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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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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Windows proxy credentials prompt

I have to access the Internet through my university's proxy servers. I set the settings in "Internet Options". I am using an Ethernet cable (though WiFi had previously worked). I have Internet access ...
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Adding supplementary group id to process

I'd like to add addition sgid to a running process. If i'm superuser, is there any option (system call) to change this (or any other process credential) without running it from a different user or ...
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Prevent windows 10 from saving zip password

It seems that windows 10 saves the password of zip folders during your login session. Once you enter your zip password once, you can access the file as many times as you want during one login session. ...
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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 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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Frozen Windows 7 Login Screen (freezes after correct credentials)

Here is the scenario. I turn on the laptop, it loads, the login screen comes up. I enter the correct credentials and it says "Welcome" and the cursor turns into the loading symbol. However, shortly ...
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Run as different user on citrix: what happens with session?

I log on to a citrix as userA. Then I start an application with 'run as different user' and I run that application as UserB. That application can take up as many as 8 hours to run. When I leave for ...
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Downgrade User Profile from Domain to Workgroup

I'm doing some one-off IT maintenance for a very small business <15 employees I moved all their e-mail to Microsoft Office365, and all of their shared network files to Microsoft SharePoint Online. ...
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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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Google chrome asking for username and password for OWA

When I navigate to my work's Outlook Web Access site to read my emails, Google Chrome is prompting me for a username and password to the server saying: Authentication Required - the server XXXXXX....
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Copy data from network device with Windows client

We're using Jenkins to test our software on both Windows and Linux. Our Jenkins server (which doesn't have any data drives mounted) starts a Jenkins slave Job on one of our Windows machine which then ...
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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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Username or password is incorrect: why not specify which? [closed]

When signing into websites or mobile applications, if an incorrect username/email or password is entered, you are almost always notified only that "the username or password is incorrect." Why is it ...
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Error message signing into ADP eTime

This may be a better question for the vendor but I figured I'd see if anyone here is familiar. The company I work at uses ADP eTime Time and attendance for their employee's timesheets and expense ...
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Save credentials for several machines

I wrote a command to save credentials for several machines but it looks like NET USE has a very large delay and does not fit well in this scenario, the following is the command im using: for /L %a in ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint Sites on SP 2010

Just recently on the 23rd or 24th of November we ran into a problem where everyone's "SharePoint Sites" folder on their local PC lost all the shortcuts to their sites. So we tried the usual remove ...
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Efficiently managing multiple credentials with differing refresh cycles

I'm looking for a way to cope with different windows credentials and their refresh cycles. Currently I keep the credentials in KeePass, RDP through VisionApp and use Windows Explorer to access shares. ...
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Windows Credential manager unknown credential BTTHEADDSCOMPUT

I have had issues with MS Security Essentials recently (appears to turn itself off) which prompted me to run anti-virus software (RKill, tdsskill, ComboFix). Following that I happened to open the ...
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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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Connect OpenFire with admin user

I install tuleap (version 8.6.99) In my fisrt login i change the admin password. When i want to log with admin user to the 'Openfire jabber server administration' I have error message : Login failed:...
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Jenkins User Credentials Not Showing In Project

So I have Jenkins-CI running with the Credentials, Credentials Binding, and Git plugins, and first what I did in order to authenticate Git with the remote repository, is I added credentials to the ...
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Delete Windows 7 cached credentials for all the users

I know how to delete my profile's cached credentials. The issue comes when theres is a user that get locked out again and again due to a credential cached within another user profile. If you go to ...
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Wildcard Terminal Services Credential

We have some 200+ servers all with the same credentials, and I've been messing about with cmdkey to create a credential for each one. I can create them individually by adding TERMSRV/[server].my-...
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Windows 10 forgets mapped drive's credentials after reboot

Why Windows 10 forgets mapped drive's credentials after reboot and how to fix it? I've seen some solutions but none of them was a fix for my problem. thanks.
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How to manage MySQL credentials of production server?

I have a simple Django application that needs to use a MySQL database. There is a file settings.py which contains a plain Python dictionary where I have to enter the MySQL credentials, it looks like ...
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How to make Windows security credentials window appear in front of other desktop windows?

I have Windows 7 Pro and use a SharePoint site that frequently asks me to enter credentials in a popup window. Often the popup appears behind other windows on my desktop so I don't know about it, and ...
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What's the difference between certificate and credentials?

What's the difference between digital certificate (e.g. .pem or .der files) and credentials (e.g. .pfx files)?
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How to configure Windows VPN to not save *Session password?

So I have a standard PPTP VPN connection in Windows (8 or 10, behavior is the same). When I connect to the VPN, I'm using a standard username/password combination, not a Windows password and not my ...
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Powershell Enter-PSSession use current credential

I want to use Windows Powershell to start up a VirtualBox VM and then Enter-PSSession to manage the machine on an automated nightly system, which means I will be asleep when this is happening and not ...
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Network credentials for Windows 8.1 pro?

What and where are Network Credentials for windows 8.1 Pro? When I try to access various applications such as MyBookLive (others) it asks me for my Network Credentials ID and Password. I have no idea ...
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Cannot install git-credential-winstore

I get this error pop-up when I try to install Git-Credential-Winstore on Windows 8.1 x64 Enterprise. When I click Debug, I get the following error message. An unhandled exception of type 'System....
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Win7 scheduled task ignoring net use saved credentials

On Win7 64 Pro, I have a batch file that runs net use to map a network share from my server over OpenVPN. The batch file doesn't have the username or password stored in it, it uses the user ...
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Copying user account credentials in Windows

Say I have 2 Windows installation on the same machine. How can I copy accounts from one to the other, so that file-rights are the same on the instances? This is regular accounts, Microsoft accounts, ...
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Cannot access to shared folders

I try to access to shared folder on another Win8.1 (named ahura) machine from my PC. When I want to navigate to \\ahura I see the following prompt. While I enter username and password of an admin user ...
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How can I save / access credentials in credential manager from a remote machine? [duplicate]

I have to save credentials using a service account onto a remote machine and also should be able to access the credentials from remote machine using the service credentials. I have tried using ...
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Conditional relay with credential based on domain recipient?

I use postfix to send email directly, but sometimes outlook.com won't deliver my business email messages. After changing the SPF record, the delivery succeeded, but goes to the recipient's Spam ...
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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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How can I find Protected EAP credentials of a wireless network stored on Windows 7?

I need to remember the authentication credentials (username/password) of the wireless network on which I am connected. There is a way to reveal those informations on Windows 7? The wireless network ...
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Windows 8.1: How to make it forget an updated computer name?

I used to have a network share on an external Samba server named mysmb. The network share itself was accessed via \\mysmb\myshare. I connected to it from my new Windows 8.1 laptop, copied its content ...
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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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From Win7 Enterprise logon screen, how to know other logged-on?

Current security policy for a MS ADS domain is for a user session to lock after a short amount of inactivity. For a few machines, multiple people use them throughout the day. The problem is that the ...
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How to handle the arguments flags for an .exe file? [closed]

Suppose that I'm using a program with a login page. And lets call it a.exe. Whenever I execute a.exe I face a login page with empty fields such as Username, Password, Application Server, Database ...
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Losing credentials when adding echo off

I needed to map a drive to another domain and it worked perfectly, here is the batch file. net use W: \\com-p55.test.ad.testdom.com\software$ /USER:domain\username password /PERSISTENT:YES The ...
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Set OpenVPN to turn off TAP Adapter when it loses connection

Here is my current setup: I'm connected to a Wi-Fi hotspot that closes the connection every 1h 30min. After that, credentials are asked to resume the connection. To do this, I'm using a Java ...
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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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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 ...