2
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1answer
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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1answer
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Password reset programs only find passwords from one OS on a dual-boot system

I have an Acer laptop with Windows 7 and Windows Vista. I need to reset the passwords on Windows Vista, but the password reset programs I have tried only find the Windows 7 passwords and not the ...
3
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1answer
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Why has Google Chrome lost all of my saved passwords?

I have a Dell laptop running Windows Vista. A few days ago I had a problem with Google Chrome saying "Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable." I believe that the ...
1
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1answer
102 views

Key was mapped but key is in password, can't login into Windows

I used a key macro program, I don't recall the name of it, but I ended up mapping one of the keys 'A' to something else, and 'A' is in my password so now i can't even log into Windows, I've tried ...
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2answers
174 views

set a password to a file in windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Password protect a folder Is there a way to set a password to a text file in Windows Vista i.e. when I try to open the file, it should prompt me for the password? do I ...
3
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3answers
133 views

I have a laptop with Windows vista and when I try to connect to the local shared server asks me for password, when in other PCs there is no need

I have a laptop with Windows Vista and when I try to connect to the local shared server asks me for password, when in other PCs there is no need for any password. If I install Windows 98 I already get ...
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0answers
131 views

Adding languages in Windows Vista login screen

A friend of mine is used a non-English password for his Vista laptop, and now he is in Vista login screen he has only English (I assume he removed the other language from the language bar by mistake ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Password-protected programs in vista

does anybody know of a windows configuration (or an external tool/wrapper) to protect certain programs with a password ? My pc is always running logged in with an administrator-level account but I'd ...
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1answer
293 views

Forgot Vista login Password. Is there a way to get access to my PC ASAP! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I havn’t used my old PC for such a long time. Now I can’t login. Is there any way I can bypass the windows password? I ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Can't delete generic admin acct in Vista after using PCLogin for password recovery

I used pclogin to recover my admin password in Vista. It worked great. But I now have a generic admin acct listed on my sign-in screen and it doesn't require a password! Anybody that wants to can ...
0
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1answer
804 views

How can I password protect a folder in Windows Vista? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Password protect a folder For example: I store my payslips in digital form on my computer. How can I prevent someone who has legitimate access to the computer from ...
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1answer
906 views

vista : how to recover/reset the password for Administrator user [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I have a sony vaio "windows vista home premium" laptop. I created an admin account(not called Administrator) and ...
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1answer
582 views

Change Windows Vista Domain Password

i want to change my domain password with an automation tool. since windows blocks the "ctrl+alt+del" keys to be automated or scripted, i am searching for a command line tool to call out of my ...
1
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1answer
704 views

Windows Vista on my Dell desktop wont start I just get a black screen saying enter password

I have a Dell desktop running Windows Vista Basic, I turn on the machine and all I get is Enter Password with a black screen. I don't know why I am getting this so I tried turning it on and entering ...
3
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1answer
732 views

Local admin password recovery: Windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I am faced with an unsettling situation. A friend of my father's has rather suddenly become a widower. Naturally ...
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4answers
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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 ...
2
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1answer
801 views

Why am I losing cached network passwords after a restart of Vista?

The passwords cached for Network shares on other computers and applications like MSN Live, MS Outlook, Sharepoint portal, Outlook Webmail, etc are lost when I reboot my computer, which runs on Vista. ...
2
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2answers
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Recovering password on Windows Vista Home Premium

My wife's laptop updated last night and it's asking her for her password. She can't remember it. She entered a password hint, but that's not jogging her memory. Is the only remedy for this some ...
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2answers
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Windows Vista Password changed… What the?

My mom's Vista Home Premium (32 bit) password was changed. My mom said that she didn't change it and she doesn't think anyone else here did either. So.. Could this have been done remotely? I'm ...
2
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1answer
60 views

Under Windows is there a way for an admin to copy a limited account password from one machine to another?

I the admin of a home network with "home" version of Windows Vista and Windows 7. A Vista machine downstairs is connected to a printer. Now for other machines to access the printer, I understand that ...
22
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4answers
155k views

Make Windows forget a network connection password?

Is there a way to prevent Windows from remembering the network password after it connects? So that upon disconnecting Windows won't reconnect without re-entering password.
2
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4answers
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Make windows not remember network password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how to get windows to forget a network password? is there a way to change the settings so that Windows does not remember the network password after it connects, so that ...
2
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2answers
215 views

Administrator account in Windows Vista

I have a Windows Vista (Home Premium) machine with a unique user for which the owner forgot the password. I have physical access to the machine. I gave a try to Ophcrack Live CD, but it couldn't find ...
0
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5answers
851 views

Vista password prompt doesn't work until I “switch user”

Occasionally on my Vista laptop I will be greeted with a password prompt. However it will not accept my password as valid (I've done this enough times to know that it's not a case of me forgetting my ...
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1answer
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Why is the program to make Windows 7 automatic log on called “netplwiz”? Is it available in the Control Panel?

So it is stated on websites such as howtogeek.com that to automatically log on to Windows 7, type netplwiz in the box after we click the Windows Start icon, or press WinKey + R and type in netplwiz. ...
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2answers
368 views

Odd behaviour for Windows Vista Ultimate login screen

Ever since I installed Vista Ultimate, after Windows loads the login screen has always started with the red circle with a white X and says "The user name or password are incorrect". I know this is not ...
0
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2answers
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How can to manually change the default (suggested / favourite) users of the Windows UAC dialog?

Whenever I want elevated rights (via the Windows 7 User Access Control dialog), I need to input the [LaptopLocalName]\administrator. Because the user is in the domain, you cannot even just type ...
0
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1answer
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Resetting Windows Vista Ultimate Password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I have received a laptop with Windows Vista Ultimate installed, but I never received the password to login, is there a ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Forgot IE password for parental controls on windows vista

A good friend of mine has 3 kids. He was very worried about protecting his kids from porn, so in a panic, he turned on Parental Controls. His mistake was that he entered a password and did not write ...
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4answers
431 views

User Account Password forgotten

I setup a image box of Vista Business to ghost a couple of weeks ago. I turned it on today and I seem to have forgotten the password. I've tried using OPH-Crack to crack it but with no luck. Does ...