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I can't delete my account picture

I just got my Microsoft surface pro 3, and I put up a picture as my account picture...when I changed it it was still available for anyone too see. How can I delete my account picture rather than ...
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Accessing files across a network using the SYSTEM account

I'm not sure if I am asking this in the right spot or not, sorry if I am wrong. I would like to know please, SCCM is currently operational in our school, and we use it to install software across our ...
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Is it safe to delete the user account in Documents&Settings if the user has been disabled?

Having disabled User Account Fred with the command lusrmgr.msc, is it now safe to delete the user folder Fred from Documents and Settings? Can Fred be removed from ...
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SSH RSA key with non root user

I'm trying to secure my VPS, so I'm trying to use RSA authentication, obviously I don't want to be logging in as root, so I disabled PermitRootLogin but I also disabled PasswordAuthentication My ...
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Windows 7 Administrator HomeUsers Account

I'm trying to login to my Windows 7 PC from another PC so that I can transfer files to the Windows 7 PC. I've just installed Visual Studio 2008 on my new PC, and I wan't to transfer all of my work ...
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how to retrive data from user account having administrator power?

I installed Windows XP on my system and made two user accounts which one has administrator power and the other is just a normal user. After that I didn't use the system for more than month. During ...
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How to create limited user accounts in Linux

I want to create a user account for each of the key programs installed on my debian server. For example, for the following programs: Tomcat Nginx Supervisor PostgreSQL This seems to be recommended ...
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how to run bat file as administrator automatically from a non-admin account

My work account is a non-admin but I have the admin password. I need to run a .bat file as admin automatically when windows starts from my non-admin account. I couldn't figure out how to feed in the ...
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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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Not able to create a user account in Linux Mint 17 Qiana with Mate desktop

Recently I installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana with Mate desktop, downloaded from the Linux Mint website. All works fine but I am not able to create new user in "Users and Groups" GUI tool. Opened "Users ...
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Windows 10 Revert/Switch From Microsoft Account to Local Account

I've been struggling to revert my windows login from a microsoft account to a local account. There are many tutorials on the web but the solution presented involve an option that I cannot see: I'm ...
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Why I can't see the users that I have created

I have created 4 users on Active Directory Users and Computer: But I can't see the users on my computer management under "local users and groups" nor on my sql server! So, why I does not have "local ...
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Running nginx as the current user

On my linux PC, I'd like to run nginx as whatever user I'm logged into when I start it, and I'd like it to look for config files in the home directory of that user. Is there a way to install nginx to ...
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How to recover from denying all rights/permissions to open my disk drives in Windows 7?

I mistakenly denied all rights to open my disk drives, including administrator. Now I cannot access any of my disk drives. Is there a workaround for this? Windows 7 won't let me create a new user or ...
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Remove All Traces of Renamed Account Mac OSX

The iMac I’m using now is a new one, but was set up using a Time Machine backup from my old iMac. That computer I bought from a friend and instead of wiping it (had a lot of good programs on it) I ...
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Deleted every user in Windows 8.1 and now it asks to log in to them

Today, I deleted every user from Windows 8.1 hoping that it wouldn't require a password to log on. After the restart it asked me to log in to my account and 2 different ones. I tried logging into ...
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Merge Multiple windows 10 Admin accounts into 1 Admin account

I have created 3 separate profiles for work / work / pleasure in Windows 10. I have since ran into VPN issues with users logged in still and other administrative permission issues and its becoming a ...
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How to “Deep Freeze” only the “Standard User Account” on Windows?

Well based from the title How to "Deep Freeze" only the "Standard User Account" on Windows? are there ways or other programs that can "Freeze" only the Standard User Account and not the Administrator ...
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Group Policy Editor restricting my administrator account?

Hi I have created a problem on my PC and now I feel really stupid. I tried to restrict access to certain programs on a recently created standard user account via "gpedit.msc". After completing the ...
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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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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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Make a User Account same as it is in Safe Mode

I have Windows 7 in my laptop which has Single User Account. I noticed that in Safe Mode laptop is much faster than usual. So I want to create a User Account which has all properties same as when ...
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Why does single user Windows XP machine say “Other users are logged in” at shutdown?

My mother runs Windows XP on her computer. Apparently randomly, on shutdown the machine will report that other users are logged on and proceeding may cause them to lose data. As a non-expert, this ...
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How to remove all account information in Windows 8 O/S

I have to return a Windows 8 Acer Aspire laptop to the manufacturer and wish to remove all my account information. I've had the machine for one day only and not much has been installed. What is the ...
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Ubuntu group permission how to change

How do I change the permissions for a specific group that I have created? Say for example I create four new users named Anna, David, Carl and Eva and I also create two different groups which I name ...
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Sync files between two users on Windows-7 Enterprise

I'm running Windows-7 enterprise on a dell Laptop, and I'd like to sync the entire user directory structure between two users. Background: I am an existing user on the computer, and soon I'll be ...
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User name isn't automatically selected anymore in login screen

On my computer, I am running Windows XP Home Edition SP2 with only one user account. I prefer the newer Windows XP login screen (where you click the user to get in) rather than typing in the user name ...
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How to list active samba users?

I could not find a pdbedit or smbldap-userlist option to list just the active samba users. Solution on Question [1] lists all users and machines and smbldap-userlist -ua lists all users, even if they ...
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User acct security privledges: Is one's own User self acct recommended to have reduced privledges from (me) the offical Administrator acct, & SYSTEM?

Win 7 system. Four named "Users": 1. "Authenticated Users" (whatever that means); 2. "SYSTEM"; 3. Administrator (me); 4. "Users (me)". "SYSTEM" & "Administrator" have all privledges allowed. ...
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Login failed after installing IE8 on Windows XP

I can't login to Windows XP after installing Internet Explorer 8. I installed the software from Microsoft under it prompted me to reboot. After the reboot I'm asked for the user password but the PC ...
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Windows 7 enterprise lock out; only displaying admin user

I was trying to set up a home network on my Windows 7 admin machine, to do this, I needed to log in as an admin. The problem is, I restarted the computer and now only the admin user is being ...
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How to delete an old (root) account on Ubuntu safely?

I have a user account with root access in my Ubuntu with username "A". For some reason, I created another account sometime back for myself named "B" and gave this account root access as well. Now, I ...
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What happpens to /etc/passwd- file when useradd command fails

I know that when a user is added using the useradd command, it creates a backup of /etc/passwd in /etc/passwd-, and then add the new user into the /etc/passwd. Suppose if by some chance the useradd ...
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Why are user-specific startup items starting for all users?

On my Win7 machine I have a number of programs in my user's startup folder ("C:\Users{USER}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"). A few of them like ZumoCast and ...
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Enable Wireless connection for guest account only

I want to enable WiFi internet access for a guest user and disable the same for the administrator at the same time. If I switch users, is there a way that my guest account can access the net while the ...
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Win XP Pro administrator can see Capture NX2 upgrade, user can't

Capture NX2 software v2.3 (Nikon) was installed on Win XP pro. Nikon released an update (2.6) which was installed via the admin account. However, the upgrade is not visible to the user account. Full ...
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Import Account Settings in Windows 7

I had one user account with my name and then I enable my Administrator account. Now I want to all my account settings from my user account to the Admin Account. Like desktop, my documents. browser, ...
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Windows XP dual screen problems, user account related

I have had this issue with a few laptops now and it looks like it is some sort of user account problem. Specifics of the system are: Dell Laptop Windows XP Professional SP3 Non-domain member ...
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Windows service fails to start with custom user until started once with local user

All of a sudden my Windows service application after installation does not start. (Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do.) The service uses a custom user. If I change the ...
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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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Windows 10 logging in says - “Preparing Windows”

I have a dual-boot with Windows 7 and Windows 10. On the partition with Windows 10 I used to have Windows 8.1. Once in a while (when I had Windows 8.1), I would login to find the it say Preparing ...
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My account name is Lucas, but it shows as Lucas-Asus. How do I remove -Asus?

I need to remove the -Asus sulfix from my Windows Account Name, but whenever I look I just see Lucas as username. GTA V has a bug that crashes if the windows username contains special characters. ...
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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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Problems with changing Windows account name

I am the administrator of my computer. I changed the name from, say, "A" to "B", where "A" is the old name and "B" is the new one. After I changed, immediately there were problems. Firstly, all my ...
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Managing Linux hosts sharing between multiple users

We have numerous Linux machines in our lab shared between users of several departments. From time to time there is a situation when one user starts using the machine that is already taken by someone ...
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How to count two different column?

I really need your help regarding the below table, I need a formula to show me how many pending/closed for each project. Project Status Project Pending Closed VIVA closed ...
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Need Multiple IP addresses from one PC

I'm using it for online games and running programs for friends out of one PC. Limits will be placed soon, so my question is: how can I get a different IP address for each account loading up from one ...
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Set Homepage for all users in Firefox

I want to set the Firefox homepage for all user accounts to a specific webpage. When any user logs in and opens FireFox, I would like them to see a specific webpage. Is there any file or FF installer ...
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Restrict user to install software in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have two user accounts on the machine: CJ - Administrator Others - Basic I would like to configure the system so that the "Others" account can't install any software. In ...