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

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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 [on hold]

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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Login issue: cannot start Windows at first go

Previously my Windows 8.1 Pro PC was working just fine, then just few days back I had to remove the battery from my laptop. Since then, whenever I start my laptop, at the first attempt it does not ...
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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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Remove Admin Password [duplicate]

I am working in a company and company IT guy created admin account by giving password and created a one more account for employee login. Now IT guy resigned the job and no body know the password, My ...
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Is it true that Microsoft doesn't allow more than 16 characters in their Hotmail password? [migrated]

I'm trying to change my Hotmail password after a breach in LastPass but it doesn't seem to work. So I'm curious if Microsoft has a limit of 16 characters for a password? If so, this is very insecure ...
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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 ...
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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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Unable to login Root account in BOSS Linux?

I use EduBOSS_Linux 3.0. I want to Login my BOSS Linux with root account. I try combination of default password root ---- root boss ---- root root ---- boss boss ---- boss root ---- root is working ...
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Surface RT Password Reset

Just bought this Surface RT tablet at an estate sale. User passed away. How do I create a new account without knowing his password?
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UEFI multi-factor authentication on admin password?

Many UEFI vendors offer boot and Admin passwords for a local machine. For a normal cold boot or reset, I would like the UEFI system to simply pick the properly signed bootloader and proceed. Having ...
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How can I unlock a Mac G4?

I'm running into a problem with my Mac g4 I can't reset the password; I get an invalid prompt after doing the 'resetpassword' query. Is there any other way to unlock the account? It's a single user ...
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Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX?

Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX without versioning on a dotfiles public? Example dotfiles: https://github.com/alexandref93/dotfiles ...
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How to recover my password using finger print in HP client security? [duplicate]

In my HP Laptop, I use both password and fingerprint for login. Unfortunalely i did not use my laptop long while. now I forgot my password. still i can able to access my system using my fingureprint. ...
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Password cmd switch for Telnet

I'm trying to created a batch file to automatically ping routers with telnet. My connection prompts me for password and I'm not being able to set it : start "C:\Windows\System32" telnet.exe [server] ...
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How to reset ThinkPad T410 HDD password?

We have a few ThinkPad T410 notebooks and we don't know the HDD password for them. If we replace the HDD the notebook boots OK. Looks like the given HDD's stores the pw's? Why? The people that used ...
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File URI with username and password in Explorer

How to specify file URI with user name and password in the (Windows File) Explorer, please? Something like file://domain\user:password@host/dir/file. I need to specify domain to be equal host name, ...
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The password on my mac (yosemite) is being changed everytime I logout

When I reset my macbook pro, the password gets changed. I have Yosemite 10.10.3 and Apple phone support haven't been able to get to the bottom of it yet. They suggested I re-install the OS but i'd ...
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AIX 7.1 Create another user with equal privileges as root and then disable root user

I've got a weird, stupid question. I've used linux for a long time, but I know AIX is different in certain places, so my question is if I wanted to disable the root user at least from remote login I ...
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How can I set system-wide timestamp-timeout?

as I understand adding Defaults timestamp-timeout=5 to my sudoers file makes the current terminal remember my password. After typing my password in one konsole and opening another terminal or ...
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Why does it take so long for the computer to respond with “invalid password”, when using a correct password is near instant? [duplicate]

When you enter a password and it's correct the response is practically instantaneous (i.e. the log on process). When you enter an incorrect password (accidently, forgotten, etc) however, it takes a ...
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How do i hide Windows batch file or hide the password in this text?

I have a code that I save into a text file and label it locker.bat, and it will hide a folder for me. But the problem is I can just right click and click edit and find the password (like down below ...
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How can one recover a password from ExpanDrive?

ExpanDrive lets a user connect to volumes on remote systems, exposing them as a drive on the desktop. For ease of use, one can have ExpanDrive remember the passwords, so that at login everything is ...
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Remove Fujitsu Lifebook Bios Password on Startup

I Tried to remove the Boot up Bios password in a Fujitsu Lifebook Bios SH530 Model. But it still asking for password on bootup and now may password did not work. Can anybody help me? Here's what I ...
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Connecting to DAP-1320 network after reset

I have a D-Link DAP-1320 wifi extender. I have forgotten its admin password, so according to the advices I have found on the web I have pressed the reset button in order to reset it to the factory ...
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How can I input password to manage-bde -pw option via windows powershell

I am trying to encrypt Data volume (for example E:) with the following command: manage-bde -protectors -add E: -pw When I execute the above command, it will ask for the password, so I entered it. ...
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How to open password protected docx? (Word 2007)

I've tried doing the unzipping thing, but it won't work. It says "The following file could not be unzipped or is not a valid Zip file." I've tried using the word password recovery but since I haven't ...
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What's default root password for docker official Centos image

This is regarding Docker official Centos6 and Centos7 images There are 3 separate but related questions: (1) When started using "docker RUN centos", what is the root password and how to find it? ...
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Why does x11vnc ( via SSH tunnel ) ask for password on port 5900, but not others?

server == x11vnc viewer == RealVNC ( Windows build ), plus others I'm using SSH to provide a secure tunnel for my VNC activity; consequently, I don't want a password for the VNC server itself, which ...
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strace to discover sudo password persistence location

strace/dtrace/ltrace ... useful for lots of things, from finding hidden access violations to network socket tracing, but maybe it can't see all. I haven't been able to figure out using strace (it ...
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Can I manually replace password hashes in the AIX /etc/security/passwd file?

Can I safely replace the password hash in the AIX /etc/security/passwd file? Are there any AIX quirks that would stand in the way of me just using vi to replace the hash? I want to consolidate the ...
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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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Recover/Reset OSX administrator password

I'm looking for some information about how to recover my administrator password if it happens for me to forget it. Let's say I've got an accident and I turned on my OS X after and it instantly prompts ...
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my Gmail's company account got the password change without my permission, can they see my emails? [closed]

I am working with company xyzzz.com, they have a gmail business account for me myname@xyzzz.com. Now the company xyzzz changed my account password and I can't access my emails. So my question is: ...