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

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Administrator account prevents me from reverting Windows 10 to 8.1

On Windows 10, I had to enable the Administrator account using net user administrator /active:yes for reasons that aren't relevant here. Now, if I try to revert to Windows 8.1 through Settings >> ...
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accidentally deleted administrative account in registry

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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Lost admin account after windows update

My development machine was rebooted after a windows update recently and now I can't access my admin account. I never reboot my machine except when forced by WU so I actually don't know if the problem ...
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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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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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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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Windows 8.1 user account remain loading [closed]

I run windows 8.1 but when i login to one of my user account it remain loading. Does someone have a solution? Its just by one of my 3 accounts.
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List all members of a group (Mac OS X)

I've tried Googling but not getting anywhere. How can I list all the members of a group called mygroup from the command-line in OS X? $dscl . list /groups will get me all the groups...but how can i ...
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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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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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Need help locating DC in location

I created a DC and joined a server to that domain. I created a service account in AD, and now I am trying to install an application on that server and use that service account, but I received an ...
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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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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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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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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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Can a Linux user have multiple primary user groups? [migrated]

How many primary groups can an individual Linux user have? If they can have more than one, how does one go about assigning multiple primary groups to a user?
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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 ...
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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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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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How do I fix screwed up account creation in Windows 10?

Recently, I got a new laptop with Windows 7 on it. Having had no problems running it on my other computer, I decided to install Windows 10 on it. The installation process went smoothly and I didn't ...
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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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cannot uninstall utorrent in non-admin account in Win7

I usually log in my laptop through a non-admin account and thus have all of my downloads done through the non-admin account. Some downloads, for example programs, would ask for admin permission when ...
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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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How to get rights of admin after I disabled all admin accounts in my computer

I accidently disabled my admin account. After I login another account I found I can not get the admin rights, because all admin accounts on my computer are disabled. I clicked on 'run as ...
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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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Disconnect Microsoft account from my local account

I was happily using local account on my Windows 8/8.1 machine. Was. Today I wanted to install some app from Windows Store. I wanted to assess some UX scenario in it. To do so I had to sign in using my ...
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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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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 do I repair event ID 7023 in Windows 10?

I have an error in my Windows 10 event log indicating as follows: The Microsoft Passport Container service terminated with the following error: General access denied error The details show: - ...
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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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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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Access/modify the user Path variable, not system Path

I am trying to make an Inno-setup installer for a program and my workplace doesn't allow us "regular" users to modify the system environment. In an effort to get around the restrictions, I'm trying ...
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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 add many university accounts in Windows 10 Settings > Accounts?

I noticed that my Windows 10 Pro allows to set up only my normal outlook email and one university account. I would like to set up another university account under Accounts used by other apps. I ...
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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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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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User Profile Service Failed User Profile Could Not Be Loaded on Windows 10

I've upgraded to Windows 10 in the last few weeks, and I had to update some drivers to get things working. Aside from that, it has been great. Now I am trying to create a new user via the Settings ...
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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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Can't delete folder as admin, asks for Admin User that doesn't exist - “You'll need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder”

I am having a similar issue to the user who posted here. Basically, a folder in my Downloads (which shouldn't have any special permissions) won't allow me to delete it. When I try, I get a message ...
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How do I access my external hard drive from my new computer with a new user account?

I have a new computer (iMac with Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks) and a new user account. When I connect to my external hard drive—which I had used to back up my old computer—but the folders have a little ...
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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 ...