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Backup and restore / Copy user profile Windows 8.1

how can I backup / restore user profile with user settings in windows 8.1? Unfortunately windows 8 does not support export in Easy Transfer. right now I have to copy manually user files and restore ...
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How do I “specify a different profile directory” in Chrome?

I was having problems with the latest version of Chrome which had been automatically installed (my settings are set to install updates). So I decided to delete it using MacKeeper, revert to the prior ...
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Converting facebook profile to page [migrated]

A friend of mine asked me to convert his profile into a Facebook page. So I have initiated the migration process. And I have migrated the friends into Facebook page fans. He has around 4500+ friends ...
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How to change the default user location in windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving users folder on Windows Vista/Seven to another partition I have been looking around and I figured out how to change the default program files location to D:\ and ...
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How to save IP or machines in Putty

I use putty to use ssh to servers. I have different servers and usernames /passwords. Is there any option in putty to save different profiles or ipaddress so that i can click on that it automatically ...
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Issues searching emails in Outlook 2010 after index rebuild

Users issue: when searching for any text query in any mailbox in Outlook 2010 (even if the text string is visible in an email shown in the current mailbox), nothing comes up after entering the text in ...
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Windows 7 profile folder corrupted

A variation of this was posted earlier but I couldn't fully understand the solution so I am asking again. When I logged into windows 7 earlier today it was looking rather different. The desktop theme ...
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How to keep different profiles for running windows services?

I am looking for a tool to disable numerous windows services when I need (say I'm developing and need full power, so I can disable Fingerprint services, etc). I now need to keep track of which ones I ...
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Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in?

Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in? It may seem like a very simple question, but I couldn't find it. I checked inside %APPDATA%, but there were noting relevant there. ...
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Win creates TEMP profile after I delete local roaming profile data (Win7)

At my newly aquired work as a IT guy I've run into an issue with deleting local user profile data on roaming profiles. Whenever I delete a profile on a local machine (I do it the proper way through ...
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How do I rename the computer name/root in Mac OSX

I'm new to Mac. I would like to rename the computer name/root title that shows up when I open the terminal. Usually it's like computername:~ xxx$ Any and all help is appreciated!
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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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Contacts folder replacing user profile

So I wanted to move some user folders that I don't use (favorites, contacts, links, ect..) into a dummy folder. Well, stupid me somehow made the contacts folder replace my user profile, so the ...
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Removing the Chrome profile name button

I am unable to remove the Chrome profile name button. I go to the Chrome flags and I disable Enable new profile management system Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android But when I restart my name ...
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Bash not loading '.profile' in new session on Linux

I'm setting up a new Linux machine I got from our IT dept, and noticed .profile is not loaded when I start a new terminal session. The current shell is Bash, though I changed it from the default sh it ...
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Cmder PowerShell ignores profiles

I have some aliases set in Current User, Current Host and Current User, All Hosts. Starting PowerShell (i.e. outside of Cmder) loads those profiles and so aliases are available. Starting PowerShell ...
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Multiple Profiles in Chrome all Synced with one Google Account

I essentially want to have different environments set up such as a profile for general browsing with personal bookmarks, a work profile, and one profile for every clients websites I work on. The ...
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No “Add user” button on Chrome

I'm running Chrome 44 and I've reset my chrome://flags settings, however my profile switch window lacks an "Add user" button: Why is this?
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Launch 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously?

I would like to open 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously on Ubuntu desktop. I know how to do this on Windows but the application doesn't exist on Ubuntu. I have tried Profile Manager in Terminal ...
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moving MS config settings to a new profile?

Since my profile for my main user is screwed up I created a new user and then did a copy and paste of the contents from the old user to the new user. How can I export all of these settings (boot, ...
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Windows 7 Admin Corrupted, Cannot Run CMD as Admin, and Cannot Start in Safe Mode

Windows 7 Admin Corrupted, Cannot Run CMD as Admin, and Cannot Start in Safe Mode. That about sums it up. Please help. Only one other standar profile on the machine. No apparent reason for the ...
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How to make batch file to open specific Profiles in Google Chrome

I have .BAT batch files to open a set of programs, web pages and explorer windows. With sufficient Googling I've still come up short as how to execute the profile target "C:\Program Files ...
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Is there a way to make my .bash_profile load the contents of my .profile file?

I was using a .profile quite happily for two years on my Mac now running Yosemite. A recent brew install created a .bash_profile and whilst my .profile still exists, it is now no longer loaded. I ...
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Temporary profile

I am currently working on a Windows Server 2008 and i created a domain there and i have put a Windows 7 in that domain. When i log in on the windows 7 with a user i keep getting the notification ...
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Application orientation for multiple monitors

If you have multiple monitors, when you disconnect them (or close the laptop if you have one), all of the application windows migrate to the remaining screen(s). I want to be able to plug into my two ...
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How do I fix “Your profile could not be opened correctly” in Chrome on a Mac?

The full error message is: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its ...
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sudo unable to write to /etc/profile

I am following the instructions on this site for Grails installation, but am not able to write to /etc/profile like it instructs. sudo echo ‘JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun’ >> /etc/profile ...
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R not reading Rprofile.site at startup

When I start R it’s meant to read from /etc/Rprofile.site first thing. I’ve verified that this isn’t happening but have no idea why or how to fix it. When I source('/etc/Rprofile.site') at startup ...
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Can't delete messed up user profile as admin on a new computer with windows 8.1

This is probably (hopefully) super basic for you guys, but I'm new to Windows 8. Just got a brand new computer to upgrade from our ancient Vista machine. I think I know just enough to be dangerous. ...
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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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Windows 7 User profiles issue - Shows logging off after entering corrupt password

This issue has become specific as fixing one problem led to the other: 1) I deleted ntuser.* files while working in linux as they had ugly looking file extensions and I thought they are temporary ...
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Setting up customizable power options for different activities (reading, listening to music, etc.)

How can I set up various configurations of customized power options for different activities? Settings I would like to configure: Reading Mode -> screen never goes to sleep, low performance, dim ...
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Unable to create new user on Win 8.1

I have a new laptop running Win 8.1 pro. Using my 'main' account everything is good and the laptop is connected to the internet. I try to create a new user for my daughter by selecting "change pc ...
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Windows 7 OK button on Copy To dialog doesn't copy profile

So I am attempting to copy a User Profile to the default profile. I am using WinSpy++ to enable the disabled "Copy To" button - this process works on a stock laptop I have here. However, this does ...
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Connection Status: unknown access is denied

My main user profile is having problems showing stats for my network. The Vista network connection icon has a red x in it and states, “Connection status: Unknown" "Access is denied.” on mouse ...
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cannot install configuration profile on iphone: “configuration profile installation failed”

We created a new profile for accessing our exchange using client certificates. The iPhone is connected localy to the windows pc. Trying to send the profile the iPhone configuration program says ...
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Windows - My profile will not load correctly

Every time I turn on my computer it says that it's creating a new desktop even though all of my files are still there under my user account. I get this message every time I turn my computer on " you ...
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Windows 7 User / Documents and Settings folders

I have a machine - Windows 7, nothing remarkable about the install but I have multiple drives in the machine. I have a C:\users\username folder which seems to be current and is the one that all ...
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Starting Firefox with a specified profile from the dock (Mac OS X)

I have different Firefox profiles for each version I have installed on my system and I know I can specify the profile name I want to use like this: ...
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Linux RAM throughput statistic for a given PID

How do I find out how fast is a certain process accessing the DRAM? There are lots of ways to monitor the CPU usage, memory footprint etc etc, but is there a utility I can use to monitor the memory ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to download all emails by IMAP?

I just created a new Thunderbird profile. Unfortunately Thunderbird only downloads recent messages. I need to get all my messages and subfolders. Any idea?
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Create Firefox Profile via Command Line

Is it possible to create Firefox profiles via the command line? I need to programatically launch Firefox with different proxy settings. From my understanding, I can do this via creating a profile. ...
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Use Firefox profile manager without changing default profile

I use different Firefox profiles for different things. (This is Firefox 16.0.2) I have one general-purpose profile that I use for normal web browsing, plus some others for other things (e.g., ...
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Windows DOS Command for Finding folder name with specific characters & select it

Trying to write batch file code for copying contents of a folder with path "C:\ABC" to another folder whose exact name is unknown ( its a Profile data folder of firefox) Profiles of Firefox are ...
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Cisco VPN client settings overwritten by one host

I frequently connect to my work vpn, and to the vpn of one of my customers. Every time I connect to my customer's VPN all the settings from my work VPN are cleared out. That is, the next time I want ...
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Why are there directories called Local, LocalLow, and Roaming under \Users\<username>?

I have a workstation running Win2008 that's logged in an AD domain and I have a dual boot with Ubuntu Linux. When running Linux, I'd like to be able to use the same Thunderbird profile I use under ...
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How can I set a h.264 profile level with ffmpeg?

I have a movie (m4v/h.264/AAC) which plays fine on my Mac but I recently discovered that it wont play on my Apple TV3. After looking at the properties of this movie file I see that it has a profile ...
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copy local profile to new (same OS) computer

I have my main laptop which I have set up just the way I like it on Windows 7 (i.e. disabled areo, show all icons in notification area and customized the start menu to name a few). I've recently got a ...
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How to rename profile directory in windows 7? [duplicate]

I have renamed the account of a user in windows 7. How can I rename the profile directory to match the new user name?
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