Usually a personal account on a computer system that allows access to a system's (advanced) functions.

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Forcing Windows 10 to sync account settings

Today I wanted to ask if there is any way to force settings synchronization in Windows 10? Last day I decided to reinstall my Windows 10, but after installing new instance Windows won't ask me if I ...
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Is it possible to have two Win 10 user accounts running simultaneously, with one used locally and one used via RDP?

I need to allow someone to remotely connect to my windows 10 computer, and am wondering if this is possible: I have two user accounts right now on my computer, one for me to work on and one for my ...
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How to Create Local Windows Desktop Service Accounts?

Question: In Windows Home / Professional, (Windows 10), what is the recommended way to create a Local Service Account? Is there any documentation for this? (Powershell, GUI, etc). Clarification: ...
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Possible to create small business network from Homegroup setup?

I have a network of 12 Win7 Professional and 1 Win10 Pro computers, a Sonicwall TZ-100, 2 unmanaged switched, a Linux-based POS server with no admin capabilities, and a network shared USB hard drive. ...
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User account control in windows7?

It's annoying when I get a popup message saying "do you want the following program to make changes to your computer" for every application I run on my windows. Is there anyway to change or disable ...
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Windows 8.1 user account remain loading [closed]

I run windows 8.1 but when i login to one of my user account it remain loading. Does someone have a solution? Its just by one of my 3 accounts.
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Windows 10 Build 10586.63 (version 1511) won't sign in to new users

I recently updated my laptop to Windows 10 build 10586.63 (version 1511), and since my mom just lost her computer, I thought I may create her a new user, so she can do her work on my computer. When I ...
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Need help locating DC in location

I created a DC and joined a server to that domain. I created a service account in AD, and now I am trying to install an application on that server and use that service account, but I received an ...
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Account registration with LDAP plugin activated

I have a Tuleap server (8.10) with the LDAP plugin activated. Once this plugin has been active, I see that the "new user" button has disappeared from the login page. I have searched in the "local.inc" ...
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Automatic or scriptable creation of new users

I need to create a huge amount of new accounts in Tuleap that I cannot add to my LDAP (external users from my enterprise). Is there a feature in Tuleap in order to script the creation of an account ? ...
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Can a Linux user have multiple primary user groups? [migrated]

How many primary groups can an individual Linux user have? If they can have more than one, how does one go about assigning multiple primary groups to a user?
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Remove Microsoft linked account in Windows 10

This questions refers to steps 3 and 4 in the thread How to rename the User folder in Windows 10? reproduced below: 3) Remove original Microsoft linked account 4)Link local account to Microsoft ...
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Mac OSx - Remove any user account which hasn't been active in a stated time frame

Our IT wants to use a script as described in the below post to delete all Users once a week in my Media Lab whether active or not. Remove all user folders except one on reboot I don't want it for ...
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Samba AD user with same name as local user

I just started using Samba as a domain controller at home. I have set up so that users who log on to the server have users and home folders created if it's the first time etc. I have one issue ...
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Batch Delete User Files every 2 Weeks

I need a Batch-Script which delete Private User Files every 2 Weeks. User Files Admin, Public and a Domain-Account "dJas" shouldn't be deleted. This Script crashes Windows @echo off & setlocal ...
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How do I fix screwed up account creation in Windows 10?

Recently, I got a new laptop with Windows 7 on it. Having had no problems running it on my other computer, I decided to install Windows 10 on it. The installation process went smoothly and I didn't ...
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Change Permissions for SSH User

In my Synology NAS, I have created a SSH user whose home directory is /volume1/USERNAME. However, this user can access other directories. Is there a way to limit him to not be able to access anything ...
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cannot uninstall utorrent in non-admin account in Win7

I usually log in my laptop through a non-admin account and thus have all of my downloads done through the non-admin account. Some downloads, for example programs, would ask for admin permission when ...
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Settings can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account in Windows 10

In Windows 10, when trying to open the Language preferences by using the icon on the right side of the taskbar, "Settings can't be opened using the Built-in Administrator account in Windows 10" error ...
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What happens when you create a local account on Windows 10?

I have recently upgraded my Windows 8 laptop to Windows 10. I want to change my laptop password to something different from my email password (Microsoft account) because I think that having the same ...
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What's the difference between a Hidden Administrator Account and normal Administrator account in Windows 10?

I'm asking this because my D-Link Dongle (datacard) app doesn't run in normal administrator account. It displays a message like: "An administrator has blocked you from running this app..." So I ...
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How to get rights of admin after I disabled all admin accounts in my computer

I accidently disabled my admin account. After I login another account I found I can not get the admin rights, because all admin accounts on my computer are disabled. I clicked on 'run as ...
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Share applications between users in Windows 10

On this Windows 10 PC I am A, I would like to set it up so that another user B can easily use "my" Picasa and Spotify from her Windows account. Ideally with my settings and their file-permissions. ...
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How to share files between administrator and standard account?

I have been running windows 7 like forever and I had only one account: Administrator(A). This is the first time I've created a standard account(SA). In my SA I created a simple jpg image and placed it ...
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How do I repair event ID 7023 in Windows 10?

I have an error in my Windows 10 event log indicating as follows: The Microsoft Passport Container service terminated with the following error: General access denied error The details show: - ...
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Unable to log in on Windows 7 Home Basic after creating new user

I have deleted an user account in my system (HP Pavilion G4) and created a new account, everything was OK. Next day when I switched on the laptop I saw "Invalid username or password" error in login ...
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How to rename the User folder to default Microsoft-account folder-name in Windows 10?

I installed Windows 10 on one of my PCs when the machine was offline. So Windows created a local account. Later when that device went online, I linked it with my Microsoft account, but now that ...
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How to add many university accounts in Windows 10 Settings > Accounts?

I noticed that my Windows 10 Pro allows to set up only my normal outlook email and one university account. I would like to set up another university account under Accounts used by other apps. I ...
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How to decide what apps can be run from the 'Guest account'?

Let's say I want people to only be able to run VLC, Wordpad and Internet Explorer/Edge when they login to my PC with the guest account (not password protected). How do I go about this?
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Nautilus could not create

I have installed BIND 9.0 after successfully installation it created one user called named Uid =25 Gid =25 I tried to login with this user but I'm getting below error messages Nautilus could not ...
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How do I run a not trusted application in Windows 10 administrator account?

I'm installing D-Link Dongle (Data card) for connecting to internet. But my Administrator account is not allowing to run this app. It showed the message: "An administrator has blocked you from ...
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disabling startup apps for a single user profile while leaving them enabled for other profiles

I have windows 10 x64 pro, i have 2 user accounts, a personal admin account as my main account and a local admin account for my work profile. my work profile has some VPN software installed that runs ...
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Set DefaultAccount for another user?

I have a small problem where most programs do not work because the profile path has Cyrillic characters which Windows 10 finds "invalid". I can't change the profile name using registry hacks because ...
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How do I create an account on Windows 10 without internet?

As soon as I got Windows 10, I determined what domains were used for surveillance and/or were major annoyances and blocked them at the local DNS server. Among them was login.live.com, the blocking of ...
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How can to get forgotten username on Debian? [duplicate]

I have a Debian desktop. On last time, I had updated/upgraded. Now I cannot login (maybe I forgotten username). I cannot login to root too. It seems that we cannot login with root (we just can switch ...
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How do I transfer permissions in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I recently transferred the files on my backup hard drive to my new computer. However, I'm unable to open any of them because Windows gives me an error which states: "It looks like you don't have ...
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Associate existing user profile folder with new account

I'm trying to create a new standard user in Windows, generate its user profile folder, then load that user's registry hive and modify some registry settings for the new user. This works, but as soon ...
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Connection to work or school already used by another user on Windows 10

Error: "Another user on the System is already connected to a work or School. Please remove that work or School Connection and try again." I removed the user, but that didn't help. It was a local ...
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Moving Mozilla Thunderbird email accounts from one computer to another

I have my Mozilla Thunderbird full with email accounts. That's over 200 different accounts that I wish to move on my new laptop. I tried to find a way to export them but Thunderbird only has an ...
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how to properly remove an administrator's account from server

We have several administrators on our Debian servers and one has left our company. In leaving, he removed his own account. He was the first user on a bunch of our systems, so now any files that he ...
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Disable UAC controlling the saving of files in Windows 7

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 from XP and I am getting used to the new UAC it has; I don't mind the extra clicks to install programs and what not, however what is annoying me is that files I have ...
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Is it possible to create a User account that has access to a share, but won't show up on the Login screen?

My two roommates and I all have Windows 7. I've shared two folders on one of my drives, I want to have Read-Write from my actual Admin account but I'd like for them to only have Read access. I set up ...
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File permissions “Administrators: Full Control”. Why isn't it always sufficient?

Consider the following situation. Let's say I have two interactive local user accounts registered on my machine: Admin (member of Administrators group) and Alice (member of Users group). Let's say ...
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How do I create a Windows 10 account for network shares, but not local login?

I need to share a folder on my network for my new scanner to save documents to. I don't want to give the scanner my personal account's password, and it looks like anonymous shares, even very limited ...
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Remove All Traces of Renamed Account Mac OSX

The iMac I’m using now is a new one, but was set up using a Time Machine backup from my old iMac. That computer I bought from a friend and instead of wiping it (had a lot of good programs on it) I ...
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Copy all preferences and documents between profiles in Windows 10

I've just upgraded to Windows 10, and everything seemed to work perfectly. However, my local user profile is corrupted: the start icon and many of the core Windows functions (WiFi, Cortana, etc.) are ...
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Win 10 Login Accounts Without Password

So I upgraded my parents computer to Win 10 which went well, however I want both accounts to not have passwords, and just boot to a account selection screen so they can just select which one they want ...
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How to remove Microsoft school account?

I created a school account with my school e-mail address for using the Office. Office for students I thought this would give permission for desktop use of Word, Excel and Powerpoint for free. Get ...
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What is the purpose of the “Other accounts you use” list in Windows 10?

What is the purpose of the "Other accounts you use" list in Windows 10 under "Settings - Accounts - Your account"? Specifically, I have two Microsoft accounts and I'm often wanting to access online ...
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Will another account on my PC have access to any of my files?

If I create another account on my PC for someone else, will they have access to any of my files or folders e.g. Dropbox etc? Or is EVERYTHING (apart from installed programs) hidden from them? ...