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

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Is there a way to change the name of specific accounts in the User folder of Windows 8.1?

During the setting up of a new computer, I accidentally switched the account names for my customary admin account and regular user account. Is there a way for me to switch the folder names under the ...
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Allow regular users access to an application that prompts for UAC [duplicate]

I am looking to review user account permissions across a Windows Domain Network. I want to get rid of computer accounts with local admin rights and replace them with regular user accounts. This is all ...
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How to Undo Merging Desktop Folders in Windows 8.1

I've found myself switching back and forth between my admininstrator account and my non-administrator account a lot lately, and what I'm doing while on my administrator account takes long periods of ...
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Run Windows 7 Task CMD with SYSTEM user

I have a .cmd script I want to run every 5 minutes. if I add a Windows 7 Task for that it runs fine if I provide a real user. But I want to run it with the SYSTEM user. Doing this the script does ...
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How can I protect my data from certain apps in Windows 7?

UAC helps protect the system from getting trashed by non-privileged apps. But how can I protect my data from getting trashed or misused by apps? Example 1: An app silently modifies the tags in all my ...
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Why default useradd variables aren't taken into account, when create user in GUI mode?

I'm trying to configure users password policy on RHEL 6.6 and my /etc/default/useradd file contains: # useradd defaults file GROUP=100 HOME=/home INACTIVE=-1 EXPIRE=0 SHELL=/bin/bash SKEL=/etc/skel ...
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ekiga — could not register (Forbidden, please check that the username and password are correct)

What are the connection parameters for ekiga? I went to ekiga.net and reset my password, still no luck. I've tried more than a few variants: Add a SIP account To add a SIP account, simply click ...
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Hide Windows 8.1 Charms Bar Apps (Immersive Control Panel)

I followed these directions to successfully hide certain Control Panel items via registry hack. I hid both User Accounts and Family Safety (see P.S. for explanation). If I go to the Charms Bar and ...
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How do I remove my Email account from my login screen? [duplicate]

I am fairly new to Windows 8 but i have been an avid user of Windows 7. I have signed in to my windows live account, and I now have my windows live email account on my login screen, and i wish to, at ...
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How Do I Allow A Standard User to Install Programs?

Yes, I realize that defeats the purpose of standard user. But here is the situation. A friend of mine wants to set up time limits for his home schooled son, and his son needs to be a standard user in ...
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Automatic password reset prompt on Windows 7?

My wife just told me that earlier today she received a prompt on her laptop to change her password, and complied with the request. Her laptop is running a vanilla install of Windows 7, 64-bit. All ...
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Macbook Air created a new user itself - hacked?

I have a new Macbook Air with OS X Yosemite and last night after a regular evening watching a Netflix series, I closed my computer (putting it to sleep, not turning it off), I heard a chime that ...
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How to change the name in the login screen on Windows 8.1?

Immediately after I power my laptop, in Windows 8.1 there is a first screen where I have to enter my password. I would like to change the name (of the person) to mine. How can this be done?
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Create a Location in Windows where I have full read and write access

As it happens I got a chance to work for a company where every developer gets a Window desktop to work on, without giving the admin rights to run things as Admin. On that I tried installing "Spring ...
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Timestamp bash_history of a different user in a filesystem

I have a partition .dd file with the bash_history. I am able to cat it and look at the bash history and I know that the HISTTIMEFORMAT="%d/%m/%y %T " is typically used for the timestamp of the current ...
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How do I reconnect my account to a domain if there is no domain controller?

I had a Windows 7 machine with one account connected to the office domain. I moved abroad, carrying my Windows 7 machine, and the office disappeared. However I still was able to login locally in my ...
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How can I choose the default user account for Windows 10 (technical preview)

On my PC I have two accounts: my account (password protected) and a second one, without a password. Each time Windows 10 (technical preview) starts, it automatically logs-in the second account, so I ...
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How to give a local user permission to register a port

I have a windows server 2012 R2 at home that hosts some game servers and other services. Now I am trying to setup a user called "SEServer" that is a non-admin user, that only has access to the ...
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Official way to copy a user profile from a local account to a domain account

I have a PC in a windows domain. This PC has a local administrator account from the user who used it before the PC was joined to the domain. Now I want to migrate this users profile and settings do a ...
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How do I access my external hard drive from my new computer with a new user account?

I have a new computer (iMac with Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks) and a new user account. When I connect to my external hard drive—which I had used to back up my old computer—but the folders have a little ...
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Separate my Windows 8.1 login from my Microsoft login without creating a new account?

I just got a new laptop and it is my first experience with Windows 8.1. During the initial setup, it asked for my Microsoft account info (Hotmail/OneDrive). Since I don't mind synching with that, I ...
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How can I duplicate a mac user account including username and password?

I have an account on my friends mac that I would like to move to my mac, so is there any way to duplicate everything in that account, including username and password? By the way, I am using OS X ...
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Reinstall Linux by keeping user accounts

I am going to upgrade Linux Mint 13 to Linux Mint 17.1 on a home computer. I am going to do a fresh upgrade. There are three partitions for swap, / and /home. I will preserve swap and /home. The ...
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How to remove an account?

The title isn't too informative, but I couldn't think of a more accurate one. Long back, I had a problem in logging to my account (Admin). It showed The User Profile Service failed the logon. ...
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why won't service application write to disk while Windows 7 computer is locked?

I have an application running as a service which is supposed to periodically download data. However, based on what I have seen, it appears that it fails to save data to disk while the computer is ...
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Change exe file association for single user

it is relatively easy to set the file association for exe files in windows (a nice way to lock yourself out, btw). This is typically done in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, which is valid for all users. But is ...
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Mac OSX permissions

Please, before jumping to much appreciated answer, please read this, as my problem is not related to files and folders permissions (chmod and chown). I have a Mac, with 2 user, one is an admin, and ...
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Unable to connect to networked printer

I am trying to connect from another computer on the network but i keep error message saying the user account doesn't have enough privileges despite not having changed any settings/passwords and other ...
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What causes the files in Program Files to be inaccessible?

I have got strange problems on my notebook for months. I finally tracked down the problem to unusual situation in C:\Program Files, so now I ask this question here. I have got two user accounts - ...
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Why does every program have to have an account? [closed]

I've just installed new MS VS, even it asked me for enter. AutoCAD and Word has an account. Is it the secret plan to watch me? ))) Why since not a long time it is not enough to use a OS user account ...
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How do I save my account picture in windows 8?

I want to know how to save my account picture. Its a nice picture but I cannot find a way to save it. What do I need to do?
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Tuleap : How to change my username

I've been using Tuleap and I want to change my username. How can I do that, please? I've only worked out how to change my full name, not my username.
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Domain administrator account has weird behaviours

I have a domain account that has administrator privileges on the OU, let's say A. I logged in the computer with that admin account, install Office without any hickups. But then I need to run chkdsk ...
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User Account not showing up on the login screen

So I was experiencing a bunch of problems with my computer and read somewhere online that I would be able to speed up my computer by ending a bunch of processes on task manager. I (stupidly) followed ...
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Win7 User Accounts (on a work network)

Does deleting (removing) a user account delete all the files as well? I switched computers with someone at work and their user account is still on the computer. Are these safe to delete without ...
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Switching between user sessions in Windows (Virtual Desktop)

I am looking for a quick way to switch between sessions of different user accounts(Quicker than the standard way, and without re-entering passwords each time). I am thinking of Virtual desktops ...
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Changing System Registration Information in Installers in Windows 7

After installing Windows 7 onto my laptop, I first created an administrator account "Backup" (as a safeguard in case something went bizzare with my user account). After that I created my administrator ...
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copy installed programs and settings to new user

I just installed Windows 8.1 and it seems like the user I created is corrupt. I was advised to create a new Administrator Account. This seems like it solved the particular issue I was having, but ...
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Must the Owner of a File Have Equal or Greater Permissions than the Group?

Note: These results were altered to disguise the real names of these files and user names. I'm editing the text file tablet.css over a Samba Share with the following permissions: File Permissions on ...
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Caching all processes for specific windows user

I am currently sharing a laptop with another person, and I'd like to cache all of their processes while I'm logged in to my account. I would also like to have separate cache for both me and the other ...
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How to properly setup group file permissions in MacOSX

I have a couple of users, one was created via OSX GUI, one is nobody for nginx and php-fpm. All commands below are executed as root. I created new group for my project: dscl . -create ...
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Renaming local windows 7 user - side effects

What side effects may the renaming of a local windows 7 user have? In a peer environment (W7 clients, W7 peer server) the logon name of an user should be changed. I know this side effects: The ...
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“User failed logon” [duplicate]

A friend of mine is using a Dell computer, running Window 7 Home Premium. His account is the Administrator account. ( There is one other functional user account on that computer that we do not have ...
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How can several users connect to the one account via RDP?

I have one account on my Windows XP. If i login to account and then try to login via RDP to the same account - firts user will be logged off. I need that 2 users can work at the same time in one ...
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Duplicate Windows 8.1 user settings with domain account

I have a user that recently purchased a Windows 8.1 tablet. The original account that they customized their tablet with was the Windows Live account. Unfortunately for him, all of the customization he ...
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How do I run Opera as a different user in Windows 7?

I'd like to run a second instance of Opera as a different user because I didn't find any other way to have two instances running at the same time. For this purpose I created a second user for Opera ...
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Old domain was removed and Unable to login as domain administrator account in windows 7 laptop

I have a problem with a laptop that is in an old domain. I need to uninstall some of the programs on that machine. For that, it is asking for the administrator password. The old domain’s ...
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Is there any reason I can't use the same AppleID for iCloud syncing on two accounts on the same mac?

I have a Macbook Pro with two user accounts: Work and Personal. They both sync with the same AppleID over iCloud so I can access documents, calendars, etc., from both accounts. They sync with my ...
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After a reinstall, how do I force Windows to reconnect User and ProgramData folders that have been moved to another drive?

I moved a friend's User folder to drive D: using the 'mklink in recovery mode' method a while ago, which worked fine. I then used Windows Backup to back everything up, and reinstalled Windows 7, ...
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Is it possible to run a program as “elevated” standard user in Windows 7?

Is it possible to run a program as "elevated" standard user in Windows 7? So if the user runs a program as if they were an “admin” their actions would be saved under their username—siuch as ...