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How can I change the email associated with my Windows 10 account?

I switched to Windows 10 but the email address I gave it was not the email address that I want associated with the account (the instructions were not clear). How do I change my account to be with ...
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Windows 8.1 Microsoft Account doesn't exist. How to resolve?

I'm trying to update my father's Windows 8 PC to 8.1 and then to 10. Unfortunately there's a bit of a mystery surrounding his Microsoft account login. His user account has a password that he uses to ...
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Make windows 10 share user folder

I was wondering how I can take my windows 10 pc and share the user folder on it and make it a networked account so I can login with it on a remote computer on the local network and see what I would ...
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Windows 8 lock all functionalities [duplicate]

I'd like to have a demo of our new software run on a windows 8 computer where people can play with it (on a public fair, hence limited attention on what people are doing with the computer). What ...
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Windows remote access without RDP?

Given valid credentials for an existing non-admin user account who is not in the RDP group, is there a way to access this account without RDP? VNC is not an option either. Tools like psexec (in ...
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Group Policy Editor restricting my administrator account?

Hi I have created a problem on my PC and now I feel really stupid. I tried to restrict access to certain programs on a recently created standard user account via "gpedit.msc". After completing the ...
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How to create a program white list for a new user account?

I have two user accounts on my PC, one is administrator and the other standard user. The standard user account is for my son. I am wondering how do I create a white list where I can choose the ...
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How to completely remove account and data from Outlook 2016 for MAC?

I would like to know how to completely remove account and all of its related data from Outlook 2016 for MAC. The account can be removed from preferences of Outlook 2016. But where are all data ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite strange Jira folder in Users

I have found recently a strange Jira item in my Users folder: This folder had permissions: System - read & write, everyone - no access. And after I have added myself to permissions I have ...
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How to allow user to access only his personal directory when his group has access to the whole disk?

I want to disallow a user to access to disk D: except his personal D:\Documents folder. The user belongs to Users group. I don't want to restrict the whole Users group so I should somehow create a new ...
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How to revert laptop back to default logon page of domain?

My Neighbour asked me to assist him with his laptop. His wife passed away and he cannot use the laptop because it is password protected, by the company she worked for. He has no PC or Cell phone and ...
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Link all your google services to a new gmail address [migrated]

I want to change my gmail address, but I want to keep all of google's services(youtube , drive ,...) and query search history. How is that possible to transfer, is there any state of the art service ...
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Run processes on two different accounts in the same time

A colleague and I are both using the same machine. Her processes are not demanding (neither in terms of RAM nor in terms of CPU time) but she needs to do her job on her account while I would very much ...
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How can I stop my hotmail automcatically logging in when I log in to Windows 8.1?

My computer's administrator account is linked to my Hotmail so it seems that when I log into my administrator account, my Hotmail logs in automatically so that anyone who logs into my computer can ...
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App can't find requried certificates when runs under SYSTEM

My app seeks for its required certificates in the windows certificate store (LocalMachine/TrustedPeople). The certificates were imported under Administrator account. The app runs fine until I start it ...
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How to change company name in Windows? [duplicate]

I recently bought a new computer, an HP, but something weird is happening. Every time I install some software that has a “Company” field, it automatically fills it with “Hewlett-Packard”. While the ...
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Users lose access to the database folder

I work as IT Support for public service. Some of the software our users use rely on Oracle 9 as database. By default, it installs itself in root folder C:\Orant9i. But from time to time a user calls ...
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Kali linux empty desktop

OK so after a long time struggling with the booting problem, I finally started the Linux. But the Desktop is empty. I don't see the bar at the top (Application Places terminal bar). I can only see ...
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Login prompt remains after deleting user

I delete a user using deluser. I can't find any file related to it on the system, no entry in /etc/passwd, but on login screen it still remains, prompting for login. Why so?
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On Windows 7, when user1 logs in, user2's skype account signs in, how can this be prevented?

user2's skype account is set to autoconnect when user2 logs in. However when user2 is logged off and user1 logs in, user2's skype also logs in. This is obviously undesired behavior. It's on Win7 ...
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Linux Redhat account claims locked even after unlocking

The local linux account won't allow the user to login even after unlocking it. The following command provides the following output: [userBar@host]$ sudo usermod -U userFoo [sudo] password for ...
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How change to administrator account from standard account

I have a computer with 3 different accounts. All the accounts are administrators except mine. How do I change my account to a administrator account.I can't log on to the 2 other accounts and I don't ...
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Giving Rights to deploy IIS Sites to User Account in Windows

We're using Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, and has domain managed user accounts for our users, who do software development and testing. Most users has standard user rights. One problem I'm facing ...
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How do I remove a device from Firefox Sync?

I've got some old devices and Firefox profiles that used to sync with my Firefox Sync account, but those devices and browser profiles no longer exist. And yet their browser tabs still appear in ...
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Windows 7 account login error

Hello I have an issue with my windows 7 PC from ASUS You see every time I put a password on my account at the login screen the next time I boot up it shows as invalid and that there is no such ...
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Create individual user for 1 VM in ESXi

I have a VMWare ESX server connected to a switch. I then have a laptop that manages the ESX Server using VSphere Client. I then want to connect a third machine to the switch, but I only want that ...
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Is there any way to show a user's current password in Windows 7?

I wonder, is there anyway to show a user's current password in Windows 7? (if you are administrator) I am not at all interested in changing the password, I want only to view the password. Is there ...
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Prevent processes from reading userspace

I was trying to read and write values from a process with a program (ceserver, part of the CheatEngine project) which both ran in user-space (without root). I didn't expect it to work, however ...
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linux - enabling system user to login?

This user was created using this command: sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/user --group user But now I want that user to be able to login. I can become that user using sudo, but also would like to ...
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How to set Permissions and Owner/Group to be used for file creation?

Legend: Owner/Group e.g. AccountUser/Nobody On a web server (apache), I have a folder (chmod 775, AccountUser/Nobody) which I move uploaded files into. A web-based script running as Nobody is used ...
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How to run a program under different user's accounts?

My program C:\Program Files\MyApp\Myprog starts with Windows startup; at device insertion Myprog.exe invokes another program C:\Windows\comp.exe. This process works fine in the admin account in which ...
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Disable auto log off windows server 2012

How to disable auto log off feature for a specific user in windows server 2012 using rdp Thanks for your time.
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Windows 8: Fast creation of many user accounts

When logging into a newly created account for the first time, one is taken on a 'tour' while Windows is 'setting up some stuff'. This takes several minutes. Without this process the user folder ...
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Unable to login Root account in BOSS Linux?

I use EduBOSS_Linux 3.0. I want to Login my BOSS Linux with root account. I try combination of default password root ---- root boss ---- root root ---- boss boss ---- boss root ---- root is working ...
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another User Profile Service failed to load case

I'll try to describe in quick short sentences what happened. PC (Windows 7 64bit home premium) forces a shut down after starting up from sleep mode (due to the nature of how it went I assume it was ...
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How to set default Sign-In options to PIN after remote desktop connection closed in WIN8

I create a PIN to login my windows account, And the default sign-in option is PIN when win8 startup But the sign-in option switch to Password when I connected this computer via Remote Desktop I ...
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Elevating applications on restricted account

I have got a bunch of applications that don't quite follows Windows application writing guidelines and don't behave well on restricted accounts. There are also a few regular apps and services. ...
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How to determine the username on a windows command shell

There are various suggestions on how to determine the current username on a windows command shell without using whoami, such as this question or this question. The generic answer seems to be echo ...
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Persistent USB Kali Linux Standart User

Is there a way to add standart users in Kali USB? I'm getting this in the console: useradd: existing lock file /etc/passwd.lock without a PID useradd: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again ...
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Cannot access certain websites

I'm using windows 8.1 and all of a sudden, I cannot access certain websites (like facebook, youtube) under my own user account. But I can access google or yahoo. It's the same either I use IE or ...
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Virtualbox Linux guest to inherit host user db and/or LDAP

Is there a way for a Linux guest to inherit the user db/definition of the host and/or the LDAP user of the host? By user db, I meant the users' names and group membership as visible on the host. ...
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Why are Domain user accounts able to use software installed with Local User accounts?

I'm working at a place where all the computers are connected to a domain. Now, out of curiously, I used a LiveUSB and enabled 2 administrator accounts. The administrator accounts are local. However ...
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Cannot Create User Account Named 'Con' Under Windows 7

I'm unable to create an account named 'con' in Windows 7. I can create the account but each time I login, I see a notification that I'm working under a temporary profile and my files are wiped off ...
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Mirror a User across all accounts Win 8.1

I'm trying to setup a tablet image for cloning purposes using Acronis. I have finally setup an Acronis WinPE USB to clone the drive on the device with the image I want to distribute across our ...
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Windows 8.1 Installation Email Account

This is the scenario, I bought a laptop from dell which has windows 8.1 installed on it, I let the guy from dell configure the operating system, now, when I want to add an account, I discovered that I ...
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How to create a local user without e-mail request

I just want to create a new system user for my running local program.. but microsoft made it difficult to do, now I need an e-mail and theny dont let me change the login.... I want to be able to do ...
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How to see what privileges my user account has in Win 8.1?

Is there any way to see clearly what privileges my user account does and doesn't have in Windows 8.1 Pro? I've been through everything I can find in both the desktop Control Panel user accounts ...
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How to change default user directory to a different drive in Windows 7

How do you change default user directory to a different drive in Windows 7? I need a comprehensive recipe to change all of the followings. Default directory where future user folders are created. ...
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HP laptop with windows 7

I am getting the message "The User Profile Service failed the logon" for my only admin account. All fixes I can find require an admin account or admin permission, which I cannot do due to the error. ...
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Log in to Google Maps with my private (non-administered) account

This has been driving me crazy every couple of weeks for months now... I have two primary google accounts. One is my private account, the other is the corporate administered account. We'll call the ...