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How to get rid of welcome screens for the guest user in Windows 11 for Education?

Simple thing really: I successfully created a Windows 11 Education setup with "Shared PC" settings, i.e. there's a guest user who can logon anonymously and whose changes will be reverted ...
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Sharing GlobalProtect VPN from Windows with a Mac

I am doing contract work for a corporate client who issued me a Windows-based company laptop, but the project I am working on needs a Mac. I have a personal Mac but I can't get the VPN working on my ...
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Mounting a Linux share with a single account on RDS for all users

I have this situation: a Linux server (CentOS 7) providing access to some of its files through samba This server is not currently joined to the Windows domain and cannot be for practical reasons a ...
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Stop "Sign In To Set Up Office" window appearing in Shared Computer Activation environment

I am trying to set up Shared Computer Activation as we have several 'Kiosk' style desktop PC's that are used by some staff with Microsoft 365 Business Premium, and other staff with Microsoft 365 ...
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Windows 10 shared folder can't be accessed from other computer

I shared a folder in my personal computer in order to allow my wife to access it from her computer. Followed all instructions related to activate NetBIOS, allow insecure host etc. But when she tries ...
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How do I share live data between two applications?

I have an application (A) that updates some data (about 1 MB) every second. I can make this application write the data to a file of my choosing, but other than that it is out of my control. I need to ...
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Is there an easy way to lock/unlock editing in an Excel or Word file shared over OneDrive?

OneDrive gives you the option to share Word, Excel, etc. files with others and allow or restrict editing, but is there an easy way to toggle the editing permission on and off without cancelling and re-...
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Allow Windows KVM Guest to Access Kubuntu Host Filesystem

I am trying to get my Windows Qemu KVM to be able to access the host Kubuntu filesystem, so that I can work with files on Linux and Windows at the same time. I tried looking for various guides online, ...
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Can you limit RAM, CPU usage on a shared computer per user?

We have a computer that we share. As an example, user A logs in starts a process and it uses 80% of the RAM and 70% of the CPU. When user B logs in they can only use 20% of the RAM and 30% of the CPU. ...
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How to create an excel file that won't be locked for editing when others open it?

I have a file that I'd like others (potentially a dozen+) to have access to at all times, but that I can also edit even if others have it open. If I make it so it requests the user open it as Read ...
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MS Access DB Instance getting corrupted when put on shared server

I am using MS Access 365, my DB instance is getting corrupted whenever I put it on shared drive. Is there some sort of accessibility/privilege change i need to do for it to work. I want to allow ...
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Shared drive folders disappear when user has no rights? [closed]

So, I am working on a scenario where I want users to be able to see all folders up to a certain point. When they get to a file or folder they are not allowed into, I want them to be able to see it, ...
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Sync Calender Between Gmail and Outlook.com

I have an Outlook.com account (not the Desktop app) which is my primary email/calendar, whereas my wife uses Gmail as her primary account, and we really would like a shared calendar we both can edit/...
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How do you prevent corruption of shared Excel files?

I have 10 or so Shared Macro Enabled Excel files that about 30-50 users modify multiple times each day. Over time the files get bogged down and bloated from excel thinking users are still using them ...
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What's the way to stream teacher's desktop on students' desktop in Windows?

How do you stream media and text to multiple screens simultaneously with Windows on a private network? This is our situation: We don't have any projector in our classroom. It's needed to give read-...
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Pair Programming on multiple computers

At work, we are trying to set up pair programming stations. For this, we need to have both programmers working from different monitors (with their own keyboard and mouse) on the same file. Are there ...
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Docker workflow with multiple packages and shared sources

Let's say I want to use Docker for an app, which consists of two parts. These parts are different, but they have some shared libraries. So, I have two folders: part1/ Dockerfile src/ part2/ ...
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Create shared folder for VSFTP jailed users in Linux

I have a thing I want to do. I have set up a VSFTP server, and put its users in "jail", so they cannot look anywhere else except for their home directory. However, now I want to do something more. ...
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Proxy to allow two different networks an internet connection

I need to set up a proxy server to allow two different networks to share an ADSL internet connection but not allow the two networks to access one another. How do I do this?
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Owncloud: Multiple Users in One Calendar

I'm currently starting to use ownCloud and I wonder if I can set up a calendar and/or contacts that can be fully shared between users. So far I have found an option where I can allow others to get ...
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Strategies to share passwords for multiple users such as husband wife? [closed]

My wife and I use the same accounts on many web pages, such as music, video, and utilities. We're looking to improve our system to have us both able to login to the same accounts. Our goals: ...
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One computer not connecting

so here is the scope and story of my issue. I am currently in a hotel that has LAN access in its rooms. I have two computers that I am attempting to connect the their network. Seeing as there is only ...
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How do I share external hard-drives between host and guest in VirtualBox?

I'm running VirtualBox 4.1.14, host is iMac OS X 10.7.3, guest is Ubuntu 12.04. I want to share folders between the two, ideally access to external hard-drives that are my storage for the Mac. Have ...
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In XP, how to create a folder like "shared documents" on second hard drive to allow multiple users on the same computer to share files

My home system is running Windows XP Pro set up with a non-privileged account for each family member.One of the primary uses is storing all our photos, currently under "Shared Documents". As our ...
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What can I do about a slow shared internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internet connection too slow I am in a student residence, and the internet acces provided (cablecom / studentcom) is very slow. Speedtest.net results: ping (ms) download (...
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Logon onto shared Windows account using individual passwords?

In a networked Windows XP environment, I have a computer-controlled device which I want to connect to the network, but allow various people to use. The computer must be left running and logged on at ...
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Can't start firewall or automatic updates in Windows XP

On a friends laptop following some viruses infestations there is a problem in starting the Windows firewall. The error is: Could not start the Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) ...
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