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Questions tagged [user-accounts]

Usually a personal account on a computer system that allows access to a system's (advanced) functions.

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Setting password expiration date for specific local account in Windows

Is it possible to set password expiration date for one local account in Windows? It's possible to set account policy with net accounts /maxpwage command, but I'm interested in changing the date for ...
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Reset Windows 10 Permissions

I installed long time ago "Easy Context Menu" and added when i press right click, the option to "take ownership" from a folder/disk. Also long time ago I had plugged in my old C:/ HDD from my old ...
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OneDrive failing with Location Not Available after changing user directory

I've just gotten a replacement Surface 5 after my Surface 4 failed under a "flickergate" scenario. OneDrive was initially awesome to sync up a bunch of settings I had on my previous machine, however, ...
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How do I connect Word to a different OneDrive for Business account?

Background Our company is in the process of migrating AD domains and O365 tenants. This is a phased migration with many moving parts. We're now using our new accounts to access the O365 services, ...
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How do I create a seperate user login management from a single user in linux?

I work in a company. My team has 15 members. All of share a single server. This is managed by our IT team. All of us have one login id/pw. We can do sudo operations on it. Since, people use screen/...
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Guest enabled within terminal but disabled within user accounts. Find my mac is not on

Searching for users within terminal using "dscl . list /Users | grep -v '_'" brings back a guest user. I have disabled guest user and have sailed find my mac as well. Any reason as to why the guest ...
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netplwiz disabled, grayed out buttons

I've got a Win7Pro pc with autologon for the "admin" user. The password for that account is not in the registry under Winlogin/Defaultpassword. I think it has "User must enter a user name and password....
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How do I create new users on a Linux host without also creating a default initial password?

Normally, when I (rarely) need to create a new user account, I create the account with sudo useradd <username> and then secondarily, I use sudo passwd <username> and set the password to ...
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How to create a very restricted user account into windows 10?

I want to create an account on my computer for my son but I want it to be very limited so he can only run some of the applications, not to install or download anything even in his profile, maybe limit ...
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Remote desktop authentication on home network - Microsoft account vs Windows account?

I have a desktop PC and a laptop both at home, and I'd like to remote into the desktop from my laptop. Both are running Windows 10, and for both I used my Microsoft account to create a user profile. ...
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Chrome is extremely slow on one user acount but works fine on another user account

tl;dr Chrome doesnt crash, instead it is so slow that websites time out. Other browsers work perfectly fine. If I try using chrome on another windows user account, it works perfectly fine. Chrome ...
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Allow a user to use my Microsoft account only to login to computer and not to access my online account data

I have Windows 10 computer linked with my personal Hotmail account. I want to give the computer to someone else. There is some software which I cannot get to run as another user (old legacy programs). ...
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Make Folder only able to read/write from a certain process

I want to disable the user/admins from reading contents/editing and the only way the the files in the folder can be read/edited are by that program/process. How could I do this in windows 10?
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Issue with Error 1310 when installing an app on Windows 10

Windows 10 I've been having issues with a particular desktop app that I've never had before. The app is having issues writing to a folder in the Documents folder. After verifying ownership of the ...
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GitHub User administration - mass changes

I'm the organization owner for our GitHub organization under a GitHub Enterprise enviornment. I need to update the access permissions of nearly 70 users to strip them all down to 'Read' access for ...

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