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New Active Directory domain for small Dev shop, moving users data to domain account

We have decided that it is time to build a domain in our smallish office, and i have been tasked with the job. The Domain is setup, and we are in the process of creating usernames and passwords for ...
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How to Set Terminal Services User Preferences?

The server that hosts my terminal service is set to use dd/mm/yyyy and Pounds for currency. When I login as a user instead of getting the aforementioned settings I get mm/dd/yyyy and Dollars for ...
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Logging on to server creates duplicate user profiles in Documents & Setting

Windows Server 2003. I am having a problem with the creation of new user profiles when logging in remotely to a terminal server. The new user profile gets added under Documents & Settings as ...
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Apply software settings to all logged in user accounts

Currently using Windows Server 2008 R2 I have created custom settings for a software and I want to apply it to all users on the domain, regardless of where they sit. Is it possible to apply these ...
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Disable 'Options' from the File Menu in Office 2007 applications

We have deployed Office 2007 to multiple computers in an office environment (Windows Server 2008 and Windows XP CLients) and need to remove the 'Options' setting seen from the File menu. Is there a ...
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User-specific anacrontab?

I can use crontab -e as a normal user to edit my user crontab. Does anacron have any similar feature for individual non-admin users, or does it only have a system-wide anacrontab?
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Silent registry changes on Windows 7

I apologize if this is listed elsewhere, but I truly couldn't find it. Does anyone know how to silently modify registry keys in Windows 7? I've tried running regedit with the /S command line switch, ...
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SQL Server User Mapping - Limit view of databases for a user

I am adding a new Login with SQL Server Authentication. I set its Server Role as public and then went into User Mapping, selecting the only database this user should have access to. I then change the ...
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Windows 7: How to change location of a profile's folders?

Am trying to get Widows 7 to behave when told to change a user's "Desktop", "Saved Searches", "Desktop", "My Music", and the rest of the folders that "point" to their different directories and that ...
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Local Account: Find Last Password Change

Is there a an easy way from the command line (or even just a setting to check somewhere) to see when a password for a local Windows account (specifically Server 2K3) expires or when it was last ...
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prevent storage in documents and settings for account (windows)

Is there a way to prevent a local account on a windows xp machine from storing any data in the documents and settings folder? The machine is used on a domain predominantly and is a base image. When a ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Every time I remote desktop in… it sits on “Applying User Settings” for 30 seconds

Every day, the first time that I log in to a relatively (otherwise) speedy windows 2003 server, it sits on "applying user settings" or something similar for 30+ seconds after a successfull login ...
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How can I merge the settings and documents from an account on Windows XP to the Admin account?

experts and pros... I would like to "migrate" or "merge" an account on my Windows XP computer to/with the Admin account, till now unactivated. The reason I don't want to simply activate and copy the ...
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Difference between profile and home path

What's the difference between a user's home path and their profile path in Windows Server 2003?
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Setting default public address book in OWA

There are currently many different public address books (one for each site) in Outlook Web Access. Is there a way for the user to set a different default address book for themselves to save them ...
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Portable user-settings in Windows

I want know how I can avoid setting up all my preferences the same way, every single time I install a new operating system. Is there a way to export settings like: Background color Items to ...