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Windows 7 can't login from lock screen - says invalid password

for the last couple of weeks if I lock my pc with windows key + L, when I try to login I get 'Invalid user or password', then I click on change user, then I can login with my password. If I try to ...
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Mac OS logs in with any password and prompts to create a new keychain or update the keychain password

I recently had a problem with my MacBook so I had reset the SMC and the PRAM. After having the problem resolved, when I first logged into Mac OS (Mavericks 10.9.3) all my settings were reset. After a ...
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5answers
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Recover Windows 7 password of admin account with auto-logon enabled

I have a Windows 7 installation with just one (admin) account (guest is disabled). It is set to auto-login so I can get in without any problems and I can also 'right click' -> 'run as administrator' ...
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2answers
118 views

How can I force users to change login passwords every 30 days?

I want to make users in my home network change their login passwords every 30 days. All are Windows based 7/8/XP. I have access to all of them. I have admin access to all computers. Is this possible ...
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1answer
33 views

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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1answer
53 views

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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1answer
294 views

Ubuntu 13.10 login screen does not recognize my password

Recently i installed Ubuntu 13.10 but in log-in screen i can't enter password. whatever i type is nothing recognized by screen and i can not log in into my account but if i log-in into guest account ...
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1answer
130 views

Ubuntu on login don't ask password

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have set a password for login. It don't ask at startup but when I lock the screen it ask password. How to make ubuntu to ask password at login? Can anybody help? I have ...
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5answers
953 views

Windows 7 unable to log in [duplicate]

I have a laptop that is running Windows 7 (had it for a couple of years). Recently, I turned it on, and was presented with the Windows log in screen as usual. However, despite entering my password ...
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1answer
325 views

Can't access SMCD3G router from Comcast after a password change

We have the SMCD3G router in our office that is a business class router from Comcast. I discovered that it had a very simple password, that no one at Comcast warned us about! To make matters worse, we ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I login to MS SQL server ? authentication

I have no idea on how SQL works. I'm just trying to use a program that is using SQL Server. I have SQL Server 2005 and 2008. In my start menu I only see a list of programs in 2008. In the 2005, I ...
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Can you 'save credentials' of the domain and username only?

There's this computer I'm logging into using MS-TSC (Remote Desktop), or accessing its shares via Windows Explorer. The login promt asks me whether I want to save my credentials for next time. On one ...
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1answer
335 views

Can't login into Windows 8.1 - password field limited to 9 characters?

I just bought a new Windows 8 Dell Vostro 5470 laptop. I signed in with my Live account, which I use on my main computer everyday. I upgraded into Windows 8.1, and set up fingerprint authentication ...
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1answer
698 views

Windows Won't Recognize Login Password

I have a friend who has a laptop and it was working fine until two days ago. It won't accept his login password to get into Windows. I believe this may be a user profile corruption. When he was ...
2
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1answer
215 views

Cannot login to Windows 7 because of missing keyboard layout

Recently one of my friend change the password of his Windows 7, which contains Arabic alphabets. And he mistakenly removed the Arabic language from keyboard layout. So he is stuck behind the Windows 7 ...
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1answer
688 views

How do I require password complexity in Windows 7?

Is there a way that I can require a Windows 7 user account to maintain a password with a certain level of complexity? After expiration, I want to prevent a password such as 123 or password. The ...
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1answer
1k views

How to reduce the time Windows takes to report a password is wrong?

I use Windows 7 on a Lenovo laptop. When I enter a wrong password, either when I'm connected to our network or when disconnected, it takes quite a lot of time for Windows to report the password is ...
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1answer
264 views

Mac Connect to Server doesn't show login screen:

Using Connect TO Server function, I entered credentials once, incorrectly, now I use connect to server and it doesn't show me the login screen but goes ahead and tries to mount the share ... Anyway ...
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1answer
702 views

How can I enter Unicode characters (e.g. ♥♦♣♠) when logging into Windows?

As far as I can tell, it is possible to put a ♥ character in a Windows user password. The problem is, when you get to the log on screen, how can this be typed? As far as I can tell, any symbol that ...
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4answers
15k views

Default password of kali OS after first installation

I installed kali OS on my hard disk and set nothing as username and password.Now at the time of login it ask for Localhost username and password.I tried "root" and "toor" as default but didn't worked ...
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0answers
75 views

Auto-login when I enter my password, not requiring pressing “Enter”?

On Win8, you can chose a "Pin" mode, where you enter four digits. Without pressing enter, it will log you in if you enter the correct password. Is it possible to do this with characters? The amount ...
2
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1answer
89 views

Strange - ALL applications suddenly “forgot” their credentials

Even with years of troubleshooting, I'm not sure how this is even possible. Today, I logged into my Windows 7 account on my personal computer and it appears that all applications that required ...
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0answers
91 views

Encrypting or protecting my ID for all applications

Problem I work in an environment where I have to use my LDAP ID+pass for running various applications as admin, sending emails, or for letting the application access the internet and so on.. A ...
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0answers
83 views

I need help logging into my windows 8 computer or setting it to factory settings

I can't access my desktop on windows 8 using my windows live account. It tells me to change my password which I do from my xbox since I can't get online with my laptop and I have looked through the ...
2
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3answers
26k views

Windows 8 locked because the password were lost, how can I change it without needing to reinstall it?

I installed Windows 8 on my mother's notebook, she typed a new password for her and she lost it, she can't remember what she typed and no notes about it were made(my fault), now her Windows 8 ...
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11answers
12k views

How can I give my wife emergency access to logins, passwords, etc.?

I'm the digital guru in my household. My wife is good with email and forum websites, but she trusts me with all our important digital stuff — online banking and other things that require ...
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1answer
3k views

How to get past the login page with wget?

I am trying to use wget to download my private github pages, but I cannot get past the login screen. How do I send the login/password using post data on the login page and then download the actual ...
2
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1answer
438 views

Is it possible to use a Microsoft account and don't log in with a password?

I'm evaluating Windows 8 and there's something that's bothering me regarding the new user accounts. First I used a local account instead of a Microsoft account for my user but to use some ...
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2answers
232 views

Getting Windows 7 admin account password?

I don't want to reset the password nor delete it. I need to know the password. What can be done? Specific software for that? Easier way of getting the password from inside a non-admin account through ...
4
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2answers
328 views

How do I “unlock” sudo for 15 mins after login?

It doesn't make sense to me that after authorising myself by logging in, I then have to separately authorise myself to sudo, potentially typing the password twice. This has all come to a head recently ...
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4answers
3k views

Windows 7 Auto logon

I'm using Windows 7 professional Service Pack 1 on my desktop computer. Every single time I turn on or wake up my computer, I must enter my password which is quite annoying. I'm the only user of this ...
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1answer
423 views

Can't we set the old windows password again?

Consider this scenario: I'm using windows 7. Initially I had the login password as "first". After sometime I changed it to "second". If I try to set the password as "first" again, windows not ...
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2answers
380 views

Access Denied Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can reset Windows administrator password? I just bought an large computer from Goodwill. When Windows XP boots, there are three users a name with no password or ...
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6answers
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Removed password from Windows 7, now I cannot login using Remote Desktop

I removed the password from the only account on my Windows 7 computer and now I get the following message when I try to log in. "Possible reasons are blank passwords not allowed". I did some ...
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2answers
89 views

Making it Easier for Older Users to Login to Multiple Accounts

I currently do consulting for a small business that has multiple applications that they need to login too. I'm trying to get them to start using Basecamp and Zendesk to make all of our lives easier ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Windows 7 user login fails even with correct password

Booted up my Windows 7 partition today and attempted to login per usual. Denied access due to incorrect password failure, despite having entered the password I have been using for the past three ...
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2answers
23k views

Login with linux FTP username and password

What's the command for logging in with FTP all with one line? ftp username:password@my.domain.com says, Password required for username:password
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4answers
3k views

Can't login with blank password on Lion OSX

Having slight issue with my Lion install. I removed the password from the admin account as it's not desired. However when I'm on the login screen, it wont accept the blank password. It shows the user ...
2
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1answer
425 views

Disabling only password ssh access for root

I know it's possible to disallow root logins via ssh, and that it is a Good Idea™ to disallow root to ever login via ssh (preferring instead to use sudo or similar). Is it possible to allow ...
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2answers
1k views

Why does the login check take longer if the password is wrong? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why would an incorrect password attempt take a lot longer to process than a correct one? I noticed that when starting Windows and being prompted for a password, if you ...
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2answers
739 views

Using telnet with an username and a password

I'm trying to use telnet to access http://stream.twitter.com/1/statuses/sample.json but when I connect to it I get a 401 Unauthorized error. Being able to specify username and password would allow me ...
3
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1answer
2k views

iTunes - Sign In Required to check for downloads at startup?

Every time I start iTunes (maybe every time I start iTunes after restarting my Mac) I get this dialog: Is this supposed to happen? I never got this before the recent iCloud announcement and it ...
2
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1answer
760 views

Hotel wifi cached wrong password. Now stuck in endless failing loop

I am using Mac OS X. I am at a hotel where a website login prompt pops up when you connect to their open wifi. I typed the password wrong, and saved the password on accident. As a result, it no ...
7
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3answers
10k views

Does Windows 7 allow auto-login with a stored password, like TweakUI did?

The TweakUI powertoy for Windows XP had an option to auto-login. It stored your password and did the login for you. This was useful, since you kept password protection, but had login programs loaded ...
3
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2answers
834 views

save mysql logins

I have to log into multiple MYSQL DB's on different hosts via mysql cli. is it possible to save these logins so I don't have to trackdown/remember the credentials?
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3answers
2k views

Mac OS X continuously asks for password at login screen

As shown in the attached image, I'm continuously getting the login screen asking my password. When I enter the correct password, it does not accept it. What could be wrong, or what can I do to get ...
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5answers
185 views

Stored passwords in company login

I stored my passwords in firefox browser in the computer of a company I was doing internship with. I had my login for that computer, so no one could access it. I want to ask that as now I am gone, ...
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4answers
3k views

How can I login to my dads PC without knowing his password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? Windows 7 administrator Password lost! How can I login windows 7 without password? My dad passed away 2 weeks and I ...
4
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1answer
193 views

Changing user password logged in as Admin

I forgot my Windows XP password to logon to my laptop. My username is on the "Office" domain for work. When I logon as the Administrator I have to logon to the local domain "This computer". How do I ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Access Linux Samba-Share from Snow Leopard

I have a linux machine with a samba-share. Other windows machines can access that samba-share no problem. Now I have a new MacBook running Snow Leopard and I have no clue on how to access it. In ...