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

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Windows 8.1 2 in 1 Tablet tied to unused Hotmail account whose password is forgotten?

Windows 8.1 2 in 1 Tablet tied to unused Hotmail account whose password is forgotten? I have some old family folks who did not realize they created this, then they lent the machine to another old ...
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Delete Login Dropdown, Not Passwords in Chrome

I work at a small office and we are instituting a new time punch system. That system happens to just be a website. There are roughly 40 employees at this office, and about 25 of them are paid hourly ...
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Switching Users without inputing passwords in windows 10

I have set up 2 users both as administrators. It is a home computer and we do not require password protection. I am the normal user and have managed to set up so that I login without having to enter ...
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Renaming a service account with a secret password

Our installer creates a specifically-named user account for a service to use. The installer generates a random password for Windows to assign to the account. The installer then creates the service ...
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Active Directory Password Change Issue

We have a password issue here. The security policy requieres to change user's password in every 90 days (so the 'Password never experies' solution is not working now). They got a automatic warning ...
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Questions about Microsoft Passport‏, Windows Hello and Passwords in Windows 10 [on hold]

I have some questions regarding Microsoft Passport, specifically about how it is even possible to just not have any passwords, I'm not planning on using this technology, but I'm just curious and even ...
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Lenovo A740 BIOS Administrator Password

Quite in a pickle here after a person who left the workplace set the Administrator password on all six of our lab machines. As funny as that might sound it is not. I have tried some common solution ...
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SSH: correct passwords stopped working, lead to connection termination

I have a VDS under Linux which I used to log in to via SSH for several years. Recently after providing a correct password I've started to get "Server unexpectedly closed network connecton". It ...
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Windows 10: Account removed from Administrators group, how to recover?

Situation Windows 10 Pro, 64bit Removed letter assignment from CD drives, don't use them regularly By mistake (without thinking, that is) I removed my account from the Administators group Can't ...
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Use of CNTLM with out a password

I need to know, if possible use the CNTLM connection but with out using a password. I ask this cause in my company we use a SMART CARD pin so we have no password.
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Windows 10 is asking for a password even though the option is unchecked

I unchecked the option to have Windows 10 ask for a password. It worked for a day or two but now it's requiring a password again upon waking up or rebooting--even though the option is still unchecked. ...
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PUTTY: After SSH Login automaticly switch user&send pw (fi. root). Is there a way?

Is there a way to set up putty, to automaticly su and send the password after SSH login with the SSH user?
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How to remove Excel password (I know the password) WITHOUT Excel?

Spent about a few hours scouring the net for an answer, but nothing so far has worked. I've tried DOCRECRYPT with absolutely no success, the certificate side of things are broken and there is no fix ...
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How to remove incorrect password for file symmetrically encrypted with GPG

I used Emacs to encrypt a text file with a symmetric key. When decrypting the file, the program pinentry opens a window for password entry. I accidentally clicked the checkbox for "save in password ...
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thc hydra, redo-attempt, wont realize right password [duplicate]

I just got started with hydra a few days ago. To test it I decided to hack my gmail first so I created a list of about 20 passwords, with 1 of them being right. I type in, hydra -l myemail@gmail.com -...
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SonicWALL Imported LDAP User Password Too Short

(final) update: Dear friends, Dell support has transferred me to the dev team. They say its a bug. Too soon to tell if its fatal, but if I don's survive I want the bounty to go to .... ughhh I'm ...
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What should I worry about if my router's WiFi password was leaked? [closed]

If someone had learned my WiFi password I understand that they could use this to use my WiFi connection. I have a few questions: Would they have to be within a certain distance of my router to use ...
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Google Chrome not saving passwords (prompting to save but not saved)

Chrome does prompt and offer to save passwords. However every time I click Save, it doesn't actually save. The Manage passwords - Saved passwords is an empty list. In chrome://settings/search#...
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Why can't I change my Windows domain password from Mac OS X?

I'm using Mac OS X, with the machine not joined to the domain. Some file shares in the company are now on the domain, and logging into these has just started causing failures, telling me that my ...
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Can a company agent look up your work password and use it to log in to your personal accounts? [closed]

In other words, if you use the same password for your work email and your personal email, is it within the rights of your employer to somehow 1) Retrieve your work email password and 2) Use it on your ...
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C:\Users Folder shared by default with everyone?- Security Fault?Compromised data?

yesterday i was very confused about finding out, that my C:\Users Folder under Windows 7 are fully shared. So i googeld out and found this TechNet article: https://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/...
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encrypt password in putty session

how to encrypt the username & password in putty.i used the below command: start putty.exe -load script -ssh ipaddress -l username -pw Password -m commands.txt to access my device.
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Partially Solved: SSD security password - stuck with an I/O Error

Model in question is a Kingston SV300S37A120G. I read here that when trying to unlock a security password, I should put “quotes” around it if it contains special characters. Does that apply for caps? ...
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cant use password to view passwords list in chrome

I am the admin of the computer. My son can't remember a password. I go into his settings and click on show password. It brings up a box with a username that is incorrect. I put in my current ...
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Resetting Admin Password Over USB For M.2 SSD

I have a laptop with windows 10, and the administrator password forgotten and the bios password forgotten. I don't want to reformat the M.2 SSD, so i take it out, put it in my M.2 SSD to USB adapter. ...
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Chrome auto-fill saved passwords is very slow

I have been a Firefox user for more than 10 years; all my passwords are saved by Firefox password manager and protected with a master password. Now I want to move to Google Chrome (ubuntu 16.04), so I ...
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Password reset with Live Account - What files are “encrypted files” in Windows 10

I have access to my account through live login and my Windows 10 pin but I need to log in from safe mode to reinstall my video drivers in a clean manner. To access this account in safe mode I would ...
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Cannot enter password on ASUS laptop running Windows 10

I recently updated my Asus lap-top to Windows 10. Everything has been fine for a while. Today, I tried to log-on, but found that although I can use either the finger mouse-pad or a USB mouse to move ...
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Will data be lost when I reset password using lusrmgr.msc?

My grandmother has forgotten the password for her user account. It is the only administrator account. Thankfully it is set to automatically log in when the computer starts. I am able to get to lusrmgr....
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what's the safe way to use rsync without password prompt in shell script

I want to sync a remote directory to local with rsync command, my local server is redhat enterprise linux 6.5. I googled, but only found tutorials how to set up ssh key with empty passphrase. I ...
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How to make Firefox remember HTTP password

I am using Firefox 46.0.1 on Windows 7. From what I read it can store HTTP authentication credentials. However, my installation won't. E.g. this test page asks for HTTP Basic Authentication ...
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Bitlbee without password

I have a local instance of bitlbee to which I connect from irssi on the same machine. Since everything is on localhost, I don't think it makes much sense for me to need to identify (password) every ...
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Windows 7 64b - Where did my password vanish to? When did it go poof?

Ok, here's the situation. Update: I have solved the situation My machine is set to log me in automatically after startup, then lock the workstation with a registry entry. If you must know, the ...
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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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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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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 / store a password 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? Clarifying comment: I ...