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I want to see my network username and password

I've connected to my network but my friend who is in the same homegroup as me needs a username and password. So I looked on my computer for the network username and password and couldn't find ...
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Why doesn't Google Chrome suggest saved usernames in a drop-down menu?

In firefox, when you save multiple usernames for a login site, for example gmail, firefox suggests you these saved usernames in a drop-down list when you click in the username entry box. But Google ...
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someone's else's avatar appears when I try to reset my password

I have 2 gmail accounts. One was from about 1-1/2 years ago that I only started to access some maps from my Godson. In Aug 2014, I wanted to start a blog on blogspot.com so I opened a gmail account so ...
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Windows 7 wont connect to shared folders

I'm going to quote something right from the beginning, this does not work: To configure NTLM compatibility for Windows Vista or Windows 7 1 Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run and ...
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Change Friendly Name on Windows 7 Lock Screen

I am running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Service Pack 1 and log into a domain. If I lock my work laptop, it shows the following... Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE to unlock this computer. First ...
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How can I change username in Windows 8.1?

Apparently lusrmgr.msc is not available in the Windows 8.1 version I'm using, and thus I can't change my username under the Local Users and Groups tab. I would like to rename my user profile name so ...
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How can I change the email address used to log in to Windows 8?

I had to delete my hard drive after I encountered serious errors on my laptop. When logging in by setting up my account profile I made a mistake on my email address. When I tried to change this I was ...
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I have forgotten my user name for my mac

I have a mac-book pro and I've lost my user name to get into the computer, how can I fix this problem without taking it to our Apple agents who are soooo slow, Thanks
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The quota path is either invalid or it doesn't exist

Using File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2, i'm trying to set a quota of 1 GB for each user folder. But it seems it doesn't recognize the %USERNAME% variable. When I fill in: ...
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How to access files in network drive to search for a string in that file?

I am using below code in windows powershell to search for a string and give filename as output if string is found. $a=Get-ChildItem -r | ? {$_.psiscontainer -eq $false} | ? {gc $_.pspath ...
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Are there any practical issues with choosing a username other than my real name on Windows? [closed]

As a new laptop (running Windows 8.1 Pro) is going to be delivered to me soon, I'm thinking about choosing a username different than just my first and last name. However, I'm concerned that the ...
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How do I change my username on Windows 8? Or get around this?

My username on my computer is BreeBreeBRAN™ I'm trying to make a batch file to delete the firefox temp folder and run it as a task on startup. So my batch is cd ...
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Launch Minecraft 1.7.2 From Batch File and change Username

Near the start of the year I made a series of little batch scripts allowing people to run minecraft off of their usbs and not leave anything on the computer (symlink from %appdata%/.minecraft to ...
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What are the specific names for the various username formats in Windows?

When windows users are prompted to enter their username, they can usually specify it in a variety of formats: username username@activedirectorydomain.example addomain\username What are the ...
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Rename the user profile dir name in Windows 8 to the correct username, in a silent way?

When I log for first time in Windows 8 this is my user folder: C:\Users\Administrador.ELEKTRO-PC The computername is appended to the username (lol), but the real username is this: Administrador ...
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How do I change the username and the userprofile path of a domain user?

I have run into an issue with a piece of software we are using where users with a single quote ' in their name is causing the application to crash. I contacted support for the application and they ...
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How to get username/password of Netcomm modem?

I am trying to login to a Netcomm modem NB16VM but admin/admin doesn't work. How can I get the correct username/password? How do I do a hard reset of the modem? Will that revert the ...
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Use of screen on terminal is blocked by length of user name

I am a user of screen on terminal, but i tried to mount a screen on my Macbook and results in this warning: $ screen LoginName too long - sorry. I read on web and the suggestion is change the ...
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Where to find proxy's credentials on a XP PC

Could anyone help me find out the proxy's username + password. I have an Windows XP PC, I know that Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox is using the proxy. I have tried to look for it in the ...
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Two hop SSH with multiple user names

I am trying to set up an ssh proxycommand, where the user name at the final host is different from the user name at the original host. I am logged in on firstHost as username and want to effectively ...
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How can I change the name of the C:\Users\username directory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change user directory name in Windows 7? How to rename user folder in Windows 8? I installed Windows 8 and I wrote my user name in Hebrew. I need to change it ...
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How to enable Username resolution in Outlook 2010

Let's say you want to send an Email to Bob Dilan. In Outlook 2007, if you already sent a mail to Bob Dilan in the past, you could just type dilab, if dilab is his actual username on the domain. In ...
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Firefox: how to autocomplete password but not username

I'm a part of a team testing a web application that needs to log into hundreds of test accounts every day. The password is always the same, but the usernames constantly change. I can save the password ...
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grub username and password

I have a tamilnadu govt lenovo laptop which has dual OS boot (windows7 and boss gnu/linux) In GRUB suddenly the windows 7 changed to windows vista and linux has changed to two versions. If I try ...
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Username has changed on Mac OS X Lion

My username (the first thing you see on every line in the Terminal) has changed. It used to be my first name (Jonathan), but it has changed to the name of a freelance web project I'm currently working ...
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how to increase 16 character limit to display user name in Terminal / UNIX?

I have several Mac users attached to my NAS whose usernames exceed the 16 char user display (ie SportsFreelancer01), so under the ls -al command, it shows up as user "SportsFreelancer", without #. Is ...
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Changing the user language on Windows7

My OS on my computer is Windows7. When I got this computer, I set my user name to a name in a non-latin language. Now I want to change it, because it causes many problems with some of the downloads. ...
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Took Ownership of File/Folder, but Still Couldn't Alter It

Received a "folder access denied" warning after wanting to delete a folder so I needed to change permissions on a folder. Changed it to - for example: "username (username-PC\username)". That was the ...
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How to delete stored user names in the Logon Information Properties dropdown list

I'm using Windows XP. In the "Stored User Names and Passwords" dialog box, under Properties, in the User Name drop down list, it shows a bunch of old server\usernames. How can I edit that listing to ...
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Skype 5.5 - How do I clear the “username” field so that nothing is shown when I start Skype under Windows?

For Skype 5.5 under Windows (Vista), every time I start the program the username is filled in. How do I get rid of this 'cache' such that it is completely empty every time I start the program? Or, at ...
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change default username when ssh to another pc [duplicate]

When I ssh between different pcs I can omit my username (tom) and just type ssh pc_name instead of ssh tom@pc_name I like this feature, and have got into the habit of using it. Unfortunately, ...
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Using telnet with an username and a password

I'm trying to use telnet to access http://stream.twitter.com/1/statuses/sample.json but when I connect to it I get a 401 Unauthorized error. Being able to specify username and password would allow me ...
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If I typo my username when ssh-ing, is there a way to go back and change it?

When ssh-ing using putty, I sometimes mistype my username, and hit Enter before I realise my mistake. Once prompted for a password, is there a way to go back and re-enter my username rather than ...
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I'm asked for credentials for s0.2mdn.net when browsing! Why? How do I stop it?

Occasionally on my Media Center (running Windows 7) I have to download something from the internet to install. I use Internet Explorer 8 (over my normal favourite, Firefox) simply because it's there. ...
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How to change user directory name in Windows 7?

Is it possible, and if yes how, to change the name of a user directory in Windows 7? e.g. change C:\Users\Tim & Carly to C:\Users\Tim_and_Carly
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How to find username on remote computer?

I have the IP addresses of some computers on my network. Is there any command line tool like PsExec, which can take the IP Address as input and find out the username of the currently logged in user? I ...
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Odd behaviour for Windows Vista Ultimate login screen

Ever since I installed Vista Ultimate, after Windows loads the login screen has always started with the red circle with a white X and says "The user name or password are incorrect". I know this is not ...
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Default username and password for *.example.com

I have a bunch of dev domains that are all subdomains of example.com e.g. test1.example.com, test2.example.com etc They all use HTTP authentication and the same username and password. Is there a way ...
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Stop SharePoint Displaying Meeting Attendees NT Username

I've created a meetingspace in SharePoint and added some users to the attendees list. Most of the users name comes up fine (e.g. John Smith is displayed) but for others the NT username is displayed ...