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You can do it with the User Profiles dialog in System Properties: Log in as different user (with admin privileges) than you want to delete Open Properties for Computer Advanced system settings (on the left side) Settings for User Profiles (in the middle) Select the profile you want to delete and click the delete button


The command line argument you're looking for is --profile-directory=Default. Here's the complete command line for Mac OS X: open -a "Google Chrome" --args --profile-directory=Default And for Linux: google-chrome --profile-directory=Default It expects the internal names of the profiles: My second profile, named "Lemonade" by Chrome, would be --profile-...


GUI method with proper icon (for Windows) Type chrome://settings/ in address bar (or Menu > Settings) Scroll down to Users section Select the user marked (current) & click Edit button Now click Add desktop shortcut Optional Switch to any other profile & repeat steps 1-4 This creates a shortcut icon to your profile with the correct picture in ...


mklink /d myuser d:\moved\myuser On modern versions of NTFS, junction points which you used on XP are replaced with directory symlinks. Though, I don't really recommend doing this... you're not likely to see any performance benefit.


To clear user local profile via registry: Click Start → Run → Regedit Navigate to the following registry key :HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList Under ProfileList navigate to binary key’s like this: S-1-5-21-3656904587-1668747452-4095529-500 On the right side under ProfileImagePath you'll see the profile ...


use tee: % do_something | sudo tee 'filename' in your case thats: % echo 'JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun' | sudo tee /etc/profile the reason to favour tee over subshells is to encapsulate the stuff which creates the content from the stuff which writes the content to a file. imagine more complex stuff than just 'echo' than the other solutions become ...


[EDIT] According to Aminah Nuraini (in comments) the following is no longer the case. I'm just going to post this here for greater visibility (as I found it very useful) for future people who come across it, credit goes to user234593: Go to the menu and at the top under signed in as click disconnect then click sign in and sign in as a ...


Any SD card has a class-rating. It is printed on the card, usually prefixed by HC. Class 10 (HC10) is currently the standard for FAST SD cards. Multiply Class by 1 MB/s to get the minimal transfer-speed. Class 10 is 10 MB/s. A normal (slow) sata HD can easily do 120 MB/s. Conclusion: A SD card is so MUCH slower than the harddisk that comparing them is ...


This is not possible in current versions of Google Chrome or Chromium. The Chromium issue tracker has a ticket for adding this feature, which you can follow: Issue 91230: Multi-Profiles: Add support for custom avatar


The easiest and most reliable method of getting your user profile onto another (i.e., non-system) partition is to have Windows create it there for you. On Vista, I've used the following steps to have my user profile created on D: instead of C:. 1) Install Vista and make the first user account "Administrator". 2) Login. Use regedit.exe to modify the ...


Have sudo spawn a sub-shell: sudo sh -c "echo 'JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun' >> /etc/profile" In this example, sudo runs "sh" with the rest as arguments. (this is shown as an example in the sudo man page)


This worked for me: Quit Chrome (ensure you don't have any running). Find the Chrome application directory (e.g., on Windows, it is %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data, on Mac it's ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/). Put your new avatar png file into the "Default" subdirectory. Edit the "Local State" file in a good text editor. ...


I have developed an unofficial successor to Microsoft's Delprof called Delprof2. It is syntax compatible to the original but more powerful.


Rename the user's profile folder to Bob.old Logged in as an admin, go to Control Panel → User Accounts → Manage User Accounts. Domain accounts show there after an initial login. Delete the account for Bob Open regedit and make sure that the user is no longer in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList. Delete it if present, ...


I had a similar problem, which caused problems with msysgit. Here is the solution I used, and it definately worked for me. This answer is similar to this and that SO post. If you are on Windows 7, you can skip this step. If you are on Windows XP, download and install Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Tools which contains SETX, a utility, described on SS64 ...


C:\Users\Public\ is the equivalent to All Users in Win 7 Desktop is the folder you want (it is labelled Public Desktop) and it is hidden so you will need to set Show hidden files, folders, and drives The full path is C:\Users\Public\Desktop (if your system drive is C:)


You can't, it's as simple as that.


I can not log in as administrator nor as myself as it just doesn't go into another screen. Is there anything I can do? One way to do this is the reset the local administrator password assuming the hard drive is not encrypted with whole disk encryption, and do this by following the below instructions. Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor,...


Given the code on my work machine i think having it burned by a priest, extinguished with holy water and buried in a nuclear waste store is the only way to be sure!


I did a search and replace of all the occurrences of chrome.exe in my registry with the specific command link. So, "C:\Users\PROFILE-NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -- "%1" was replaced with "C:\Users\PROFILE-NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --user-data-dir="C:\Chrome Profile \location" --omnibox-popup-...


I also created my own software to accomplish exactly what your requested. And the best part its that its free since its still in the beta stage. You can find my software at Hope you like it!


Another, albeit less convenient method of choosing which profile will launch is to edit the Local State file in the Chrome User Data directory and search for "last_used": if you change the value it lists to a different Profile that's the one that will open the next time you launch chrome normally (unless of course you're using the switch mentioned above). I ...


I found this program : "XP Keep per User Display Settings". I quote: The program is launched for each and every user -- don't worry, it's rather small -- and monitors the following events: switching among active users users logging off Each time such an event occurs the current user's display settings are saved in that user's ...


You can do it from the command line: firefox -no-remote -P profile_name


Add a key of type REG_SZ (string) called UserDataDir under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome with the value of the user-data-dir that you'd like to use. The can be done with a single command line from the Command Prompt, as follows: reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome" /v UserDataDir /t REG_SZ /d "C:\Users\User1\chrome-...


Solution is 1 extra step: Load hive C:\Users\old_profile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\UsrClass.dat and add new_user account with Full Access permissions. As the result: User Profile is migrated exactly like it was on the old computer. Without any utilities used. =)


I want to limit some users daily computer usage on the family PC. You can use "Parental Controls" to do this. You will need to create additional Standard User account, and then enable "Parental Controls" for those the new accounts. See below for a complete walkthrough. Set up Parental Controls You can use Parental Controls to help manage how your ...


In this case? No. However you can work around it by doing one of the following: Change your Dropbox folder location To do so, open up Dropbox's preference and press Move... and choose your home folder. This wouldn't be the option I'd recommend. (It's easier and more possible with Dropbox 0.8.x with selective sync and being able to move your Dropbox folder) ...


I usually move the folders to my separate partition and then symlink them back into the C:\Users folder. This has the advantage that legacy apps that tend to break on custom paths can access the folder as usual. This snippet of batch script should do what you want. Note that you have to run it as Administrator for symlinking to work ( untested, YMMV ): ::...

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