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Clearing TPM does not ask for new password, but “change owner password” asks for the old one

I recently cleared my TPM (Dell e7240, Windows 10). During the process, at no point did Bios or Windows ask for a new TPM password. (And at no point since I bought this laptop did I ever set a TPM ...
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Hirens boot cd does not dectect hard drive

I want to reset my windows 8 password through Hirens boot cd mini windows xp. It does not detect my hard drive so i can not find the SAM file. How can i make it see my hard drive so i can fix this?
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Decrypt RDP password stored in .rdg file

Is there a way to decrypt a password stored in an .rdg (Remote Desktop Connection Manager) file, providing you know the username and password of the user who created it? I know that the password is ...
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Can i modify passwordbreaker to warn for passwords created in MS office 2013 and 2016? (VBA) [on hold]

When a sheet is protected from up to version 2010 in Excel, it is possible to use the passwordbreaker macro as stated below to break the password: Dim i As Integer, j As Integer, k As Integer Dim ...
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Windows password reset pogostick not working: kernel panic

On my windows laptop I get the following message when trying to login: "the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed" According to Microsoft I should rejoin the ...
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Can some tell me how to recover saved password from browser?

I am a Mozilla Firefox user and want to recover all my saved passwords as after formatting my Windows 7, all of the saved passwords are gone. Can someone please suggest me some hacks to do so? Thanks ...
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Have to Unlock password on hard drive on Dell Optiplex 745 series

I have a Dell Optiplex 745 series Desktop PC. When I start the PC it asks for the password for hard drive. The whole message is following: Hard disk #***9RW0GKNY-595B is protected by a password. ...
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Fujitsu Lifebook Forgot Password

I just discovered my old Fujitsu lifebook that's about 13 years old. (P-Series) I also discovered that I totally forgot my old password. I have no revery disc. I tried F12, and Esc, and looked at ...
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Will data be lost when I reset password using lusrmgr.msc?

My grandmother has forgotten the password for her user account. It is the only administrator account. Thankfully it is set to automatically log in when the computer starts. I am able to get to lusrmgr....
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Windows 10 password reset after update

I updated to windows 10 from windows 7 and can't log in to my account. So I forgot my windows 7 password long time ago and have been using fingerprint login ever since on my HP Elitebook. I was ...
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Microsoft Account Recovery Form

I've been attempting to access my Microsoft Account (all roads on Microsoft websites lead back to the same form), so here goes: I've forgotten my password, so I follow the "Forgot Password" link, ...
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Generating the string correspondent to the passwd command

I have a protected page on my server and I forgot the password to that page. Ok, I can change that password but it will be a hassle because I have that password stored in a lot of systems that use ...
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Does the Password reset disk created for windows work if the password is changed after creating it?

Does the windows password recovery disk work, if the password for which it is created is changed.
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Offline NT Password changer won't recognize the hard drive, which is a SCU device (not SATA), alternatives? [duplicate]

The device is show as following in devices in BIOS: SCU device 1 WDC WD 500... Model is Lenovo ThinkStation S30. What are the alternative software/method? There are several unlock software but I don't ...
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Windows password reset issue cmd [duplicate]

I tried using this command net user Alap Alap is my acc name Please tell me what password does this command sets because i cannot login to my computer. I used this command to remove my password ...
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Reset windows 10 password Asus R416S [duplicate]

I have an ASUS R416S laptop with windows 10 on it. I forgot the windows login password. I tried the following methods to reset the password: Tried every possible password that i could imagine I dont ...
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mac OS X password recovery / using utility/terminal reset no hard drive or user shown

My password stopped working on my macbook running OS X 10.11. I keep getting diverted to the guest screen. I searched through stackoverflow and followed the instructions to recover my password ...
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Wrong password after using registry backup [duplicate]

So before dealing with some software to repair my registry, I created a backup to it (simply by exporting the existing one), as I should have, and couple of days later, I decided to use my registry ...
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Windows 10 upgrade OK but asks for password

I have allowed my laptop to upgrade to windows 10 using the automatic unattended method, When I returned to the machine it seemed to be finished Ok but it immediatly asked me for a password in the ...
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Not able to log in after changing root password

I'm using LXLE (which is basically a lighter Ubuntu), and I managed to successfully change the password that I forgot after many tries (in the end I used this procedure: https://wiki.archlinux.org/...
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TP-WR841N password not working after firmware upgrade and config restore

I have been having issues with WiFi drop-outs recently, and decided to upgrade my firmware. Router is a TL-WR841N. Upgrade completed, but all settings were reverted to defaults, so I restored the ...
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Forgot power on password

I forgot power on password of my laptop. My laptop is Lenovo G500. I have tried everything like removing CMOS, battery supply. Please help me to reset/remove power on password.
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How can to get forgotten username on Debian? [duplicate]

I have a Debian desktop. On last time, I had updated/upgraded. Now I cannot login (maybe I forgotten username). I cannot login to root too. It seems that we cannot login with root (we just can switch ...
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After a hard restart, I am unable to repair the MBR of my BitLocked drive and don't have the key

Why would Microsoft not build in a password entry widget into the repair process? How can I save my data? I've tried everything I can think of. Windows 8.1 Pro (not sure if version N or not, not ...
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Recovering a Windows 10 password when the partition is read-only

On my new laptop I entered a new password for my account the first time I booted Windows. I no longer remember this password. The account was just a local account and not a Microsoft account, so I ...
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Can I brute force a Time Machine password?

I had computer that was failing SMART check. Not a huge deal, was still under warranty, and I'd had Time Machine configured for years, so I had a good backup. Took the computer to get the HD ...
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Is a Windows 10 device bricked when you don't remember the password and a wrong PIN has been entered three times?

I was given an HP stream tablet some months ago as a gift and upgraded it to Windows 10 when it came out. The friend who gave it to me quickly set it to PIN and I forgot the password as I never used ...
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How to access computer without password

So I never really post questions in forums like these but this one has got me stumped. So I upgraded my windows 7 computer to Windows 10 and didn't like it plus things were messing up. I decided to go ...
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Where does Lenovo X1 2nd generation store its supervisor password?

I have forgotten the supervisor password for my Lenovo X1 carbon 2nd. generation. Searching online I figured out how to remove the password for 1st generation X1 laptops. But I also read that unlike ...
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Need help on figuring the best way to reset forgotten SVP on T410

So, I was replacing thermal paste on my T410 and disconnected the CMOS in error when disassembling. Now my T410 is locked with a SVP and won't let me in. I've tried all the password combinations I use ...
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Remove or reset Windows 10 password

I have forgotten my Windows 10 local account password. But I still have access to my PC, as I have set up a "pin". Now I want to change to an online account. How can I do that without knowing my local ...
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How to fix Multiple BSOD on Windows 10 from safe mode?

Soon after installing and creating a VirtualBox, Windows froze during restart. I forced it to shut down, and have since had these BSOD's, as well as Page fault in non-paged area and Attempted write to ...
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password forgotten windows 8.1 local account [duplicate]

I am using windows 8.1. I have a hotmail account. I have used netplwiz to disable the password some time ago. Now it turns out Windows is no more accepting my password. I use the hotmail password to ...
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Linux Ubuntu Password reset

I used the passwd >username< on Ubuntu, and it gave me a list of options. How do I get past them? If I try using the options, it won't let me. Please help. Thanks!
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Manipulating the HDD password via an SATA-USB adapter

This question is related to The master password of Transcend SSD. I've forgotten the password of Transcend SSD370 ,which I set. When I boot my PC by a live CD with the SSD connected to the SATA port, ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu with my password that was created during installation

After the installation of Ubuntu 15.04 on my second laptop using same DVD, I'm unable to login with my password that was created during installation.
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How to get into Windows Xp if you dont know that password? [duplicate]

So my school gave me a computer but i don't know the password or username to the account on it. I also can't change the bios settings because it says "Setup Entry Key Detected Enter password to unlock ...
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Reset Windows 8.1 password Linuxmint on a dualboot config?

My laptop is in a dualboot config with linuxmint can I reset forgotten windows password from mint?
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How to remove the password of a .docx document

Following advice from horatio and stuartd for the question How can I unlock a Microsoft .docx document? , I've tried unzipping the .docx file, but it won't work. When I try to open it says "The ...
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Outlook 2003 *.pst [duplicate]

Forgot password for Outlook data file 2003. Is there a way to restore it or do something to reset or delete. I just don't know what to do now. Did a system kickback, but it didn't help. No this ...
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How do you recover a Skype account by using a Microsoft account?

I created a Skype account using email way. Then I had linked to Microsoft account. Over time I forgot my password to Skype and lost access to primary email. Now I can sign into Skype only using my ...
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I am not able to log on to the Windows Recovery Tool

Computer is running Windows XP, User was possibly scammed, has been locked out of his computer. I tried using the NT Password Recovery tool from here: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/main.html ...
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How to reset user password for a MediaWiki instance using sqlite database?

The web server does not have email functionality, so the regular "forget password" feature does not work from the password resetting web page. Also the standard documentation on resetting password ...
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How to Retrieve WiFi Password when “Show” is grayed out?

I set my own Wifi password and am admin for my computer. I need to add a user, but the password is not what I thought I set. With several Wifi users I want to see my Wifi password so I don't have to ...
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Can't use standard ways to change password

It seems like the title of million internet posts, but I think this one is new. I login to a server server with a username usrname and a password, say pas. Then, I try to change the password. Here ...
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How do I reset the login password on a Mac OS X guest OS running in VMware Fusion?

I installed an OS X instance inside of VMware Fusion since I needed a clean system to test some stuff on, but I've forgotten whatever login password I set for that guest OS's user account and now I ...
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How do I get back into my system when I have forgot my password for the “Lock My PC” tool?

I am using a PC locking software(Lock My PC) to prevent unauthorized access to my desktop computer at my office, but after I changed my password, it seems that I forgot it. is there any trick to get ...
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I cannot remember my password to the wireless router i am connected to

I am currently using a Dell laptop using windows XP and I am connected to a wireless router. I wish to find out the password to the router to connect a desktop without resetting the router as that ...
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Recover administrator locked system?

I have a system, which is actually locked with an administrator password, So the password is prompted every time when I do the following things, Try to install a new software. Try to empty recycle ...
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How to decrypt a password hash? [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air running on OS X 10.9, and I need to recover a password. I figured out the hash, which is 554bc9ec674ff1476b67a02518cd9e4a, but I don't know how to decrypt it. This is super ...