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

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Automatic password reset prompt on Windows 7?

My wife just told me that earlier today she received a prompt on her laptop to change her password, and complied with the request. Her laptop is running a vanilla install of Windows 7, 64-bit. All ...
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Cannot properly remove password protected network sharing on Windows 8.1

I have recently setup a computer running Windows 8.1 Pro to act as a home NAS. I have shares and accounts created such that if people in the house login, they get access to their respective shares. As ...
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Gmail password not visible under Chrome password settings

I used to have a long list of passwords under chrome://settings/passwords. For some reason my list now seems to have become shorted without me having tinkered with it. But the strangest thing is that ...
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.htaccess in root directory

I have an apache webserver (shared hosting) where I have access to /home/user If I place a .htaccess in /home/user it gets applied to all subdirectories. The domain belonging to this has several ...
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How to obtain a password for RAR archive having some of the files inside? [duplicate]

I have an old password protected RAR file with a random generated password that I lost. I still have some of the files outside, but need the rest. Is there a way to obtain the password by comparing ...
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How to set up multiple passwords for one wireless network? [duplicate]

I want to set up a WiFi network, like a digital cafe where people can pay to use the internet for 24 hours. I would need a system of one password per user so one password wouldn't work for 20 people. ...
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Windows 7 - Administrator password doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

My sister has a Windows 7 laptop, and says that overnight her password for her administrator account stopped working. Her computer also has a guest account, but no other accounts with administrator ...
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How to find password on a router (cabled) without a hard reset? brute-force only option?

So I've seen a few post like that on here but none seem to work in my case short of brute-forcing but I've never done it before so I want to be sure of what I'm doing first. Alright here is the deal, ...
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How to decrypt a password hash? [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air running on OS X 10.9, and I need to recover a password. I figured out the hash, which is 554bc9ec674ff1476b67a02518cd9e4a, but I don't know how to decrypt it. This is super ...
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Separate my Windows 8.1 login from my Microsoft login without creating a new account?

I just got a new laptop and it is my first experience with Windows 8.1. During the initial setup, it asked for my Microsoft account info (Hotmail/OneDrive). Since I don't mind synching with that, I ...
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How do I print all passwords in Gnome Keyring (seahorse)

I can access all passwords in my Gnome keyring just fine. Everything works ok. But in case things go awry, I'd like to backup all passwords on a piece of paper and store it elsewhere. However, I can't ...
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How to prevent 7-Zip encrypted zip file passwords from being stored on the hard-drive?

I've encrypted a folder with 7-Zip 9.20, specifying 256-bit AES and a password, and the .zip file was created. But then, when I clicked on the zipped file, to my surprise, PeaZip 5.1.1, which was the ...
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Windows 8: recovering a saved auto-login password (netplwiz)

A couple of months ago, I've installed Windows 8 on a laptop of my mom. I created a Microsoft account for her, and used some tutorial to enable auto-login with netplwiz, so she won't have to enter the ...
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How do I change my face ID?

Okay, so does anyone know how to change or remove your face ID? I have windows 8 and I set up the face ID but the stupid thing cant even recognize my face half the time so I wanna remove it.
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why does my toshiba ask for a password?

I have a Toshiba laptop that is 6 months old and it's asking for a password. the screen is black and it's asking for a password and it looks like a typewriter on the screen ad when you put in the ...
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Does Chrome Sync Save Your Google Account Password In The Clear?

Does Chrome Sync save your Google account password in the clear when "encrypt synced passwords with your google credentials" is checked? Or is it saving a hashed form of the password?
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Toshiba Satellite c55-a-1rg no bios password prompt

Have an eerily similar issue like the individual here: Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280 BIOS doesn't ask for set administrative password Tried the solution posted there, did not work. My bios is ...
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Used laptop wont boot past a black sceen asking for a password

I was given a samsung np-r540 laptop and it wont boot past a black screen that is asking for a password, what is that and how do i get past it? It has no disks that were with it.
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Can anybody know the saved passwords on browser?

There is a option almost in every web browser to save passwords.Can any site know these passwords from browser?I these passwords are saved in encrypted format?
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How to remove password of PDF with known password? [duplicate]

I have a personal PDF that I would like to remove the password for because the password was my old phone number (which I may forget). How can this be done? Maybe relevant that the PDF contains form ...
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Invalid password reset key for WordPress

I have forgotten the password to my long neglected WP, 'self'-hosted blog. When I click the 'forgot password' link, I get asked for my email, and then a password reset link gets sent to my mail ...
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How can I tell what the character encoding of a string of text is?

Troubleshooting an irritating password issue. There's an application we are using that requires a login; I type in the password, it tells me it's wrong. If I open a password manager and copy and ...
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How to quickly migrate bookmarks toolbar and passwords from Firefox to Chrome?

As of lately, Firefox seems to have become much slower than Google Chrome, and this seems to be due to the presence of one or more memory leaks which slows it down considerably after it is left ...
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Will using log in screen command capture passwords?

According to this tutorial running Ctrl-a H in a screen session creates a running log. In general this sounds great, it seems useful to log everything I type or that is printed to output, with the ...
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Mac Legacy Filevault Password Hints (.sparsebundle)

My MacBook died, so I pulled the HD and I'm trying to access the user accounts which are encrypted with Filevault. It's SnowLeopard, so there is a .sparsebundle file for each user. I've unlocked the ...
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'net user <username> <password> /domain' seems to momentarily allow multiple good passwords

So, let me preface this question by saying that I am not a domain administration expert. I'm a programmer who writes custom applications for the web. My company wants to add a password reset feature ...
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Windows 7 Embedded Default Password

I'm looking for the Admin_Maintenance default password for Windows 7 Embedded. Does anyone know it? Or know where I can look for it?
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Can the HDD/SDD password on Toshiba Satellite laptops be reset?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop model 855D-S5320 from my sister-in-law that "mysteriously" has a BIOS and HDD/SSD password set on it. She knows the BIOS password, but doesn't know the HDD/SSD ...
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Recover password from Opera EMail client

I'm using Opera 12 build in EMail client. Cause Opera is not anymore so great with new websites I'd like to move on and change browser and EMail client. But I can't do this cause I forgot password to ...
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Forgot password for external hard drive

I created a password for WD Elements 2T USB 3.0 external hard drive and I just forgot it. Is there a way to retrieve it or a workaround? My operating system is OS X Yosemite
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Ubuntu can't connect using SSH key stored in “Passwords”

I completed this tutorial. I gave the password manager an empty password for storing the SSH password to an SSH server that I frequently connect to in multiple sessions. When I issued ssh ...
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How to reset power on password Lenovo AIO C240

I need to reset power on password or setup password on the BIOS for a Lenovo AIO C240. I tried a lot of things but nothing works. For example: Power off the computer. Disconnect AC adapter (if ...
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How can I selectively disable paste blockers

As more and more websites add paste blocking code of one type or another to e-mail and password fields and more people use password managers, the two are increasingly coming into conflict. While ...
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Reset password Lenovo Z50 by Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor - hibernated session

I lost my password in Lenovo Z50 in Windows 8.1. I tried to reset it by program Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor. After I selected disk partition the message which I saw was: Selected 1 ...
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How does Netflix know my password?

Whenever I go to the Netflix main page in Firefox, I'm automatically logged in. However, when I open up Firefox's list of saved passwords, I notice that Netflix is not among the sites Firefox is ...
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Not able to change password of TP-Link wireless router TL-WR740N

I am using TL-WR740N from TP-Link. I use Internet of Spidigo. Googling about it I find that I have to open tplinklogin.net or http://192.168.1.1 Now do I have to use LAN (Ethernet) cable or I can ...
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Automating VPN launch

I've recently set a VPN connection up, between my home computer (Ubuntu 14.10) and a dedicated server (Debian 7.7), using OpenVPN. So far so good. My question is, how would you go about simplifying / ...
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Remove password from 2007 word document while actual password doesn't work [duplicate]

How do I remove password protection from a 2007 word document (docx)? When entering the right password I get an error message telling me the password would be wrong. But: I'm definetly sure it is ...
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Windows 8.1 login with password AND fingerprint

I have a Lenovo thinkpad w540 laptop running windows 8.1 which has a built in fingerprint reader. Is it possible to have windows require BOTH a fingerprint scan AND a password (not either one, but ...
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John the Ripper: Crack ZipCrypto password

I made a password protected zip file with 7zip, using ZipCrypto algorithm. Set the password to 1234. I am using john-1.7.9-jumbo-7. I followed this manual: ...
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How to sniff passwords remembered by applications?

Suppose someone forgets their password for a web application such as gmail, facebook or some other application installed on the system such as skype, but the web browser or skype still remembers the ...
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How to prevent repeated Firefox password requests when I don't want to login?

I use a Firefox master password, so every time I visit a site with saved credentials, it prompts me for that, which is fine if I want to login. Sometimes, however, I don't want to do anything that ...
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I want to see my network username and password

I've connected to my network but my friend who is in the same homegroup as me needs a username and password. So I looked on my computer for the network username and password and couldn't find ...
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Windows Server 2012 Password Experation GPO Not Applying

We have a single DC and are trying to enforce Password Policies to all of our computers. We're trying to change it from the default 42 day max password age to 120 or so. The policy appears to be set ...
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Hydra empty response, only difference is header locaion

I'm trying to crack my web page to see if it is possible or not. When you try to login on loginpage.php, form is posted to checklogin.php. checklogin.php checks form data and sets Session if login is ...
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Why did my windows 8.1 password change?

I've had a custom password for my windows 8.1 login since I installed the OS. I locked my computer last night and went to bed, and when I woke up this morning, my password somehow had been changed to ...
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Encrypting a bootable (Windows Portable) USB drive

I know it's possible to install Windows on a USB flash drive and in theory any PC you plug it into will boot the said Windows install, provided Windows will have suitable drivers for the hardware. ...
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Removing Master Hard Drive Password

I bought a second hand IBM T42 and discovered that it has a USER+ MASter Hard drive password. I know the USER PASSWORD so I can log-in. However I will like to alter the MASTEr password and I am ...
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How to git pull without asking password?

I have a problem for make a auto pull for a git repository. I explain my situation : i have 2 sever on linux (Debian), one for the repos (dev01) and another one for make documentation with doxygen ...
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passwords on upgraded firefox

I was running firefox 22.0 on Fedora 17 and installed firefox 33.1.1. I saved the old firefox so I can switch between. Both show that they are using the same profile. Using 22.0 I can see my ...