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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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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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 services....
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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 credentials with Remote Desktop?

How do I make Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 7 (Professional) use my current domain credentials, instead of prompting me for them, by default. This used to be setup, but when I recreated my ...
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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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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 unsaved....
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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 ...
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Windows XP - mapping network drive

I have mapped a network drive and named S:\ under "My Computer". My problem is that I need to log in to the drive again when I reboot my pc, how can I fix it? UPDATE My pc is Windows XP ...
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Cannot log into laptop when remote “…cannot log you on now… domain… not available”

OS: XP sp3 Normally, when users in my office check out laptops, they connect the laptop to the network at their desk and log in using their credentials. Then, when they are out of the office and ...
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Can I trust online app that store my credentials? [closed]

I'm an happy user of the xmarks service and I use it to store and share my bookmarks and my password across my computers (home, laptop, office). I'm also quite happy of Amazon one click buy system: I ...
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How can get back the saved password in my workstation?

As you may know, when trying to connect to a remote share secured with a password, Windows may pop up an input box asking for login credentials. If I select the "remember password" option, the ...
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Is there a way to clear saved wireless connection settings in XP at logoff

We have a load of old stand alone Windows XP netbooks that are loaned out to staff on a daily basis. Different staff use the machines at different times depending on their needs. We have 2 different ...
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Does Windows 7 Authenticate Cached Credentials on Startup

Problem I have a Windows domain user account that gets automatically locked-out semi-regularly. Troubleshooting Thus Far The only rule on the domain that should automatically lock an account is too ...
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Remove all the keys (credentials) from a PC

I gonna have to change my Windows PC with a colleague at office. I've added a few rsa ssh keys while playing around with git, github, heroku and a few others. What'd be the best way to remove all my ...
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What is “virtualapp/didlogical”?

I was rooting around in my credential manager and found a credential for "virtualapp/didlogical". I didn't put it there, I don't recognize it and I am finding conflicting info about it. It may be a ...
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Remote Desktop connection is ignoring saved credentials

I have an RDP (Remote Desktop connectin) file. When I view/edit the file I can see that the username and password are stored in it, but when I connect to the remote server using the file the server ...
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Windows XP File Sharing force asking for credentials

I want to know how to setup my share so it will always ask for credentials. So I don't have to map a drive on every computer I go to and then delete it so the user doesn't have access to my share ...
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Resupply Credentials to Printer Windows 7

I'm working on my personal laptop and attach to various drives, machines, printers, etc. as needed. I'm NOT connected directly to the domain. Due to password change restrictions, I do not let it ...
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XP Pro x64: Program started at boot with automatic logon behave differently after update

I have a program that I wrote in .NET to select games for mame (arcade emulator). This is a frontend. I configured in the registry an automatic logon for the administrator. In the "startup" windows ...
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Outlook defaults to incorrect network credentials

When you open Outlook (2003/2007) hooked up to an Exchange server, sometimes you are prompted for network credentials. Sometimes it is because you opened it before the network/VPN connection was up ...
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Windows 7 - Remote Desktop - multiple credentials

My home network consists of a couple Windows XP machines and a Windows 7 box. One of the Windows XP boxes is like a shared server accessed via Remote Desktop. I have an account on there and my gf has ...
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Windows 7 - Group Policy - Allow RDP Credentials to be Saved

Im trying to use RDP and save my credentials in a file so I dont have to entire it each time I connect. I remember doing it before and it involved changing a group policy setting. What exactly do I ...