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Single User SQL on an XP Machine?

Q: Single User SQL on an XP Machine?

I'm helping a small business with a new software application that requires an SQL environment with either Windows 2000 or 2003. The application will not require networking and will be utilized by a single user. They currently run a UNIX based network server called a chilibox and are very happy with it. The application user is running an XP Pro machine. What is the easiest way to make the single user SQL environment? Can I create it on her current workstation?

Many thanks

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A: Single User SQL on an XP Machine?

I figured somebody would answer this by now.

If I recall, there's a single user SQL from Microsoft that's a "desktop edition"
http://www.microsoft.com/sql/prodinfo/previousversions/msde/prodinfo.mspx

Of course, now that I've read this, it appears that they're canning this for Vista.

In the mean time, you should be able to use the MSDE engine. Not the fastest, but if it's single user it's probably ok.

Having said that, using SQL etc has some caveats.

1] Whatever the XP system has now, it'll probably need more memory to perform satisfactory.
2] You need to protect the system and filesystems/database from being shutdown abnormally. They need to be queiesced. This means the system needs a UPS of some form. Something that will keep it up long enough to shutdown gracefully.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/single-user-sql-on-an-xp-machine.506468/
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Many thanks
 

A:Single User SQL on an XP Machine?

How about installing the MDSE version of SQL (aka SQL 2005 Express) and install it on your XP Workstation?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/sql/download/

Or is your product doesn't support 2005, then try the MSDE 2000 RelA.

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/aa336301.aspx
 

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Thanks.

A:Cannot Print/ Single User, Single Printer

Is it a network printer or a local printer?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cannot-print-single-user-single-printer-298214.html
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A:Have to select user upon startup, and after locking. Single User

Hello KillerHonky, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you have to select a user's icon at the log on screen, then what other user's icon is displayed to select from if you only have a single user account on the computer?

....or do you mean that you have to enter both the user name and password at log on instead of just the password?


You could use the tutorial below to set Windows 7 to automatically log on to a user account at startup.

Log On Automatically at Startup

Hope this helps for now,
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/194713-have-select-user-upon-startup-after-locking-single-user.html
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j.
 

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A:Multiple profiles on a single machine

Most, if not all, malware/anti-virus scanners will scan all user profiles. CCleaner is annoying because, yes, it has to be run on every account.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/200952/multiple-profiles-on-a-single-machine/
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A:Reinstalling single XP Pro on a dual boot XP Pro machine

OK, I went ahead boldly with confidence & it was pretty straight forward, seems to have worked out ok as far as basic set up is concerned. I used the wrong disk, I could only find one of the two, so instead of using the cd key I had previously used for that OS, I had to use the key that was on the disk sleeve, so it's possible I've now used the same key for both setups so I guess I'll be getting a message from Microsoft once I set up my internet connection.
 

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A:How can I connect two monitors, two mouse and keyboards on a single machine?

Its usually the other way around... 2 computers, one mouse and one keyboard
 

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A:single vista machine kills net connection on some routers

Which router model & model #?

Which wifi protocol are you using? z802.11 b, g, draft n? Can you change that in your Netgear router?

Switch, as a test, to no encryption [ WEP, WPA, WPA2 ].

Try booting the problem computer to safe mode with networking.

In normal mode connect the problem computer to the router, using ethernet.

Check with Netgear to verify that your router is compatible with Vista. Not all 0s and 1s are created equally.

RF123
 

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A:Lockdown user login on a domain machine to a specific user.

So I would assume these computers are attached to the domain, so their domain logins allow them to login to the computer.

Couldn't you use a combination of the local policies
Deny logon locally
Logon Locally

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A:Win 7 single user, merging users\All Users, Default User, Public, etc?

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A:Single user PC

Go to Control ->User Accounts.

Delete the one you don't what any longer
 

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A:User directory changed to user.machine name

That happens if you delete a user account and leave the files, and later create an account with the same name. The name is spread throughout the registry, so I'm not sure if it's all that easy to change it back, I've never tried.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/user-directory-changed-to-user-machine-name-33638.html
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A:Single User Question

Hello Jerry, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think you may have misunderstood what UAC is. Read the links in the green information box in the tutorial below for a more detailed explanation of what UAC is and what is does if you like. The tutorial below will also show you how to turn UAC off.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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A:Single User Security

David
Very astute questions.
It is suggested that you do not log on as administrator. If you are infected by malware the damage done will be limited
Windows 7 firewall is fine. Others are going to post and disagree, since it is a matter of opinion. I trust my system to the built in fire wall.
Sandboxie is very good software. I do not use it but it will give you an extra layer of protection
You can test the safety of any download with virus total
https://www.virustotal.com/
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A:Single User Security

With a single pc you should create a standard user account and use it for everything. Only use the admin account when necessary.

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/206141-single-user-security.html
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A:Single User Does Not Load

Hello hopefully I can point you in the right direction to fix your problem.Please read this concerning ntuser.dat a corrupted user profile. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows...ed-user-profileHope this helps and please keep us informed as to whether this helped or not.Kind regards.Bruce.

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A:Single user security settings

Start, Run and type: control userpasswords2. Uncheck the box for "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer".

It would be wise to password the "Administrator" account and create a separate account for yourself.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/single-user-security-settings.602999/
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A:Change user from dual to single

Well. you can simply never log off, just shutdown the computer and you'll never see the log on screen again. You can also change the name if you so desire. Or, if I read your post right...simply log on your name and never log off. There is a procedure to delete USERS and you can from the Control Panel. Make sure though that you are logged on as the Administrator.

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A:Installing program on XP for single user

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hope this helps
 

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A:What folder should a Single User app be installed in?

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A:XP Pro clean install for single user

Wimpy369,

Welcome to TSG.

You Can go to Control Panel/ User Accounts and remove unwanted accounts.

Then Control Panel/Administrative Tools/Local Security Settings/Minimum Password Length/Reduce it to 0.

Then Control Panel/User Account/Your Account/Remove Password
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-pro-clean-install-for-single-user.245979/
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A:Revert XP to single user mode

Delete all but one user and In the User panel, click on "Change the way users log on and off" and put a tick in Use Welcome Screen

wrs
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/revert-xp-to-single-user-mode.287519/
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A:Single User 1324 Error

By the way same thing happens for Office suite 2007. It seems to be Office products in general.

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A:Print only in single user account.

Did you shut down and boot up again when you gave your kids account permission?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/41058-print-only-single-user-account.html
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A:Install software for single user only

as far as im aware this is done on a program by program basis, some give you the option some dont,

i would guess that as alot (all?) programs need to be installed by an administrator windows saves you the hassle of reinstalling with admin credentials on each individual account by just installing them for everyone

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Blessed Be;
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A:XP - Single-user. Remove other logins?

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/22435/xp-single-user-remove-other-logins/
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A:Single user PC why do I need Admin + Owner + Users ?

I can appreciate your frustration, Russell. The learning curve from XP to 7 can be kinda steep. One of the issues many people first have is the increased security offered by Windows 7. As you said in your post about your XP machines, "They are all standalone PCs -- stable and they let me "in"." That was one of XP's major problems ... lots of malware was able to get in as well as the authorized user(s).

When a new 7 computer is first set up, the initial account created is an administrator account so you can make required changes to the computer (like choosing language of choice, setting computer time zone, etc.) So there always has to be at least one administrator account on a 7 machine.

But to add to the confusion, this is an "unelevated" administrator account. In other words, there are some tasks (such as running a system file checker scan [sfc /scannow] from a command prompt), that cannot be done without jumping through one more hoop. If you open a command prompt in 7 (either by typing cmd in the start menu search box or using the long way start > all programs > accessories > command prompt) you have to right-click the command prompt icon and select "Run as administrator". It's just another security feature to make it more difficult for malware to get in.

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User Account Type - Change

As far as obtaining a Windows 7 installation disk, you could check out Step 4 in this tutorial (doing a repair install of Windows 7.)

Repair Install

You could download the ISO file for your version of Windows 7, save it to desktop, then burn it to a DVD. If you ever did a repair install or a clean install, just use the Product Key on your Toshiba laptop to re-activate with Microsoft. Hope some of this helps and doesn't make things even more confusing.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/271549-single-user-pc-why-do-i-need-admin-owner-users.html
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A:want to change back to single user login

Hello ejdpop,

If you mean that you enabled the build-in "Administrator" account, then you could just disable it to not see it anymore.

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/373599-want-change-back-single-user-login.html
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How far are you from the access point when you're using that account? Also have you checked UAC settings? That might have something to do with it.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/493920/downup-bandwidth-issues-for-single-user-account/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/group-policy-not-updating-on-single-user.928068/
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A:How to restrict drive access to single user?

I have this table for Windows 8.
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You could search to see if the Vista setting is there.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/302000-how-restrict-drive-access-single-user.html
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A:Limiting user access to a single directory.

The best I could find were commercial programs which are not free.

Couldn't you just hide the mouse & keyboard & let the show run. ?

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After a few quick searches, I found a program that sounds like it'll do what you're looking to do:
http://www.devicelock.com/dl/faq.html#9

If I'm reading your post correctly, this sounds like it's exactly what you're looking for.
Source - http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-1581821.php

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Even if you are the only user on your PC, it might be advised to use the Master Password feature for the best security. You can find info about using Master Password at the Mozilla Help Site

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A:Setup-single user account with no password?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/automatic-updates-configure-single-user-use-only.578174/
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Rob

A:Help with Group Policy/shell change for a single user?

New ou... put that computer account in that ou and create a new GPO for that OU. done.

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/70246-help-group-policy-shell-change-single-user.html
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A:[SOLVED] Single User Cannot Access Google Sites in IE8

You'd have to create a new user account to create a new IE profile. If you allow other browsers and this person can access Google, would that suffice?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f56/solved-single-user-cannot-access-google-sites-in-ie8-685047.html
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Hello and Welcome to TSF!

See if resetting the Hosts File helps.

Also, please verify if you have any Proxy settings, if you do then remove it by following this guide.

An update will be appreciated.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f56/single-user-cant-connect-to-internet-on-ie8-on-multiple-machines-485203.html
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Welcome
You can give this a try and hope. The run as adminstrtor feature was put there by the software and not Vista.
You can turn off the UAC
User Account Control (UAC)

Then right click on the software, probably properties, then advanced (or compatibility tab). In Compatibility or advanced tab. check run as administrator
Let me know how that works.

When you right click on the software, type in the software name in the search function by stat button, and then right click when it pops up. Do not click on any shortucuts.

For smart music rather than advanced, it might be under compatiblity tab.

If you do disable UAC, all Administrator users must exercise caution. The UAC is a warning that changes will be made to the system and not just to user account

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A:After reinstalling Windows 7, problem with changing (single) user name

  
Quote: Originally Posted by hershmab


I had to reinstall W7 Pro X64 on my home PC to cure problems with sleep/hibernation.

After reinstalling, I found a single user account had been created named "DELL".

All my previous software (now stored in Windows.Old) referred to user name "Brian". So I changed the name of the DELL account to "Brian". But I then found that although the user folders are sometimes shown as "Brian", at others they are shown as "DELL".

How do I make the change of account name effective for all the relevant user folders? There is no facility to rename C:\Users\DELL; is there some other way?


Welcome Hershmab to the windows 7 forums.

The best advice I can give you is to create a userid for Brian making sure that it has the same security level as you used to have. Then log off dell and log on to brian and copy all the files to your new userid and then you can remove the Dell userid after your satisfied that everything is there.

Rich

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A:Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp

Hello DGEccles,
Welcome to SevenForums. What you are trying to do is possible. What you have to do is pick a folder (or directory) that you want to share. In your case, this would be the C:\ drive. However, sharing your C:\ drive across the network, is very risky for many reasons. So I would not recommend this. So, lets get started. First, on your laptop, what you need to do is pick a folder you want to share. This can be your documents folder, another folder, or the C:\ drive. Next, right click the folder you want to share and click PROPERTIES. Next, navigate to the sharing tab and click on advanced sharing. Check the box that says "Share this folder". Next, click on permissions and MAKE SURE THAT YOUR ACCOUNT ON THE LAPTOP HAS FULL PERMISSION. After this, you want to click Apply and close out of all dialog boxes. Now, we move to your desktop. On your desktop, open up Windows Explorer. Navigate to Network on the left-hand side. After that click on your laptop's icon. After that a window will open asking you for credentials. INPUT THE CREDENTIALS THAT YOU SET TO HAVE FULL PERMISSION ON THE LAPTOP. After that you should see all the shared folders on the laptop including the one that you set up.

I hope this helps. (Sorry if this isn't clear I typed this fast so if you need me to re-explain it I will)

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http://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/191082-w7-outlook-2010-scripting-error-when-opening-emails-single-user.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/single-machine-connectivity-issues-generic-title-for-a-fairly-generic-problem.1015642/
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Dont use Fast User switching that way. Every account you login to is going to take up system resources. It wasn't meant to login to mulitple accounts at once. It was intended to switch to another user real quick to let them do something and then go back to your the other account with all the applications and files open and running.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/one-man-one-machine-and-5-user-accounts.226963/
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Quote: Originally Posted by Bushman5


what is this? can i delete it? i'm the ONLY one that uses my computer....

see photo



Asp.net is part of the MS net framework that allows java developers to run in your environment. It needs special permissions so the separate user and group.

It is normal and you can google it for further info.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/113946-asp-net-machine-user-account.html
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A:User account ASP.NET Machine A...

That account gets created when you install the .NET framework.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-account-asp-net-machine-a.318518/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/checking-user-name-on-a-remote-machine.321869/
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http://oi43.tinypic.com/35bblsx.jpg

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/return-user-machine-to-domain-from-workgroup.105318/
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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/temporary-profile-loads-at-log-in/6a5f0f5d-d9a4-448b-af8f-b2e6a0a05479
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A:User/Pass needed to connect to a machine...

Are you using a Workgroup or a Domain? Did you configure sharing permissions?

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-2000/userpass-needed-to-connect-to-a-machine/66234.html
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A:software install problem on multi user machine

What plug in?
 

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I have multiple machines connected by switch\router. What I want is to let the system ask any user for the ?network password? when wanting to access any machine via the network (attached). This message (Enter network passwords) sometimes is available and others is not. how to make it appear all the time?

At which level this property is set?

1. At the level of sharing\security of a folder?
2. At level of network sharing?

How to manage this issue? To share a partition\folder but to allow accessing it with user name and password?



Thank you

Best

Jamal

Best

Jamal

A:Requiring user name\password when accessing a machine over the network

The problem is that Windows remembers these user names and passwords unless you tell Windows not to remember them.

I haven't tested out this Security Policy yet but it does tell Windows not to not allow storage of passwords and credentials so it may have the desired effect you seem to be looking for.

Just go to Control Panel, > Administrative tools,> Local Policies,> Security Options,>Network Access, Do not allow Storage of Passwords and Credentials per the picture below. Enabled should restrict Storage of Credentials.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/309532-requiring-user-name-password-when-accessing-machine-over-network.html
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Had the idea of making a duplicate user acct for each kid (we use numbers): 4065L to indicate an account for use in the lab (98 machine). Kid would use 4065 acct for other workstations. same home directory. Set the 4065L to look for the profile in somewhere other than the home directory. Questions: will this work?, is it the best way to solve this problem? Ideas would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:{Advice offered} - Multiple machine profiles for a user

Greetings

Another way to do this, would be to use Policies.

Instead of restricting each profile, you can set a system wide Policy, so that whenever a student logs onto a workstation, it locks the workstation down and restricts access to the Control Panel, to certain Start menu options (like the Run command) etc.

If you look on your NT CD (I can not remember if Policy Editor gets loaded in the basic load for NT Server, I think it does, but it might not), under tools or Utils, you will find it.

The one thing to remember, is to create the policies on the OS that it is going to effect. So, win95 policies must be created on a win95 machine, win98 on a win98 machine and NT policies on an NT machine (ie. you run the Poledit.exe from a PC with the correct OS).

Cheers

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Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

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How can I remove the User/password dialogs and restore the access there was previously?

I did try a system restore but was told "No restore points have been created" and I couldn't get the advice (about System protection) to create one to work.

And advice really appreciated as no LAN access mucks up everything at this end.

I should add the 'update' was the one that added an item to the tray called "Store".

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/65918-now-2nd-machine-wants-user-pass-file-share-lan-after-update.html
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Is there anything that will kick the suspended user off? So if a user forgets to log out and the screen is locked, the second user's login would force the first user to log off?

A:Limit a Windows 7 machine to 1 user login at a time

You can disable the locking function altogether so the initial user can't occupy the machine. (They will have to log off or risk leaving the machine unattended while still logged in.)
It is a registry change, check out:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/2bb6ae34-c764-469f-8eb5-06f20a17ffd4/disabling-switch-user-log-off-and-lock-from-shut-down-button?forum=w7itprovirt

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/aea974e6-0ece-4bcc-ac68-6663cbb57984/limit-a-windows-7-machine-to-1-user-login-at-a-time?forum=w7itprogeneral
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