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Windows 10 Username List

I have a laptop for which I have the password but not the username. Never bothered to note it down. For some reason, the login screen changed and now it lists only Other User when I turn it on and ...
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Blocking a process from accessing some folders in Windows 10

Nowadays every game and every anti-cheat feels it is OK to look anywhere in my drive. I don't like that. I'm playing a game which looks for what I guess are cheats developers and sniffs around in ...
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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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Create read only user who can ssh and have read only acces on log drectory

I have a log folder and i want someone to ssh to my server and look at the logs. I need to create a user who can ssh (but cannot sudo) and have read-only access to that log folder. How can i do 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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Keycloack - User Group not shown

I have setup keycloack and I have configured an ldap User Federation. I am able to synchronize Users & Groups from my external LDAP. My problem is with Groups section in Users details. The ...
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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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Windows how to create new Localgroup and define special rights for this group

Using Localgroups (no AD) How can I give "special rights" to a local group I created, (I want to give/copy the same rights as the administrator group) Then I want to remove some specific rights...
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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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Always run `git` command by a specified user

I'm looking for a solution to the problem of running git pull by many Linux users. Let's assume that there's a git repository under /var/www/html and there are 3 users on the CentOS 7 machine: user, ...
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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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Entire Users folder is shared

I've recently created a new administrator account and converted my original admin account into a standard user account for "best practice security" I noticed that as a standard user I'm able to access ...
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What's the safest way to reset permission to default?

I have mixed permissions on winodws 10 from trying to backup windows.old file and windows-bt. I added "Everyone" to the user names and groups list but there's a red icon on the administrator account ...
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How to set up a surrogate user on Linux

I have a 'work' user and a 'leisure' user. How to I set it up so that one of those users has unfettered access to the other's home folder, so I don't need to constantly switch between the two or ...
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Software closing itself as soon as it opens. Only with a regular user

I've seen that there have been many people who have reported an issue like the one i'm having right now but i'll explain you in detail what is happening. My problem occurs at work with an specific ...
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Create new users in Windows 7 with no groups

In Windows 7 if I create a new user from "Computer Management" -> "Local Users and Groups", this new user will belong to the "Users" group. Is there a way to have new users created by default without "...
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Run script when password is changed

Is there any way to run a custom command when passwd is executed? I'm creating a server GUI, and I want to tie the app users with the system users, And, I don't want to use just plain PAM Auth. So I ...
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script to automatically insert users from active directory to pc

I would like to know if is it possible to create a script(power shell or vbs) that automatically insert users of a domain server folder under active directory (windows 2003). I want to launch it on a ...
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VNC kicks out new user on Fedora 23 (113 Error)

I used the Fedora documentation located here to set up a VNC server on a Fedora 23 and it works in single user mode. Now I am trying to set it up for multiple users. Right now the :1 display is being ...
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Giving Non-admins Access to Modify Network Adapter settings in Windows 10 Home

I am trying to grant a user the ability to modify their network settings on the home version of Windows 10, without granting them Administrator access. I am trying to do this without embedding the ...
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Excel 2013 Power Query

Does anyone know how to extract all Active Directory Users and show which ones are Users and which ones are just Contacts. I've extracted both Users and Contacts but they seem to show the same in ...
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useradd user with group with same uid and gid

I want to add a user named "nexus" with uid as 1234567 (example number) and gid 1234567. I'm running the following command: sudo useradd -r -U -u 1234567 -g 1234567 -m -c "nexus role account" -d /...
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How do I add a user group in the latest edition of Windows 10 Home? [duplicate]

The newest version of Windows 10 Home (version 1511) brings with it a whole slew of new stuff. It also brings with it its own handful of problems. One of these is the apparent inability to create ...
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Setting home dir permissions so apache can read it, but other users don't

I have multiple users with apache installed on ubuntu 14.04 server. How should I set user's groups or/and their home dir permissions so users could not read each others home dirs, but on the other ...
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Windows 7 cached domain/user information

In reference to the question I asked earlier. How am I logged on as a user, when the user doesn't exist in "user accounts" Where does windows keep its cached domain\user information. I ...
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How to track activity of users/groups?

The only user in my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) is myself, but /etc/passwd contains 42 users and /etc/group contain 70 groups!!! How could I find if such large number of users and groups are needed at all ...
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What is the “messagebus” user group?

I recently find a new group in my Mac 's "User & Groups" pref pane. Anyone know what happened of my Mac? Is it safe? MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch,Early 2015), OS X Yosemite (10.10.5)