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How do I retrieve a wireless router password off of my laptop when the router is 1000 miles away? Windows XP [duplicate]

I helped a family member set up their wireless router. I wrote the password down and now they cannot find it. I connected this laptop i'm using to the wireless network when I was at their house. ...
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Windows XP regularly “forgetting” password even after reset

I'm having an odd issue with a windows xp computer belong to an older family friend. A few days ago, out of the blue, she found herself unable to login to any of the accounts on the computer. Windows ...
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1answer
537 views

Cannot type password in Windows XP Home login screen

Lately whenever our netbook wakes from standby at the login screen, clicking any user brings the focus to that user and a textbox to enter the password, but there is no cursor in the textbox, and ...
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0answers
43 views

Pop-up locks computer

When I start my Compaq Windows XP computer immediately a pop-up window appears asking for a password to install Windows 2000. I don't remember trying to install it and haven't been able to provide a ...
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1answer
728 views

Where to find proxy's credentials on a XP PC

Could anyone help me find out the proxy's username + password. I have an Windows XP PC, I know that Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox is using the proxy. I have tried to look for it in the ...
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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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2answers
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Are the losses of resetting a Windows password reversible?

In Windowses (XP SP3, Windows 7, et al), setting Windows' login/account/user password by: Run --> Compmgmt.msc --> Local Users and Groups --> Users --> Right Click on a user in right panel ...
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3answers
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how to retrive data from user account having administrator power?

I installed Windows XP on my system and made two user accounts which one has administrator power and the other is just a normal user. After that I didn't use the system for more than month. During ...
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3answers
930 views

Dropbox-friendly password manager for XP, OSX and Android

I've been using Password Safe for years, but there are two problems: It doesn't play nicely with Dropbox - I constantly get conflicts as it keeps the password file open on both ends. I now use a ...
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1answer
926 views

Can't connect to VPN after Windows password expired

I have remote access to my company network. My Windows password was set to expire on January 1st and I didn't change it. Now I can log on in Windows, but after trying to connect to the VPN with my ...
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1answer
260 views

about managing my network passwords on XP computer

I have a question about stored user name and password on XP pro computer. if you go to control panel - user accounts -pick the account name and there is an option to click manage my network ...
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1answer
226 views

PC will not boot off of any CD to reset password

Unfortunately my Dad passed away a little over a week ago, and I have his PC. I am trying to log onto his computer, but I cannot because I don't have a password. He changed the password on the ...
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1answer
466 views

Vm ware Lost Password Windows XP Virtual Machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset the admin password of a Windows XP VM running in VMWare? I have Win Xp as virtual machine, but I lost the admin password. Is it possible somehow to reset ...
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3answers
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Get my Wifi Password (It's saved as dots, how can I see it) in WinXP?

I can't use Wirelesskeyview, my anti-virus keeps deleting it and I can't disable it. Is there another way to get it?
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4answers
493 views

Windows XP screensaver lock tells me incorrect password

Every now and then when I am at the login screen, after some time away from my PC, the Windows login tells me my password is incorrect. It is a very simple 4-digit password. I'm not typing it in ...
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4answers
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Change windows XP password via (2nd) remote desktop

I'd like to change my Win XP workstation password from home, but I've got to do it via Remote Desktop connection (from home, and it's my work machine). The problem is, that I make the connection ...
2
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3answers
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How to recover the Administrator password in Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I want to login to my Administrator account in Windows XP, but I forgot the password. I really don't want to reinstall ...
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1answer
641 views

Map to drive on another PC using net use - is passing password insecure?

When running the following from the command line in Windows XP (to another XP machine): net use "\\IP\c$" MyPassword /user:TheUser Is the password passed securely? If not, is there a secure way?
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1answer
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How can I password-protect a Mac shared folder on a Windows workgroup?

We have a Mac-mini running 10.5.8 which already acts as a fileserver for our simple Windows (mixed XP/Vista) workgroup. The Mac-mini is on the same workgroup and the files are shared via SMB, FTP, and ...
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1answer
49 views

Logon onto shared Windows account using individual passwords?

In a networked Windows XP environment, I have a computer-controlled device which I want to connect to the network, but allow various people to use. The computer must be left running and logged on at ...
0
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3answers
7k views

Recovering wireless network key stored by Intel PRO/Wireless Application

My laptop is configured with a wireless key ( for a WPA2 network) stored by the Intel PRO/Wireless application. How can recover that key ? WirelessKeyView can be used to recover keys stored by the ...
0
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2answers
325 views

How to automatically logon without losing the classic shutdown menu?

I recently followed these steps to get the classic shutdown menu in windows XP: Now my system, which normally doesn't require a password, prompts me for a password when I try to login. Is there a ...
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5answers
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Is it Possible for Hackers to steal password stored in your Browser

I was just wondering if XP passwords can be hacked then why cant a Hacker just hack my passwords stored in my browser. Is it possible for someone to know my browser saved password while I surf the ...
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2answers
217 views

Having problems getting past a user account password

I have a computer from a friend that I would like to mess around with but before I do anything with it, I need to get some files off of it for the friend. There is a user password on the account and I ...
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2answers
367 views

I forgot my Windows XP password,so how to find it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I forgot my Windows XP password,so how to find it?
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1answer
110 views

alternative to mylockbox

There's an app called my lockbox. I've seen it from cybernetnews and what it does is to hide/password protect a folder. The folder can only be seen if you launch the application and input the correct ...
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3answers
196 views

How can I disable or put a password on a process running in system tray?

OS: Win XP SP3 User Role: Admin I want to kind of lock a process (say bittorrent) which runs in system tray. I want that no one else who sits on my PC be able to EXIT/CLOSE that particular ...
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3answers
325 views

How do I reset a password for windows XP

I have a laptop with win-xp. I forgot the password, how do I reset it? I do not have the installation disk as this is a laptop that belongs to my employer (4 years ago) and was part of the network ...
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2answers
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How to remove Windows boot menu password?

Once I had set a supervisor password for my Windows boot screen, but now I forgot that password. I am unable to access the boot menu since it's asking for the password, and all of the menu options ...
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2answers
378 views

how to get win xp admin password w/o changing it

I just wanted to ask if there's a way to get admin password or access to admin acc without changing password or using any 3rd party software like running from cd or usb?
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3answers
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How to save the password for a mapped network drive?

I have a map drive created from Tools > Map network drive. The drive is mapped to a different machine's shared folder. So each time I switch off the machine, it asks for the password when I open the ...
4
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1answer
189 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 ...
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Sharing file in windows xp (sp3) to other computers in the workgroup

Right, I know it sounds easy, and it's likely to have an easy answer but here's my scenario: I have a computer at the office running windows xp with the service pack 3, and my boss asked me to share ...
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2answers
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Windows XP login problems - L key doesn't work

I've just dusted off an old laptop with Windows XP but am unable to login despite knowing the password, as the L key doesn't work - of course it's part of my password! I've cleaned the keyboard ...
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1answer
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Cannot log into Windows XP Embedded after changing computer name

I purchased a tablet pc running Windows XP Embedded. The tablet was used in a medical clinic on a domain. For illustrative purposes, say the computer name was "COMPLEXCOMPUTERNAME". There was an ...
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1answer
577 views

Remove administrator password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? Is it possible to remove the administrator's password on an XP machine? There is no option/link in user settings as ...
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5answers
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How to recover unknown password in Windows XP?

We want to recover unknown password from Windows XP machine. We don't want to reset it because we hope that with this password we can access another accounts. We already tried Ophcrack LiveCD but we ...
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1answer
731 views

forgot wireless password

If you have a laptop running XP that is able to connect to a wireless network fine, but you don't know the password it's using, is there any way to find it out so that a second laptop can also ...
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2answers
798 views

How do I change my windows xp password from the command line?

How do I change my windows xp password from the command line? I tried password/passwd etc. commands but none of them exist.
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1answer
121 views

Windows XP password security

I've activated the "password complexity" setting on my Windows XP environment. I want users to come up with a decent password be default. Sadly, I just now realised that I don't know the details of ...
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3answers
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Recover a Windows XP administrator password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do if I forgot my Windows password? I've got a computer that's stuck on the main screen asking me for the administrator password. I think that there is ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I change PPPoE password on Windows XP?

My mother has managed to change her DSL PPPoE password on the ISP side, but doesn't know how to change it on the XP side. I tried for a half hour over the phone to find it (remote assistance didn't ...
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6answers
1k views

I need to password protect the entire computer

Everything I open needs to ask for a password. What software will help do do this task? I am using Windows XP 32 bit. Answer: I right-clicked any .EXE I wanted to prompt me a password -> Advanced -> ...
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1answer
119 views

Cable connection password

Hello I have a problem with my internet connection password, because I work late every day I couldn't be home when my cable internet was setup-ed by tech guys so I asked my neighbor to open my house ...
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5answers
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How can I Map a Network Drive with Password so it stays mapped after a reboot?

I mapped a network drive to a location that needs a password. Now whenever my computer starts up, it tells me that it could not connect to that network drive because a password is needed. How do I ...
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7answers
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How to set a password on a folder in Windows XP?

How can I set a password on a folder in Windows XP?