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interrupted Windows User Profile Move

I've got my Windows User Profile on default location; C:Users\ ; needed to move a USer account contents to another logical drive(D:\Users). Started moving items in the profile in the desktop(Cut - ...
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How can I work out which user is currently logged into a Windows 7 machine?

I have a machine running Windows 7 which I set up a long time ago to autmatically log into windows. That's still working fine, but how can I work out the username of the currently logged in user when ...
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Strange layout for new user in Linux Mint Xfce 13

I added a new user to a Linux Mint Xfce 13 computer, but everything looks completely different from the standard layout the other users have. I don't know why, but I would like to know as I find it ...
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I made a mistake with 'wheel'

I was checking settings, and I gave a user who I didn't recognize 'no access' (wheeler), and lost all access to my computer immediately. Tried to change access back (hadn’t closed the window yet), but ...
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Run an application as a domain user from VPN [duplicate]

I am connected to a VPN as a domain user. I would like to run a local application as the domain user from the VPN instead of my local workgroup user. If I select run as a different user and insert ...
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Cannot switch to jenkins user redhat linux

I have a redhat linux server running jenkins. I setup jenkins as per the instructions mentioned here https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Installing+Jenkins+on+Red+Hat+distributions The problem ...
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how do I see which user I am logged in as in MySQL?

I have multiple text console session open and log in as different users into different consoles. I forget after while which consoles belong to which user, it would be nice to not have to quit and log ...
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Windows - My profile will not load correctly

Every time I turn on my computer it says that it's creating a new desktop even though all of my files are still there under my user account. I get this message every time I turn my computer on " you ...
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From the Active Directory Snap-In, how can I find the GUID for a user?

How ca I view the GUID associated with an Active Directory user under windows 7?
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Is there a way I can recover my unregistered account here? [migrated]

3 days ago I correctly answered a question here which gained me 15 reps and I would like to recover that account that when I register I would still have that same amount of reps. Actually, I ...
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How to bulk extract personal certificates on Windows?

We are upgrading computers to Win7 and I've found a computer with 300+ personal certificates and we need to save all of them. Is there a way to bulk export them?
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How can I find out which user logged in as root?

We have a couple of servers which are managed by a large group of admins. They usually log in as service users (say hudson) and then switch to root to make some small fix. This means we often can't ...
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Is there a way to automatically change resolution when pluging in a monitor?

I bought a Cable Matters SuperSpeed USB 3.0/2.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapter up to 2048x1152/1920x1200 and used it to connect a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 which allows a fairly high resolution into an old acer ...
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PSloggedon does not work in windows server 2003

We are using windows server 2003 . When we try to check the remote login users using the psloggedon tool it gives the following error. why does this error occurs ?
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Where can I send someone to teach them about malware? [closed]

I'm sure most of us have been asked to fix someone's computer at some point. I work in our company's web design department; a friend in the office asked me to look at his computer because he suspected ...
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Enable guest user not working

I would like to activethe guest user in cmd or gpo: Invité = Guest (I'm french), using Guest return an error. CMD : net user Invité /active:yes I've got "The command completed successfully" but my ...
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LAMP: How do I set up http://myservername.com/~user access?

Been trying to Google this, but I can't figure out good search terms to find any info about what I need, since I don't really know what it's called. I'm pretty much being thrown to the wolves to ...
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Limit /home size per user

I'm doing a college project in which I have several groups of users. One of those groups is developers, which have a special condition, they have access to their Workspace (which is located inside ...
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user account for SMB

is it possible to create user accounts under windows just for home network sharing? I don't want the account to appear in the list of login windows. I don't need it to have its own set of folders, ...
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Linux, Xorg, & KDE: Run Evolution As Different User

have been unable to run Evolution as a non-privileged user without using a terminal window and sudo. First of all I don't want my regular user in sudoers. Second, I'm running systemd, so /run/user is ...
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DELL laptop with Windows 8.1 and Wireless Internal

I have a strong signal for wireless and my configuration allows access to the Internet without a problem. However, my guest account cannot access the Internet. There is a PAGE FAILED TO LOAD error. ...
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Allow administrator rights to a program running under a limited account

I have an application I support which requires permission to read and write to the Registry and also create files on disk and CD-ROM. I would like to run the computers using a limited user so nothing ...
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useradd: invalid option — 'n'

I'm trying to create new user with default values, but it gives me error that such option is invalid. So does something changed and I need to use something else to create user with default values? ...
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VSFTPD on CentOS 7 with permissions

I have successfully installed vsftpd on CentOS 7, and i am connecting with him from FileZilla (-FTP Client- on windows) but, while I create a folder in the user's home folder, i have this error ...
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Hide or Delete the User Home Folder in Windows Explorer Navigation Pane

I am using Windows 7. I don't like the User Home Folder in the Windows Explorer navigation pane. In fact, I don't like the folder itself. I never use it, per se, and it comes up sometimes as an ...
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Windows 8.1 - empty login screen

I've got a Microsoft account on Win 8.1. Then I tried to change my user directory name (because I've got there Polish 'ł' letter) with User Profile Manager and it only change my MS account to local ...
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Limit a user to VI and Tail

I'm running a server on centos 6.0 and I'm looking for a way to limit ssh access of one user to only tail and vi and only in their home folder. I found some guidelines to the home folder part but ...
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Is there a way to measure an employee's computer usage?

I have been asked to see if a user is being productive. Windows 7 doesnt log much in the way of computer usage, but I was thinking it would be possible to see how long the computer is in a locked ...
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How do I create a file as a user and then modify it as another user?

I have a script that does an "su - oracle" then runs exp. I need to store that file to a directory /app/dumps that the user "backups" has access to read + write the file. What's the proper way to ...
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Linux user cannot login with a password but remove the password and he can

I recently helped someone recover from a lost root password (boot cd), but there is something strange going on. i can add a new user and login as that user. then set a password for that user (as the ...
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My windows7 partition is on a “temporary user”

My windows7 partition is on a "temporary user" and I can't reach it from the linux partition. When I login on windows, it shows a black desktop without my shortcuts or documents. I have to browse to ...
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How to find out if root read some of my files in the home directory?

I have one non-privileged account on a Linux server and I don't want root to read my documents. How do I find out if root did something I don't want to happen? This issue is not the same as Super ...
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Two users on Windows 7 connected to different networks?

I happen to need to use a VPN, but also need my local connection. I can't connect to these two together though, as I need just some software to run on the VPN, while the rest of it must not. I tried ...
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Keeping users inside their home directory

I have a fresh install of CentOS and I'm currently setting up users. Their home directories reside within /home/username/ and I want to make it so that they cannot ls or cd outside that area when ...
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How can I ban a user from accessing my router?

How can I ban a user from accessing my router – or how can I end his session? My router is a D-LINK DI-514.
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User Template in Mavericks, always has Maps and iBooks

Trying to build out an image, but the dock across all the users continues to automatically place Maps and iBooks along with it. I've checked the source dock and it's fine and exactly how I want. The ...
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Access User Desktop Files While Using Root

I'm really new ubuntu user... I'm working as root user (the software that I'm using just works if you are root user) but the files that I need to access are on my normal user desktop. I don't how to ...
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Remotely lock a computer

I provide temporary computers to businesses but sometimes they are very slow on letting me get them back. I was wondering if there was any way I could have a computer receive a command as soon as it ...
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set user's PATH variable without admin access in XP

I have two related questions for XP variables; it may end up the same method works for both of them. I as a user want to modify my Path but lack the admin rights necessary to change it. I imagine ...
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Is it possible for root to execute a command as non-root

I am root user and suppose i want to run any application as another user. is it possible, without switching to another user. Something like # google-chrome user=abc I am actually executing a cli ...
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Skype status always appears offline for one user

I have one Skype contact who always appears to be offline, even when he's online. We've chatted regularly over Skype for years without any issues, except for the fact that he always appears to be ...
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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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Vim - how do I map tabedit command to enable cycling through file names?

I use the command :tabe **/<file-name-pattern> all the time to open files in the current directory and subdirs in a new tab in vim. The command enables toggling through similar file names until ...
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Run Tomcat Service as Different User on Windows 7

I have installed Tomcat6 using the 32-bit/64-bit Windows Service Installer download version. In the setup instructions, it is recommended that "For optimal security, the service should be run as a ...
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How to arbitrarily map user/group ownerships in rsync

I need to rsync a directory to a remote server so that all files belonging to user X and group Y on the source (local) machine are mapped to user W and group Z on the destination (remote) machine. If ...
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How to SSH to localhost without password?

EDIT: Putting exactly what was done. I need to SSH to localhost without a password, the usual way of doing it (with public keys) do not work. user@PC:~$ rm -rf .ssh/* user@PC:~$ ssh-keygen -t rsa ...
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How to add a user to DSM 5.x without initial password and force setting password at first login (ssh)

I want to add users to my Synology DS214 with DSM 5.0. I'd like to let the password be set by the user at the first login with ssh. How to do this? How can I enforce a certain complexity of the ...
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Bypass login screen after sleeping or hibernating [duplicate]

I don't have password set for a public computer. Is there a way to auto unlock the computer after hibernating or sleeping so I don't have to press the user? This is what my login screen looks like: ...
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Stop a specific program from starting by default for a specific user

I've looked around here, and I have found a few articles on how to do the flip side of what I need, which is starting specific programs by default without UAC prompt for specific users, but not how to ...
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How can I create an SSH user who only has permission to access specific folders in Ubuntu?

I installed SSH, but I found if I use my original account to login to Ubuntu, it has too many permissions. I want to constrain the user to only have permissions for specific folders in Ubuntu. How ...