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

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How to restore replacing website by other site on LastPass

I just replaced a site by another site on LastPass, but afterwards I realized that I did it wrong. So I need to restore the original site back again. What should I do?
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Using Keepass + Dropbox, where to store Dropbox's password?

I'm thinking about starting using KeePass2 with the password database on Dropbox to manage my passwords. I've been doing my research on the subject and I already moved a couple of passwords there to ...
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How to reset forgotten Administrator password on MacO X?

We recovered a MacBook from our Marketing manager; it was the only Mac in the company so our skills with it are somewhat limited. The Mac boots fine and logs in, but we are stuck with doing ...
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What are the security implications of having submitted password in username field?

Let's say I typed my password into the username textbox of a frequently-visited website (https of course) and hit enter before I noticed what I was doing. Is my password now sitting in plaintext in a ...
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Location of SHA512 Haslist on Mavericks>

I'm trying to find the SHA512 hash of the user passwords on OS X Mavericks (10.9.1), I'm aware that you can get the user .plist from: /private/var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default/users/{username}.plist ...
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How to import firefox passwords into KeePassX or KeePass2

I have an XML export of my Firefox Passwords in the form (I replaced real passwords with *): <xml> <entries ext="Password Exporter" extxmlversion="1.1" type="saved" encrypt="false"> ...
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How to bypass password prompt when opening Money2000 files without password?

I have installed MS Money 2000 on Windows 8. Installation went without any problems. However, it asks for a password when I try to open the files? I never used passwords before?? The old computer is ...
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Remove internet password from OSX Keychain [duplicate]

I'm unable to delete my FB internet password from OSX Keychain. I have it stored 3 times and what upsets me I don't know when did it stored it. Error message is 'The specified item could not be found ...
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Howto set a root password in Freenas?

I installed Freenas 8.3.1 on my micro-server and it never asked me to set a root password. I already configured it as necessary via the web GUI but now i want to set a root password so no-one can mess ...
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Unable to reset the local admin password for my VMware Workstation [duplicate]

I have the following:- VMware workstation 9.0.2 The host is windows 7 . Inside the VM I have windows server 2008 R2 datacenter. Unfortunately I forgot the admin password for the VM . so I have ...
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Why John the Ripper is so slow with simple password? [closed]

I'm using John the Ripper version 1.7.8 on Linux Ubuntu to crack Linux user passwords as an exercise. I run the Linux on a virtual machine. I created a user called "User1" to the system and set a ...
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Retrieve Hotmail password with Google Chrome

I have a Hotmail account that I have used since the 1990s. Recently I forgot my password after being asked to change it. Google Chrome still logs in to my Hotmail account automatically on my laptop, ...
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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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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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How to remove Dell inspiron n4110 BIOS password [duplicate]

My little brother has gave that Dell inspiron n4110 BIOS a password and now he has forgot it. I know I can remove that password by opening the laptop but I don't want to open it. I can access to the ...
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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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Default windows wifi password?

In windows 7, when you go to Control Panel > Hardware And Sound > Add a Device a new wifi "hotspot" (so to speak) is created which can be connected to with an android, ios or other computer. However, ...
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Is it safe to store critical passwords in server environment variables?

I have a cluster of servers, each with configuration files that currently contain plain-text passwords for sensitive, mission-critical systems (message queues, data stores, and other services). Some ...
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Does Dropbox store my password on my computer?

About a year ago I changed my Dropbox password and lost access to the email address my Dropbox account was associated with in the same day due to a rather acrimonious end to my employment. I almost ...
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How to reset the Apache web server password on Mac?

When I try to start the Apache web server on our Mac it asks for a password. I forgot the password and I know that I was the one who put the password on it because I'm the only person in our family ...
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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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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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Unable to unlock a SSD

I own a laptop Asus K56CA. Shortly after I bought it, I swapped out 5400rpm drive for a Samsung SSD 840. I’ve set up passwords: BIOS Administrator and User; also Master and User HDD Password. Now, the ...
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Windows 8 Lock Screen randomly activates “something” that jams Password Entry

My system is currently running Windows 8.1, and since the update, I have been encountering an odd problem. I lock my system whenever I am not present (basic security), but when I come back to it, ...
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Why does windows ask for the (existing) password twice?

When I specify an account for an application pool to run under, in IIS, I am asked to supply the password twice: I don't understand the purpose of 'confirming' the password for an existing account. ...
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Allowing users to unhide (format) only chosen columns

TL;DR, what I want to achieve: Hide some columns which I do not want to show to anyone (check) Hide some columns which I want to show only to some users (check) Set separate passwords for both ...
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Excel 2010 won't remember password when importing data

After connecting an Excel workbook with an SQL server (within a company network, over a static IP address, using the data connection wizard within Excel), if I close the workbook and reopen it, it ...
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How can I manipulate password manager data for testing?

Is it possible to manipulate the password manager's data in Chrome and IE? Chrome's UI only allows me to modify the password, but not the account name or the host. Some background: we are trying to ...
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How to lock a unlocked GNOME Keyring?

A password prompt is offered to unlock the GNOME Keyring when I login to my user account. I was wondering how to lock the keyring back in the same session it was unlocked? (I understand that I can ...
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No prompt for password when piping through ssh

i'm trying to use partclone to clone a partition and send the .img on my ssh server.That's what i do : partclone.ext2 -c -d -s /dev/sda1 | ssh -p xxxxx username@serveraddress "cat > backup.img" when ...
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Reset root password or enable sudo on MacOS X Mavericks

I have a MacOS X Mavericks installation with a single user Admin and empty password for that account: Now I'm trying to install Cocoapods, but can't use "sudo", because I don't know the root ...
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How to make Chrome not show autofill passwords in Settings?

Go to Settings -> Advanced Settings -> Passwords and forms -> Managed saved passwords. Click on one of the saved passwords and click "show". It just shows it. What's the point of hiding it on web ...
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Data Source Credentials issue with Excel PowerPivot

I am using Excel 2010 with PowerPivot. I am trying to go to the Query Editor. When I click on Table Properties, I get a password prompt: The problem is that I don't know the password and when I ...
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We need to open an unknown .dat file

We have an unknown .dat file By a text editor on first of file it says: Standard Jet DB I tried to open it by Microsoft Access but it says enter password. I tried to recover password by "access ...
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How do I find my e-mail password hash in Wireshark?

I use wireshark and I wanted (within education) get the password to my email. I found the line [truncated] Cookie: ... There is my login, but I do not know where the "hash" responsible for my ...
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Windows 7 welcome screen: How to always reveal password

On the Windows 7 Welcome Screen, I want all characters typed into the password box to be displayed (not masked) as the characters are being typed. Is there a setting / registry key / third-party tool ...
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Is it dangerous to write down passwords? [closed]

I have a list of passwords for some sites I use on an Excel spreadsheet (no macros or anything in it). I've read many places (online and offline) to "remember your password or write it down in a safe ...
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How can I change my NAS SSID and wireless password?

I have a Synology DS213 NAS, which appears under my wireless networks as "diskstation". I want to change the SSID and, more importantly, set a password to it. (Currently it has none.) I can't seem to ...
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Linksys admin password change with special character

I just changed my Linksys router (WRT110, latest firmware 1.0.07) password to one containing one special accented character (é in this occurence), among the 22 characters (all others lowercase ...
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Will upgrading to Windows 8 lose Google Chrome Auto-Complete Emails/Usernames?

I'm upgrading a users computer to Windows 8 and I plan to use the option to keep files and applications, will Google Chrome still remember email addresses the user starts type in or will they need to ...
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Why can't certain passwords be entered using ipad bluetooth keyboard?

Using an iPad 2 and a Zagg Folio bluetooth keyboard, I can't type the password to certain WiFi setups which require a guest login via a web page. The access point has no security, but you can't access ...
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“Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive” option not available

I am trying to back up my network credentials to a USB flash drive, but this option is no longer available. I am connected to the network. How can I get this back? More importantly, how can I back ...
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Where does the 2X client store passwords when you have it save them?

Using linux (ubuntu), I am curious where the 2X client stores the passwords. My home directory is encrypted, but not my full system. If it stores them in the home directory, then I'd be comfortable ...
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windows 8 map network drive password is not correct

I have a new computer with windows 8. When Mapping a network drive to connect to my server. I entered the correct drive and folder name. The system finds the server but when I enter the password it ...
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SSH password-less login inconsistency

I'm trying to set-up a password-less login for SSH to script some automated tests on my system. I need to set this up for two different machines, so from machine "A" I need to use password-less login ...
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sudoers syntax for specifying a list of executables

I want my user (username "wim" in group "wim") to be able to use sudo apt-get and sudo dpkg without needing admin password. I tried editing sudoers file with sudo visudo, and I added in this line: ...
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Windows 8 keeps prompting to change expired password

I am a volunteer doing tech support for a local school. One of the teachers tried to log in today and got a message that his password had expired and must be changed. That's expected, since our ...
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Making ssh “PasswordAuthentication no” timeout

If PasswordAuthentication is off, an attempt to ssh without a valid certificate, is met with the error: Permission denied (publickey). Is there a way to make it just drop the request and timeout ...
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Strange symbols in password when installing Win7 => lost password

I think I'm victim of a rather curious mistake. I installed Windows 7 through BootCamp, chose a password with some symbols (like #€<&, etc). What I didn't realize was that the keyboard layout ...
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What is the Windows 7 command-line to remove all remember passwords in Credential Manager?

We can remove remembered/cached passwords via Credential Manager as here and via a command cmdkey as here. I want to have one command that quickly clear all the passwords. How can we do that?