Tag Info

New answers tagged


I understand you are on corporate Windows Domain. The number of days before password expiration is a subject of domain policy, by default 42 days and it let you know 14 days before exipration, as far as I remember correctly. This link advises to use the following command to get the number of days before expiration: net user %USERNAME% /domain


You will get a message: Consider changing your password Your password expired in x days. Now you have a "x" days to change your password. After this time (at day x+1) you'll get a message: Your password has expired and must be changed and you can't login without to change the old password.


I figured out how to do it without the snap-in OR the registry. I need to use elevated command prompt, net localgroup ntrights and also setting permissions on the c drive for my newly created group. See here for my more in depth answer.


YES!!! I did it!!! Here is what I did: Click Start and type cmd. When cmd.exe shows up, right-click and select Run as Administrator (this allows you to run Command Prompt at an elevated level). Type net localgroup Power Users /add /comment:"Standard User with ability to install programs." and hit enter. Now you need to assign user/group rights. Download ...


There is a bug in PowerShell 2.0 (fixed in PS 3.0): FileSystem Provider should support credentials It's not possible to supply alternate credentials when using any cmdlets with the FileSystem provider. Even New-PSDrive, which accepts a -Credentials parameter, won't accept it with the FileSystem provider. The bottom line here is that the ...


Parental Controls (or Family Safety) may no longer the correct tool for the task. Depending on the larger situation, alternative approaches may be appropriate: Perhaps adding son's account to the power user user group might be enough (though I'm uncertain about its access to the Parental Safety features). Power users have privileges beyond the general ...


Try to find some app that elevates the user, in a enterprise environment you can use Avecto's Privilege Guard... Might be some similiar for home usage, like this: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/elevate-privileges-automatically-with-elevation-powertoys/


I suggest to change the proxy server so you could view other websites the are block-listed or restricted by your company you're working. (e.g., Facebook, Youtube, Google stores and etc.) are restricted. One thing you should do is to change the proxy server.

Top 50 recent answers are included