String of characters that allows access to a computer, interface, system or application.

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Using windows PC as remote server [duplicate]

I have a old windows desktop computer running windows 7 . I want to use it as a remote server for my applications. There are two things I want from it: Power on itself and start windows when power ...
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How to remove password from password protected and shared excel workbook?(.xlsm file)

I have an excel file that I need to crack. My excel version is 2010 but I do not know what version of excel this file is originally made with. This file has the name of file extension, '.xlsm'. I ...
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Windows 10 Laptop - Require password on sleep, not on monitor off

I have an ASUS ROG G551 laptop. Like most laptops, I can press fn+f7 to turn off the monitor to save power without stopping any running programs. I used to be able to wake the monitor back up and ...
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How can I estimate the time it takes a certain computer to guess a password?

As cyber security and its exploitation become more prominent and relevant, I find websites such as https://howsecureismypassword.net/ to be very interesting. When the user enters a password, it ...
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Installing Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin on El Capitan (Password Problems)

I am at my wit's end! I am fairly new to using a mac, and I've never set something like this up before, but I'm fairly sure I'm not an idiot. Every time I've tried to install this, I'd get all the way ...
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From command line how do I change password [duplicate]

HP 110 desktop with win 8.1 where owner of standalone workstation has forgotten password. I have hacked into cmd prompt but don't know how to change password of account that has administrator ...
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Windows 10 wants a password [closed]

A few days ago my Toshiba laptop started asking for a password (I have never set a password). I have tried all the passwords that I use for emails etc. and even left it blank but nothing seems to ...
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How to safely distribute an RSA private key for use by company staff? - Or more sensible alternatives to this

Let me start by saying that I know distributing a private key is a pretty stupid thing to do, akin to making copies of your password and handing it out (in this case, encrypted copies that will be ...
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Create a new app password for Microsoft Outlook

I am using 2 factor auth on my MS account. But Outlook doesn't support this, instead I have specific app password for outlook. I created it somewhere my MS settings, but it has now expired. I now ...
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brother printer firmware update password reset

While trying to update my brother printer (DCP-8080DN) firmware, the java program asks for a admin password, and says that it could only have been altered by a BRadmin program, otherwise the default ...
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How to update the firmware of a Arris DG860 router/modem combo?

I have a router at home that is very buggy and has had errors since the first day I got it. For example, if you try to change the password, everything just clears out. The router was never updated. I ...
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Save username and password of openvpn in encrypted format

While searching on internet I have found that we can automate vpn login via editing config file through adding auth-user-pass login.conf and create login.cnf file and add your credentials in pure text ...
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Setting system wide http(s)/ftp proxy with username and password on Ubuntu/Mint

At my office I was given a pac file in order to connect to our proxy. The pac file is just a bunch of ignore-this-internal-site-and-that-local-site along with a proxy for other connections, let's call ...
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Windows 10 without microsoft account causes share issue

I don't want to use microsoft account on my windows computer. With it on my login and password over the local area network at home becomes the MS account/password. If I enable local account and ...
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Force browser to save password

I would like to make my Chrome/Opera to save login, password data without asking about it. It everytime asks if I want to save a password, but I want it to do this without any popups over time on ...
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John the Ripper - invocation with .zip file and password

I have .zip file that is compressed with password. I've made hash for this file and trying to run John the Ripper with proper parameters on this hash file. What I need is to find what parameters are ...
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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 force users to change password according to policy standard in Debian Linux

In Linux how do I force users to change password according to standard only (that defined in /etc/pam.f/passwd)? I read that pam_cracklib.so only tells user that password is not according to standard ...
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Can't enter the password

I have a password in English in Fedora GNOME. There is no correct keyboard input method on the login screen. I tried booting with runlevel 3 to hop onto runlevel 5, but the session finishes in order. ...
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Show password characters when logging in to Linux

I am setting up a long-range wireless serial terminal (with a pair of XBees, if anyone is wondering) connected to my Linux box. It's going great, but sometimes a keystroke doesn't go through. This ...
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Windows 10 asks for password after profile name change

I have pretty strange problem. I have been using Windows 10 without any issue for some time and now I went for username change. I went to "netplwiz" and changed my username. I haven't added any ...
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Chrome not saving the passwords in Windows 10

There is a prompt to save the password but once clicked on Save the password is not actually saved. The passwords saving and autofill are enabled in the settings. Is it another Windows 10 bug?
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Unable to change an Active Directory user account from a Windows 10 laptop

When any users tries to change their password, the following error message appears "the security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship" The ...
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WIfi Hotspot without any Password?

I am interested to know is there any way to create wifi hotspot in windows 10 without using any password.. I know the command with password... netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ...
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Connecting with Teamviewer

I set up a teamviewer account earlier today because at work I have 2 screens and was thinking of playing hearthstone while working, because my work is boring as hell. Anyway I set up an account and my ...
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Cannot login to iTunes store or enable keychain access on my mac

My problem is that when I want to login into iTunes store, enable keychain access or authorize iPhone on my Mac, I get prompt to enter password for my iCloud account. I enter my password and then ...
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How to find a stored website password when the browser shows no password was saved?

My friend came today with strange issue. He forgot his Facebook password. He can still log in to Facebook because the password is stored in the computer. I told him to look in the browser because he ...
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How to access data on a password-protected SATA hard drive

My Lenovo S10-2 laptop died. I'd like to get the data off the hard drive. The problem is that there is a hard drive password applied to the drive. Of course I know the password, but I have no way of ...
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sudo to any user without a password

If sudo can be configured to no password such as: bob ALL=NOPASSWD: ALL Then how can you configure sudo to be able to sudo to any user without password ? So that sudo -u domainnameuser.com mkdir ...
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Any threat from typing password into user name field?

I have always been curious - keylogger aside, is there any risk after typing a password into the user name field at Windows logon?
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kali linux not asking password to login ( in persistence using USB)

Iam using kali using persistence usb. Everytime I open my system using kali persistence , it doesn't ask for password for the first time (i.e gives access to the root user without any ...
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Windows password changed while using passwd command in cygwin [duplicate]

I am using cygwin in windows 8.1. I typed passwd command and it asked for my old Windows password, I typed the old Windows password, it further asked for "Enter New password" : I pressed ctrl+d . ...
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What other than login and sudo is a Linux password for?

I've got a Linux development machine on which I've given some people key-based ssh access (password login is disabled). The users I've given access do not have sudo rights. So today I was wondering, ...
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Reset BIOS password lenovo

When I try to remove the BIOS password from my laptop, ask me to enter the new password and confirm it, i just press Enter key in the two steps after that. I can't open my laptop because require me to ...
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Can I switch from Firefox 32-bit to Firefox 64-bit without losing data?

I'm currently using Firefox 32-bit, but since the release of the version 43.0, Firefox is also available in 64-bit for Windows. I would be pleased to use this Firefox build, but I don't want to lose ...
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How to get Chrome to STOP offering to remember password for one site?

In searching this site for "Chrome password" I see lots of questions about how to get Chrome to remember a website password, but I have the opposite problem: I want Chrome to STOP asking if it should ...
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How to display custom key icon on Terminal.app?

When sending a POST request to a server that requires user and password authentication, Terminal.app displays a blinking key icon which I believe is not Unicode. When asking the user to enter ...
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Windows 7 logon failure- User ID and password appears to expire over weekend

In September, a user was upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. We are in a corporate setting, so, we are on a network. This user previously had NO issues logging onto her laptop or the network. ...
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BIOS password reset for HP probook 450 G1

I forgot my BIOS administrator password and I have tried the cmospwd-5.0 tool. I have managed to kill my BIOS password. However, now when I reboot this machine and try to gain access to the BIOS ...
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How do I retrieve a Thunderbird profile's stored passwords - without Thunderbird?

Same question as here: How do I retrieve the stored password from Thunderbird? But I can't run Thunderbird, or can't run it and have it look at the profile directory. I only have read access to that ...
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BitLocker corrupted partition, recover using the pin password, no RecoveryKey or NumericKey

I have a 15Gb USB Pen drive, whole drive encrypted with BitLocker. I pulled the pen drive by mistake while transferring data, and the partition is now corrupted, RAW. I understand my only solution ...
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Applying a password to router without the advanced settings

I have a Saegcomm router that doesn't require a username or password when entering the IP address, which I'm worried someone at my workplace will stumble across and change the settings. The router ...
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Opening onenote password-protected files in windows 10

I have this problem: I have some OneNote password-protected files that I created with Office 2010 (and of course I know the pwd). Now I moved to a new laptop with Windows 10 and don't have the old ...
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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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Recover password from Window 7 email client from external HD

I have a hard drive pulled from a Windows 7 computer. The user added their email to the default Windows 7 email client and then forgot the password. They can't recover their password using the ...
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Is there a way to create invisible text?

I would like to create a text file (the format doesn't matter) whose text is invisible. I don't mean a hidden file. A normal file with invisible, copiable text. Or could it be displayed the way ...
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Getting Linux hashes from shadow file

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox machine in which some days ago I changed the password. Now when I used the machine again I've forgotten the password and can't get root access. I tried to get hashes ...
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Prevent enforcing password policy on non domain Windows 10 after adding corporate mail account?

The question is mostly in the subject - I have a home Windows 10 pro installation (with the very latest November update as of this post) that's obviously not on my company domain. I want to add my ...
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The effect of Acronis image restore on Windows 7 password expirations

I have a question about how user account password expiration works within Windows 7. I have been able to fine some explanations online about individual aspects of my situation, but nothing which ...
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I accidentally typed password into console's “login:” prompt

I accidentally typed my password into the console's "login:" prompt. Is there any place where the password history could have been saved? I am running Linux 3.13.0-71-generic, Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. ...