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

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Windows XP Domain password

I changed the computer properties so that it doesn't log onto a domain anymore, but unfortunately I restarted the computer before I added a new user. Now, I am faced with a logon screen (not the ...
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Evolution/Gnome Keyring won't remember Google password

I changed my Google account password. I'm using Gnome 3 under Fedora 20, so I entered the new password in the Online Accounts settings. I'm using Google calendar and syncing it with Evolution. My main ...
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How to protect dropbox folder [duplicate]

Hi i saw some procedures to protect drop box folder, but i don't like those procedures. My requirement is, if any one click the dropbox folder on start -> my computer -> dropbox folder at left side, ...
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Heartbleed threat: Do I need to change password for websites that I rarely logon?

I've a dozen email accounts, probably a hundred websites and forum accounts and I don't want to go about changing all the passwords. Do I need to change the password of websites that I seldom logon - ...
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Password On Contacts?

I am sharing personal contacts information with another employee, we are using Outlook 2013 on a exchange server. My question "Is there a way for me to put a password on his contacts information on my ...
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How dangerous is it to store sensitive credentials in Google Keep, Google Task, Google Docs/Drive? [closed]

This is both a technical and political question. All these services are accessed through HTTPS, however Google employees could access them. The Privacy Policy of Google for those services is also a ...
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Tool/Procedure to Evaluate Whether Each Site in a Password Manager (e.g., KeePass, LastPass, Dashlane) is ready for a new password (post Heartbleed)?

Sites need to be remediated for the Heartbleed exploit before a password is updated. Some sites will be remediated immediately but others may not be updated for months. Lots of us have many dozens ...
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What's an efficient way to change my 200+ account passwords?

I have a lot of online accounts, web services, and so on -- personal as well as business -- so obviously(?) I use a password manager to handle them all. Specifically I use Lastpass but my question ...
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Is keeping a directory with all password a bad habit?

I use a mac (though this is not critical to the question, it has some relevance) Every time I have to choose a password, I make a plain text with name of the website, username, and password in it. ...
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Reset Windows Server password [duplicate]

I'm trying to reset a password for local administrator for a server running 2008 R2 in raid. I tried using spotmau(doesn't see operating system at all), hiren's boot cd(sees administrator, made ...
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HeartBleed & Password Managers: Which password managers (browser or independent) were vulnerable? Do I need to change passwords? When? [on hold]

HeartBleed compromised certain versions of OpenSSL. While the compromise was on the server side, the individual passwords of users on that site may have been compromised via the memory leak. In ...
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suddenly windows 7 asks for username and password

I think my computer has been infected with a kind of virus or malware. Yesterday I locked my windows and went out of house, at return as I tried to use it again it asked for a password! (I'm pretty ...
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Unable to change Hotmail password, but can log in [closed]

I logged into my hotmail account and went to change the password. However every time I try, it tells me "password invalid" for my existing password (which works). I think this is because it is an old ...
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Do end users need to do anything about the Heartbleed security bug? What?

I see in the news about the “Heartbleed” security bug. As an end user, do I need to do anything about it?
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Reset Enable password ASA 5505 via ASDM

I have an ASA firewall setup, but i have forgot the enable password; I have the admin password anyway. I am not trying to reset password using rommon; Please dont suggest confreg break I saw an user ...
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Importing GPG Key

I am trying to import a GPG key to verify a download. I have never done this before, so bare with me. The Key ID is 4203454C. Let me know if you need any more information. What is the process for GPG ...
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Admin Account Keeps Getting Locked Out

Ever since I changed the admin password on my work domain, the admin account keeps getting locked out in the morning when users start logging on to their computers. I am not sure why a user logging on ...
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What To Do With The WEP 64-Bit key

Say I have sniffed on a Wi-Fi, and I have happened to have found the 64 WEP-Key. What can I do with this? Can I reverse the RC4 and use that as a password. Do I need to include the IV? I don't ...
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Can an administrator of a Windows domain see a user's password?

I'm in a corporate domain. My computer has Windows 7 and Office 2007, so I guess that the server is running Windows Server 2008 or something similar. I am allowed to change the password of my computer ...
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Can't log into ArrisDG860 router

I'm having a lot of trouble accessing the router login page, looking for some suggestions/assistance. Several resets, several 30, then 60 second resets, power on, power off, no ability to edit the ...
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chpasswd and passwd not updating /etc/shadow for root user

I'm having a weird problem, and I don't know if I've screwed something up or this is the way it's supposed to be and I never noticed.. Using passwd and chpasswd to change a users password works as ...
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Added new user with password, other users without password cannot login anymore

I added a new non-admin user to a Windows 7 laptop. After reboot the existing users are required to enter their passwords. However, I am told those users never had a password set. Any advice what ...
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Determining Forgotten Password while still logged in

I am still logged on to my win 8 laptop but i forgot my password...help? I know that for the most part i would have to reset it or something but I just want to retrieve it. Is that possible? Help! ...
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OSX 10.9 Mavericks: admin password lost - recovery mode doesn't work

On my Mac (10.9 Mavericks) I have a normal user account (rxt) and an admin account with administrator privileges. Last week I changed this admin password, and forgot it. Stupid that I didn't store in ...
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Windows Password Policy: What exactly do the complexity requirements involve?

I am currently viewing this feature in Windows 7, but I imagine it is very similar if not identical in many of the other Windows OS versions. I am looking for an explanation of the exact rules for ...
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2 users that have the same passwords on windows 7. will the hashes in the SAM file be the same?

Let's say I have a computer with win7 and I made 2 different accounts. Now I've set the same password for both accounts. My question is whether the hashes of the passwords in the SAM file will be ...
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Linking C# code with windows log in password (SAM)

I have this small code like eye spy. The code should execute at Windows start up. If a user types wrong password the webcam should take a snapshot. I have done the webcam part, now I need to link my ...
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Default SA password of SQL Server automatically installed by SharePoint Server 2010 setup

I installed SharePoint server 2010 recently on a test server. It was installed in standalone mode. After the installation, I realized that it had installed SQL Server Express 2008 (10.0.2531.0) ...
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Dial-Up “Network Logon” Remember Password for non-users

So I setup my 2 dial up connections so anybody can log into them: Which brings you to a screen with a username/password prompt (for the connections). However the issue is, I don't want it to ...
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What are the password insertion attempts for a Seagate ST9500325AS?

I have forgot the master password for my ST9500325AS hard drive in my Lenovo G560 laptop. The password attempts to insert the password is 2 times per power up. That means that I can make 2 wrong ...
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Create a default password for all new linux users?

I know there are various ways of updating the password of a user with a script. I am looking for a way to set a default password for a new user. /etc/default/useradd doesn't help I don't want to set ...
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OS X - Disable password prompt for specific application (AMPPS)

I would love to figure out how to disable the admin password prompt for a specific application (AMPPS). I use AMPPS for local development, and it is constantly asking for my admin password every time ...
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Chrome: How to propagate a password from Keychain after I delete a user from Chrome setting menu

I would like to know how to propagate a password from Keychain automatically after I deleting existing chrome user using delete this user button from Chrome setting menu. It worked more than a month ...
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Removing BIOS password

I have a Dell inspiron n4110. I set the password for the BIOS but now I forgot that password. I don't want to open the laptop. Can updating the BIOS solve the problem?
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Can the only administrator account password be reset on Windows 8? [duplicate]

I have setup a machine for a relative that have children, I made myself an account on the computer which is the only administrator account. I have forgotten the password that I had setup the ...
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How was I able to login without a password and without authorized_keys?

I started with a box at Google Compute Engine (Google's cloud service) with an account named xyz and an ephemeral IP. Let's pretend the ephemeral IP was 2.3.4.5. Before I started the process below, ...
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Password procedures

tldr; How do people manage their myriad passwords safely and easily? Personally I have about 4 different accounts to supercomputers that are 'high security', 3 different e-mail accounts with ...
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Forgotten BIOS supervisor password--Lenovo B570

I've tried everything possible to reset the supervisor password on my Lenovo B570 laptop: looking for a non-existent CMOS battery, trying to run some of those software tools that are supposed to give ...
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Recover Firefox password files from backup

I recently set my Firefox (actually Iceweasel 24.3.0) master password and promptly forgot it. Before I set the master password I made a backup of my homedir and want to recover the password files ...
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dell inspiron 5323 13z cant gain access LOCKED ou t of bios

I am completely locked out of my dell inspiron 5323 13z.Iit says i need a bios password. It gives me a password hint with a completely black screen and i cant get any further. I have tried opening ...
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Windows 8.1 multiple passwords needed to sign in

I've been having some security issues lately so i was wondering if there was any possible way to have multiple passwords needed to sign into one user on windows 8.1
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How can I set a fixed password in Teamviewer (server) without sending registration data?

I use often TeamViewer both for Windows and Linux (sometimes even for other platforms, like Android) As long as ID does not change between Teamviewer reopenings, it would be useful to define a ...
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sync back my chrome passwords after channel change

I am recently changed chrome channel from dev to stable and lost all of my passwords. chrome://settings/passwords - is empty but my google account is in sync and google dashboard says that i have 281 ...
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convert the saved passwords in fire fox to text

I want to copy the files and folders which store the passwords saved from within Firefox. Some sites claimed that they could be found here: ...
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In what files are the stored passwords in Firefox saved?

I want to copy the files and folders which store the passwords saved from within Firefox. Some sites claimed that they could be found here: ...
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Disabling Microsoft Outlook 2007 password prompt when starting application [duplicate]

I have an issue with Microsoft Outlook 2007, where whenever I start the application I am prompted for my email address and password. I even disabled this by going to: Tools --> Options --> Mail Setup ...
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Having no password on windows 7 log in physically, but with password through RDP

So I am trying to make my main desktop be able to reboot right into the desktop without asking for a password, but I still want to be secure when I'm accessing it remotely. No one is ever going to ...
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How do I disable a password check on my computer using a local account?

Is there a way that I can disable my password on login but only while still using my MS account? It seems like there should be a way, and I disabled login after screensaver and waking up computer, yet ...
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Where are Google chrome passwords stored in windows?

I know that Google Chrome stores the login data at LocalAppData\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Login Data but this doesn't shows the password, password value shows as the single special character. I ...
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new version of KeePassX (0.4.3) won't let me open database with key file and blank master password

I have upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04. to 13.10. New KeepAssX (version 0.4.3) does not let me open a database with blank master password. I either uncheck the password field or fill it. When I check ...