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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


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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 ...


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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.


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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 ...


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To clear user local profile via registry: Press on 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 path. ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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)


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I have developed an inofficial successor to Microsoft's Delprof called Delprof2. It is syntax compatible to the original but more powerful. You can find more information here.


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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


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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. ...


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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:)


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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 ...


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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!


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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" ...


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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 ...


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


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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 http://digiparent.weebly.com/ Hope you like it!


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GUI method with correct icon Go to chrome://settings/ (or Menu > Settings) Scroll down to Users section Select the currently active profile user & click the Edit button Click Add desktop shortcut To repeat the process for other profiles, first switch to that profile & repeat 1-4 This creates a shortcut icon to your profile with the correct ...


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Try "Easy Transfer". I just did it from my desktop to my laptop. Worked like a charm. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/windows-easy-transfer


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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 ...


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If it is OK for every user to have the shortcut on their desktop, you could just add it to C:\Users\Public\Public Desktop.


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Yes, you can restrict wireless network connections to user profiles in Windows 7. Follow these steps: 1) First thing you’ll need to do is head to Network and Sharing Center, which can be access through the tray icon... Once you’re there, click on Manage Wireless Networks. Once there, click on the Profile types button. 2) And now you can choose ...


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


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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) ...


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Give the guy a break. Sure, he shouldn't be using his work PC for personal use but that doesn't answer his question. Holy terrible attitude Batman. Run Temp File Cleaner - it will remove temporary files from your computer. It is better than CCleaner. Delete email you don't want to leave behind. There is a chance that it's backed up somewhere but not always ...


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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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Add a string value called UserDataDir under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome with the value of the user-data-dir that you'd like to use. This works in Chrome version 21. I'm not sure which version it was first implemented in, though. This way you don't have to use any command line arguments to chrome.exe and so you don't need to ...


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Try MultiFirefox: MultiFirefox is a small launcher utility that allows you to run multiple versions of Firefox side-by-side. It helps you set up multiple profiles (one or more for each version of Firefox), remembers your last launch preferences for easy launching, has auto-updating built in for when we make improvements, and is 100% ...


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What you are looking for is a Parental Control software that limits the time each user uses the PC. The problem is that there's tons of "programs" out there that supposedly offer this service. My suggestion is to do some research and see what will work best for your situation. I did find this: TimesUpKids. It appears to provide what you are looking for, ...



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