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

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How to unlock an ATA password-locked HDD with an upper-case password if the BIOS accepts only lower-case?

I accidentally locked an HDD with an ATA password, trying to issue a secure erase command. It was on Linux, I entered this command : # hdparm --security-erase PWD /dev/sda So the password is PWD (...
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Bypass bios password on Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5106?

Soon as I turn it on it goes from the Toshiba logo screen to a blue box asking for a password. Is there a way by this or any way to get some kind of menu ? Just want the windows to load so I can ...
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How to disable/reset power-on password in Toshiba satellite laptop C55DT-A5106

I hit the power button, the Toshiba logo comes on then immediately goes to a blue screen that says I need a password. I've been looking online, and I think I need to "reset BIOS password" to start ...
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Is there an un-bypassable way to protect my bios settings?

Is there a way to protect my bios settings beyond any sort of method of bypassing? I just set a long bios password but if it as easy as merely removing the CMOS battery to bypass the password, what ...
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How to unlock an ATA-password-locked hard drive?

Something caused my laptop's hard drive to lock itself with an ATA password. Now it asks for a password I don't know when I try to boot the PC. Even the UEFI setup is no longer accessible. It is a ...
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“The user name or password is incorrect” when entering a correct password

For some strange reason, I am unable to change the password for my Windows 7. I have only one user in my system. The user has admin privileges. I am pretty sure that I know the password. If I lock my ...
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Generating the string correspondent to the passwd command

I have a protected page on my server and I forgot the password to that page. Ok, I can change that password but it will be a hassle because I have that password stored in a lot of systems that use ...
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Why Microsoft Edge (only this browser) keeps asking for password using .htpasswd on a subdomain

This only happens with Microsoft Edge. It keeps on asking me for password when signing in on my subdomain. If I use www.homepage.com/site that my subdomain is directed to it works fine. With all other ...
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Force Desktop OneDrive to Prompt for Password

I use the Windows 8 implementation of "Desktop OneDrive" to create and access files stored in my OneDrive account. My OneDrive login is also my Windows login so that when I'm using my computer all my ...
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Why does a simple user password allow root access on Ubuntu?

I have a client who I setup with a linux machine. He isn't very tech savvy, and obviously just needed a simple password to log onto ubuntu with. His username and password are something like: user: ...
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Excel won't open password-protected .ods file

I have a password-protected .ods file that was made in LibreOffice. I have since moved to using Microsoft Excel, and whenever I try to open the file I get the error message: "Cannot open: the file has ...
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How to recognize distinct validation thrown by LDAP server and flags?

We are new to LDAP server. We were able to configure the ldap server with password policies such as account lock out Wrong Password Password expired 5 times wrong authentication New password cannot ...
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Disabling Google Smart Lock but still save passwords

I use Chrome on Windows 7. Every time the browser asks to save my password it's saved in the cloud unless Google Smart Lock is off but it this case I have to reenter the password each time I log in to ...
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Getting back into windows 10 normal boot (as opposed to safe boot) without being able to login [duplicate]

To troubleshoot a problem I used msconfig to set that windows 10 should boot without loading most of the services (safe boot). I rebooted the PC and then noticed that I could not login with the PIN in ...
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script to ssh multiple servers with different password

I have a script that executes same commands on multiple servers via ssh . spawn ssh [lindex $argv 0] send "sudo /usr/sbin/useradd ytkatchen" expect "password:" send "Unix\@999\r" My password is not ...
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prevent gnome-keyring from storing vpn password

gnome keyring keeps helpfully storing the password to my vpn link. That link uses two factor and so the password changes each time, causing the connection to fail. Does network manager have a setting ...
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export single keychain item without ui

Sadly I have problems with OS X and the UI just won't load. But I have ssh access to my machine. I would like to reinstall OSX but I have forgotten my Time Machine password. It is saved in the ...
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Remove PDF password without cracking it [duplicate]

I have a PDF with a strong password (contains uppercase, lowercase letter, digits, special characters). Now I don't know what's the length of the password. All I care about is contents of the file. I ...
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Changing password on Access 2010 database

I need to change the password on a database. I have taken the following steps: I have opened the database as 'Open Exclusive' Clicked file>Input However at this stage where there should be an ...
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New Windows 10 Installation - Confused About User Accounts and Sharing

I built a Windows 10 system for the first time and am confused about my user account and what I can do with it. In Windows 7 it asks for a name and a password. And, bingo, I have a Windows user ...
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Cisco VEN501-NA access point

What is the default username and password for a cisco ven501-na? I have the login screen but I have tried several username/passwords with no luck
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Can't unlock Widows 7 domain connected pc [duplicate]

My school was giving away old broken Dell Optiplex 745s away, so after working on it for a few days, I got it to work. But when I turned it on, it was still connected to the schools domain. So when I ...
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Failed to change password to MySql (Uniform Server)

I'm trying to change the root password of the MySql and is not working, i try using the UI in normal & safe mode, the last one seems to work to change the port in Apache last time that was a ...
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Chromium: not saving password for site w/no domain

I have a development environment, so I don't have a full domain given in the URL to my development server--just a host name. My guess is this is the reason it's not saving my passwords for it. I've ...
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Can't enter BIOS password containing “!”

Yesterday, I added a password containing a ! to my BIOS. Unfortunately, the password prompt that asks for the password when you boot doesn't let you write a ! (i.e. the little * isn't added and it ...
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VeraCrypt + CLI + /password + turned off log?

VeraCrypt can be managed by CLI and bash/batch scripts on Linux/Windows respectively. However, IDRIX emphasizes that command containing password [flag /p, /password (Windows) or --password (Linux)] ...
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Does the Password reset disk created for windows work if the password is changed after creating it?

Does the windows password recovery disk work, if the password for which it is created is changed.
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Issues setting the local admin account password to not allowed to be changed

I need to be able to set a local admin account with the /passwordchg:No option in windows. I have soon found out that Windows 10 have disabled this feature and I have tried multiple different ways to ...
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Login to Windows with Teamviewer without entering Windows password

I have a PC, that runs as a server 24/7. The PC is accessible locally true Windows remote desktop and outside of the network whit the teamviewer. The remote desktop is used only by me and the ...
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How do I ensure that BitLocker can't be bypassed with a recovery key?

I want to encrypt my hard drive using BitLocker, but it requires me to create a recovery key. Now, I understand why this is important, as there may be cases where my password alone can't unlock the ...
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Cant find path to registry directory for sam password reset

I am trying to reset the password on an old computer (a dell laptop) running windows 7 using an password reset dick However I cannot find the path to the registry. Directory windows/system32/config ...
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How do I enable GNOME keyring under alternative window managers?

I would like to save passwords in browsers such as Opera, but I would like to use it under WindowMaker or other WMs. I have noticed that under WindowMaker, my Opera passwords are not retrieved. How do ...
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how do I get my wifi password out of Vista when “STATUS” is greyed out?

NOTA BENE! this question is different than the one suggested, because: 1. I am not connected, this is the whole point of my question. 2. I specifically asked about the situation where the STATUS ...
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Why I can login with my old password in Windows 10?

I've changed my Microsoft account password in Windows 10. The new password works. But I can also login with my old password! What's the problem? It looks like that after login with the new password ...
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why firefox prevent me from reseting password?

I forget my password and I want to reset ,but Firefox alert "Attempt limit exceeded"
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Connecting to server using ssh command in Terminal

I'm on a MacBook Pro running the latest OS and im connecting to a server in Terminal using the ssh command to connect to one of my university's servers. we connect using our username then must punch ...
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Reset windows 10 password Asus R416S [duplicate]

I have an ASUS R416S laptop with windows 10 on it. I forgot the windows login password. I tried the following methods to reset the password: Tried every possible password that i could imagine I dont ...
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Using windows PC as remote server [duplicate]

I have a old windows desktop computer running windows 7 . I want to use it as a remote server for my applications. There are two things I want from it: Power on itself and start windows when power ...
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How to remove password from password protected and shared excel workbook?(.xlsm file) [closed]

I have an excel file that I need to crack. My excel version is 2010 but I do not know what version of excel this file is originally made with. This file has the name of file extension, '.xlsm'. I ...
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Windows 10 Laptop - Require password on sleep, not on monitor off

I have an ASUS ROG G551 laptop. Like most laptops, I can press fn+f7 to turn off the monitor to save power without stopping any running programs. I used to be able to wake the monitor back up and ...
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How can I estimate the time it takes a certain computer to guess a password?

As cyber security and its exploitation become more prominent and relevant, I find websites such as https://howsecureismypassword.net/ to be very interesting. When the user enters a password, it ...
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Installing Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin on El Capitan (Password Problems)

I am at my wit's end! I am fairly new to using a mac, and I've never set something like this up before, but I'm fairly sure I'm not an idiot. Every time I've tried to install this, I'd get all the way ...
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From command line how do I change password [duplicate]

HP 110 desktop with win 8.1 where owner of standalone workstation has forgotten password. I have hacked into cmd prompt but don't know how to change password of account that has administrator ...
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How to safely distribute an RSA private key for use by company staff? - Or more sensible alternatives to this

Let me start by saying that I know distributing a private key is a pretty stupid thing to do, akin to making copies of your password and handing it out (in this case, encrypted copies that will be ...
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Create a new app password for Microsoft Outlook

I am using two factor authentication on my MS account. But Outlook doesn't support this, instead I have specific app password for Outlook. I created it somewhere my MS settings, but it has now expired....
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brother printer firmware update password reset

While trying to update my brother printer (DCP-8080DN) firmware, the java program asks for a admin password, and says that it could only have been altered by a BRadmin program, otherwise the default ...
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Save username and password of openvpn in encrypted format

While searching on internet I have found that we can automate vpn login via editing config file through adding auth-user-pass login.conf and create login.cnf file and add your credentials in pure text ...
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Setting system wide http(s)/ftp proxy with username and password on Ubuntu/Mint

At my office I was given a pac file in order to connect to our proxy. The pac file is just a bunch of ignore-this-internal-site-and-that-local-site along with a proxy for other connections, let's call ...
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Windows 10 without microsoft account causes share issue

I don't want to use microsoft account on my windows computer. With it on my login and password over the local area network at home becomes the MS account/password. If I enable local account and ...
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Force browser to save password

I would like to make my Chrome/Opera to save login, password data without asking about it. It everytime asks if I want to save a password, but I want it to do this without any popups over time on ...