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how to retrive data from user account having administrator power?

I installed Windows XP on my system and made two user accounts which one has administrator power and the other is just a normal user. After that I didn't use the system for more than month. During ...
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How to get password of the network connection i'm currently connected to [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is the wifi password stored somewhere in windows-7? I've got win 7 and win 8 installed on the PC. Win 7 automatically connects to my router and it saved the password ...
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Win 7 Starter Login Account Password Unknown

Win 7 Starter Question How do you log in with a different account. The owners' username is the only account available at login screen and owner has forgotten the password. I have tried safe mode ...
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How to retrieve Google Talk password from a registry hive?

Further to my previous question ... brief summary ... stolen laptop found old harddrive booted from it & auto into gogole talk but, now, presumably since the harddrive is in a different PC, ...
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How to retrieve my Gmail password, from Google chat?

About a year ago my laptop was stolen at the airport. I bought another, but could not remember my Gmail password, not could I remember the answers to the private questions, nor had I registered a call ...
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How to remove the Supervisor BIOS password for an IBM ThinkPad

I lost my BIOS password for the IBM ThinkPad. This doesn't belong to the CMOS battery – I need to remove it from EEPROM. How can I remove it?
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John The Ripper 1.7.9 with MPI not exiting on success

I am trying to use the MPI capabilities of john 1.7.9 and am testing with a simple 4-char password on a single 8-core server machine. I noticed that after success, the process that cracked the ...
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How can I obtain a password from a website using a form using the GET method on an .aspx platform?

I am trying to find out a password for an area of a website that uses the GET method to authenticate correct credentials. The page is an .aspx but I'm not sure if that makes any effective difference. ...
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What software can I use to decrypt a Mac OS X password hash?

I recently fired up an old Mac Mini that I haven't used for years, and found that I forgot the admin account password. I managed to get the password hash, but have hit various snags when following ...
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using John the Ripper to recover RAR password

Testing John the Ripper in Mac OS X as a RAR password recovery solution, but xargs gives me an error: john --incremental:all --stdout | xargs -I jtr unrar e -pjtr -inul test2.rar | grep 100% xargs: ...
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How can I unlock single-user mode?

I stupidly forgot the password to my MacbookPro. I have locked single user mode 2 weeks ago (for security reasons). How can I unlock single-user mode to get my password back?
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Lost access to only account in Win7, how to recover password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do if I forgot my Windows password? I have a friend who bought a new Win7 computer, and he set it up with a new (admin) account and password, and now when he ...
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How to crack Winrar password without any software [closed]

Anybody know how to crack the Winrar password without using any software. I forgot my password which is having more than 7 characters and have special symbols. So if I use any of the software it will ...
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Unable to change root password under single user mode

I'm using redhat el 5.4. I was trying to change the root password under single user mode. I got no error when I ran passwd. However, when I boot from normal mode, my new password is still not ...
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Resetting Mac OS X Tiger administrator password without a disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset my Mac OS X password without an install disk? I'm currently in possession of an eMac G4 running OS X 10.4. I went to install some software, and found I ...
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How do I reset my OS X 10.6 password?

I was following steps given at makezine.com to reset a forgotten password for MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.6). But after doing #/sbin/SystemStarter it doesn't give me back shell prompt #, as if it is ...
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I have most of the password for my 7z archive. How can I crack it?

I know most of my password. I think I've only got some capitalization and/or some character inversions in certain spots. What is the fastest way to try all combinations? If that still doesn't work ...
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Blanking/changing Mac OS X password in Linux

I have a computer running Mac OS X, and I have a Linux live CD (I have Ubuntu 11.04, 10.4, and BackTrack 5). How do I blank the password on Mac OS X from my start CD, what program ...
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How to Find out the Boot up Password in a laptop

I have a friend who has his laptop locked by a boot up password. He has asked me how to view the password. Please note that he does not wish to reset it. Anyone has any idea of software etc. to do the ...
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Recover ADSL password for my Linksys WAG54G2

I have a Linksys WAG54G2 ADSL router and I want to change my router. The problem is that I don't know what my ADSL password is (I'm not talking about the router's login page). I contacted my ISP about ...
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What programs on Linux can recover a Windows password from another part of the system?

I am going to create a portable Linux on an 8gig USB drive, and I was wondering if there was a password recovery tool within Linux to recover passwords from Windows/Mac(at least Windows). I know ...
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Retrieve admin password [closed]

How do I retrieve the admin password if I have forgotten? I have changed the default password to something else. Now I can not login since I do not remember the new password.
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winrar how to remove that password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: RAR Password recovery Ok I "forgot" my WinRAR password. So basically I was googling for a solution and found Winrar password recovery and winrar cracker. Both of these ...
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Reseting Vista Admin Password from Installation DIsk

I am trying to reset the admin account password that I forgot for an old Vista machine. Because I don't have a password reset disk, I have resorted to attempting to run net user from the command line ...
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How can we recover the router password? (recover, not reset!)

How can we obtain the current username and password of the family router that is currently connected to the computer? (Resetting the router to factory default doesn't recover the current ...
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How can I reset the administrator password on my Mac without a Mac OS X installation disc?

When I bought my Mac mini, I got it without the installation disk and I also didn't get the administrator password. Is there a way to find out in my computer the admin. Password and get a system ...
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What can I do when I have forgotten my LastPass Master Password?

Right, Here's the situation I'm in - got assigned to a new system. Installed LastPass. LastPass login stares at me... and I'm blank. The password hint doesn't work ( mainly because after their ...
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Recover password in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to recover the password for an email account in Outlook 2010? I need to re-install Outlook, and I don't know the password of the mailbox. Alternatively, is it possible to just move the ...
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Toshiba Satelite laptop not booting

Toshiba Satelite laptop not used for a long time, turned on but did not boot to windows xp. Console light read "HDDPassword=". Son-in-law says he removed battery and pluged in and still got the same ...
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How can I change/erase Windows password using Ubuntu Live?

How can I change or erase the Windows XP password from Ubuntu Live (11.04) booted on the PC in question? I reckon it should be possible, at least it is possible to do so to another Ubuntu ...
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How do I recover or reset VMware ESXi Server root password?

I've inherited a VMware ESX Server 3i 3.5.0 but haven't found any documentation, especially not the root password, nor have I gotten hold of the former admin. The suggestions I've found online ...
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How can I retrieve a lost password from the Windows Vault?

Is there anyway I can get back a forgotten password that is remembered and stored in my Windows Vault on my Windows 7 Professional laptop?
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How to make custom dictionary for password recovery

I forgot my password to KeePass, but I know almost all of the letters/numbers and the order they go in. I usually have a main password then add some stuff before and after that. Everything I try I ...
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Locked hard drive Eee pc 1005 HAB

I have a Eee pc 1005 HAB that has a locked hard drive. I don't have a password for it or the master password. I was told i could take up the battery for the BIOS and put it back in to reset it but I ...
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How do I deal with an HP laptop with lost power-on password?

My neighbor has asked me help with his laptop, an HP with lost power-on password. I tried inserting an Ubuntu cd to format the partition, but well... it doesn't even get there. Any ideas?
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ZIP password recovery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: zip password crack possible? I have a zip file to be password-recovered. I don't remember the password itself, but I remember what type (a capital or small letter or a ...
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How easy is it to recover a password stored in an application?

For the sake of easy use, I let the application to store my passwords. Several important passwords related to my hosting accounts are stored in Opera, Putty and Filezilla. I guess this might be an ...
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reset router password without changing settings/get settings before reset?

I seem to have lost the router password to my wndr3700 and I need to add a new portforward to my already large list, thing is, I know I can do a factory reset, but that will also lose all of my ...
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Retrieve forgotten Windows Live ID's password

I have forgotten my Windows Live's password AND secret question AND alternate e-mail account. I can still access my account from Safari on my MacBook, because I told it to save my password, which led ...
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Mac OS X continuously asks for password at login screen

As shown in the attached image, I'm continuously getting the login screen asking my password. When I enter the correct password, it does not accept it. What could be wrong, or what can I do to get ...
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EXCEL - Remove password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove password from an Excel Document Hi, I have an .xls file. I do not remember the password and hence I am not able to open the same. How do I remove the password. If ...
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Recovering Windows 2003 Password - None of the tools work

I am trying to recover the password of Windows 2003 using the following tools and none of them works. Existing environment setup: Host PC runs Windows XP (it is kind of irrelevant here, but ...
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Crack ipod touch back up password [closed]

My mother passed a week ago. And all of the funeral plans, pictures of us, are on an ipod touch back up. I guess under all the stress, I forgot the backup password. It was made months ago. ( The ...
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Reset Windows 7 Admin Account without Admin Rights [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? On my Windows 7 computer, I created an administrator account "Admin" and then demoted my primary account to a standard ...
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Password recovery for Microsoft Word 2007 documents

I have forgotten the password of my protected Microsoft Word 2007 document, is there any way to crack it?
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ACT! Password Decryption

I have a need to migrate data out of an Act! database into another system and would like to maintain the passwords from ACT! to the new system. Is there any way to decrypt the password? Is anyone ...
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Change password of windows vista with “net user” command, Vista not accepting password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I forgot my Windows 7 password. What now? I changed the password using "net user aditya aditya^Aaditya". But the problem is now Vista is not accepting this password. ...
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Getting into grub loader in Ubuntu Virtual Box machine

I have Ubuntu guest OS installed on Virtual Box on windows. But I have forgotten all passwords for user and root accounts. But when I try to get into grub by pressing escape at startup, nothing ...
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Password Won't Work after Crash

My Win 7 computer locked up, so I shut it down (holding down the power button till it shut off). Logging back on, I got an error message that it couldn't load my profile (like I'm entering the wrong ...
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vista : how to recover/reset the password for Administrator user [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I have a sony vaio "windows vista home premium" laptop. I created an admin account(not called Administrator) and ...