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Problem changing domain user password on Windows 8

Q: Problem changing domain user password on Windows 8

Hello,
it's weird but I can't change the password of a domain user when I'm logged on a domain pc with Windows 8.

I'm sure that the password mets the requirements (I also tested here https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/security/pc-security/password-checker.aspx ), in fact if I change it from a domain controller I can do it without any problem.

But if I try to set the same on Win 8 I can't, the system tell me that the password doesn't meet the minimum requirements.
I also examined the event viewer but seems that the system didn't record any event related to.

Some suggestion about to solve it?

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I have just installed a new PC running Windows 7 Professional for an existing user on our Windows 2003 domain. When she tries to change her domain password, she gets an "access denied" error message. I am able to change her password on the server, and the new
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to go from here except to create a new account on the Domain for the 1st user. Any help would be appreciated.
This is a single forest, Windows 2003 domain, with no other trusts.
This is the 1st Wiondows 7 PC added to the domain. All other workstations are Windows XP.

A:User cannot change their Domain password on new Windows 7 PC

Check her account in AD, is it set to require logon to change password in the "Users must log on in order to change password" check box in the Account Policy ?

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I have only Windows 7 machines in Server 2012 domain (Server 2008 R2 functional level). Everything is working fine except when a user changes his/her domain password from Windows 7 machine- it takes a long time ~5 minutes or more to successfully change the
password but changing a users domain password from the DC (2012) works instantly.

I hope I posted this in the right forum category.
Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 slow domain user password change.

Hi,
Please check if there are some related errors in your Event Viewer. Also, check the error on your DC side.
Tracy Cai
TechNet Community Support

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Hello,
If I upgrade a Windows 7 Pro desktop to Windows 10 Pro, then I do not have any issues.
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It doesn't seem to do that on any Windows 7 pro to Win 10 Pro upgrades though. And I have several more machines to do clean installs.
Thank you for taking the time to read this, I would appreciate any help, thank you.

A:Windows 10 clean install on Domain always asks for User/Password

Hey there,

Is the computer in the AD Users and Computers? This could cause problems if that's the case. I had a similar issue, and the issue was that it wasn't in there.

Best of luck.

http://www.tenforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/30024-windows-10-clean-install-domain-always-asks-user-password.html
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A:Changing user password in Windows XP

Sorry, we cannot help with passwords here, it is against forum rules.

.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-user-password-in-windows-xp.920022/
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He had administrative access to his PC, since then I have change it to restricted.
I am just curious of how he changed his password. since I have all user set for the password not to expired and user can not change the password... well that much for that.

Thanks
 

A:changing users password on a domain server

Sounds like your trying to hack an administrator's password.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-users-password-on-a-domain-server.407352/
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A:[SOLVED] Windows XP Pro SP3, problem with domain, user login..

Have you tried VNC? RealVNC - Download VNC? Free Edition 4.1
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A:Something is changing my router user id/password

Reset your router again. You can pull the Ethernet or phone cable from the wall to temporarily disable internet. After resetting the router login Password and SSID for the router also make sure you disable remote access. This will prevent anybody from remotely accessing the router. It can only be accessed by a direct connection via Ethernet. I would also change your WPA2 PSK password. Depending on the router you can make it long. For a copy and paste of a new password for WPA2 go to GRC here. 63 printable ASCII characters hashed down to 256 binary bits:
 
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A:Incorrect Password after changing 'user'

Hello ETW, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If you used netplwiz to have Windows automatically sign in to your account at startup, then you'll just need to set up netplwiz again to update it with your new user name with password again.

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A:changing user name and password on administrator account

We can't help you with this because we have no way to verify that you actually own this computer.
 

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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.

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A:cannot access shared folder after changing domain with old domain cred

Hello,

Have you removed/re-added the User's credentials (from the PC with shared folder) with the new domain name?
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A:Changing Domain Name in Windows 2000

I have w/o any major pains. That's assuming it's a private domain. Just make sure any other systems that reference that domain are changed as well.
 

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A:Domain password problem!

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A:After changing from domain to workgroup, can't log on to windows xp (tablet edition)

Your domain login credentials are on the domain server, not on the local machine. You need to use a local machine logon for what you're trying to do.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/after-changing-from-domain-to-workgroup-cant-log-on-to-windows-xp-tablet-edition-30470.html
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A:After changing from domain to workgroup, can't log on to windows xp (tablet edition)

I don't see how Safe Mode can do that - it should let you in , if only as the Administrator. It's the Function 8 key - not 5 - was that a typo or will Safe Mode simply not come up?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/after-changing-from-domain-to-workgroup-cant-log-on-to-windows-xp-tablet-edition.310976/
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A:File associations are lost when user account is migrated from one domain to another domain (SID changes)

Hello Petar K. Georgiev,
Please check the following article to change the registry key to change back to the default file type associations.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
Please note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.
Best regards,
Fangzhou CHENPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Go into network properties, remove Microsoft Family Logon (If its there) and insure that Client for Microsoft Networks is selected as Primary Logon.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-98-password-on-a-domain.363946/
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You probably should do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 so your friend doesn't have a computer with your leftover "debris" that can't be gotten rid of.

Something I learned to do a long time ago when doing a clean install of Windows is enter ComputerOwner as the username. It can then be given to anyone and not have someone else's name.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-changing-user-name.1029251/
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Thanks

A:Windows 7 Password issue on domain

Check WMI filter in relation to Password complexity policies

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/317914-windows-7-password-issue-domain.html
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A:Windows 2000 user joins new domain

Greetings

Try set him up with a roaming profile.

Open up User Manager for Domains, select his user account and open it.

Click on the Profile button and edit his profile like shown below (substituting the words server, share, username for the actual names)



Then copy his profile out of "c:\Documents and Settings" on his HD to that share.

Then do the same for the Win2000 server, and copy the profile to a server on that domain.

See what happens...

Cheers

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

[email protected]

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

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A:Windows central user server without domain

You cant setup centralized authentication without a server. If you want all your users to be able to logon to every computer in your office they would have to be connected to a domain or you will have to setup their username and password on every computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-central-user-server-without-domain.326891/
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A:Random shutdown, domain user, Windows 7 32-bit.

Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

Try this and see if it helps.

In Group Policy Object Editor,
expand Computer Configuration,
expand Administrative Templates,
expand Windows Components,
and then click Windows Update.
No Auto-restart with logged on user for scheduled automatic updates installations
enable this policy

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/371052-random-shutdown-domain-user-windows-7-32-bit.html
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Hi Bishop,

Can you check the following registry entries :

HKLM/SOFTWARE/MICROSOFT/CURRENTVERSION/EXPLORER/DOCFOLDERPATHS

There should be the path My Documents references to.

Remember to take backups before changing anything in the registry.

Kind regards,

Stumpy

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Thanks
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A:Windows 7 slow logon to domain - only one user, one computer

You may check Event Log and see if there is any error messages. If no errors are found, you can only recreate your user profile. If you do not want to lose the program data, you may try to back up the AppData folder before deleting the problematic profile,
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A:Properly re-building domain user profile in Windows 10?

You should be deleting the profile from System->Advanced System Settings->Advanced tab ->User Profile Settings rather than the way you listed.

*Edit* Clarified how to access the screen.
 

https://hardforum.com/threads/properly-re-building-domain-user-profile-in-windows-10.1901140/
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A:Windows XP Pro recreating user accounts when joining a domain

i have just installed windows xp sp2 but nothing has changed, i still get the 2 different profiles
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-recreating-user-accounts-when-joining-a-domain.262989/
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A:Windows XP Pro recreating user accounts when joining a domain

i have just installed windows xp sp2 but nothing has changed, i still get the 2 different profiles
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-recreating-user-accounts-when-joining-a-domain.262989/
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A:Domain Joined Windows 10 - Fast User Switching

When signing in to a Windows PC which has joined a domain with other than a domain account, you need to use a so called full username (ComputerName\UserProfileName).


In above screenshot example I simply replaced the default domain username with the credentials of a local account using the full username and can now sign in using those credentials.

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Kari

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Hello Tephen,

What method did you use to rename your user account name? If in Control Panel -> User Accounts, then that's fine.

Using the above method will you just change your user account's display name, and will not change the name of your user profile folder (C:\Users\UserName). That is normal since you don't want to rename your user profile folder since it will break your account. The old and new display name will be associated with your user account and user profile folder.

Yeah, it's best to install a program with it's setup file located say on your desktop to help prevent access issues.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/317209-installation-problem-after-changing-user-account-name.html
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A:Windows xp pro with sp2 - no domain password can't access anything even safe mode!!!!

How do u just get it to login but not join the networks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-with-sp2-no-domain-password-cant-access-anything-even-safe-mode.946655/
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A:Can't open Windows Explorer/Control Panel for domain user

Hi,

Finally I 'fix' it by following other solution in this forum.
Because this issue only happen for domain user and not for local user, so I remove/delete the profile for domain user. And login again with the same domain user, to create new profile, and yohoo it fix the issue.

Here is what I've done:
1. Login as local admin (because as local user have no issue).
2. Open C:\Users folder.
3. Open for User folder that have issue (e.g.: c:\user\emir.yhy)
4. Make backup for all the files/folder inside it to other drive (flash-drive or whatever).
5. Delete/remove User folder (C:\Users\[user folder]).
6. Open 'Regedit'.
7. Go to "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList".
8. On the left pane, make sure it shows something like 'S-1-5-...'
9. On the right pane, check for 'ProfileImagePath' make sure it shown the user name that has problem. (see the attached file).
10. On the left pane, right click the folder and Export it for backup (just in case).
11. On the left pane, right click the folder and 'Delete' it.
12. Switch User (start - switch user).
13. Login as Domain User which have issue (it will create new profile).
14. Try to open 'Windows Explorer'. Tha thaaa... it fixed.

Next step is restore all files that we copy for backup.
BUT do not copy the files. Especially the shortcut. We need to re-create it again.
If not, you will find same issue again.

That's it. That's what I've done to fix my issue.
Hope it help for other who have same issue.

Regards,
emir.

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A:Problem changing the User Account Control Settings

Hello Nick, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if you may be able to use either option in the tutorial below to change your UAC settings. You'll need to be logged in as an administrator to be able to do though.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope this helps for now,
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If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.

A:Strange Defult Login User Prompt - Local Admin, Not Domain User

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Norwood


So a new box recently built, when booted, defaults to the local administrator account.

This is a Windows 7 machine for a Linux guru that doesn't want to be bothered pressing more buttons than is necessary, if you get my drift.

So my question is, after pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del...how do I dictate to Windows that the preferred used is "HisDomainAccount" on our company domain, as opposed to the local admin account?

If I'm not being clear, please let me know and I will try to explain a little better.


The above is a bit confusing. Is this computer joined to a work domain or is it not?

If this is a domain computer, the user will have to use the classic log on screen (Ctrl+Alt+Delete), not the Welcome Screen. If he wants to switch to logging in to the Local computer account and not the domain, he'll have to "Switch User" then log in with the format of Computername\User Name

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/208916-strange-defult-login-user-prompt-local-admin-not-domain-user.html
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hi :

User A will transfer from office 1 to office 2 next week.

In the AD, is it possible to transfer the user A from one domain to another domain.

1. Or would it be better to delete the user in domain 1 and create a new user in domain 2 with the same user ID ?

2. And what type of administrator in AD can perform this type of task.

Thanks
fatchai.
 

A:How to transfer a user from one domain to another domain in AD ?

Dan Petri's world of knowledge Is one of the best sites that I know of for Active Directory and other information. Check it out!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-transfer-a-user-from-one-domain-to-another-domain-in-ad.433399/
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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

Both of them allow you to add a user or group to those local policy. I would think that if you deny the everyone group in the domain then set the users who are allowed to login in the other policy, that might work. I am not sure though. I would have to test it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lockdown-user-login-on-a-domain-machine-to-a-specific-user.440398/
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You need to provide more info like your router manufacturer and model number. Your router should have come with instructions on how to reset back to the factory defaults. Reset it and start again from the beginning.

Regards,
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-problem-changing-dlink-admin-password.785431/
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Change the Registered Owner and Organization in the registry - Windows XP

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/owner.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-windows-user-id.508315/
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A:Changing windows user name

It's safe, as I've done it before.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-windows-user-name.397765/
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Hitting the tab key also switches to the password field.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/329943-windows-7-domain-login-screen-automatically-select-password-field.html
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http://xforce.iss.net/static/6745.php

 

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I have a hardware password on my router, and Zone Alarm Extreme Security, and run regular updates and anti virus scans.

I am happy to give any more information that might help.

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I had the same problem. I found that the Zone Alarm Extreme Security Suite, Force Field ,Settings, Advanced, Anti-Spyware, Blocking programs that secretly record keystocks, and the Virulization features when turned on, changed all my passwords being entered into sign-on windows, and locked me out. I notified ZA and they are aware of the problem, but don't have a fix. Disabling these two functions has thus far solved this problem. If necessary disable Forcefield until a fix is available.

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A:Advanced User Password Problem

Just a quick update of some things I have tried before i head to bed.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/advanced-user-password-problem.428960/
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I assume this PC works fine, other than that you can't get online with it?

Re Verizon support: you say "I gave up".

Why?

Was there a language barrier and you literally could not understand him due to his lack of English language skills?

Was he possibly competent in English, but could not explain how to pour water out of a boot?

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A:Changing a microsoft password to a pin number in windows 1

Takes a minute to setup a login

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What kind of settings are you changing? Do you have UAC set to max (Always Notify)?

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A:Issues changing Windows 8 Mail password

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Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8

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Google "Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor"
 

https://hardforum.com/threads/trouble-changing-windows-7-admin-password.1822327/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-account-password-problem-w-twist.356215/
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If you don't have the password, you'll need to call Dell support.  Be prepared with your ownership details and if the system warranty has expired, with a credit card to pay for the support call.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19971668
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Hi,
 
Please understand if the backup destination is a network location and it’s not available or your network credentials have expired when Windows
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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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I installed Windows 8 on a laptop that will connect to a domain. I will be installing software under the domain that suggests the UAC be turned off. I logged in as the local user and turned it off, then logged into the domain to turn it off. When accessing the UAC under the domain, I am prompted to input a user with administrative credentials to "Allow the UAC to make changes to this computer". I input the domain administrative user and password, which then access the UAC. When I attempt to turn the UAC to off, I get a notification that I need to log in under an Administrator, and am unable to access the lower two settings of the UAC. Why is that, when I used my administrative password to log to allow the UAC to make changes?

http://www.eightforums.com/system-security/73275-changing-uac-domain.html
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Hi all,
I installed Windows 7 and ended up with a default user (AxeL) with Administrative privileges.

Now I enabled the default Administrator account and lowered the privileges of my user AxeL (see Accounts.png).
If I open the User Profiles Pane in Control Panel -> System -> Advanced System Settings the size of the user account is unknown (see Profiles.png).

If I switch back the user Axel to Administrators everything works and I can see the right size in the User Profiles Pane.

Does anyone have a clue on this?
I've tried also Vista and 8 and they all seems affected.

Thanks

A:Changing user type to Standard User invalide size

Elevate Axel to Admin account, hide the Built In Admin account: Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums

This is the best way to set it up, the reason a new install is issued Admin account. In five years since Win7 beta I've never seen a reason why not, except for one or two of the most incompetent users imaginable. But who is going to be their Admin for them? Having a separate account just makes your right hand ask your left hand if it can act.

Malware is adequately restricted by UAL set to a high setting and your AV. For chronic infection, adding Malwarebytes Real Time protection has IME never had a recurrence of infection.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/330929-changing-user-type-standard-user-invalide-size.html
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as part of my job, I have to sign into certain sites using a user name and password. Normally, this is no problem. Today, when I enter the user name and password, the sine in page just resets and shows up as if I had not entered the user name or password at all. It makes me start over again.

When I attempt to sine in from another computer, using the exact same user name and password, it works just fine. I am really stumped. I can access other web sites from this computer, just not some of these sites that I have to user the user name and password.

Any ideas
Confused in Wisconsin
 

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I use several Windows virtual and real machines with Windows 10 and Windows 8.1.
One of them are running under Parallels Desktop on a Mac and there it said that my Password will expire soon and I have to Change it.
So I changed my Microsoft Account Password on my "main" PC which is a Windows 10 real PC and everywhere I can use the new Microsoft Account Password - but not on the Windows 8.1 under Parallels.
When I try my old Password it doesn't work also....
I have several things running on that machine and I am not able to log in.
What can I do? 

Markus A. Litters

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/3cd69de9-e1ad-4a1c-a29c-285c71457170/cant-log-into-windows-81-virtual-machine-after-changing-the-microsoft-account-password?forum=w8itprosecurity
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When you enter the login screen, one of the user account options is pre-highlighted so that if you simply press "enter" instead of selecting one with the mouse or arrow keys, it'll attempt to log you into that account. I've the need recently to create a standard user account, which for some incredibly frustrating reason is always pre-selected instead of my administrator account (the one I use). I have no idea how to change this so that the administrator account is the one pre-selected.

Yea this is a stupid thing to complain about. But I've gotten used to logging in one way, and it's super annoying every time I forget and try the old way. Especially if I'm not in the best state of mind lol.

Oh, and for some reason creating a Guest account doesn't do this. Admin keeps priority. But Standard users are evidently more important than the admin >.>

A:Changing the automatically selected user account on login screen - Windows 7

Does my description of the problem not make sense, or is there just not a solution?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/changing-the-automatically-selected-user-account-on-login-screen-windows-7-a-652634.html
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I followed this guide to change user name and user folder:
It was successfull.
However search is no longer searching my installed apps.
I tried changing all values in registry with old user folder name to new.
I tried to start building index again and make sure there is correct path to start menu programs and user folders
It did not help..

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/441836-after-changing-windows-10-username-user-folder-search-not-working-anymore.html
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Hi guys.

Windows 8 screwed up my old user account so I had to transfer to a new one. Unfortunately that new one was named after my email address for some reason as I logged on as a microsoft account rather than a local one. Hence in my computer its called users/email_000

This is very annoying.

I've read tutorials on this from other versions of windows ie. here : User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name - Windows 7 Forums

However it doesn't work for Windows 8. When I try one of the earliest steps (renaming the user folder itself) I cant do it as its 'open in another program' even though that User is not logged on.

Any workarounds? Ive created another admin local user, to no avail.

Thanks for your help!

A:CHANGING User Account Folder names as well as User Name

Hello Chookyman, and welcome to Eight Forums.

The best method to do this is to create a new user account with the name you want, make it an administrator account type or leave as a standard user, sign out, sign in to the new account, then delete the old account.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/11333-changing-user-account-folder-names-well-user-name.html