Firefox have 2 Windows or Tabs open side by side, each for a different profile (one for work, one for personal use)? IE 8 can but can't remember the profiles

It seems that Firefox can use ProfileManager by firefox.exe -ProfileManager but then it seems like if a profile "work" and another profile "personal" are created, you can't have them side by side ...
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In bash on RHAS4, why would pressing delete toggle case instead of deleting?

I have an old RedHat box that I have to get some work done on: $ lsb_release -a LSB Version: 1.3 Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseWS Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 4 (Nahant ...
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gvim profile for perl programming

can you get some good easy gvim profile file for perl programming ?
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Printers from multiple workgroups

I have a windows laptop that is on one domain at my office but I'd also like to be able use the printers on my home workgroup when I'm at home. Is there any way to do this, such as maybe having ...
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How do I manage multiple users with relocated profile folders on Vista?

I just bought a new PC with Vista installed on it. I have a second hard drive on which I keep all of my data. I also have a wife. Before the wife, everything was simple: I told XP to relocate all ...
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How do you move your profile folder in Windows XP?

Is it possible to move completely you profile folder in Windows XP (Pro) to a new location? I'm talking about %USERPROFILE%, not the My Documents folder.
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Windows XP Home Profile not loading

A friend laptop is not loading his normal windows profile it is creating a temp one. How would I go about getting it to load his profile again.
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Emacs and /etc/profile on OS X

When I run a shell (M-x shell) in Emacs.app, the shell spawned doesn't read (or more specifically, source), /etc/profile during initialization (I have a lot of shell customizations located there). ...