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Windows Vista Tutorials, Tricks and Tips.
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Jan 10
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How to Fix the Error "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded."

This will show you how to fix the error :
The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.
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Jan 10
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How to Reset a User Account Password in Vista

If you forgot the password for a user account, this will show you how to reset or change the password to gain access to the user account again.
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Jan 10
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When you log on to Vista using a temporary profile (user account), and you receive this error message:
Your user profile was not loaded correctly! You have been logged on with a temporary profile.
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Jan 11
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How to Enable or Disable the Real Built-in Administrator Account in Vista

The hidden built-in Administrator account in Vista acts like the one in XP with full rights and no UAC. This will show you how to enable or disable the real built-in Administrator user account.
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Jan 04
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How to Disable or Enable a User Account in Vista

This will show you how to hide (disable) or unhide a user account from being accessed or seen in Vista and Windows 7. Only another Administrator account will still be able to access only the files from this hidden user account from within Windows Explorer.
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Jan 04
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How to Make Vista Require a User Name and Password at Logon

This will show you how to change the logon procedure in Vista to require all users to type in their username and password instead of selecting a user icon and typing in just the password to logon to the user account. This is like the old classic Windows logon screen. It can be helpful on a domain.
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Jan 04
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How to Setup Windows Vista Time Limits in Parental Controls

You can use Parental Controls to set time limits to control when Standard users are allowed to log on to the computer. Time limits prevent users from logging on during the specified hours and, if they are already logged on, they will be automatically logged off.
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Jan 04
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How to Set a Default User Logon Picture for All Users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how to change the default user logon picture to be what you want for all users on the computer without it being able to be changed by the users in Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1.
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Jan 11
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How to Enable or Disable Password Expiration in Vista

Password expiration allows you to set a maximum password age in days of a user account before it expires and they must change their password. This will show you how to enable or disable password expiration for a user in Vista.
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Jan 11
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How to Setup and Use Parental Controls in Vista

This will show you how to setup and use Parental Controls to help manage how your children, or a Standard user account, can use the computer.
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Jan 11
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How to Change Folder Permissions

This short tutorial shows you how to adjust the user permissions of a folder to either allow or prevent other local users from accessing any particular folder on your computer to help keep them private.
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Jan 11
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How to Manage Stored User Names and Passwords in Vista

Vista can store your logon credentials for servers, web sites, and programs. When you revisit one of those locations, Vista will try to log you on automatically. This will show you how to manage the stored user name and passwords for these.
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Jan 11
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How to Rename the Vista Guest Account

This will show you how to rename the default Guest account name to a name you like instead to be displayed in the log on screen and Start menu in Vista.
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Jan 11
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How to Rename the Vista Built-in Administrator Account

This will show you how to rename the built-in Administrator account name to a name you like instead to be displayed in the log on screen and Start menu in Vista.
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Jan 11
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How to Open Local Users and Groups in Vista

This will show you how to open Local Users and Groups so you can secure and manage user accounts and groups that are stored locally on your Vista computer.
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Jan 02
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How to Elevate All Administrator Accounts UAC Privilege Level

This will show you how to change all administrator account's UAC Privilege Level to keep UAC on and not prompt an admnistrator, have UAC ask administrator for password, or the default of asking an Administrator to Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7) for permission.
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Jan 11
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How to Allow and Block Specific Programs in Windows Vista Parental Controls

How to Allow and Block Specific Programs in Windows Vista Parental Controls
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Jan 11
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How to Change the User Account Password if Unable to Login to Windows

This tutorial will help you remove the existing user account password and set up a new password incase you have forgotten the user password.
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Jan 01
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How to Set Vista Account Lockout when a User Fails to Logon

This will allow you to set Vista to lockout user accounts at logon when a user fails to have a valid logon for how many attempts you specify until how many minutes you specify until they can try logging on again, or until a administrator unlocks the user account.
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Jan 11
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How to Add or Remove Change Password from the Vista Ctrl+Alt+Delete Screen

This will show you how to add or remove Change a Password from the list of options in the Ctrl+Alt+Delete Security Screen to allow or prevent all users on the computer from being able to change their password from the Ctrl+Alt+Delete security screen. Change a Password is added to this screen by default.
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