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

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How do I connect/login to a network windows pc which doesn't have a login password

I have some desktops and laptops around me and am using homegroup for sharing files between them and everything is working fine. But when I take a new laptop which is not in my homegroup, in network ...
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what to do when I forgot my master password on smartgit?

I'm using SmartGit 7.1.3 for take care of a github repository. I put a master password on the smartgit when I was setting the repository. Next I forgot my master password then I didn't sync with my ...
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How to remove&recover password of protected PDF files? [duplicate]

i want to crack a password protected PDF document, anyone have ideas ?
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WRT310N won't let me change PPPoE password

Something really, really weird is going on with my Linksys WRT310N router. Namely, after: multiple resets using the recessed "Reset" button (hold it for 20 seconds when the router is on, did it once ...
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set a password on multiple existing rar files

I am after a command-line solution to add a password to several existing .rar archives, if feasible. I created a bunch of .rar files (hundreds of them), but absent-mindedly forgot to set a password ...
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Raritan KX232 Password Reset

I have a raritan KX232 that I need to factory reset, however I've forgotten the administrative username/password. I've already tried connecting to the local port and using admin/R*E*S*E*T as the ...
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How to secure Linux terminal with Google Authenticator?

How to secure Linux terminal with Google Authenticator for root access and login?
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How can I logon to Windows 10 Home using my old password?

I have a password that I want to use, but Windows 10 says that I can't because I used it before the reinstall. I want to get around this Windows 10 Home security effort. This is my pc. I bought it. ...
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Retrieve passwords from “pass” which are stored under the name of a folder

I'm very new to pass and some days ago I inserted a lot of passwords into it. Suppose you store passwords under test and test/abc. What I noticed is, that it seems to be impossible to "show" the ...
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Google Chrome offers to save password but doesn't actually save

I have the 'Offer to Save Passwords' and 'Autofill' checkboxes marked. Chrome will pop in the save password? prompt, I hit accept, but then when I go to view saved passwords there is nothing there. ...
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Disable expired password change dialog in PAM

I try to find a way to switch off the password change dialog you get when you login with a expired password. """ WARNING: Your password has expired. You must change your password now and login again! ...
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Reset Unknown Bios Password

a friend of mine recently gave me a Dell Inspiron 2320 which he has not used for a very long time. He had, what he called a "password problem" that he could not resolve. He put the Dell away and ...
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Windows Network Policy Server is not logging bad passwords in NPS logs

I have an NPS server for RADIUS from an Aruba controller. Accounting and authentication logging is turned on and working, except for when the logon fails because of bad password. Security Logs All ...
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Windows 7 Password Encryption

I'm making a program with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 in c# and it has a login, but I want the password to be safe and encrypted like the sam file for windows 7. Does anyone know how to do this?
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GUI password prompt: `Incorrect password`

I installed Debian Jessie without a desktop environment and installed i3wm afterwards. If I start an application which requires administrative privileges inside i3wm other than by running the command ...
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Unlocking an ad user on a notebook disconnected from AD

my colleagues and I are facing a concrete problem with a user on a business trip. I try to describe it as generic as possible to comply with superuser's policies. Unfortunately I couldn't find my ...
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Windows 7 domain user incorrect password, can't login

I have a remote employee who works from her laptop, which is joined to the domain. The only connectivity she has with the domain is when she logs in and connects to VPN. She was on maternity leave ...
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I will not be able to log back into Windows 10 when I log out.

I changed the password on my Windows 10 account earlier today but can't for the life of me remember what I changed it to. Therefore, when I log out or turn the computer off, I will not be able to log ...
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Windows 10 administrator issues

I only have one account on my windows 10 computer and recently set up a PIN to prevent our teen using the computer after being grounded. Now every time I try to do anything (make changes or install ...
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How can I lock a file for a period of time?

I would like to lock a file so that it cannot be accessed for a period of time. At the end of the time, I should be able to access the file normally. Is this possible?
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OSX wants to make changes. Type an administrator's name and password… Won't go away

I recently needed to add some SSL certificates to my Mac (OSX 10.10.5) in order connect to a remote service. The certificates are needed for 2 factor authentication. I have full Admin rights in OSX. ...
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Locked out of BIOS on ASUS T100TAM

I am locked out of my ASUS T100TAM BIOS. I can't even boot to windows. It only pulls up the blue BIOS password screen. Now, I have learned through research that I can enter a "rescue password" to ...
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Router wifi password encryption types and why do they matter?

up until now i've just been blindly following articles etc. to set my router's wifi password encryption type to WPA2-PSK/AES, but what does it really mean for me? does this just make it harder for ...
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How do I avoid getting prompted for a password when I run this script?

I’m using Amazon Linux. If I login as my “otheruser” user, and create a script, test.sh, with this text sleep 5 ; sudo reboot now I can login and run the script like so … [davea@mydevbox ~]$ sudo ...
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Why won't my Macbook Pro save my passwords on Chrome? [duplicate]

Each time I log onto a site, Chrome asks to save my passwords. I click save. And it never saves the passwords. Am I doing something wrong? Is there some setting I need to change? Thanks,
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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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mysql, tcp/ip, and passwords

I can't figure out why this is happening. My user has two accounts: ans@localhost for socket connections and ans@% for TCP/IP connections. My host name is valiant. mysql> select ...
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Install alternative operating system when supervisor password prevents boot from DVD/USB

I would like to replace Windows by Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440S. So here is the problem: BIOS settings prevent DVD/USB boot BIOS has a supervisor password (i dont have that one) and I cant ...
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Catch router password

I'm doing experiment with my friend and my router, forcing it's all security. Our task now it to catch login and password, when someone is logging in from a smartphone (wifi). Anyone who can help us? ...
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Set a password to a pre-hashed value in mysql

How can I set a mysql user's password using a pre-hashed password? ===== I've got a mysql database version 5.1.73 . According to the mysql documentation, in the newer versions of mysql, creating a ...
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How to reset the BIOS password on a Dell Latitude?

I need to reset the the admin password for BIOS on a Dell Latitude... I never set one but it just popped up when I tried to access BIOS.
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Pattern finding application that generates regex?

I am building rule sets to recognize weak passwords, to do this quicker, I am thinking I will take a cracked password word list from https://hashkiller.co.uk/downloads.aspx and run it through a ...
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Is there a reason to make my online account passwords strong?

This question is about online passwords only. (not encryption etc) I know it is easy to bruteforce a short password or look up a hash in a rainbow table. But considering how Google, Facebook or ...
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How to unlock an ATA password-locked HDD with an upper-case password if the BIOS accepts only lower-case?

I accidentally locked an HDD with an ATA password, trying to issue a secure erase command. It was on Linux, I entered this command : # hdparm --security-erase PWD /dev/sda So the password is PWD ...
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Bypass bios password on Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5106?

Soon as I turn it on it goes from the Toshiba logo screen to a blue box asking for a password. Is there a way by this or any way to get some kind of menu ? Just want the windows to load so I can ...
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How to disable/reset power-on password in Toshiba satellite laptop C55DT-A5106

I hit the power button, the Toshiba logo comes on then immediately goes to a blue screen that says I need a password. I've been looking online, and I think I need to "reset BIOS password" to start ...
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Is there an un-bypassable way to protect my bios settings?

Is there a way to protect my bios settings beyond any sort of method of bypassing? I just set a long bios password but if it as easy as merely removing the CMOS battery to bypass the password, what ...
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How to unlock an ATA-password-locked hard drive?

Something caused my laptop's hard drive to lock itself with an ATA password. Now it asks for a password I don't know when I try to boot the PC. Even the UEFI setup is no longer accessible. It is a ...
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“The user name or password is incorrect” when entering a correct password

For some strange reason, I am unable to change the password for my Windows 7. I have only one user in my system. The user has admin privileges. I am pretty sure that I know the password. If I lock my ...
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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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Why Microsoft Edge (only this browser) keeps asking for password using .htpasswd on a subdomain

This only happens with Microsoft Edge. It keeps on asking me for password when signing in on my subdomain. If I use www.homepage.com/site that my subdomain is directed to it works fine. With all other ...
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Force Desktop OneDrive to Prompt for Password

I use the Windows 8 implementation of "Desktop OneDrive" to create and access files stored in my OneDrive account. My OneDrive login is also my Windows login so that when I'm using my computer all my ...
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Why does a simple user password allow root access on Ubuntu?

I have a client who I setup with a linux machine. He isn't very tech savvy, and obviously just needed a simple password to log onto ubuntu with. His username and password are something like: user: ...
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Excel won't open password-protected .ods file

I have a password-protected .ods file that was made in LibreOffice. I have since moved to using Microsoft Excel, and whenever I try to open the file I get the error message: "Cannot open: the file has ...
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How to recognize distinct validation thrown by LDAP server and flags?

We are new to LDAP server. We were able to configure the ldap server with password policies such as account lock out Wrong Password Password expired 5 times wrong authentication New password cannot ...
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Disabling Google Smart Lock but still save passwords

I use Chrome on Windows 7. Every time the browser asks to save my password it's saved in the cloud unless Google Smart Lock is off but it this case I have to reenter the password each time I log in to ...
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Getting back into windows 10 normal boot (as opposed to safe boot) without being able to login [duplicate]

To troubleshoot a problem I used msconfig to set that windows 10 should boot without loading most of the services (safe boot). I rebooted the PC and then noticed that I could not login with the PIN in ...
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script to ssh multiple servers with different password

I have a script that executes same commands on multiple servers via ssh . spawn ssh [lindex $argv 0] send "sudo /usr/sbin/useradd ytkatchen" expect "password:" send "Unix\@999\r" My password is not ...
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prevent gnome-keyring from storing vpn password

gnome keyring keeps helpfully storing the password to my vpn link. That link uses two factor and so the password changes each time, causing the connection to fail. Does network manager have a setting ...
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export single keychain item without ui

Sadly I have problems with OS X and the UI just won't load. But I have ssh access to my machine. I would like to reinstall OSX but I have forgotten my Time Machine password. It is saved in the ...