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

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User account locked out by application update process

Background: Windows 2008 R2 AD with single domain. Windows proxy authetication integrated. User account keeps locking down and Domain Controller event 4740 points to users' personal desktop. Looking ...
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find the different user connections

I want to know how to do from the AD to find out when and for what machines a user attempts to conencter and if it works or not, please? I have a user who is still blocking its account (IT Director) ...
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Windows Vista malware changed my admin password [duplicate]

I accidentally installed malware on my computer and it changed the admin user account password. Is there any way to bypass putting in the password, so I can run anti-malware?
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How to disable shield icon in windows 10? [duplicate]

Just installed windows 10 and I get these annoying shield icons whenever I create shortcuts to a desktop. What is causing it and how can I disable it for all icons? Edit: after suggested methods ...
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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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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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What will happen if I delete my wifes Apple ID in my Macbook Pro

What will happen if I delete my wifes Apple ID in my Macbook Pro, then I will create my own Apple ID and register it in the User Account and AppStore? Will all the downloaded apps and software, ...
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Can I have an account in Windows 10 that is linked to my MS account but does not use a password?

I have a Windows 10 PC in my living that I use as a media PC. Originally I installed Windows 10 and set up a local account without a password. I want this because several people use this PC and I don'...
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Renaming a service account with a secret password

Our installer creates a specifically-named user account for a service to use. The installer generates a random password for Windows to assign to the account. The installer then creates the service ...
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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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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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Active Directory Password Change Issue

We have a password issue here. The security policy requieres to change user's password in every 90 days (so the 'Password never experies' solution is not working now). They got a automatic warning ...
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*nix equivalent of Active Directory? [closed]

I'm looking for some terms to help me google further information. How does a set of *nix machines store network usernames and passwords? That is, if I want to set up a central server and manage ...
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How do I (admin) add an existing user to a Mac OS X with missing user ID?

I restored a Mac and now only have admin and guest as a user. I know group name, user name, apple id and account name. I do not know user ID, aliases, login shell, UUID or directory. 2 Question: ...
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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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List All User Accounts on a Windows System via Command Line

I would like a command to list all of the user accounts in a Windows (Vista, 7, etc.) system in a way that I can use to iterate through them with a subsequent command. net user gives me the data for ...
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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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SSH Permission denied on Correct Password Authentication

I could successfully SSH into my machine yesterday with the exact same credentials I am using today. The machine is running Centos 6.3. But now for some reason it is giving me permission denied. Here ...
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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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How can I disable the guest account on OSX Lion?

I have 'disabled' the guest account on my macbook pro running Lion via System Preferences > Users & Groups. However the guest account still seems to appear as an option to login at start up and ...
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Windows 7 user account suddenly changed to a guest account

I'm the only user and my account has (had) administrator privileges. After a routine reboot, I logged into my account as usual, and soon found that I could not install software. I didn't have ...
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How to remove admin rights from guest account?

I discovered that the Guest account on my computer has Administrator rights. Yep, my kids are much clever than I thought…Unfortunately I am unable to remove admin rights from Guest account. Any ideas ...
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My guest account is part of administrators group. How do I turn it into a normal guest account?

My guest account is part of administrators group. How do I turn it into a normal guest account? Accidentally, a user on this PC gave full privileges to guest account, and I'd like to undo that.
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Windows account has been hijacked by my girlfriend

As title says, my Windows account has been hijacked. My girlfriend, logged me out of Hotmail on Chrome, and the logged into her Hotmail on Chrome last night. Today, The only user account on the PC ...
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Permanently disable guest account in Windows 8.1

If I leave my PC unlocked for 30 seconds, my son enables the guest account, so he can use my PC when I'm away. The obvious solution is to teach him not to do it, but he's autistic and hard to manage, ...
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Windows 8 partition permission denied [duplicate]

I was trying to restrict the guest account in Windows to read a partition through properties->security, but didn't notice my admin account was in the same group. So even my admin account is now locked ...
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How to deleting user data in Windows 7 on shutdown or start up

I want to make it so a user account is fresh every time someone logs on but I want to keep the desktop background,start menu,and the tool bar. How would I do this? I tried deleting the user profile ...
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Unable to give admin rights back to main account Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I use HP notebook and my os is windows 8.1. Someone made my guest account as administrator and removed administrator rights from my main account. So, I m not able to access anything from my main ...
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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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VirtualBox in Linux: same virtual machine in a shared folder result in file not accesible every time an user saves the state of the machine

I have created a shared folder in /Users/shared_folder. I have moved the virtual box files to that folder /Users/shared_folder/.VirtualBox VMs/ I have set the whole folder with all the permissions: ...
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Mac OSX Lion mystery user account keeps showing up

So I thought someone was coming into my office at night and maybe using my computer. Things were always out of place and lights on, etc. So I disabled the Guest account I had on my computer and ...
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Why is the guest account missing/broken in Windows 10?

In older versions of Windows and even in Windows 10 previews you could enable the built-in guest account in control panel Control Panel\User Accounts\User Accounts\Manage Accounts In Windows ...
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Allow Administrator to unlock Windows system

Is there a way to allow either the domain administrator or a specific group to unlock screen savers or locked systems in a Windows domain environment? Here's our usage scenario. We have a mixture of ...
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Why are my accounts treated as Built-In Administrators in Windows 10?

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 Pro build 10586 on my Acer Aspire 8951G. But as soon as the computer began to fetch updates and drivers (in other words, right after the installation finished and the ...
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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 ...
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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 10 account email not updating on computer

I changed my Microsoft account email a while ago (likely more than 6 months), but my computer login email has not updated to the changed email and still uses the old one. The computer now seems to be ...
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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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What is the “wheel” user in OS X?

I recently reinstalled iTunes and I noticed something peculiar. The "original" version of iTunes has a user in the permissions known as "wheel" that is set to "Read Only". I dragged this version of ...
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Windows metro apps not working after renaming default user account

I just renamed my main user (belongs to administrators), and now many metro apps including the Store-App won't open. The outer border appears but then they crash and disappear. A second user that I ...
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How can I delete root(admin) users that have same UID(0) as root?

This is my passwd file: root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash m:x:0:100::/home/m:/bin/bash masoudjjgh:x:1000:100:masoudjjgh:/home/masoudjjgh:/bin/bash I try to delete user m that I am created: [root@...]...
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Windows 10 Parental Controls

I am trying to limit an account on my computer. It is a admin account (standard account too restrictive the be useful), not not the local admin. I ran: Found a way. Just run Command Prompt as ...
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username is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using VMware Player. I am not sure why but I have an account called "User Account" in addition to my account that I usually login to use Ubuntu. Well that was ...
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List Samba users?

So yesterday evening I was pulling my hair out (figuratively -- I'm bald) for over an hour trying to figure out why smbpasswd kept rejecting my attempts to reset the password for one of my Samba users....
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Active Directory whenChanged attribute

i am a bit confused when it comes to the whenchanged user-attribute in active directory. Lets say i have a user xy with a mailbox. This mailbox is shared with a few people. They all do not log ...
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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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Difference between separate admin/standard user and admin with UAC/passwort prompt?

I just installed Windows 10 on a new PC and was wondering what is more secure. Assuming UAC is enabled on the highest setting and I'm the only one using the PC. a separate admin and standard account ...
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`adduser [options] user group` fails ubuntu 11.04

I'm want to use adduser However it doesn't seem to work if I provide the second argument for the user's group root@a:~# adduser rick staff adduser: The user `rick' does not exist. The group exists ...
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Enable Access to Programs in Guest Account in Windows 7

I have a default administrator account with Open Office installed. I've recently enabled the Guest-Account for others to use. Open Office isn't available in the Guest-Account. How can I grant access ...
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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 ...