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Persitently map local folder to drive only for a single user profile

In our setup we need to map a local folder as a drive to get rid of the username in the path. We used "subst" to map the drive and everything was fine. Now we are migrating to Windows 7 and company ...
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Change to user name has destabilized the entire computer

I have a Window 7 computer that is a part of a small office work group. The user wanted to change their login name, so I made this change via Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management ...
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Why do I have two different screens for the same action in Windows XP SP3

I'm trying to change the way users log into Windows XP, but when I click on User Accounts in Control Panel, I get different screens on different machines, though they are both Windows XP Professional ...
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Bind user to virtual box os

I have Windows 7 Host and Windows XP guest in virtual box. Is it possible to somehow bind a particular user to that guest OS. I want to create some test environments for particular users. The idea is ...
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User profile service service failed the login. User Profile can not be loaded

I removed accounts that were hosted on a separate drive before upgrading to windows 8 from 7 yesterday. However, now I get the User profile service service failed the login. User Profile can not be ...
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All Windows 8 Modern UI apps crash on upgraded user account; work perfectly on a new one

Exactly what the title says. I've run the troubleshooter, disabled startup services, fixed ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permissions, enabled UAC, enabled Windows Firewall, and still, all of them (save for ...
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Receiving 530 login incorrect error for all user accounts other than my own: vsftpd Ubuntu 12.04

I just setup a vsftpd server. I have a few accounts for family and friends (actual useradd accounts) and mounted a shared directory in their home folder. However, I seem to be the only one with ftp ...
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Shortcuts in Windows XP start menu disappeared

I have a Windows XP Professional. I have a problem with default IE6. I upgraded to IE7 but still had the problem. Then, I used revo uninstaller to uninstall IE7 and back to IE6. I did choose revo ...
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Firefox proxy authentication

I am using Firefox (Version 12) behind a proxy to access internet in a Windows XP computer. If I type in a wrong password at the proxy authentication prompt it will lock out my user account. Can this ...
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Can't access Workgroup Computer

This is a weird one. Essentially I have a standard Workgroup at home, several PC's, and on each machine, the Administrator account unlocked in lusrmgr.msc. Password set the same for each PC so I can ...
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Create a “postgres” user account on OSX?

I just made a mistake: I installed PostgreSQL on Mac OSX 10.6.7 and when I wanted to connect to it I did su postgres, then it asked me for a password and I did sudo passwd postgres to change the ...
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MacOS - Admin account requires password for every action

I am running MacOS Lion and have a user account that has Admin privileges (not the System Administrator [root] account). My problem is for every action I make the "enter password" popup appears. This ...
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Windows user account has disappeared from Welcome screen

My switch user account has disappeared. If I go to User Accounts in the Control Panel, trying to restore it says my Welcome and Switch user has been disabled. How can I fix this? I don't want other ...
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No pictures under “Manage Accounts” in Windows 7

I have a new Windows 7 64-bit computer.The first time I ran it, I created an administrator account. Later on, I realized that it would be a good idea to have this account be a standard account and ...
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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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Change Chrome Users in Current Window

Is it somehow possible to switch users in Google Chrome without opening a new window for the switched-to user? Instead I would like to switch the user that is displayed in the current window. Is ...
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How to remove unwanted contacts on Skype

I have a big privacy problem with unwanted address book contacts showed in skype for windows desktop. What I did is: Logged in with the skype account (a work account) on my personal Android ...
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upgrade windows 7 to windows 10 guest account icon on login does not work

Strange problem. Upgrade from windows 7 (which had a guest account) to windows 10 now shows an icon labeled "Guest" on the login screen. When I click on it, Windows says Preparing Windows...". Soon a ...
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cannot find “local account” at “Users” File Explorer folder in Windows 10

I had the same problem posted How to rename the User folder in Windows 10?, that Windows 10 autocreated a user name that appears at my path that I do not want... I want to change to the name I want ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...