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Restrict access to applications by password protecting them

I have need to restrict access to specific applications in windows 7. I'd like to be able to password protect the applications rather than use for example windows account restrictions but worst case ...
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Lock a folder so that user can't access but software can

i have a situation here i need to lock a folder (password protect) so that user can't access it without password application/software can access that folder.. :) What i can now: i know i can lock the ...
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Windows 7 folder sharing (both passwordless and password protected)

I have two folders in my Windows 7 machine, say folderA and folderB. I would like to share both these folders in a way that folderA should be accessible without any password while folderB with ...
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How to password protect a folder on Unix/Linux without encryption?

I've searched a round quite a bit in the past and present for either a builtin feature or program for this, but had no luck. I want to password protect a folder, but do not wish to encrypt it. The ...
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How to deny access from Windows 7 to a Windows 8.1 drive?

I have dual-boot with Windows 7 installed on one partition of my hard drive and Windows 8.1 installed on the other partition. How to deny Windows 7 users access to the Windows 8.1 partition?
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Password protecting shared folders

Is there a way to protect some shared folders each with a different password so that my employees can only access each his own folder and not the others' folders? Thanks.
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Are windows user password easier to crack than linux? [closed]

If i set the same password in both linux and Windows, is it easier for a hacker to break the windows password? If so why and how can i create a windows password in the same security level as Linux?
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Can I use the second choice in the boot sequence by disabling the hard drive?

I was advised to transfer this question from Stack Overflow to this forum. I bought a used acer laptop to install ubuntu on. And I forgot to check if the bios was protected by a password. It is. (an ...
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How to protect cd data with a signup form

This is probably a ridiculous question to which you will say you cannot, however... I need to burn some files to CD / DVD for distribution. I need people who open the CD / DVD to have to fill in a ...
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Password Protect Recycle Bin

Is there any way to password protect my Recycle Bin so that whatever I delete no body can restore it except me. or any other method (using a Software) by which I can protect my Recycle Bin.
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How to set a screensaver password in Windows 8

I have a secure position in our company and need to set a password to enter after the screensaver turns on to re-enter the computer. If I leave my desk for more than a minute I am required to have ...
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How to protect file and folder in a portable drive?

I had a situation here where I often bring my laptop outside to work or make a copy of files/documents to pendrive. Just wonder is there a way to protect the files/documents in case I lost the laptop ...
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Password protect folder on USB flash drive for use on Windows XP and a Mac

I would like to password-protect a folder on my USB flash drive, so when someone tries to open the folder, they are prompted to enter a password. I have a Mac, but also need to use the flash drive ...
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Strong password tip: review [closed]

After having my gmail account hacked where i used for 9 years a too simple password i now decided to change all my passwords. I picked up a quite complex password like RumbleDance56 and to avoid ...
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Mail Merge, Split, Protect, and E-mail Word 2013 Document

I have created the perfect form for time sheets at work. My goal was to mail merge the pages with personnel data. Then protect the document with a password so people don't accidentally change the ...
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How to set a password for iBall WiFi Router?

I use iBall Bation 150m wireless-N ADSL2+Router. Its product code is iB-WRA150N. It enables wired and wireless connections. I want to set a password for wireless, that is for WiFi. I searched in ...
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Is keeping a directory with all password a bad habit? [closed]

I use a mac (though this is not critical to the question, it has some relevance) Every time I have to choose a password, I make a plain text with name of the website, username, and password in it. ...
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How to protect Adobe Acrobat XI files?

I want to protect the content of some PDF files (copy, edit, print). I tried to use password protection but it can be broken easily using tools like this. Looks like they use standard encryption ...
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setting https_proxy environment variable in a secure way

The following is the standard way suggested to set the environment variable for the https_proxy: export https_proxy=<username>:<password>@<proxy>:<port> But it clearly ...
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Password protect files before emailing

I have a HTML5 folder with an HTML file and also a media folder which the HTML doc reads. I want to be able to protect the media folder before emailing, but of course the HTML doc still needs access ...
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How to run keepass portable on mac and windows

I am using keepass portable (have it on a usb). I want to be able to use it for mac and windows. I tried following the steps on keepass' website (install mono on the usb and run it and the keepass app ...
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How can I protect and hide the data in a single excel cell using password?

My professor want me to send out an excel sheet which contains grades of all students. And of course every student can only see his own grade. So he want me to set passwords for the grade cells. Each ...
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HDD password is frozen and disk read error

I have a Samsung N102SP and it is not booting. It says A disk read error occured, Press ctrl+alt+dlt to restart. I thought the HDD is bad, but then I booted using Backtrack and I was able to ...
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Finding sshd log file

I'm experiencing some problems with SSHD on my server. I'm trying to set up passwordless (pub/pv keys) authentication. It worked for my other servers, but not for this one. The SSHD agent adds my ...
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How can I password protect my hard-drive completely? [duplicate]

I have a password for my Windows OS, so if my computer is stolen (hopefully) the thief will not be able to start up the operating system. But one can easily remove the hard drive and access the files ...
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Is it possible to write an app that ignores the zip archive password?

I am not sure how password protected archives work but is it the programs enforcing the protection or is it the way the format works where if it's password protected, there is no way to extract the ...
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Wifi password VS MACs filtering - in terms of speed vs security

Background First I need to say that I know about how better it is to secure the wifi network even with WEP , than to not secure it at all, and I know there is a thread asking a similar question like ...
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How can I access the contents of a lock-out password-protected USB flash drive?

I have a password protected Cruzer U3 flash drive. When trying to access the data contained on this drive, I typed the password incorrectly, and it is no longer prompting me for a password. I cannot ...
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How do I make my script ask for a password, like sudo?

I am writing a script which would be potentially dangerous if run in the wrong way. As a safety feature, I want the script to require the user to re-enter their password first, much as sudo does. So ...
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How to batch unlock multiple PDFs which have same known password?

I have several PDF files each with the same password that I know. What tool or method could batch unlock them and provide a copy of each of the PDFs as an unlocked version? There's CutePDF - could I ...
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Same hdd (ssd) password not working on different laptop

I have a samsung ultrabook which is not working anymore. So i decided to use it's ssd on different laptop. Tried on two different laptop (lenovo g570, samsung r522) but password is not working and i ...
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Can I *actually* lock my computer, so that the only thing I can do is type my password? [duplicate]

I make frequent use of Win+L, which will lock my computer and prompt me to enter my password to unlock it. This is to prevent other (mischevious) people from doing anything while I am away. However, ...
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Unrecognized, foreign email address appears when using LastPass [closed]

I have recently implemented LastPass as a secure password manager. When I changed the password for my email address an associated account (smithfaketester@gmail.com) that I had never seen before came ...
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How to avoid hidden Excel rows/columns being read?

I have an Excel file with a big worksheet, frequently updated and submitted. Quite a number of rows and columns are hidden in order to make the calculation details and raw data invisible to people ...
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Opening a password protected pdf

I received a pdf file few days back, the pdf file was password protected with a 5 digit number varying from 20000 to 25999. Unfortunately I forgot the password but still I remember that it falls ...
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Remove password feature from USB

I've been stuck with this question for a while and never found a solution. My USB has a password protection feature on it and I think it stops it from being bootable. Locked: Unlocked: Does ...
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How to access my Notebook after setting BIOS passwordto blank?

I recently bought an IdeaPad U410. A few days later I set a User Password and an Admin Password in my BIOS. Until today I did not go back into BIOS. But since it started to bother me to always type ...
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Individual Columns Password Protected

Can individual columns be password protected for separate people, so that others can view information, but only change data in their column?
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How to remove password of a password-protected PRC?

I know the password, I just want to remove it. Mobidedrm couldn't do this (it can remove DRM from files that are not password-protected only though). any idea? Sample file on DropBox passwd of ...
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Lock screen without screensaver [duplicate]

We run a Wall display for our Jenkins continious integration server on an old windows XP machine. We want to be able to lock the machine, while still displaying the web browser. Windows screen saver ...
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Remove password from Excel files in batch

I am going to get batches of 200+ Excel files with a blank password, one just needs to press enter when asked for the password. The system I am loading these files into cannot handle password ...
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How to store passwords [closed]

I want to know what the best way is to store secret information (like passwords, passcodes, and ssh keys). Should it be stored on the computer or written down for a home/office use? What is the best ...
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Excel 2007 xlsx unbreakable protection [closed]

How to protect excel file from all kinds of password breakers and removers?
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Is there a way to share passwords among multiple users without others knowing the password itself

We have a team of developers who need to access the mysql production server, but they should not have access to the password. I am looking for a mechanism where they can copy the password into the ...
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Using a dropbox-type solution for students where their folders are protected [closed]

I need a solution like dropbox for computers in our lab where students have access to their files. We created an account for our lab on dropbox and so there's a folder now synced on all computers for ...
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Where does SecureCRT save usernames and passwords?

If I check the checkbox remember my password on SecureCRT which file does SecureCRT write my username and password to?
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Encrypting or protecting my ID for all applications

Problem I work in an environment where I have to use my LDAP ID+pass for running various applications as admin, sending emails, or for letting the application access the internet and so on.. A ...
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HDD Password in Bios Gateway T-1628

So, I was trying to wipe my HDD on a Gateway T-1628 laptop. I was in a Fedora Linux 17 live disk and I found a command from the repository called hdparm. Here's an example similar to the tutorial I ...
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According to current knowledge where should you store passwords on your server and how do you protect them?

Given is a system of PHP and MySQL on a virtual server. I want to save passwords there. Frequently you hear people speak about their system being hacked and credit card information being stolen. ...
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Password Protect Specific Shared Folder in Windows XP

how can i password protect a specific shared folder and all the sub-folder/contents in it? The PC which I want to password protect the folder is running Windows XP. My Workgroup are all using Windows ...