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

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Stuck on password even though used --disabled-password option in ubuntu

I created a user in aws ec2 with: ubuntu$ sudo adduser --disabled-password user1 per instructions from: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/managing-users.html After I ssh in as user1 ...
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Reset Windows 8.1 password of another hard drive?

I have a transformer notebook (ASUS T100A) and am resorting to mounting the HDD in another windows 8 computer. Is it possible to change the password of that windows 8 installation like you would in ...
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Change Windows 8.1 password: windows chroot equivalent?

Trust me I scoured the net. Long story short, I was tasked to remove/change a forgotten Administrator password of a Windows 8.1 UEFI laptop computer (ASUS T100TA-DK005H). I thought it was easy as ...
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Stop Chrome from entering my bank password automatically

Chrome automatically enters my bank password when I go to the Bank site. How do I stop this?
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Make Windows require password after hibernate

I set password for User-Accounts and for the Windows (Using syskey), but when I turn on my system after a hibernate, it don't require neither system password nor accounts password. and directly ...
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Why must I turn off my “Master Password” to sync passwords with Firefox Sync?

Up to now, I used a master password in Firefox. After I upgrade Firefox Sync (from the "pairing based" to the new "password based" one), I can only check the "passwords" field in Sync if I turn off my ...
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Remove a known Excel password without Excel [duplicate]

Is it possible to remove a known password from an excel sheet if excel isn't installed on the machine? We receive uploaded excel files (2007 and 2010 format) and we know the password for those excel ...
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Can I change the window lock screen “reset password” application?

If you use Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) Self Service Password Reset, there is a reset password link on your windows 7 lock screen that opens the FIM password reset application: Is it possible ...
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Changing 'syskey' password using Command-Line

As far as we know, We can change windows account's passwords using the below command in CMD windows (With a user that have administrator privilege) : net user TheUserName NewPassword Now, I want to ...
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Where 'SYSKEY' password store? and what kind of algorithm it use to encrypt the passord?

As far as I know Windows store user-acconts passwords in SAM file under Windows\System32 and it use NTLM algorithm to encrypt it! As you know we can set another password for windows (not for ...
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If I am an administrator, can I use IEPassView to see password of another user account?

I can use IEPassView to see my own password. There is another account that I want to see. It's my own but I forget the password. I want to see the password stored for ie there. Because I am an ...
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Is there a way to view password stored in Windows Credentials?

I have a list of credentials stored in my Windows Credential Manager. But I can't view those passwords. Is there any way to see those credentials?
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What are the default English error messages for Windows password policies?

Specifically, I've been looking through MSDN and Technet trying to find the default US English error message used by Windows for the following Account Policy Settings: Enforce Password history ...
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Redhat user account password expiring after 15 days instead of 30

My user account on a Redhat 5.10 box is set to have my password be changed every 30 days however, it forces me to change the password every 15 days instead. I have confirmed the setting by doing ...
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401 unauthorized page displays server info. Is this a security issue?

I have password protected my /administrator directory but when I press cancel the site displays a 401 Unauthorized page Unauthorized This server could not verify that you are authorized to access ...
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Keychain, rights to open it and save a copy

I begin to use Keychain for Mac OS Mavericks. If I understand the only way to secure the Keychain passwords is to put a password to open the computer, there is no password or security system to ...
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Log into Windows 8 Account without the need to type the Username

I am using Windows 8.1 with a single user account (the admin account). When I boot up the computer, I am presented with the usual login screen, but rather than simply typing in my password, the screen ...
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Get into the router setting without knowing the password [closed]

So my father has changed the router passwords, and programed the router to turn my wifi connection off automaticly at some times, for example at night. I wanted to know if there is any way I can ...
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Dell XPS 15 L521X BIOS Password Reset

I need to reset my bios password on my Dell XPS 15z as I cant get it to boot. I have tried removing CMOS battery and battery and seeing if that will do it but no luck. Any ideas maybe there a jumper ...
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Windows 7 wont connect to shared folders

I'm going to quote something right from the beginning, this does not work: To configure NTLM compatibility for Windows Vista or Windows 7 1 Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run and ...
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VPS - Lost password and can't use blank pass via remote desktop connection

I am currently trying to login to my dedicated server, and have forgotten the password. I've tried many different things, and currently have SSH access. I boot the dedi into rescue mode (For the SSH) ...
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How to force update of network account cached credentials on OSX

My work laptop is OSX and uses a network account for authentication. I have to change my network password every 90 days. I have just changed it, but my laptop has not updated the account login for 2 ...
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Create password protected file for a simple double clicking opening

How to create in linux a password protected file so it ask for the password every time the user wants to open it in linux or windows computers. This process must be done in linux command line but the ...
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Old password is retained by Google Chrome password manager when changing password for site, because it assigns passwords to exact URLs

I recently changed my password for a website, and logged in with the new password, which caused Chrome to save it. When I tried to log in later, however, it failed. After examining the password ...
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Linux user cannot login with a password but remove the password and he can

I recently helped someone recover from a lost root password (boot cd), but there is something strange going on. i can add a new user and login as that user. then set a password for that user (as the ...
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Move sessions in Chrome to a different computer [duplicate]

I need to move my browsing session in Chrome to a different computer. For example, on my current computer, I have sessions saved for Gmail, Facebook etc. So, I can go to Facebook.com and it will not ...
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Possible for malware to set a BIOS password?

Strange issue. My PC locked up and I reset it by holding down the power button. It had been overclocked and I received a message that my PC had experienced a boot failure due to voltage issues. ...
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Bypass Drivelock HDD Bay Password

I have an old HP Compaq tc4400 It was given to me in order to make it usable, but it ask for a Drivelock HDD bay password I don't have the password, but I've heard rumors that it can be reset ...
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Danger on Using Supervisor Password / BIOS Password

I would like to ask about the supervisor or most commonly known as BIOS password, my former instructor says that settings up that kind of password is harmful, and may cause corruption of BIOS in long ...
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Acer Aspire V3-571G BIOS password reset/remove

I had a clean Win8 install under Acer authorized service station for AspireV3-571G under warranty almost 1 year ago. They had changed the BIOS password without my knowledge. Now for dual-boot and many ...
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How do you add a top level group in Password Safe?

Password Safe is an application to help you track all of the passwords you use at various sites. It's good, but there's one thing which I really struggle with. I want to add a top level group within ...
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How to reset windows 7 password when USB ports are also not working?

There is a strange problem with my Windows 7 HP laptop, which is further complicated by the fact that I donot remember administrator password. I was using the admin login through fingerprint reader, ...
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Is a long easy-to-remember passphrase, made out of dictionary words, really secure?

I recently went through the tiresome process of changing all of my passwords to something more secure. I did as it is generally recommended nowadays — I made it 16 characters long, including symbols, ...
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LightDM accepts password once, and never again

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Fresh install, although I'm pretty sure I'm going to need to reinstall after this problem is resolved. When I first start Ubuntu, I get the LightDM login screen. That ...
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OS X Chrome Saved Passwords Deleted

After running Onyx and a couple other optimization applications (yeah, my fault, I know), it appears Chrome no longer has any saved passwords listed. However, when I pull up Keychain, all of my ...
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#1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I've installed xampp on my MAC computer in my table I saw a word named user I clicked it and I saw that I was able to change from not having a password by default to using a password. I clicked it and ...
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Gmail 2 factor authentication and Apple Mail

Using Gmail's 2FA security, Apple Mail 7.3 occasionally decides that my application-specific password is invalid and forces me to generate a new one. This happens pretty reliably every few days. ...
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Linaro system boots to root without password

I installed a linaro system on my ARM chromebook, and it seems to autoboot to a root prompt. I've set a user password, and use it to login to the GUI, but with a simple Ctrl+Alt+F1, I can get to a ...
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Remind users to reset password, but don't actually expire them

A client is running exchange 2007. They have passwords that reset every 90 days, with the reminder set at 7 days. What keeps happening is that users dismiss the reminder, and forget their password ...
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How to view password in ms outlook? [duplicate]

How can I view the password for a email account in Microsoft Outlook? I lost my password because of a virus attack.
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Manually add username/password to Saved Password list?

I logged into Mozilla's Bugzilla. I noticed Firefox did not save my password. How do I manually add my username and password to Firefox's Saved Password list?
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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I delete entries from Chrome password manager, but Google Sync keeps reverting them

I deleted a couple of entries from the password manager (Chrome->Settings->Manage Saved Passwords), because they have wrong/empty passwords/usernames. This is the fifth or sixth time I'm making the ...
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Linux remove password from rar files

I have some password protected .rar files. I have the password. I want to remove the password from my files. I mean I want .rar files with the same name without password. My Linux OS has unrar and ...
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How to reveal pppoe password behind asterisk in my router?

I lost my pppoe password, so I want to recover it from my router configuration setting but I am not succeeding after my lot of research on Internet. I used many password revealer tools but it can't ...
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Windows 7 can't login from lock screen - says invalid password

for the last couple of weeks if I lock my pc with windows key + L, when I try to login I get 'Invalid user or password', then I click on change user, then I can login with my password. If I try to ...
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Password reset resets every password

This morning, I logged onto my PC before heading to college, to check the status of the infamous GameSpy closure, and found that Windows wasn't accepting my password. I then proceeded to boot a ...
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Open SSH - issue logging in without password - public key

I'm having an issue where I'm unable to login by SSH - I've followed other guides and made sure permissions were set correctly, and that the publickeys on my local machine and remote machine match as ...
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tunnelled clear text passwords in sshd

I have a question regarding this option: # Change to no to disable tunnelled clear text passwords PasswordAuthentication yes If set to yes, users can login using the local password. What exactly ...
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How to reset BIOS on ASUS K53E

My BIOS is password-protected, so that I can't access the BIOS settings (I don't have problems with booting into Windows XP). The BIOS is made by American Megatrends (AMI). I've been trying some ...