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Windows password reset issue cmd

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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unshift from outlook to windows based authentication [closed]

I shifted my windows 8 to outlook 2007 now I want to go back to windows without affecting files. Can anybody knows what to do? I am totally blanked about what to do. I want to uninstall outlook but I ...
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Windows 8.1, Forgot password for local admin, no other accounts [duplicate]

After looking around for a while the internet seems to think the only option I have is to reinstall windows on the pc in question. Does anyone have an alternative option? Some way to recover/reset the ...
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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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How to recover password protected power-point?

I have a powerpoint file which was written using MS Office PowerPoint 2007. When I click on my .ppt it's asking for password. I forgot my password I used to open my .ppt file. I'm using PowerPoint ...
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Windows 8 Login Password Out of Sync with Windows Live ID

I'm working with a computer that has setup a local account connected under Windows Live ID. The user can login to Live ID (like hotmail) from another computer with the correct credentials. However ...
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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: ...
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How to remove password lock on WD mybook 1TB

How do I disable the password lock on my My book 1 TB, I want to so I may use it directly with my xbox 360, since it won't pick it up on my pc list.
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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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How can I extract a password-protected file a zip archive?

I have a zip archive with several files. Zip can password protect individual files (not just the whole archive) and I have such a protection on one file. How can I extract this file if I no longer ...
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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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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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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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How can we recover (not reset) the router password?

How can we obtain the current username and password of a router that is currently connected to the computer? I've already tried the default username and password. Some answers have suggested ...
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How to generate Asus BIOS rescue password?

I have an ASUS laptop. The problem is that I've forgot my BIOS password. I've clicked Win+r in order to get a date upon which a rescue password would be generated. The date is that of today ...
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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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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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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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Resetting Bios Password on ASUS Transformer T300L

So, I have a ASUS Transformer Book T300L. I usually set a pass on my BIOS just in case (I'm a paranoiac). This time I tried to set it, introduced it slowly to see I introduce it correctly, confirmed ...
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Reset Skype password not possible when email is microsoft account but not linked

I forgot my Skype password and was trying to reset it with the form at https://login.skype.com/recovery but it redirects me to the account/password recovery of my microsoft account. (Probably because ...
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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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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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How to reset Lenovo Thinkpad to factory settings (lost password)

Need to reset to factory settings: my Lenovo Thinkpad is locked because I cannot find my password and I don't remember my log in. Can you tell me how to reset it to factory settings?
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Is there any way to change the Windows 7 password using the command prompt?

How would I change the password of Windows 7 using the command prompt if the existing password isn't known, but I have admin rights?
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 unlock the HDD?

I have a friend who accidentally locked his computer's HDD, either by using password lock or some other way (he does not know). The BIOS too was locked but I have dealt with that. Now I am supposed ...
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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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Reset password of the embedded webserver on a hp color cm4730 mfp?

There's an internal webserver on this hp color cm4730 mfp which we set to a random password which nobody wrote down... how do we reset it?
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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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windows 8 password reset [duplicate]

A friend of mine has accidentally lost her windows 8 password. I tried booting a live USB Hiren's & Windows windows unlocker enterprise (windows xp based live disks). The problem is that the ...
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ESET NOD32 4.0 - Lost settings password

A friend of mine forgot his NOD32 4.0 security password, so now he can't change the Antivirus settings and it keeps reporting a false positive. The worst part is he can't even uninstall it! Is there ...
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WAMP - Reset Root password on mysql

I'm getting this error: access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' using paswword (NO). Its a fresh install of wampserver 2.2 32 bit. Is there a way I can reset the mysql root password? I have tried ...
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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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Cisco DPC3925 I don't remember my wifi passwd

How can I reestablish the factory configurations? I have the Cisco Router in my posession but I don't even remember the admin router pass, (I've tried with the default and it's not) @EDIT: I've ...