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

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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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How can I choose the default user account for Windows 10 (technical preview)

On my PC I have two accounts: my account (password protected) and a second one, without a password. Each time Windows 10 (technical preview) starts, it automatically logs-in the second account, so I ...
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mysql how to fix Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

Before I screw up something, when login using $ mysql -u root -p, and show databases: +--------------------+ | Database | +--------------------+ | information_schema | | mysql ...
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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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Can I hide a user from the Windows 7 login screen without disabling network access?

I have two user accounts on my computer. I have a third "device-account" that allows network access to shares for non-computer devices. I can hide this account from the welcome screen using the ...
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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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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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How can I change the user icon in Chrome Browser?

I have more than one user in Chrome Browser (chrome://settings/ Add new user) and can't find out how to specify a custom icon for each user. Chrome allow me select an icon from a list of icons set, ...
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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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“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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How to completely remove account and data from Outlook 2016 for MAC?

I would like to know how to completely remove account and all of its related data from Outlook 2016 for MAC. The account can be removed from preferences of Outlook 2016. But where are all data ...
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Reputation doesn't increase [migrated]

Please help. I don't know if I'm exactly correct. I've used StackExchange with a Google account previously. I earned good reputation. But for some reasons I don't wanna use it now. I created another ...
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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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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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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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How do I start Chrome using a specified “user profile”?

I use the new built-in "Users" feature of Chrome to switch between Home/Work accounts easily. However, Chrome remembers the "last" user profile you had selected when launching new windows. This is a ...
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How can I get an overview of all users with a specific user right in Windows?

I need to check that only the administrators group (sid: S-1-5-32-544) has the privilege to take ownership of files or folders (SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege). How can I get an overview of all ...
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Fix Admins Permissions To Copy File in Windows 10

I just bought a new laptop. It came with Windows 10 Home 64 bit. So, it's not an upgrade. I have a USB drive that I use to copy files from work to my computer at home. There are a couple files ...
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How do I find out when and by whom a particular user was deleted in linux?

I've recently ran into a very odd occurrence on one system I'm using. For no apparent reason, my user account was deleted, although the home directory is still there. I have root access, so I 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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Touchpad dysfunctional for one user, others ok

I'm using a compaq presario notebook running windows 7. Suddenly the synaptics touchpad does not work -- for one user only. I'm logged in now as administrator, and everything is fine. I checked the ...
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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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What are the reasons for these strange user accounts in Windows 7?

In my laptop (given from college), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit is installed. At the time of login, it asks for Username and Password to be entered into the respective fields. Each student has been ...
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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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How do you stop the process of deleting an account on Mac?

My mac is in the process of deleting an account. So far it's taken like 5 hours. I thought that isn't how long it should take so I was wondering if their is a way to stop deleting the account. I ...
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robocopy ERROR 1314 (0x00000522) on Windows 7 Home Premium

I'm using a robocopy script with the switches /COPYALL and /B on my Windows 7 Home Premium PC to backup files to a NAS and I'm getting the error message: ERROR 1314 (0x00000522) Copying NTFS ...
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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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Why does Nvidia create UpdatusUser account and is this a security issue?

While doing a backup I have found out the existence of an account called UpdatusUser on my Windows 7 box. It doesn't appear in the account management section of the control panel. Searching on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Locked out of Windows 10: login no longer shows Administrator, but only an account that I never used

I downloaded and updated my Windows 7 pro to Windows 10 today. I had two user accounts in Windows 7 before update; Administrator and Ritesh. I never used Ritesh account, so over the time I even forgot ...
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Windows 2012 Server - Audit Who Logged User Off

Is there a way to tell who logged a user off with Windows 2012 Server? For example, I use rdp to log into a box that as multiple admins, there are some scripts that run under a specific user. The ...
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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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How to know SID of Windows' user account?

When you look at HKEY_USERS registry key, each subkey (representing each user's settings) looks something like S-1-5-18 which is called SID I guess. How do I know which SID is for which user account? ...
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vboxusers group missing after virtualbox installation

I try to install VirtualBox in my machine. I ran sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose-qt from the universe package. At the end of the installation the tutorial I'm following it is highly recommending ...
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ALWAYS display the last / default user Windows 7 welcome screen

I have three user accounts on a Windows 7 machine: share, admin and standard. I only want the standard account to appear on the welcome screen. I know about the special accounts/user list registry ...
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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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User account status degraded?

What does it mean when the user account status is "degraded"? For instance, this is the case with the Guest account for my system. Does this mean it is not active? Thanks! Edit: This can be seen ...