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

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force SSH (on client) to ask for password (Xubuntu)

Please, how do I configure the SSH-asking-password politics? I am using hibernate a lot on my laptop. The problem is that when I resume and make a SSH connection which I had already done in the ...
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Import Network Settings (wi-fi) from Windows to Mac; Bulk Import of Wifi Keychain Passwords

I have a CSV/TXT file with a list of network names and passwords (together with network/password/encryption types) that looks like this: ***Networkname1*** ESS WPAPSK TKIP passPhrase ...
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Laptop BIOS password unknown

I have a Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile v6535 laptop (preety rare 2008 machine) that has a BIOS password which i don't know. Here's the story: I got this laptop from a dump (i do not know the ...
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Windows 8.1 Microsoft Account doesn't exist. How to resolve?

I'm trying to update my father's Windows 8 PC to 8.1 and then to 10. Unfortunately there's a bit of a mystery surrounding his Microsoft account login. His user account has a password that he uses to ...
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Android privacy - phone recognized my new wireless router network automatically

I had a DLink wireless router. Recently I replaced that with an Asus RT-N56 wireless router. I kept the same network name (MyNet) and password. RT-N56 operates in dual mode, with second network as ...
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How to Change/Remove UEFI Hard Disk Password

I am using an ASUS laptop running Windows 8 and have forgot a UEFI password. The password isn't essential to startup, for I have a user password and a master password. I know the user one, but I've ...
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Why do some sites that offer OAuth still require a password? [closed]

I'm looking for an actual technical reason why the security offered via a OAuth provider (Google, Facebook, etc...) would not be sufficiently secure for authorization purposes. What is gained on a ...
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Gmail recover password while logged in Iphone [migrated]

I am in a quite chicken and egg situation with my Gmail account: I forgot my password so I can't access from desktop. I am logged in my Iphone Gmail app. The phone number is not related to the ...
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A hacker changed my website's hosting password [closed]

I'm developing my own website from a template I bought from HTML5UP, my web is still under construction, but it is uploaded to my server for testing. First suspicions things happened just after I ...
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SSH still prompting for password with authorized_keys

I'm trying to log into a server with a different user. The user's name on the server is gitquery. I used ssh-keygen to create these files locally: /opt/gitquery/gitquery-rsa ...
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netctl start asks for root password

Every time I do netctl start Newton (Newton is the name of my wifi network's profile) I get this message: ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR org.freedesktop.systemd1.manage-units === Authentication is required ...
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How to connect to Ubuntu Server on Azure via password authentication

I've created an Ubuntu Server on Azure. I've specified password as a type of authentication and now I have an SSH url. I can't seem to be able to figure out the correct ssh client connection command ...
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removing Password from MS Word DOCX, that come from new versions

i followed the perfect guiding given for older versions of MS Word, and as my protected DOCX file could not been opened, i put the queston here more specificly- trying to insert the protected file ...
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How to restore MS SQL logon password

I am running MS SQL Server. The SQLSERVICE logon password was changed incorrectly and now I'm getting a logon failure warning when starting it. Is there any way to restore previous used password?
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How to set BIOS Password on Windows 8.1/8 to Ensure Security

As we all know that BIOS password is the first protection layer for our computer. But not so many people know how to set BIOS password on Windows 8.1/8 to ensure securtiy? I need the answers. Help me, ...
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\/?' was unexpected at this time error in batch file

I am trying to integrate a password generator into my batch file so that it generates multiple passwords. Unfortunately it give the following error: \/?' was unexpected at this time. The expected ...
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Maximum setlocal recursion level reached. Can't print more then 30 times?

I want to print a defined number of passwords to a file. The code I found on this site is made for 30 loops as I see and I want to print much more, say, 1000. After a few runs, I get this, error? ...
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Print multiple .bat generated passwords to a .txt file

after searching this site for "how to generate a password with CMD" I found some very useful examples. Then, I wanted to be able to print more then one password at a time (who would want to click all ...
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Hard-disk #…, the system Primary HDD, is protected by a password authentication system

A client's Inspirion was requesting a bios password. I retrieved this from Dell. It then asked for HDD Password. Dell provided two options but neither worked. Quack Quixote suggests simply moving the ...
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How to revert laptop back to default logon page of domain?

My Neighbour asked me to assist him with his laptop. His wife passed away and he cannot use the laptop because it is password protected, by the company she worked for. He has no PC or Cell phone and ...
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Windows 7 scheduled task stops working after changing windows password

I have a scheduled task that triggers every hour. It runs as a service, meaning it's marked with "Run whether user is logged on or not". Because of my company's security policy I have to change my ...
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Cannot Remove Password on Windows 10 Account

I am having an issue with removing a password from my account on Windows 10. The account is currently password protected, but I do not want it to be. To resolve this, I attempted to use the "Settings" ...
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How can I password protect my Outlook profile picture?

Someone is changing my Outlook profile picture without my permission as a joke, and I'm not sure how they're gaining access. I have a Windows login password, and have changed that. How else could ...
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Arch (Linux): Failed to start verifying integrity of password and group files

I have just started installing arch and installed numerous programs, one of which is mysql. Upon starting linux, I recognized this error [FAILED] Failed to start verifying integrity of password and ...
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How “strong” are the standard passwords by pwgen?

I'm trying to determine how many different "easy to remember" 8 character passwords can the pwgen tool create? Unfortunately, I did not find this information, either on the manpage or on the ...
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Authentication working with partial password

I have a 13 character long password and my system is allowing me to authenticate with only 8, why? I have no clue at all, so please give me some guide on what to add to my question, for instance ...
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Start a vagrant vm with windows as host without password

We have windows as host system on our Laptops. Since we want to use docker we created an vagrant VM. So far it is working fine, but one this is enjoying. Since we use this only for development we ...
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Copy password to clipboard using batch scripting

I want to copy password to clipboard using bat file. I have tried some suggestions like echo|set /p=Ps5dP%q$@mxnx|clip But the problem is, it does not copy % sign to clipboard. Above script works ...
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how do I ssh while automatically using the password I use for my account

Hi I have some hosts I need to ssh to, the username I use for those hosts are different then the username of the pc that I ssh from. but the password is the same, is it possible that when I ssh it ...
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disabling password dictionary checks while keeping minimum length check in linux

In RHEL 7, password policies are controlled by pwquality.conf and pam_pwquality.so. I want to disable dictionary checking but keeping the minimum password length to 8 characters. If I remove ...
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Disconnecting from networked computer

I was given my old computer at work when our company merged with another, but its still connected to the work network and requires my work user name and password.. Is there a not terribly complex way ...
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How to collect WiFi password entries [closed]

Is it possible to collect passwords users enter when attempting to connect to a WiFi hot spot? Would the wrong passwords get saved anywhere?
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Extract password settings from Thunderbird accounts

Let's say I have installed Thunderbird on Windows 7 and it stopped booting, but I have Ubuntu installed as dual-boot system and now still have read-access to the Windows drive. Can I easily read the ...
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Linux Redhat account claims locked even after unlocking

The local linux account won't allow the user to login even after unlocking it. The following command provides the following output: [userBar@host]$ sudo usermod -U userFoo [sudo] password for ...
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run runas in a shell

I'm playing with a Windows 7 VM that I own. I started a reverse shell with ncat as listener. I can run commands except runas. Whenever I try to switch to another user I got prompted for the password ...
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What do I now I forgot the Toshiba Satellite S55T-A5360 BIOS password? [duplicate]

I have Toshiba Satellite S55T-A5360 Laptop. I forget the BIOS password. What can I do? I did not find the jumper or how I can change the password.
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system password vs administrator password in BIOS settings

I just received a new Dell laptop. In the BIOS menus, I'm able to set a "system password" but unable to set an "administrator password" (greyed out). What is the distinction between these two ...
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Startup password on toshiba laptop

My system is stuck on "Enter startup password" screen.When i try some password it goes to automatic startup repair.If i go into bios to change or delete startup password,what i see there is user : ...
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Windows 7 account login error

Hello I have an issue with my windows 7 PC from ASUS You see every time I put a password on my account at the login screen the next time I boot up it shows as invalid and that there is no such ...
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Can VPN steal passwords from client?

If I subscribe to a vpn service, then use it and log in to paypal, type my password there and everything... can they see it? if i'm not mistaken the password is sent to the vpn server, and the vpn ...
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how write in script bash: su - user, command, password, without ask me password? [duplicate]

i will create file sh (bash script) #!/bin/bash su - username -c XXXXXXXX xxxxxx= command where i put my password?( but NOT ask me password in terminal..how?)
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Unexplained password prompt on Windows 8.1 Pro, SharePoint?

I'm trying to solve a bit of a mystery that seems connected to SharePoint on my Windows 8.1 Pro (via Pro Pack upgrade) machine. To my knowledge I have never intentionally installed any SharePoint ...
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Prevent chrome from asking admin password while showing stored passwords

How to prevent google chrome from asking admin rights whenever showing stored passwords? Problem : we were group of people whom work at small organization whom always store passwords for some ...
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regex search compressed password protected files

I have a repository of a few million large text files. I need to regex search them on a regular basis. Because they are large, I use gzip to compress them and zgrep to search them. I have been asked ...
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Effective methods to prevent unauthorized access to my windows system

Problem : I have my windows machine where i used to randomly change password for 15 days,i fear that my friends might hack/misuse my pc with windows password reset tools [normally it would be used ...
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Encrypted Drive. Forgot password. Remember parts of it. Less than 10 characters [closed]

So I forgot my password to an encrypted drive (encrypted via Truecrypt 7.1a) and I remember parts of it (let's say the parts of the password is "12345" at the end and "guan" in between everything)... ...
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Windows 8 Mail App Passwords

Where does the Windows 8 Mail App store the account passwords and info? I know that emails are stored in microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps - found in ...
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Debian 8 : New user can't choose password

I have created a new user on my Debian Computer using the user GUI panel. I have choice : Authorize the new user to choose it password on next login OR Define a password If I choose the option ...
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Is there any way to show a user's current password in Windows 7?

I wonder, is there anyway to show a user's current password in Windows 7? (if you are administrator) I am not at all interested in changing the password, I want only to view the password. Is there ...
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Google Chrome loses (does not show) stored password after an upgrade

Google Chrome loses stored passwords after an upgrade. The situation is different from the one described here. A few days back, at one point, no remembered passwords were being offered during a ...