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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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Have Lenovo G770…want to get rid of log in password process [closed]

Second time the g770 tells me user profile service failed log on---user profile cannot be loaded... established another profile now it says the same thing again. I want to get rid of the log on ...
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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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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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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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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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1answer
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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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Win7 Audio: save and restore balance/volume profiles (7.1/5.1 speaker setup)

I'm looking for a program or scriptable solution to save and restore audio profiles quickly. Right now i adjust the balance levels manually 1~2 times a day which is a daunting task. I want to have ...
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1answer
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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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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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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 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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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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1answer
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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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User Profile Migration errors out for Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Why did migration error out on me. I joined my old computer to the domain with connect and then when it started the migration of my old account it errored out and just said I can migrate manually. ...
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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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1answer
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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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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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Easy Transfer fails on XP with “you are currently logged in using a temporary profile”

There are multiple profiles on the XP machine I am trying to migrate from, one of which has a .BAK extension. I launch Easy Transfer, attached the USB null modem cable when prompted, and a few ...
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How do I clone a Firefox profile in windows?

I've copied %appdata%/mozilla/firefox/profiles/myprofile1 into %appdata%/mozilla/firefox/profiles/myotherprofile2 but if I do a text search inside the files of either profile directory you can see ...
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Where does Windows XP store wlan profiles and how to show/delete them?

I'm running Windows XP on a computer I do not hold (full) admin rights to. I've been trying to figure out where to find and delete a specific wireless network profile using the command line. Using ...
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Update Windows 7 laptop domain profile over VPN

I have a company laptop that is a member of our domain, and I access the network using the Cisco VPN client 5.0.07.0290. I just changed my domain password at work using my desktop computer, and now ...
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Can I make a roaming profile on a network as a local computer admin?

I am currently in a position where I have an account on a Windows network. I was trying to make another account like this, which currently has local administrative privileges. I was trying to make a ...
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New android tablet user… Profile issue [closed]

My background: I'm 30, my mom is 68 and terrified of technology. I gave her her first computer 2 years ago, and she's visibly terrified to use it, so I bought her a tablet for this Christmas. ...
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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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1answer
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ffmpeg XDCAM HD vtag profiles

Hey guys sorry for disturbing you again, but these days I have a lot of work to do with ffmpeg. I found on http://code.google.com/p/ffmbc/wiki/XDCAMHD422Encoding vtag settings for XDCAM HD 422 and ...
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How do I install separate programs on Windows XP profiles?

I would like to Install Microsoft SQL Server Express and Oracle Databse Express on a single Windows XP Home SP3 computer for 2 different users separately. What I want is User1 has only MSSQL Server ...
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Multiple profiles using the same history/bookmarks etc.?

Sometimes I need to use Firefox with a lot of different settings (like turn off several addons and change some settings to get a lower bandwidth usage). I have the idea of having multiple profiles ...
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Outlook 2010 — always asking to “choose profile”

I'm on Windows 7, using Office 2010. Every time I close Outlook it asks me to "choose profile" in a dialog box. I have only 1 profile, and, after reviewing this site, went into the control panel, ...
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Windows: Have a new user to utilize another user profile

this is a bit tricky and hope you can help me. I'm migrating from an old domain to a new one lots of Windows Servers, now I'm in a point where some years ago somebody set up two VMs (Win 2k3) to run a ...
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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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Synergy config being shared across computers

For some reason, I am unable to change where my synergy 1.3.1 profile data is being stored. With the result that when I start up, both computers end up reading it from the same shared file. ...
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Apple Preview and Chrome Color Profile Accuracy?

I have been having some issues with understanding how Apple's preview deals with Colour profiles. I have noticed that when viewing a standard sRGB image on my Dell u2711 or Macbook Display that the ...
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Windows 7 Powershell profile not working- after setting unrestricted

I just upgraded to Windows 7 and I want to get my Powershell profile up and running. I load PS and set the execution policy to unrestricted with my 'run as admin' powers, then put my profile in the ...