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New domain overwriting old domain accounts

Somehow I don't like how I titled this but oh well. What happened is I got hit with the IE bug on one of my servers which just happens to be my Domain controller and AD. So unfortunately I was ...
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copy a user directory from one to another workstation on a same domain

Please advise me how to copy a user directory from one workstation to another on the same domain. Does a normal copy and paste would do?? Because, whatever the article I'm finding does not say ...
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migrate file owners on a new server

I have used Robocopy to copy all files from our old project server to a new one. The old server was not connected to a domain, and all users had there own user account locally in the server. The new ...
3
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1answer
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Why join a domain (from user's point of view) if user can map drives and add network printers without joining? [closed]

I know policies can be imposed from a network administrators point of view to make things easier to manage and control, but what does a user lose out on by not joining a domain? For example, let's ...
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Make UAC stop asking for password of first installer

When I execute a program that makes the UAC jump I get the following message: Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer? That is fine. ...
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1answer
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Local user vs. domain user? What is the right way here?

I'm a software developer in a company with 6 employees. Everyone has a machine for him-/herself, so none of the machines is shared. I'm currently setting up my machine with Windows 8 and was ...
2
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1answer
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Adding domain users to CUPS allow list

CentOS 6, CUPS. I've been able to log in with my user account to the web admin CUPS login, but I can't work out how to log in with a domain user account (on the command line, it's domain\user). Does ...
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workstation lost connection to domain, local accounts disabled

I encounted a unique situation on a network I recently took over. A windows Vista SP1 workstation lost its connection to the domain, displaying the error message "The trust relationship between this ...
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Add domain user as local admin in Windows 7 using VPN to connect to domain

I am rebuilding my work computer from scratch and need to add my domain user as a local admin on my computer. I have successfully added my PC to the domain, but I cannot add my domain user account to ...
4
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1answer
910 views

Auto Relogon after remote access by admin

I see this article about auto login when joined to a domain. Windows 7 Automatic Login when on a Domain I have a similar scenario. But there is an occasion when a user may want to log on remotely and ...
4
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5answers
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Using Remote Desktop, connect to a Windows 7 domain user account without first logging on locally?

I have a dell laptop (henceforth we'll call this the server) running Windows 7 Enterprise. The server is part of my company's domain. My primary user account is a domain account. When I am at home ...
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Better user switching UI in Windows 7?

I have a laptop running windows 7 pro that is joined to a domain. I use the laptop for home and work stuff, and to keep the two separate I login to a domain account at work and a local machine ...
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“Run as administrator” in Windows 7

In Windows 7, which of the following accounts would have the "Run as Administrator" option showing for executable files? local account not in the local or domain administrator group local ...
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Unable to log into Windows XP Pro Domain Not Available

Trying to access an old laptop I have but at the windows login screen I attempt to log in and get the message "Unable to log in because <Domain Name> is unavailable". This laptop is not on a ...
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Removing old domain user files from local machine

How do I delete old domain user files from local machine. Like the ones in: C:\Users\Documents and Settings\ Because it will leave some stuff in the registry as well. Is there a proper way to ...
2
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3answers
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Windows 7 domain logon takes too long

I have recently installed Windows 7 on my work laptop and am having an annoying problem when logging in to my domain user account. If I initially try to log on to my domain user account, it takes an ...