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Is there a way I can recover my unregistered account here? [migrated]

3 days ago I correctly answered a question here which gained me 15 reps and I would like to recover that account that when I register I would still have that same amount of reps. Actually, I ...
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How to bulk extract personal certificates on Windows?

We are upgrading computers to Win7 and I've found a computer with 300+ personal certificates and we need to save all of them. Is there a way to bulk export them?
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What is default user and it's rights; Microsoft ID user connecting to Windows 8.1?

So I have to find the answer to these questions and all I have found is about Windows Server versions. However questions are about specifically Windows 8.1. Is there any difference between the Windows ...
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Is there a way to automatically change resolution when pluging in a monitor?

I bought a Cable Matters SuperSpeed USB 3.0/2.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapter up to 2048x1152/1920x1200 and used it to connect a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 which allows a fairly high resolution into an old acer ...
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PSloggedon does not work in windows server 2003

We are using windows server 2003 . When we try to check the remote login users using the psloggedon tool it gives the following error. why does this error occurs ?
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Where can I send someone to teach them about malware? [closed]

I'm sure most of us have been asked to fix someone's computer at some point. I work in our company's web design department; a friend in the office asked me to look at his computer because he suspected ...
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I made a mistake with 'wheel'

I was checking settings, and I gave a user who I didn't recognize 'no access' (wheeler), and lost all access to my computer immediately. Tried to change access back (hadn’t closed the window yet), but ...
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Suspend all process of specific user

In Linux system. Like skill -KILL -u vivek, will kill all process of user vivek, is there a command to suspend all user prosess of a specific user , and for resume it all, later ?
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Linux, Xorg, & KDE: Run Evolution As Different User

have been unable to run Evolution as a non-privileged user without using a terminal window and sudo. First of all I don't want my regular user in sudoers. Second, I'm running systemd, so /run/user is ...
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DELL laptop with Windows 8.1 and Wireless Internal

I have a strong signal for wireless and my configuration allows access to the Internet without a problem. However, my guest account cannot access the Internet. There is a PAGE FAILED TO LOAD error. ...
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useradd: invalid option — 'n'

I'm trying to create new user with default values, but it gives me error that such option is invalid. So does something changed and I need to use something else to create user with default values? ...
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VSFTPD on CentOS 7 with permissions

I have successfully installed vsftpd on CentOS 7, and i am connecting with him from FileZilla (-FTP Client- on windows) but, while I create a folder in the user's home folder, i have this error ...
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Windows 8.1 - empty login screen

I've got a Microsoft account on Win 8.1. Then I tried to change my user directory name (because I've got there Polish 'ł' letter) with User Profile Manager and it only change my MS account to local ...
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How do I create a file as a user and then modify it as another user?

I have a script that does an "su - oracle" then runs exp. I need to store that file to a directory /app/dumps that the user "backups" has access to read + write the file. What's the proper way to ...
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Linux user cannot login with a password but remove the password and he can

I recently helped someone recover from a lost root password (boot cd), but there is something strange going on. i can add a new user and login as that user. then set a password for that user (as the ...
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My windows7 partition is on a “temporary user”

My windows7 partition is on a "temporary user" and I can't reach it from the linux partition. When I login on windows, it shows a black desktop without my shortcuts or documents. I have to browse to ...
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Two users on Windows 7 connected to different networks?

I happen to need to use a VPN, but also need my local connection. I can't connect to these two together though, as I need just some software to run on the VPN, while the rest of it must not. I tried ...
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Enable guest user not working

I would like to activethe guest user in cmd or gpo: Invité = Guest (I'm french), using Guest return an error. CMD : net user Invité /active:yes I've got "The command completed successfully" but my ...
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Allow administrator rights to a program running under a limited account

I have an application I support which requires permission to read and write to the Registry and also create files on disk and CD-ROM. I would like to run the computers using a limited user so nothing ...
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User Template in Mavericks, always has Maps and iBooks

Trying to build out an image, but the dock across all the users continues to automatically place Maps and iBooks along with it. I've checked the source dock and it's fine and exactly how I want. The ...
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Remotely lock a computer

I provide temporary computers to businesses but sometimes they are very slow on letting me get them back. I was wondering if there was any way I could have a computer receive a command as soon as it ...
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Access User Desktop Files While Using Root

I'm really new ubuntu user... I'm working as root user (the software that I'm using just works if you are root user) but the files that I need to access are on my normal user desktop. I don't how to ...
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How to add a user to DSM 5.x without initial password and force setting password at first login (ssh)

I want to add users to my Synology DS214 with DSM 5.0. I'd like to let the password be set by the user at the first login with ssh. How to do this? How can I enforce a certain complexity of the ...
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Bypass login screen after sleeping or hibernating [duplicate]

I don't have password set for a public computer. Is there a way to auto unlock the computer after hibernating or sleeping so I don't have to press the user? This is what my login screen looks like: ...
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Limit /home size per user

I'm doing a college project in which I have several groups of users. One of those groups is developers, which have a special condition, they have access to their Workspace (which is located inside ...
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Stop a specific program from starting by default for a specific user

I've looked around here, and I have found a few articles on how to do the flip side of what I need, which is starting specific programs by default without UAC prompt for specific users, but not how to ...
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How to delete the User Temp folder content in a standard way, rather than manually?

Instead of deleting the User Temp files manually, I want to know if there is any Windows standard way to clean the User Temp files in all of the Windows platform?
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windows autologon in background

I have a domain connected Windows 7. On this pc two domain users can connect. One is my personal user that I currently use, the other is a user that I need in order to remotely launch tasks on this pc ...
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remove specifying the full path in sudoers

I am trying to add a NOPASSWD entry for 'sudotest.sh' (or any script/binary that requires sudo) in my /etc/sudoers file (redhat) but in order to make it work, I must specify the full path. The ...
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Member of Administrator Group in Windows is Displaying Administrators as Owner

Currently (and by default, I suppose), when a member of the Administrator group in Windows creates a file, the Administrators group has ownership of that file. How can I go about changing the default ...
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When I try to create new account, configuration error or permission error occur

I am trying to create new account in Ubuntu: $ sudo adduser --force-badname "jenkins" Adding user `jenkins' ... Adding new group `jenkins' (1001) ... configuration error - unknown item ...
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How to see list of current connected pc to network?

I want to list the computers that are connected to network in which I am connected. Anyone know that how to do so ? I need this help soon, because I have made my connection open/ password free to ...
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Allow a user to restart all services

I would like to enable a specific user to restart all services (listed using chkconfig --list). I found a way to allow it for a single service, but I need the user to be able to restart any service ...
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Allowing any MAC admin user to run MySQL server on startup

I recently installed MAMP on our server in order to launch a Wordpress site. Though everything is working fine I am not the computer's main user, something which results in long downtime when it has ...
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Network Sharing Problems Between 2 Laptops

Tried enabling network sharing on both laptops with LAN cable and wireless connection but only 1st laptop is able to access its own User under Network and User of 2nd laptop. The problem is that 2nd ...
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User PC types the number 56 occasionally

Welcome to the weirdest question of 2014 so far. Yesterday, a user's computer (Windows 7 Pro, on domain) started typing 56 at random intervals. I saw it sit there and type "5656565656" into notepad ...
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Google Chrome hidden user

is it possible to create a Google chrome user that is hidden in the main users list and possibly accessible via a shortcut? this way nobody can see the sites you are loged in and etc.
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Fix User permission (UID changed)

I changed the UID of an user, (cos I was having problems with file permission), now this user can access or see any file... any ideas how to fix? I executed usermod -u UID username with the old ...
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HomeDirectory is not getting created through powershell scripts

I tried the following to create a user and assign a home directory to the user. $comp = [ADSI]'WinNT://localhost,computer'; $user = $comp.Create('User', 'account14'); $user.SetPassword('Welcome1$'); ...
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How would I make a batch that asks user input for timeout time?

I have a batch that allows me to hibernate with timeout but now I would like it to ask me the time for timeout. So it would be something like below: Batch asks for %value%: (user would write a ...
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Use X desktop apps using another users on my own account, like with root

It's possible run apps from command line like root using "su root" , and later executing the app, like firefox, and works, using the data from root home. But why I can't do it with another users using ...
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Groups and permissions

I am a Linux newbie and I am trying to create some groups in my system. I use Lubuntu 13.04 and my username is - say - user1; by default, during the installation a primary group called user1 has ...
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Is there a way to create a process which can be killed by anyone in Linux?

For example, I would like to start running a process in the background SECRETLY on a Ubuntu server , but whenever anybody except me logins to the server, the process must be killed by that user. Is it ...
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Grant a user access to directories shared by root (mod: 770)

I want to grant a user (username: eddie) access to all directories (with mod 770) shared by root (myself). I do it this way: groups root (here comes a list of groups in which root user is) usermod ...
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How to arbitrarily map user/group ownerships in rsync

I need to rsync a directory to a remote server so that all files belonging to user X and group Y on the source (local) machine are mapped to user W and group Z on the destination (remote) machine. If ...
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Can't switch to all users in WIN 8 - search extended user control

I'm using Windows 8 (not PRO) and I created different users (as local or MS user). But in the "normal" user control center (e.g. control nusrmgr.cpl) I get only two users. I found one day a page ...
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RPM User specific updates

I have packaged my software as rpm and everything is working just fine with software however there is one part of contents of rpm which I can't find proper way to update. Every user in system has ...
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Change who is logged in upon boot

I just booted my Raspberry Pi, and created a new user, nacht. Currently upon boot, I get a prompt logged in as pi but I want to be logged in as nacht. How do I change this setting? Or should I ...
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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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Is it possible to track a mobile phone (cell phone) without Internet/GPS? [closed]

Is it possible to track the current location of a Mobile user without using internet and GPS? Is there any way of locating the user by only using the network provider info, signal reception and ...