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

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Google Chrome asked for my Carbonite password [closed]

Google Chrome recently asked for password access to my Carbonite backup account. How can I be sure it didn't get it and/or block it from future access?
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Setting up shared logins for web and system users

I'm looking to create a web automation and administration area that users who have permissions to do system tasks can do them via them web, such as creating/editing users. I thought about making a ...
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recovery of password for root in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 32-bit machine using Ubuntu installer and gave a password(and the account name was 'samsung') when prompted. Later I was able to use that password for logging in, ...
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Can't change or set password in Windows 7

I'm trying to set up a new user in a Win7Pro computer. The computer has HP ProtectTools enabled. I cannot set the password from within HP ProtectTools or the User Accounts control panel, when logged ...
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How can I determine the password for my Cisco EA3500 router?

Ok, I'm about to tear my hair out. While I was in the hospital last year, my router in my dental office died, and I had to have a local IT guy come out and replace it. I gave him the password and had ...
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“line length exception” in hashcat (kali linux)

I've received this line: root:$1$25A116L54$7/IbiL1ZsUyPwYBx/zuNv/ and asked to crack the password. So, I created a crack.hash file and put the following in it: $1$25A116L54$7/IbiL1ZsUyPwYBx/zuNv/ ...
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Mumble - Can't log in as SuperUser for the first time

I am trying to set up a Mumble LAN server for my household. I have downloaded and installed Mumble and Murmur and set up murmur.ini but when I try to log in as SuperUser for the first time to ...
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Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280 BIOS doesn't ask for set administrative password

I've set my administrative password. I have not set a user password. When I get into the BIOS, everything is greyed, and there's no where to put in the password. How do I enter the password to ...
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Creation of a remote desktop connection file (RDP) with password embedded in it

I need to connect to several RDP's and switch between them quite frequently. Therefore I was wondering if there's a tool or an application that could save all my RDP's along with the password, so ...
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How to recover password-locked BIOS

I have a notebook for school and, as I am constantly concerned with security, it is pretty locked. I set up a strong password for every operating system, but I also have set up a password lock on the ...
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Tried to change wireless name and password and can no longer connect

The one computer that's hooked up to the router with an ethernet cable still works, but none of the passwords (old or new) are working, even after changing the name back. I tried a factory reset, got ...
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Decrypt Google Chrome passwords

In this question How does Google Chrome store passwords? I found out how my Chrome passwords are encrypted. The passwords are encrypted with the current useraccount (of Windows). I had saved my ...
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How can I export chrome passwords?

I want to be able to export passwords from Chrome browser so that I can make a printed copy.
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Can Google Employees See My Passwords Saved in Google Chrome?

I understand that we are really tempted to save our passwords in Google Chrome. The likely benefit is two fold, You don't need to (memorize and) input those long and cryptic passwords. These are ...
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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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Processing time / effort to decrypt stored passwords

I have an Adobe account which, as you might have heard have recently had a breach may have had there encrypted passwords stolen. The password for that account was not used else where, which is good, ...
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Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit : Using sleep mode changes chars in network password to uppercase

After using the sleep mode on my desktop Win 7 machine, I always find I can't connect to my home wifi network. I can check the settings via Control Panel >> Network and Internet >> Manage Wireless ...
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Is setting a mail user's shell to /usr/bin/passwd in the /etc/passwd file a safe way to allow them to change their own password by simply ssh'ing?

I have a machine which is used mostly as a mail server: $ uname -a Linux myhost.com 2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Dec 19 07:05:20 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and I would ...
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How can I make OS X use the keystrokes that I wake it with as the log-in password?

When I am waking my computer from sleep (or just from having the screen turned off after not having used it for a while) first the screen comes on, and then it asks for my password, and then I can ...
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Multiple http auth details on the same site + chrome save password functionality, is there any way to handle this case?

Google Chrome seems to be saving passwords on a per site basis, but I'm developing a site where I'd like to have different http authentication details depending on the directory accessed AND have ...
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Is it possible to to force passwords not to contain a pattern or dictionary word?

On UNIX or Windows plateforms, is it possible to force passwords not to contain a pattern or dictionary word? For example, could this password be automatically rejected on Windows 2008: ...
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iMac version 10.8.5 keychain isn't working and I didn't send the backup keychain to Apple

`How can we get into the computer without the usernames and passwords?What if there's an administration reset/backup keychain set and I can't remember what that is. I've tried every old password and ...
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Dropbox: How to password protect files and folders and maintain accessibility?

I'm aware that there is a similar thread on this subject, but I don't think that situation is similar to mine because the solution that was reached will not work for me. In that scenario, using ...
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How do I make my script ask for a password, like sudo?

I am writing a script which would be potentially dangerous if run in the wrong way. As a safety feature, I want the script to require the user to re-enter their password first, much as sudo does. So ...
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How do I disable or modify pam's password requirements?

I'm using Fedora 19. By default it's setup with pam to disable bad passwords, like "password". This is good. Trying to change this default is infuriating. This is a box for testing internal stuff, not ...
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How do I require password complexity in Windows 7?

Is there a way that I can require a Windows 7 user account to maintain a password with a certain level of complexity? After expiration, I want to prevent a password such as 123 or password. The ...
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Windows 8 password, ctrl-backspace

An acquaintance of mine just bought a new laptop today. On Windows 7, he has been used to using the character generated by Ctrl-Backspace(ASCII 127) in his password. In fact, his password was simply 3 ...
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User change password on fileserver

Is it possible for a user to change his or her password on a fileserver with only SMB access? I have a fileserver that many people use. Everyone has the default password. I would like them to change ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 using ssh without entering my password

I know questions like this have been asked before, and I have read them all (that I found). The problem I have is that we have an embedded linux device that we can log into for debug purposes by ...
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Disable Windows 8 incorrect password delay

Whenever I type the incorrect password in to my Windows 8 machine login it takes longer and longer before I can attempt to reenter the password again. I believe this is a security feature and by ...
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Multiple encrypted LVM volumes with one password

I found a similar question here but it's only partially connected with my question. Currently I have one primary /boot partition and a single LVG1 group with 2 logical encrypted volumes - LV1 and LV2. ...
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How to secure FTP passwords

What do others do to secure FTP passwords? My scenario doesn't seem too unique to contract web developers and web marketing/design companies, but having trouble finding any answers I like online. ...
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OSX Server - My Administrator password expired?

In our office we run an OSX Server (10.7.5). Today I needed to log onto the server to adjust some settings. I attempted to use Apple's Remote Desktop tool as I usually do. When attempting to connect ...
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Exporting `pass` password manager's passwords

I recently started using the pass password manager and I'm loving it, got me my Git repo for it and all. The problem is that I thought of something, what happens when I want to for example re-install ...
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Securly storing passwords in keychain on mac

As with anyone nowadays i have a ton of passwords, and keeping track of them is a real pain, especially when you also have to remember database and server passwords. I was looking at using the ...
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batch file to encrypt password and login in the normal password

I make a batch file when I create a password so it will save it in the file accounts.uf. I want to be able to change the extension to txt and have the password appear in accounts.txt, but I want to ...
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Pre-authorise sudo? (So it can be run later)

I often set my work computer running some time-consuming computations before I go home in the evening. After they're done, I'd like it to shutdown. However, as shutdown requires root privileges, it ...
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How to make firefox use known passwords without prompting

I have some sites which I log in to regularly that use HTTP authentication. I have the password saved in Firefox's password manager. How can I get firefox to always use that password without ...
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Skydrive ignores new password

Skydrive has worked well for my small business; there is one Skydrive account and a handful of files we all need to see and update which sit in a folder. All four locations are 'logged on' to ...
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How do I make a Windows account accept any password?

How do I set up a windows account, so that Windows will accept any password to login. I want to create the illusion of security for the user. Where the user believes that there account is secure and ...
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Windows 8 PIN timeout error

The timeout of my windows 8 PIN is seemingly random. Sometimes, it will time out for over 2 minutes the first time I get the PIN wrong, sometimes it waits for me to get it wrong 5 times (what I ...
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no password to unlock admin acct. Not even with the disc. EVERYthing needs admin password [closed]

I have a computer that is completely controlled by the administrator password. I cannot reboot with the disc w/o the password. User account is controlled with a main password. i cannot upload any ...
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Removing an ATA password - unlock hard drive

1) An ATA/HDD password is different than a BIOS password - it is stored in the HDD - resetting the BIOS or moving HDD to another computer will not remove password. Formatting the HDD will not work ...
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How to add a password to join LAN network

I have a router set up with wireless passwords, but anybody who plugs an ethernet cable into a wallsocket will have access to the network regardless of passwords. Is there a program or method of ...
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When trying to connect to a secured network, the “enter password” box does not show

My laptop uses windows 7. When I click on the network I want to connect to (or any other network) the box where you would normally enter the password does not show. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Windows 8 requests a password when I try to connect to one of my NAS drives, Windows 7 and NT don't why?

I have three machines, one running Win 7, one Win RT and one Win 8. Both the Win 7 and Win RT machines can both access both my NAS drives without any problem. The machine that is running Win 8 ...
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What type of password is this? [closed]

I am migrating my website from magento to wordpress-shopp site and i have to sync all the products, orders, customers. I did manage to sync all this and I am trying to keep same password of my ...
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Allow users of a certain group to run a command without sudo

I know how to edit /etc/sudoers so that I can run a command as sudo without having to enter my password, however is there a way of allowing a program to be run completely without sudo, by all users of ...
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How does changing jumper resets password

For resetting bios password we used to relocate jumper and reset it,How does changing jumper helps in resetting password? What happens to Bios password while we change jumper ,how does the manual ...
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How to reduce the time Windows takes to report a password is wrong?

I use Windows 7 on a Lenovo laptop. When I enter a wrong password, either when I'm connected to our network or when disconnected, it takes quite a lot of time for Windows to report the password is ...