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

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Retrieve password from auto login page

I realize there are several similar posts but I believe this one is unique. I usually sign into a a wireless network that does not have WEP. There is no password listed in the properties. However, ...
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Create password protected file in linux

i need to make my file password protected , whenever i tries to open the file it should ask for a valid password... i found one method. vi -x file name whenever i open the file it asks for password ...
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Minimum password length is not working in Linux (RHEL7)

I have set minimum password length to 3 on my RHEL 7 system. Still while using passwd I get error: BAD PASSWORD: The password is shorter than 5 characters. I have changed following parameters: ...
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pgpass not executing when creating backup

I have a backup1.sh file in home/my_dictonary/backup1.sh which creates a backup of my database #!/bin/sh tar -czf /home/ruud/backup1.tgz /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/openerp pg_dump -U dbadmin ...
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How can I create Keychain entries via command line?

I am trying to use command line to automatically add passwords to the keychain app for various file servers. I was able to use the man security to figure out most of it. It’s creating the keychain ...
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Reset supervisor password on Toshiba Portégé [duplicate]

I want some thing "software" that can help me to remove bios password on my **Toshiba Portégé Z30-A-12T. I still remember the user password for bios but i can't remove it. I hope to find a software ...
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Is it safe to store (encrypted) passwords on GitHub?

I am using pass to handle all my passwords. They are encrypted using GPG with a 4096 bits key, using the SHA256 algorithm. I am using a different password for every login in my password store. One of ...
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pgpass does not execute

So i have a backup1.sh script in /home/user/ #!/bin/sh tar -czf /home/ruud/backup1.tgz /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/openerp pg_dump -U dbadmin -h 127.0.0.1 123telcom -f /home/ruud/dbbackup.sql ...
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Pgpass gives error code

I have this code in my pgpass file 149.210.204.94:5432:mydatabasename:myusername:mypassword when I execute this i gives the error connection to database "mydatabasename" failed: invalid port ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro won't let us set a blank password (no password)?

A friend of mine has a Windows 8.1 Pro system, and she is tired of having to enter the password all the time, and just wants there to be no password on the system. But when I tried to help do that, ...
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Sync Problems with Chrome passwords and OSX keychain

After synchronizing my Keychain with iCloud and a power outage, I started experiencing some issues with the chrome password synchronization. I know passwords are still there in the Google cloud but ...
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Remote PW change for OSX

I am trying to script a password change to push out to all of our Macs from Altiris. I can get the password to change locally from terminal: sudo dscl . -passwd /Users/username newpassword But I ...
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SSH Keys Not Being Read - Asks for password instead

I tried setting up public and private keys on two computers (clementine & cfmi) so that I can ssh between them without using a password. However, I am still being requested for a password despite ...
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How to reset a lost root password in SmartOS

I'm running SmartOS version joyent_20130405T010449Z off a bootable USB. Long story short, the root password is lost to the ages. I tried "root" as the password, no luck. I tried no password, didn't ...
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Amazon EC2 password prompt when “su - ec2-user”

I can SSH in fine with my .pem file, to be automatically logged in as ec2-user. I can create a new user and password fine, and login with su - testUser. How do I log back into ec2-user without ...
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Reset BIOS password for toshiba satellite L635-S30128N?

I have laptop computer. toshiba satellite L635-S30128N PART NO. PSKOOU-01V002 SERIAL NO. 7A613289Q I leave it since 6 months. now when I try turn on show on monitor (enter the password), I tried ...
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Should I set a password for local account in order to increase security over the Internet (Windows)? [closed]

What if I will use Windows without passwords (for local accounts) ? Is it unwise in matter of Internet security ?
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Windows 7 - One User Account Cannot Change Password

We have a computer running Windows 7, with one user account on it. The user reported changing her login password, and after having done so, she now cannot log in to Windows. In troubleshooting, we ...
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What happens when you enter an incorrect password in an os? [duplicate]

I have found that in any operating system, when you enter the correct password the password box directly disappears whereas when you type an incorrect password it keeps loading for a second and then ...
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How can I make Google Chrome remember a password I have deleted from saved passwords

A while ago I removed some saved passwords from different Google accounts in Chrome. Afterwards I logged in to the different Google accounts again and with 4 out of 5 accounts, Chrome asked to save ...
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Setting the picture password in windows 10 never applies

I've set the picture password on windows 10 but at the log in screen I never see the picture, I am only able to log in with the password or the PIN. Local account, not on a domain.
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I locked myself out of my AWS machine by changing ssh settings maybe?

I'm not sure exactly what caused the problem but I'll tell you know I know. I created an amazon ec2 instance and was using public/private key authentication to ssh in as the default ubuntu user. ...
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How to remove boot password in dell inspiron 1545.? I forgot the boot admin password and I want to remove the boot setup password.

I forgot the boot admin password. I am not able to login in to my laptop dell inspiron 1545. I want to remove the boot admin setup password. Please help in logging in to my laptop.
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Asus Router web admin site forces manually typing password (no copy paste)

The Asus Router RT-N66U Router's admin website changed a few versions back to prevent pasting into the login password field. Firmware 3.0.0.4.378_6117 (Latest as of 9/12/2015) Given I use a randomly ...
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How to prevent my operating system from extracting password dumps?

There were many tools like mimikatz which extracts passwords from memory and display as plain text [working at windows 10 too :(] , is it there any reliable way to hide passwords from tools which ...
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Incorrect Password after installing Kali Lunix on a Debian Virtualbox [duplicate]

I installed Kali Linux on a Debian VirtualBox on my Mac and now when I go to login it says incorrect password everytime. Deleted and reinstalled everything 3 times. And yes the passwords are the same ...
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What is Gnome Keyring / Seahorse and why it's storing my passwords in plaintext?

I'm using Fedora 22 with the Gnome environment (but I have i3 window manager too) and I get a great surprise when I have found the existence of a tool called Gnome Keyring, formerly know as Seahorse. ...
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Prompted for password after upgrading to Windows 10, but I used fingerprint in Windows 7

I just upgraded from 32-bit Windows 7 to Windows 10 on my tablet PC. I logged in to Windows 7 using fingerprint authentication. Now Windows 10 is prompting for a password to log in. None of my known ...
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Restore BIOS password by dumping ROM? [duplicate]

I've set the Supervisor Password on this Acer E3-112M notebook in order to install Fedora in UEFI Mode. Long story short, the prompt seems to accept certain symbols when setting the password but not ...
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How to interactively enter a password while redirecting the output of plink?

I need to capture the output of a command form a Windows system. I tried to use plink for this, because I have already a PUtty configuration for the system. When I run plink solaris eeprom plink asks ...
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Password for Windows in language which is not available [duplicate]

My Password to enter Windows is in Greek, but in the logon Screen the Greek language is not supported. The same thing happened with another person in the (Forum), but the answers cannot help me... ...
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password forgotten windows 8.1 local account [duplicate]

I am using windows 8.1. I have a hotmail account. I have used netplwiz to disable the password some time ago. Now it turns out Windows is no more accepting my password. I use the hotmail password to ...
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Windows xp pro admin account locked out [duplicate]

For some reason my xp machine was using a user callcomp1, even though I had the main user set up as me. When I went into users it only showed one user. So, to get rid of this is I ran Userpasswords2 ...
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Complete password- and key-less login for user using SSH

I want to use this plugin in my text editor to debug my HHVM application. Therefore I need a Linux user which is able to login via SSH both without password and without key authentication. How can I ...
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Linux Ubuntu Password reset

I used the passwd >username< on Ubuntu, and it gave me a list of options. How do I get past them? If I try using the options, it won't let me. Please help. Thanks!
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Changing strong protection passwords of private key in the Windows certificate store

When importing a x509 certificate with a private key into the Windows certificat store, there is an option to set a password for that key (It is called “strong protection” in the Certificate Import ...
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Password requirements for Wi-Fi WPA2

Wikipedia says: Also referred to as WPA-PSK (pre-shared key) mode, this is designed for home and small office networks and doesn't require an authentication server.[9] Each wireless network device ...
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Restore password protected SSD

I've got a broken PC which had a LITE-ON LCT-128M3S solid state drive that I would try to throw in my own PC but when I turn on the PC (Even before the opportunity to go into the BIOS ) it asks for a ...
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Require UAC password different from the user password

Is there is a way to make UAC prompt for a password that is not the password of any of the users on the PC? Is there a way to set a UAC password so that not even any of the administrators could ...
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After Windows 10 Update, Login Password Not Working

I upgraded to Windows 10 and was enjoying the new software. I shut down and the next day when I turned on the computer it asked for the password. I did not have a password on the desktop. So even ...
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Sony VAIO ASSIST won't clear BIOS Password

I'm locked out of the system BIOS for my VAIO VPCL231FX for both the User and Admin Accounts. I've tried pressing the ASSIST and POWER buttons. however, I still can't bypass the BIOS password. ...
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How to run a service account without user password?

I regularly change user-account password, after doing so I have to manually update Fiddler -It's a web debugging proxy- service account credentials. Is there a way to create/run Fiddler service ...
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How to run a service account without user password?

I regularly change user-account password, after doing so I have to manually update Fiddler(Its a web debugging proxy) service account credentials. Is there a way to create/run Fiddler service account ...
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How can I efficiently change the credentials of several hundred scheduled tasks?

I have a Windows account that needs to have its password changed. The problem is that Task Scheduler has a few hundred tasks running under this account. Is there any way to efficiently change the ...
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Windows 10 lost administrator rights and cant insert administrator password to change settings

I have changed my username from netplwiz. I have restarted the pc and now I am a guest account. I go to change settings but I can't insert the admin password! I have only option to insert a ...
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mysql (mariadb) ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

I'm working on Xubuntu 15.04. I already installed the MariaDB-Server on various systems and was always asked for a root password during installation. This time, however, I don't remember being asked ...
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OSX Yosemite: Can't login to MacBook Air, FileVault is on

I can't get into my Mac (10.10.5 Yosemite). The problem is that I know the password but I simply can't type it in. Yesterday I bought this laptop, I'm Lithuanian so I decided to make the default ...
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How to disable Windows 10 lock screen password on IDLE only

I would like to configure this windows 10 machine to not ask for a password when resuming from IDLE, but still ask for a password when resuming from STANDBY or HIBERNATE. The screen needs to turn off ...
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What format/algorithm is the hashed password in Windows 7 answer files?

I created an answer file using Windows System Image Manager (SIM). I stored the password and set it to hidden, resulting in some form of hashed password. Does anyone know what format this takes? I ...
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Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them?

Strategy & steps: Import & sync Passwords from Chrome into Password Manager & maintain them? Keeping in context this thread: How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords? regarding ...