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Q: Default User Change

I have set up my partners computer with two users - Admin User Default Change and one for her She has a habit of turning the computer on and going away for some time an hour or so while it boots up She tells me that sometimes when she gets back to the computer it has booted into the Admin user I Default User Change do not password protect that user I cannot understand how that happens except Default User Change I have noticed that this user is the default user Default User Change in that there is a box around it and just pressing Return takes it system into that user profile So my questions are Is it possible that after some time waiting for a user selection the machine adopts the 'default' user Everything I know suggests not Is there a way of changing the 'default' user It may be that she presses Return to turn the screen on after leaving it and by so doing selects the Admin user I realise I can password protect the Admin user and that would solve the problem but I would really like to understand what is going on

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A: Default User Change

Hello John,

I suppose this could be from her being logged into the Admin account and put the PC to sleep. If it is from a cold boot, then she may have press Enter/Return at the right time to basically select the Admin account to log in to. The Admin account would be listed first by default since it's normally first alphabetically. Without a password, Windows would log right into it when selecting it.

One option would be to password protect the Admin account so that it cannot be logged in to by mistake. This would be the easiest option.

Another option would be to set Windows to require users to enter both a user name and password to log in instead of just selecting a user and entering that account's password. Log On with User Name and Password
Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/302369-default-user-change.html
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A:Default User Account Name Change?

The best way is to MAKE and new account and then move all of your files to the new account. You will need to make all of you customization again.

AFTER you have moved everything and have been running the new account for a while (several days), then you can delete the account AND files from within Control panel.

Yes, there is a way to rename the account, BUT, the folder under "Users" will stay the same.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/default-user-account-name-change.929744/
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A:Change IE9 DEFAULT user agent

I don't believe you can change the Default to anything other than IE.

The best way would be to install the other browsers.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f56/change-ie9-default-user-agent-669500.html
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A:How do I change default user folder name?

you have to change user name to make the change on the user folder ,I do believe, instruction in tutorial below
User Account Name - Change in Windows 8

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A:How do I change the multiple user default screen?

Hello Rahul, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help. OPTION ONE is the easiest way.

Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

http://www.eightforums.com/customization/73316-how-do-i-change-multiple-user-default-screen.html
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A:Change User Default Files' Icons?

Hello Rjes,

Most certainly,

Option Two in the tutorial below can help show you how to.

User Folders - Change Default Icon

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A:Change start up default user account

Will it log in now using the Admin account? Is this the hidden Admin account?

If you don't want to run under the hidden Admin account, can you use it to create a new User account with Admin privileges?

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A:Change Default Drive for User Files

Scroll down to the "Windows 7" section on this page:
http://www.techerator.com/2009/06/ho...music-folders/

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A:Solved: How to change the default windows user name?

Start, Control Panel, User Accounts. You should be able to modify whatever preferences you want in there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-how-to-change-the-default-windows-user-name.942218/
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A:Want to eliminate MS login and change default user folder

Give these a try:

Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
User Account Name - Change in Windows 8

Please understand that I did not try to unravel everything in your post, or try to answer every question, because it was just too much (for me personally) to try and answer all of your questions; however, the above should get you started nicely. Good luck.

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A:'User Profile Service failed' when changing default user location

I have done this on another computer with success - perhaps I am missing a step out?
The string values (apart from programdata) were changed to E:\..... instead of %systemdrive%\.....
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-profile-service-failed-when-changing-default-user-location.992872/
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A:Can I change the user's Name and completely remove the old user name?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by CountryBumkin


But how do I get rid of "user1" and replace with "Karen"? Can this be done?


When a new user is created in Windows, either the first user when Windows is installed or any user later on, and the new user has signed in to Windows first time, the user profile is created and named. Any later username change does not change the name of the user profile.

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In your case now you can try the method told in this tutorial: User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name

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A:Default vs Default User

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Happy computing!

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/312803/default-vs-default-user/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/urgent-how-2-change-new-user-profile-fully-restored-back-to-old-user-profile-name.1004093/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/422383/change-default/
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Originally Posted by sm0epm


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http://www.vistax64.com/network-sharing/250289-need-change-default-ip-192-168-0-1-ics.html
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Hello Patti,

Screenshot 1Default Profile with the shortcut arrow on it is not really a folder but a junction point pointing to the Default user profile folder in the same screenshot for backwards compatibility for older programs.
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Answers.com - How to change Windows vista language from french to english

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/119536-help-cant-change-dll-back-default.html
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A:change default option for what happens when put in cd

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/AutoPlay-frequently-asked-questions

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/375779/change-default-option-for-what-happens-when-put-in-cd/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-default-email.1157106/
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Saves what stuff? Downloading from internet or what? be more specific on what its saving.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/36852-how-change-default-location.html
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A:Is it possible to change default OS at boot?

If you type "msconfig" in the start menu and then choose the "Boot" tab, are there different operating systems listed?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/343618-possible-change-default-os-boot.html
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A:Change Default Icons

bump

please someone try to help or suggest

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/change-default-icons-223870.html
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A:change default setting to what I want for Win 8

Tap your Windows Key and type Default, you should see Default Programs show up. You can also get to this in Control Panel.

Press Enter, and choose Associate a file type or protocol with a program. Select the file type you want to change and choose Change Program in the upper right. Select the program you want to use from the list, if the program is not in the list click "More Options" and if it's not in that list click "Look for another app on this PC", navigate to note pad, and you're done.

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A:How do I change default drive?

I usually just move my user folders like Documents, Pictures, Music etc. Some move their whole profile. Installing programs to your spinner just negates the speed advantage of having one, IMHO.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-default-directories.320001/
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A:I Can't change my default programs

Are you an Administrator?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/i-cant-change-my-default-programs-366652.html
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A:How to change Default .WPS to .DOC in MS Works 7.0

Why doesn't he simply use Wordpad to open any .doc files? Wordpad also uses the .doc file extension.

Either that or he simply clicks 'No' when asked to save changes in Works.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-change-default-wps-to-doc-in-ms-works-7-0.15685/
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Hello thefabe,

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-from-default-monitor.888950/
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A:Change icon to Default!

Did you change your theme? Did you make any changes and then notice the icon?

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/110030-change-icon-default.html
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What operating system are you using ?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/205770/how-do-i-change-the-default-browser/
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A:How to change default in download

This might help http://www.winvistaclub.com/t19.html I find the easiest way is to right click on the file you want to open choose "open with" and browse for the program you want to use.If you want to permanently want to use that program tick the saying that.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-change-default-in-download.1089921/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...l-folders.html

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A:How do I change the default sort in win 7?

Are the files located on a separate drive?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/149190-how-do-i-change-default-sort-win-7-a.html
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A:Default Fonts Change

Read the Link below from an old Thread ..

How to restore application fonts to default in Windows 7?

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/335908-default-fonts-change.html
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I have figured what the problem is. I don't need any more input

A:How to change an app's default browser

Open Tools in Firefox, click on Options, toward the bottom of the page you will find System Defaults, click on Check Now.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/396824/how-to-change-an-apps-default-browser/
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A:Change default printer

That's what Group Policy is for.

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/6249-change-default-printer.html