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

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Domain user account keep locking out

I have a account which is keep locking out. after check the servers I found out that it is the user PC which is locking the out. On the PC I have checked following but I still don't understand why ...
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Match account/ipaddress of users connected to a remote desktop

The remote desktop is running on Windows7. I do not have admin rights. Using nestat I am able to get a list of all remotely connected IP Addresses: C:\>netstat -n | find "3389" | find ...
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Stuck without access to admin account on windows 10 [duplicate]

I managed to do something quite stupid... I had some problems with my account after upgrading to windows 10, so I created a mew admin account with a phony mail, and removed my account (stupid... I ...
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Accounts not visible?

A month ago my GF who is using the laptop most of the time could not get into her own account. Windows 8 created a temporary account somehow but she could not access her documents normally, she still ...
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Restrict user from accessing any programs but one (win 10)

I'm running Windows 10 and I have two separate accounts, mine (Administrator) and user 2 (local account). I want to restrict user 2 from accessing any programs save for a web browser and np++. I ...
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Office365 Users SSO for Atlassian and Slack

So we're currently using Office365 and we have just started to use the Atlassian product range and Slack. I want to try and have a central place for all my users and add / remove staff as when ...
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check if special account exists

According to this page I need to add access for IIS AppPool\DefaultAppPool to run my website in IIS. I also figured out that I can be more precise and can tighten security by adding access for IIS ...
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Can I simply copy to restore AppData / Roaming folder in Windows 10?

Short Version: I have a backup of the AppData folder for UserA. The account has been messed up during a Windows 10 Update, but the app data is available. Because of this, I've created a new user ...
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OS X: Create user-groups, that are not shown in Systempreferences “Users & Groups” PrevPane

I created some hidden Users on OS X, using dscl . -create /Users/<usershortname> IsHidden 1, that work as administraters. For some reasons, I like to place the HOME-folders of different groups ...
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Can you display multiple user sessions on one monitor vice switching users back and forth in windows 10?

example: signed into Windows 10 user account 1 - work account. signed into Windows 10 user account 2 - private account. Normally I ALT-F4 between accounts but would like to have each in its own ...
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User profile directory invisible, with underscore appended to name

I'm using a Windows 8.1 system via an account with administrator privileges that has already been set up for me---let's say the username is jez. To my surprise, Windows Explorer shows that C:\Users ...
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Is there a way to hide a User Account, not only from the Logon but also specifically from the Computer Management Window?

I succeeded in being able to disable and therefore hide the account i created. I already know the Regedit method and the Command Prompt method for disabling. (for security reasons, I am on a house ...
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Windows 10 and User Accounts

I cannot find an answer to my problem. Perhaps somebody can help. I recently "upgraded" to Windows 10 from W7. I am not sure it is really an upgrade, but that is another discussion. After the upgrade ...
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Windows default user and password

Am running a windows 7 And it crashed for i dont know what reason it asks me to provide username and password in the logon screen Knowing that i never set up a password I tried different combinaisons ...
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Unlocking an ad user on a notebook disconnected from AD

my colleagues and I are facing a concrete problem with a user on a business trip. I try to describe it as generic as possible to comply with superuser's policies. Unfortunately I couldn't find my ...
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I will not be able to log back into Windows 10 when I log out.

I changed the password on my Windows 10 account earlier today but can't for the life of me remember what I changed it to. Therefore, when I log out or turn the computer off, I will not be able to log ...
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Change account name at login and change full name of account on Windows 10 Pro

so I did the following: Out of curiosity I checked out the Windows Store and to do so I had to log in with my Microsoft Account, which I have never used on this PC before. No problems so far. Checked ...
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“User Profile service failed sign-in” - microsoft proposed solutions not working

My friend has this problem with this admin account on his Windows 7. His guest account works. I found a microsoft help page and tried two of the solutions so far - both failed. 1) If i am logged ...
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Multiple users and a shared volume [duplicate]

I have a linux system (ubuntu 15.10) with multiple users. There is a shared local volume on that system, and every user must have full access to it (read, write, etc). What I tried is to create a ...
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Is “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM” an user or a group?

At Windows the user System is displayed with the group symbol: . (Using the internal Win32 API LookupAccountSid also reveals that it seems to be a group SidTypeGroup.) On the other hand processes can ...
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Force graphical login of a newly created os x user from bash

I'm working on an OSX build script for our department, and I've discovered that, although I can create a new users, I'm not able to set many preferences for that account until the account it logged ...
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Logged in as Admin, yet file operations need “as Admin” confirmation [Win 7] [duplicate]

I am logged in through the only account defined on my new Windows 7 Professional PC. Despite it being a (password-protected) administrator account, every time I need to copy files on the C: system ...
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How can I keep user account settings across multiple computers?

I work with a team of around 15 people, all on different shifts. There are 5 different computers running Windows 10 where we work, and we use different machines from shift to shift, depending on which ...
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How to change account picture of DIFFERENT user in Windows 10?

I have created new user and set a password for him. Can I also set account picture for him? I searched following places: New windows style: PC Settings -> Accounts Medium age windows style: ...
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How do I keep my data from being destroyed on my web server if a hard drive fails?

For example. say I have a website, and people can create users. My server has a hard drive, that stores the data from each user. If one of my hard drives fails, how do I ensure that the data on it ...
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Microsoft Account Recovery Form

I've been attempting to access my Microsoft Account (all roads on Microsoft websites lead back to the same form), so here goes: I've forgotten my password, so I follow the "Forgot Password" link, ...
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share single onedrive account between two user accounts on Mac

I use two user accounts on my Mac, one for work and other personal. Currently, if I put the onedrive folder in shared user folder, I can only access and have read&write permissions from one user ...
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Cpanel: *.domain.tld on one account, www.domain.tld on another

I am currently migrating a server from ISPConfig to Cpanel, and I have previously had one account for the www-site (www.domain.tld) and one for the server (server.domain.tld). On the server I have ...
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Windows 7: how can I run admin task producing effects for the actual user profile who launced it?

when I run a command that requires admin privileges from another no admin account, the command is executed into the admin user profile. I wish that the command makes effect for the actual user and not ...
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How can I delete a file from /tmp, as a regular user?

You are logged in as a regular user and working directory /tmp/. How, using two commands, you can delete the file labul.txt, which is owned by root? This is a task that my friend was given by the ...
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Mac OSX XAMP for only 1 user

I am a new Mac convert. My wife and I share our new Macbook Pro, and I would like to hide my own programs from her Launcher list. She has no need to see XAMPP or Photoshop, Atom, CodeKit, or any of my ...
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Unexpected kernel model trap error using windows 8.1 family safety and avast

Does anyone know of a way that I can use the family safety feature in Windows 8.1 (64 bit) and keep Avast Internet Security 2016? I am using Windows 8.1 which allows for applying family safety to ...
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how to copy properties from one google chrome user to another on OSX

I'm a big user of chrome (switch person) feature: i'm also a heavy user of chrome's custom search engines so it's very common for me to have like 100 different search engines for a specific ...
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Messed up Windows 10 pro accounts

I am a prolific computer user and have 3 windows 10 desktops and also a MAC mini on the same network. I did not realize that my primary account did not have automatic administration privileges so I ...
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How to turn an active user to restricted on Tuleap

I would like to change the status of some active users on Tuleap (8.10.99.42) in order to set them to a restricted status. I have configure Tuleap in order to enable restricted users, but when I have ...
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What is the mMac equivalent to groupmod

I can find 1000s of answers for groupadd and usermod, but what I want to do is change the name of a group groupmod -n biostat 1387956079 How do I do this in Mac OS/X 10.9?
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setting password for a user with adduser command

Regarding the useradd command, there is an option -p for setting the password. But, it seems that it doesn't work and I have to later enter passwd command. useradd -d /export/home/au -G users -p ...
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New Windows 10 Installation - Confused About User Accounts and Sharing

I built a Windows 10 system for the first time and am confused about my user account and what I can do with it. In Windows 7 it asks for a name and a password. And, bingo, I have a Windows user ...
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Application requires Admin privileges, but Admin account is in use (Win 10 Pro)

I try to install UPS monitor application from producer site: http://fideltronik.com/files/ups-monitor/UPSmon3en.msi . After instalation, application tries to run services, but message appears: ...
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How to link a Windows 10 user account to a Microsoft account login from a script?

I am trying to create a batch script to be run after clean installs. I simply want to add an account which uses the new Windows 10 - Microsoft Account login. I know I could use net user [username] ...
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Any difference in downgrading a Windows admin account or creating a new standard user account?

I would like to downgrade my Windows 7 admin account to be a standard account, mostly for the added security benefits. I will have another admin account in case I need to install or update softwares. ...
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How can I migrate a user from the default admin account to a regular admin in Windows 10?

I have a user that I created when installing Windows 10 and it is the default Administrator account. However, Windows 10 is a pain and won't let me use certain apps and features with that account. ...
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How to Concatenate user name and surname while adding users from csv?

I want to add users to AD using the following command in Powershell: (This is a single line command but I am breaking apart it to be more readable) import-csv C:\list.csv | Foreach-Object { ...
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Run elevated process at login of standard user

Running a Windows Server 2016 TP4 (you can think of it as Win10). There is an Admin account and a standard user account. Talking about local accounts here. No domain yet. The program I need to run ...
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Can't switch user to Administrator Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Guys I have an BIG problem there, I have created an user from Administrator, my laptop was automaticly restarted and logged in to that user, and I can't Find anymore the Administrator... I tried to ...
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Cannot do anything that requires admin privileges in Windows 10 (stuck)

I have 2 accounts, one of them is just a normal Microsoft account that I log on to every day, the other one is administrator account I just hid with SpecialAccounts registry hack. The problem is, ...
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Can't login to standard user account when admin is already logged in

I'm using Win7 Pro N x64. When I try to switch to a standard user account I get a message the number of connections to this computer is limited and all connections are in use right now. When try to ...
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Parental control from the user account without activating any administer account

I had changed parental control (Windows 7, ultimate) from the user account without activating any administrator account. Unfortunately, it accepted (I didn't know, it will allow). In next login I got ...
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Add local user with administrator rights and to be disabled in a week

I am preparing my pc lab for a workshop which will take two days. I have been told to create local administrator accounts for each computer. It is possible to add a user "workshop" with password ...
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Switching graphical user session in lubuntu using terminal

How can I switch to a different graphical user session in Lubuntu using the terminal? I am not talking about using the su command. What I want is a terminal command that does the same thing as when ...