Credentials are proofs of identity that are supplied to a system to obtain access to restricted rights. Usernames and passwords are the most common credentials, but smart cards, fingerprints and other biometrics are also used.

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How to clear credentials associated with the OneDrive for Business sync app?

We are using the OneDrive for business sync app to synchronize our document libraries in SharePoint with our PCs in the office. Recently, I came across a situation when testing where I entered my ...
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How to connect multiple Linux user on the same Linux server

I have a server called CALCSRV used to run some big scripts from multiple USERS. Each user has on that CALCSRV a personnal HOME. Each user has his own Linux Computer. Each user can connect to CALCSRV ...
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How to access server folders from one account using credentials from another account

We are running Windows Small Business Server 2011 (which is really Server 2008 R2) on a Windows domain network with Windows 7 clients in an office setting. Each user's local My Documents folder on ...
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RDesktop wrong username or password when it's the right credentials

I'm trying to connect to a Windows 7 system through rdesktop, and at the windows login I get wrong username and/or wrong password. I'm sure it's the right password. It was working before. I can ...
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Disabling Microsoft Outlook 2007 password prompt when starting application [duplicate]

I have an issue with Microsoft Outlook 2007, where whenever I start the application I am prompted for my email address and password. I even disabled this by going to: Tools --> Options --> Mail Setup ...
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Problems using Remote Desktop between Win7 desktop and Win8 laptop

I'm trying to connect to my desktop from my laptop through Remote Desktop. I've gotten as far as enabling it in system settings (Allow connections from computer running any version of Remote Desktop), ...
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Why does windows ask for the (existing) password twice?

When I specify an account for an application pool to run under, in IIS, I am asked to supply the password twice: I don't understand the purpose of 'confirming' the password for an existing account. ...
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Data Source Credentials issue with Excel PowerPivot

I am using Excel 2010 with PowerPivot. I am trying to go to the Query Editor. When I click on Table Properties, I get a password prompt: The problem is that I don't know the password and when I ...
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Where are RAS (Dial-up / PPP / PPPoE) passwords saved on Windows?

I recently replaced the hard drive in a Windows XP system, and installed Windows 7 on a new drive. The old installation is no longer accessible (I cannot boot to the old XP install). I did make a ...
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Can you 'save credentials' of the domain and username only?

There's this computer I'm logging into using MS-TSC (Remote Desktop), or accessing its shares via Windows Explorer. The login promt asks me whether I want to save my credentials for next time. On one ...
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Allow Secondary Logon (Run As) to a specific exe only

Is it possible to disable Secondary Logon (Run As) to all programs except for one? If yes, how? If not, is it possible to always run a specific program as administrator without using Secondary Logon ...
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Outlook 2013 keeps asking for credentials when adding new account

I wanted to add an IMAP account to Office Outlook 2013 (university account) and when "Testing the account" (sending a test email) the programme keeps asking me for my credentials. No matter if I check ...
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Windows 7 keeps asking for WIFI credentials

If I want to log onto our WIFI network, Windows keeps asking for credentials. After many connection attempts (and sometimes some reboots) we finally manage to connect. Then the connection usually ...
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Domain credentials not working on Windows 8.1 after reboot

On my new Windows 8.1 laptop installation, I can log in with my domain credentials when on the office/domain network. After hibernating the laptop and taking it offline I can still use my domain ...
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Unable to clear out network credentials?

I live in a university dorm, so to connect the internet I am using the LAN port provided in the room. The first time you connect your laptop it asks you for credentials. After that it never asks you ...
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Pass actual credentials to a script from Scheduled task

What I would do is using Putty on Windows to connect to a SAN switch and get results from a command. I use Powershell as scripting language and it could be done easily but i don't want to save the ...
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Unable to change username [duplicate]

I'm unable to change username in windows 7 home premium. Even if i change it in control panel, the old name appears in command prompt and also in c:\users. Is there any solution for this?I tried ...
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Windows 8 delays asking for credentials

This problem suddenly appeared on my domain-connected machine in the past few days (no significant installs or reconfigurations that I can think of). If I lock my computer, when I go to unlock it, I ...
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Is there a Windows solution for a program that relies on netrc?

I have a Perl script that works well on Windows, however one function requires the use of a .netrc file for retrieving credentials. Is there a Windows equivalent of .netrc, or other solution, on ...
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How to force a virtual machine to uncache windows domain credentials

I have a Windows 8 host (latest patches) in an AD domain. a windows 7 (latest patches) virtualbox VM also within the the same domain The issue is that I've been through 2 password change cycles ...
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How can I obtain login credentials for ISPs that have WiMAX publib access points?

I'm using a computer that is connected to an SSID named "xfinitywifi". I'm almost positive that it is a public wimax access point, but I don't think that information is relevant to this question. ...
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Username capitalization [closed]

Is capitalization of user-name important? In what scenarios it is, and why? (can it be changed locally) I am thinking about difference between Win Xp and Win 7,8, and Wi-Fi connection?
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Windows could not start the Windows Firewall on Local Computer

I've been unable to start my Windows Firewall service for a while now. How can I get it to start? When I try through the Services manager (services.msc) I get this error: I am running ...
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How to enable CredSSP

I am trying to use the -Authentication CredSSP switch when entering with PowerShell (2.0) in order to remotely launch a Script that can write to files or set up new PSDrives. I get an error when I ...
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FTP management server

I am looking for a way to establish better FTP credential management. The idea is that we have a lot of customer websites which all have their own FTP credentials. I would like to add those to some ...
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Where are my sharepoint credentials stored in windows and how do I delete them?

I have opened a word file from my online Sharepoint account (office 365) on my local computer using office 2007 word. Now I have the file listed in the "Recent Documents" list in word, and I can open ...
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How do I use my current credientials with Remote Desktop?

How do I make Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 7 (Pro) use my current domain credentials, instead of prompting me for them, by default. This use to be setup but when I recreated my active ...
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How to join a new computer to domain?

I'm trying to join a new computer to a domain. It asks me for the username and password, but when I enter them it says that the username and password are incorrect. But I know that they work properly ...
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Strange - ALL applications suddenly “forgot” their credentials

Even with years of troubleshooting, I'm not sure how this is even possible. Today, I logged into my Windows 7 account on my personal computer and it appears that all applications that required ...
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Manage another user's credentials for network access

I have a Windows account that is used for running services (ie. it's not intended that any person should log in as that account). Turns out one of the services needs to access a remote network share ...
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Where to find proxy's credentials on a XP PC

Could anyone help me find out the proxy's username + password. I have an Windows XP PC, I know that Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox is using the proxy. I have tried to look for it in the ...
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How safe is my Windows 8 Microsoft Account? [closed]

In earlier version of Windows (Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7), my various secrets are protected with RSA encryption: encryption file system saved credentials IE passwords ...
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using keepass (or other pw tool) to fill windows credentials?

Can we use KEEPASS to auto-fill the window credential? or are there any password tool can do ít? many thanks! detail for my problem: I work a lot with some resources using window credential as log-in ...
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Windows 7 tool to create desktops under different user account [closed]

At the moment I am looking for a tool that could be described as a cross-over between Desktops and NetExec. I'm convinced actual power users here will have fond memories of NetExec when it was still ...
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How can I give my wife emergency access to logins, passwords, etc.?

I'm the digital guru in my household. My wife is good with email and forum websites, but she trusts me with all our important digital stuff — online banking and other things that require ...
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Unable to remotely schedule tasks from the command line

I'm on a Windows 7 machine, attempting to use the command line to schedule a task on another Windows 7 machine in my company's network. I have administrative-level credentials for both computers. With ...
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Current user (not admin) appears in “Run as Administator”

When I try to run some program as administrator, I always get dialog box asking me to choose user and type password. But I also get it with normal user, say, George. Moreover, I have logged in as ...
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Windows 7 Cached Credentials - No Logon Server. Can't Log In

I recently transferred my domain controller over to another Windows 2003 server. The old one was retired and disconnected from the network. I have since found that I can no longer log into my laptop ...
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Microsoft (VS2010) TFS and Excel - can not save credentials

When I try to open xlsx file located on TFS server using Team Explorer (VS2010 Pro), naturaly it asks for credentials; and each time I check "Remember my credentials" - but credentials remains ...
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SVN command line client: checkout refused when LDAP password changed “svn: OPTIONS of” (repo) “authorization failed” (but works in TortoiseSVN)

When using the command line/terminal svn client, a colleague is getting "svn: OPTIONS of " [repo] "...authorization failed" error message when they attempt to checkout the repo to be their local ...
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Make Visual Studio remember my login and password

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 with source control (TFS). Each time I open new instance of Visual Studio and connect to Team Explorer, it asks me for my credentials. I'm already logged in to Windows ...
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Attempt to connect to wireless internet at home and i am asked for User Credentals, nothing I enter works

I just got a new modem and am trying to connect my windows 7 desktop to the new wireless connection. I had no issues on the three previous connections I have used, but for some reason when I click on ...
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Forcing a login script to prompt for credentials?

Scenario: Office is transferring from one server to another, on a different domain than is currently being used. Net use login scripts fail automatically due to improper authentication. What I ...
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Making it Easier for Older Users to Login to Multiple Accounts

I currently do consulting for a small business that has multiple applications that they need to login too. I'm trying to get them to start using Basecamp and Zendesk to make all of our lives easier ...
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Why doesn't starting websphere application server require admin credentials?

We use following syntax to stop a webpshere application server: stopServer.sh servername -user admin_userid -password admin_password However the start command is less luminous startServer.sh ...
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Windows 7 - Samba Shares - multiple credentials

My home setup has a linux server which serves several shares, each with a different user & password. i.e.: public, user1, user2 I can connect to my shares individually via \server\public with ...
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Is it possible to force a credential check every time a network share is opened in Windows 7?

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate and I have mapped a network share to a drive letter. The first time that I open the share, I am prompted for login credentials as expected. I do not select the ...
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How do I run a program as admin without entering user credentials?

You're probably going to say DUPE! but that question's answer is specifically for a batch file command while mine isn't I have a domain that is running a program on all computers (Win7 and XP). In ...
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How can I add a network location with a space in the name to Windows Credential Manager?

My company has a backup server that has a space in its name ("Foo Bar"). I am trying to add the login credentials for this server to Windows Credential Manager, but I receive a canned error response ...
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How do I create a network share on Windows XP that has blank credentials?

I'm trying to create a network share on Windows XP that doesn't save credentials so that a blank username and password dialog box is presented to each person that wants to use it. I don't want to ...