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

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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 ...
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How to limit PIN attempts in Windows 10

I want to limit PIN attempt to only one, so that if somebody entered wrong PIN once, it will get locked for that session and he must have to enter the correct password (which will be relatively longer ...
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How to show more than one AD account on the login screen in Windows 7

I manage a small portion of a large AD network, we have a few machines that have exactly two users, who login in and out multiple times a day. Normal behavior is that the last user name is shown ...
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Windows 10 automatic repair doesn't let me select a user

I have tried searching for this issue on the internet but I can't find anything. I'm trying to repair my laptop but it has a weird problem, it doesn't want to boot into windows 10. After a few tries ...
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Login other users via script

We've been using our Mac mini's for our Xamarin builds for a while now, but it's always a very tedious process to setup these builds. The main problem we're having is that our users needs to be ...
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Set up Task Scheduler tasks under Local Account in Windows 10 - incorrect password

I have a PC running Windows 10. I used to use a local account to log on. The local account is a member of the local Administrators group. Recently I changed to use the Microsoft account authentication ...
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Corrupt Install message when Bluestacks run on different user

I installed BlueStacks on the admin account recently, and have used it on that account only, until now. I tried to use it on another account, only to have it say "Installation is corrupt". I ...
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Unable to enter the home directory

Panel ISPmanager set up user domain_name. I want to add another user (dev_2), who is also involved in the development of the site. Gets the list of user groups for domain_name: root@server:~# groups ...
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USMT excluding this computer

i'm trying to use USMT to migrate user profiles from one system to another. Here's the command i'm using: C:\USMT\amd64\scanstate.exe F:\Profile /ue:DOMAIN\* /ue:%computername%\* /ui:DOMAIN\...
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Use Different Dropbox Account On Linux (Ubuntu)

I installed the Dropbox application / service on my Ubuntu (2015/v15.04) installation. I logged in at the time to one Dropbox account. I have another that I share, now. Ideally I could use both at ...
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Dual Booting Windows and SID Issues

Installed a new instance of Win10 on a newly acquired SSD. I want to have the option of still using the existing Win7 instance. Path to how I got to where I am today. Factory installed Win7, used ...
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accidentally deleted administrative account in registry [duplicate]

my password for unlock screen in wondows 10 wouldn't work so I used registry to delete my administrative user account accidentally. How do I use the builtin local admin account to fix it?
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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 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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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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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 though....
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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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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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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 accidentally disabled my admin account. After I login to another account I found I can not get 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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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 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 ...