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

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Make Chrome stop saving password on a website

I had configured Chrome to save password on one particular website. But now I don't want Chrome to save it. Naturally, I went to saved passwords from wrench menu and deleted the saved password. The ...
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Can an xperf trace contain passwords?

I recorded an xperf trace. Can the trace contain passwords? (assuming that paths contain no password) I see that upon hitting xperf -stop I have the following warning: The trace you have just ...
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How to remove IT policy from previous employer on Windows Vista?

I have a laptop from my previous employer with an IT policy (I believe that's the correct term :P) on it, so I can't install any new software since I need an administrator password, which I don't ...
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Passwordless linux account converted to Chroot jailed sftp now requires password?

I created a user and did an RSA key exchange for a passwordless connection. This worked. I also created a chroot jailed sftp only user. This also worked. I then created a third user. I set up the ...
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why I can do ssh connection without generating a ssh public/private key first?

My advisor has opened ssh access for me to his machine. From my machine (mac OSX), I type ssh username@hisMachineIP and enter a password, I can connect to that machine. But on my own machine, in ...
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WD 1TB HDD Password enabled and unallocated. Data recovery required

Ive got a WD 1TB HDD with a password enabled on it. The drive is still an external enclosure, it has never been taken out of the original casing. One day, for some unknown reason, when I plugged it ...
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su- no password entry for user? installing powerline with pip

I am trying to install Powerline using pip to do the installation. I'm installing in to /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/powerline using the su -c "pip install github******" and get the response ...
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Cant disable password complexity windows 8.1 home

I have a simple windows 8.1 home edition pc, with a local account (no email associated with user). When I try to change password it MUST meet complexity requirements (Upper, lower, special, character) ...
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Can I assign multiple passwords to one Windows User Account?

I have a normal password that I use. However, I also have an RFID scanner that i integrated into my computer. I was wondering if I could add another password to a user account, so if I HAVE the ...
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Is encrypting the password legal? Not using any hash methods [on hold]

I tried to login to my college social network site but I forgot my password so I clicked the "Forgot Password" link then an email has been sent. It stated in that email my username and the super duper ...
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How to reset the windows password of another laptop's hdd?

I have a password reset request for the windows on a laptop. The BIOS seems to be locked and the owner doesn't remember it's password. I have taken out the 2.5" hdd and plugged it in to my windows ...
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A list of (or method to get) a list of every word in every language [closed]

I am looking for a list of words from every language including slang. Does such a grand list exist? I know my best bet is to get the /usr/share/dict/words for every language and fill in the slang ...
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Win 7 can't change boot sequence/don't have Admin password

I do not have Admin password to this machine. I need to re-image it, but I can't change the boot sequence due to not having the Admin password and I can't get it to boot from the CD? There are ...
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Limiting number of failed UAC password attempts?

Is there any way to limit or throttle the number of attempts at entering a password in the UAC prompt? Putting limits on how many times a password can be entered (either absolute or per time ...
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Windows 7 can't login when LAN cable plugged in

If I login to any user account in my PC and type the password for any users the password will be accepted but when I plug out the LAN cable from my PC(if cable were plugged in). It shows username or ...
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Is it possible to get a wifi password with a usb? [closed]

By the title I bet you are scratching your head and saying "What??" But I assure you it is not 100% stupid. My school has a hidden and locked WiFi (Don't worry about them seeing my mac address.) I got ...
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Windows 8 always fails to login every restart after I changed the password to my MS account

So this isn't like the other similar issues. I'm not locked out of my account. I've changed my MS account password online and restarted my computer. After the restart it obviously didn't auto-login ...
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How should I properly store passwords as a user? [closed]

So we all know that it's a bad idea to use one passwords for all your services. A breach in just one service, could allow the hacker to access every one of your services that uses the same password. ...
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Convert a Large .txt file to a ophcrack rainbow table

I have made a txt file with some passwords in it and i need a way to convert it into a rainbow tables to crack windows passwords using ophcrack. I have had a look on Google but i haven't found a way ...
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Need to retrieve administrator password without rebooting

Case: I'm using new work PC; I can open admin command prompt; I don't know admin password; I use my PC as dummy/development local server, so my PC shouldn't down for a long period of time; runas ...
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Does Office365 have “App password” option?

Does Office 365 have "App passwords" like Google does? Unique passwords given to applications requesting access that can be revoked? I've looked and I don't see the option. Edit 1: Added images of ...
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How to restrict the another user to see the network security password in windows 7?

I'm using the internet through a wireless router. I'm worried that some other person can see my network security password easily, by simply clicking on the check box in my network security ...
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Synology + 12345678

I am facing a weird problem with synology Diskstation. Problem: Suppose I created a user that is "Test" with the password "testinguser" I see user created and I can see synology logs for it. Now if ...
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WinRar said wrong password

The thing is that, I'm very sure I used the right password. I made the file myself, and often changing what's inside that rar, and before it always worked with no problem at all using that password. ...
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How to configure automatic password handling for git commands:

I have an automatic build script for my build server that builds Android applications. As part of this building process, I need to pull the current sources from the repository to make a release and ...
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Where are my passwords stored in browser?

When i click the remember me radio while signing into a web application, I know that my password is saved into somewhere inside my browser. I want to know the exact location of that file in my OS ...
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Password policy restrictions Windows server 2012 - How to override / bypass

OK, this is probably a duplicate, but I'm stumped. I have to install a utility a client demands we have to transfer data (Signiant). The installer demands that there be an account with identical ...
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How to recover Kali linux password using LILO?

I forgot my Kali password and I tried getting into LILO single user mode but it still asks for root password (which I forgot). As a secondary measure I just ran init=/bin/bash The command runs but ...
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Does bitlocker on operating system drive requires password?

I used bitlocker on all of my drive. Usually there is password. If I want to unenscrypt data I will have password. I also enscrypt operating system drive in my laptop. However, I do not remember ...
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How to use an old password in Windows 8.1 - none pro/enterprice version, not part of a domain

Is there a way to use an old Windows password in Windows 8.1 (Not Pro or Enterprise versions)? I've tried to locate the secpol.msc but it's not available in the normal version of 8.1. The computer ...
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Truecrypt file RevoveryProblem

I faced a terrible thing,that is when I use virus software to scan my computer(at the same time,I mount my external drive,but I didn't type truecrypt password to open the drive),there is no virus in ...
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Recover back end database password from front end connection string

I built an MS Access database about a year ago and set separate passwords for the "front end" and "back end" components of the database. It's been a long time since I've had to access the back end ...
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Stuck on password even though used --disabled-password option in ubuntu

I created a user in aws ec2 with: ubuntu$ sudo adduser --disabled-password user1 per instructions from: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/managing-users.html After I ssh in as user1 ...
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Reset Windows 8.1 password of another hard drive?

I have a transformer notebook (ASUS T100A) and am resorting to mounting the HDD in another windows 8 computer. Is it possible to change the password of that windows 8 installation like you would in ...
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Change Windows 8.1 password: windows chroot equivalent?

Trust me I scoured the net. Long story short, I was tasked to remove/change a forgotten Administrator password of a Windows 8.1 UEFI laptop computer (ASUS T100TA-DK005H). I thought it was easy as ...
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Stop Chrome from entering my bank password automatically

Chrome automatically enters my bank password when I go to the Bank site. How do I stop this?
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Make Windows require password after hibernate

I set password for User-Accounts and for the Windows (Using syskey), but when I turn on my system after a hibernate, it don't require neither system password nor accounts password. and directly ...
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Why must I turn off my “Master Password” to sync passwords with Firefox Sync?

Up to now, I used a master password in Firefox. After I upgrade Firefox Sync (from the "pairing based" to the new "password based" one), I can only check the "passwords" field in Sync if I turn off my ...
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Remove a known Excel password without Excel

Is it possible to remove a known password from an excel sheet if excel isn't installed on the machine? We receive uploaded excel files (2007 and 2010 format) and we know the password for those excel ...
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Can I change the window lock screen “reset password” application?

If you use Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Self Service Password Reset, there is a reset password link on your windows 7 lock screen that opens the FIM password reset application: Is it possible ...
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Changing 'syskey' password using Command-Line

As far as we know, We can change windows account's passwords using the below command in CMD windows (With a user that have administrator privilege) : net user TheUserName NewPassword Now, I want to ...
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Where 'SYSKEY' password store? and what kind of algorithm it use to encrypt the passord?

As far as I know Windows store user-acconts passwords in SAM file under Windows\System32 and it use NTLM algorithm to encrypt it! As you know we can set another password for windows (not for ...
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If I am an administrator, can I use IEPassView to see password of another user account?

I can use IEPassView to see my own password. There is another account that I want to see. It's my own but I forget the password. I want to see the password stored for ie there. Because I am an ...
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Is there a way to view password stored in Windows Credentials?

I have a list of credentials stored in my Windows Credential Manager. But I can't view those passwords. Is there any way to see those credentials?
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What are the default English error messages for Windows password policies?

Specifically, I've been looking through MSDN and Technet trying to find the default US English error message used by Windows for the following Account Policy Settings: Enforce Password history ...
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Laptop insists wifi password is wrong, will not connect, but used to connect fine

I have a windows 8 laptop and was connected to the wifi fine for a couple of weeks with only average connection problems. But then 2 weeks ago I had lost connection and when I tried to reconnect it ...
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Redhat user account password expiring after 15 days instead of 30

My user account on a Redhat 5.10 box is set to have my password be changed every 30 days however, it forces me to change the password every 15 days instead. I have confirmed the setting by doing ...
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401 unauthorized page displays server info. Is this a security issue?

I have password protected my /administrator directory but when I press cancel the site displays a 401 Unauthorized page Unauthorized This server could not verify that you are authorized to access ...
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Keychain, rights to open it and save a copy

I begin to use Keychain for Mac OS Mavericks. If I understand the only way to secure the Keychain passwords is to put a password to open the computer, there is no password or security system to ...
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Log into Windows 8 Account without the need to type the Username

I am using Windows 8.1 with a single user account (the admin account). When I boot up the computer, I am presented with the usual login screen, but rather than simply typing in my password, the screen ...