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How to delete "Program Files" and "WindowsApps" folders in Windows 10?

I can't delete the folders that are created by Windows. One day I switched the place to all new files from disk C to disk D. Then I immediately changed the place back, to disk C. Windows managed to ...
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How to make Samba allow only one connection (concurrent login) per user?

Samba 4.14.5-2 installed on DD-WRT powered router. Authentication set as security = user and passdb backend = smbpasswd. I need to block other logins to share using one credentials if user already has ...
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How do I remove a work email from my Windows User?

If I go to Settings > Email & Accounts, there's no option to delete the email and thus unlink my user from my work email.
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Powershell script completely removing user profile, user's folder, and user's registry key for dormant accounts

I'm trying to create a Powershell script that removes from a Windows computer a user's profile, a user's folder in "C:\Users", and a user's registry key in "HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\...
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Windows 10 Discrepancy between username and username in CMD after re-setting Windows

I was preparing to sell my old computer with windows 10 installed. I reset windows using the built in windows reset feature. Choosing the longer option that wipes all data. I created a local user ...
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Sharing Microsoft Stream videos to external users

Is there a way to share microsoft stream videos to external users? (that don't have a Microsoft account). Downloading and uploading to share point isn't really an option as I'm getting the 'failied - ...
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Linux user administrator hierarchy

Can I have two users, one above other, but all can run all sudo commands and run all sudo applications, except user below, is not allowed specific small group of actions,set by user above. Ideally, ...
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I accidentally deleted the users from the C drive and put it on the D drive. How can I fix this so my system works again?

I was low in space in C drive, I copied users from C drive and pasted it to D drive and deleted the users in C drive. I realized I have made big mistake by doing this. How can I undo the damage and ...
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Why there is a different number of users in two Linux-PC's?

I have two laptops. The first is a 'Linux-Mint-Mate-desktop'. The second is 'Peppermint-LXDE-desktop'. When I open the terminal on the 'Linux-Mint-Mate-desktop-PC' and run the 'who' command, or some ...
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How do you run an application as TrustedInstaller or SYSTEM without using external programs?

This question is not a duplicate of other questions that have to do with running programs as TrustedInstaller or SYSTEM, because this one is specifically about not using external programs. Using only ...
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What is this .txt file in All Users of my PC?

I have come across an entry on my Lenovo ThinkPad laptop in Computer>System(C)>Users>All Users that I need an explanation for, as in what Log file was being created on 08/05/18, Removing ASPI,...
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OpenVPN but one user by VPN

I expose here my project. I have a server running a ubuntu. The server is set up with multiple VPN connection (tun0, tun1, tun2 ect) I use this to launch my VPNs: sudo systemctl start openvpn-client@...
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Powershell; Delete users from computer by Get-LocalGroupMember

I'm trying to delete all users from the Group Users from the computer except the NT Authority accounts. I want to get the list of users from the Group Users, and use that list to delete the profiles ...
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Safely and completely remove any unwanted TEMP or other users in Windows 10

In C:\Users folder I have three unwanted user folders that do not appear in Profiles in Advanced System Settings or in users in general (check Notes below). A little BackgroundSetting up a new win10 ...
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Accidentally remove own user account on Windows 10

While writing script that automatically removes unauthorized users from a virtual machine and testing it on my host, I managed to accidentally remove my own user (without removing files). I tried ...
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What is the default user for Windows 10 services?

I'm using Sickchill, which runs as a service. Unless I give everyone full control to the show folders, I get a "permission denied" error for the show folder from the Sickchill service. The ...
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Installing fonts with PowerShell commands in all users in windows 10

I want to make an unattended Windows 10 x64 LTSC (1809). I've installed a number of fonts with Powershell via the Powershell script in the following repository: here That worked fine, but that work ...
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Too many users on my MacPro

I am using a MacBook Pro running macOS Catalina 10.15.5 over the past couple of years I have created three users. I want to have one user. How do I get the files I want into one user from the three ...
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Users Bypassing Workbook Protections - What Did I overlook?

I created a Excel 2016 workbook that was to be sent to multiple department heads to then be distributed to their personnel to solicit input on a topic. Some of the columns were free response; some ...
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Windows 10 can not search anything from start menu after I renamed my users folder [duplicate]

I installed windows few days ago and set user name as [FirstName] [Last Name], some commands had problems to execute from CMD because my username had space in the middle. I logged in using ...
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Viewing users in windows group

When right clicking on a file and selecting 'properties' 'security' then it shows a list of users and groups. Namely my account; 'administrator' group account; 'Everyone' group account and 'SYSTEM' ...
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Where can I find the folder which houses the system applications that appear when right-clicking the windows logo on windows 10?

I've recently re-installed all my program files onto a new system through downloading them from the internet and installing them, while also copying the AppData folder, under Users/computer name/, ...
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Ghost user processes that restart?

So, I have a home version of Win10. There's an admin account and then user accounts for the family. When I log in to my account as an ordinary user and view the processes via taskmanager it shows that ...
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Why does the terminal command “w” output the 3 same users in the macOS?

I am logged in to my account. Using the terminal I type the command w and this is the result. 1:07 up 4 days, 4:23, 3 users, load averages: 2.39 2.20 2.24 USER TTY FROM ...
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Add a user with permissions to install programs but without permissions to access the directories of other users

I need to create an user in a Linux system with permissions to install programs but without permissions to access the directories of other users. I've tried to do this: # Create restricted user user ...
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Why Are Our Microsoft Universal Windows Platform Static Software Applications Vanishing?

Edit: This Issue has been - fortunately or unfortunately - solved by Yet Another Clean Install, as it has been specified toward the end of the text of this question. Still, as advised by @Ramhound, ...
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How to remove a user from group in Linux?

I added a user to a group with usermod -aG user group, when it should of been usermod -aG group user. Is there a command to remove the user from the specific group? I checked the man page for usermod, ...
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Automount and access to USB memory

Windows 10 Home i struggle with one problem. im trying to prevent new plugged usb memory to be visible and also i want to this memory be inaccessible to ordinary user, only admin would be able to ...
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How can I set Fedora 21 auto-login?

I would like to have my fedora installation boot up with 2/3 users automatically logged in. That is: non-root users logging in without password prompt. Naturally they need not all have GUIs. I only ...
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How to get query command on Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 computer on which I need to see what users are logged in via an SSH connection (which is the command prompt). I figured I could run query user on the machine, but the query command ...
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Add all LDAP users to a local group?

Is there a way to add every LDAP users to a local group on Debian ? I have more than 1500 ldap users, and they need to be in local groups ('video', 'audio' and 'games') on some computers (Raspbian)....
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Why do I change users when I login as root from terminal (fedora)? And why don't my changes to .bashrc & .bash_profile show up when I do?

Okay, so when I log in as root in my terminal using sudo, sudo -i, or su I get: [dash@localhost IN => ~]$ su Password [root@localhost IN => /home/dash]$ (notice the $ instead of #, this could be ...
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how to find out what are the other users connected to this server?

I want to change the installation of a program, but it says that there are other users connected to this server, how can I find out who they are? One way, as described by root in the comments below, ...
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Single instance of a program, with access to multiple users

I want to make my software to run on a certain computer, and if the current user logs out and another logs in, it shouldn't close and the new user would continue the work where the last one left off. ...
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How to unlink a secondary non-system drive's "Users" folder shortcut? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 10 system SSD (C:) and a non-system HD (D:) in two partitions of the disk (total of 3). D used to be the old system drive before installing Windows 10 on the SSD, which may explain ...
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How do you delete user data on Windows 10?

I've managed to delete the accounts but there's still data left over. When I try to delete it I get the message "You require permission from S - 1 - 5 - 21 - 2782702860 - 1072350787 - 1006 to make ...
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Is it possible to have a different language set for each user account in macOS?

I have an iMac and want to share with a Chinese person. I know we can set up different users, but can each user have their own language file saved so that when one user logs in, the system is set for ...
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How could I set a description for all users at the same OU?

I'm trying to use the output from write-output command and use Set-ADUser to change Descripton field from all Users on a specific OU. First I did: Import-Module ActiveDirectory $Users = Get-ADUser -...
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Applications can't access files although I have permissions

I using Windows 7 After the PC didn't start a few times, it suddenly did, but when it happened, some applications that access the file system didn't work. Dropbox popped up a message saying there's a ...
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Moving \Users directory back to the C: drive

I moved my \Users\user directory to a larger D: drive when I set my SSD to be the boot/C: drive, using a symbolic link. Now I want to move it back to the C: drive, and a larger, better SSD. I think ...
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Linux manage permissions of a folder

I have folder to which multiple users write and edit files, the problem is that the files are used by a app and to start that app it needs permissions (read+write), but the edited files belong to the ...
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What is the 'new' login.defs file in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am currently going through TestOut for my Linux+ certification, and I got to the section on users and groups. The instructor demonstrated that the login.defs file has been used to change default ...
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Why are there tons of users listed in Windows 10?

I'm having some file permission issues trying to install Drupal on Xampp, when I click on users, I see 5 of them in permissions, but there is only one user account, admin, me. Why so many users, can ...
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Linux useradd and password from commandline?

Based on the documentation here: https://linux.die.net/man/8/adduser I am trying to create a new user with a default home dir in Ubuntu 17.10 and specify the password: useradd john -m -p mypassword ...
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How to recover deleted user account

I accidentally deleted my main user account “blaze” and I used it with everything. All my files were on it. I did this command (or something similar) while I was logged in as admin: net user blaze /...
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Dubious user on MBP 10.12.5

I execute "dscl . list /Users | grep -v '_'" and lists root permission users, like: daemon, Guest, hiddenuser, nobody, "me", root. I don't know who is hiddenuser and how to remove it. could somebody ...
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How to run systemctl service as user

I'm trying to get mpd running as a server. When I ncpmpc, I see no songs. This is probably because mpd does not have access to my music folder. Here is my folder: drwxrwxrwx 4 pi pi ...
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Powershell Get Active logged in user in local machine

I am trying to get currently logged in users who has active session. In the task manager, the list is crystal clear that there are two user sessions and one is active. I want to query the same via ...
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Remove "If you're having trouble entering your password..." message on macOS

When I turn on my MacBook Pro, I'm greeted with the familiar user list. However, there's a message at the bottom of my screen, apart from the users: "If you're having a problem entering your ...
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Active Directory GPO excluding users

I want to set a rule for all users in a domain. The rule turns on the screensaver after 15 minutes and then the user must use a password to login again. Everything works, but I need to exclude one ...
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