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

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Firefox on Ubuntu repeatedly asks for password with HTTP authentication

I asked this on Stack Overflow and it was suggested that I ask here instead. I have tried searching for this but nothing I find quite matches my issue. My wife and I run identical setups. We both run ...
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A password manager that doesn't require password database

I use a self-made password manager that generates strong passwords based on one strong key and easily rememberable strings for each website/account. The basic principle can be most easily conveyed by ...
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Picture password Please on windows 8 professional

I get the following error: "Enrolment failure. There was a failure during the enrolment process. Please try again later" after I create a picture password and "An error occurred capturing ...
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Set OS X application preference to stop prompting for admin password

I am trying to write an applescript that sends some actions to an application (specifically waterroof). The problem is, the application periodically asks me for the admin password when I open the ...
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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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run runas in a shell

I'm playing with a Windows 7 VM that I own. I started a reverse shell with ncat as listener. I can run commands except runas. Whenever I try to switch to another user I got prompted for the password ...
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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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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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Excel VBA Password Prompt

I am creating a macro, whereby, the access is limited only to certain people. In order to do this, I have created a password prompt. The problem I am facing is that, when the user enters the password, ...
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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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Remove known password from zip archive without extracting

is it possible to remove a known password from a ZIP archive without extracting the actual archive? I have some heavily compressed archives and want to avoid having to extract and rezip each of those ...
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How to disable password prompts when changing something in OS X?

If I start MAMP Pro, I need to type the password. If a Flash update is available, I need to type a password. If I install an application, I need to type a password. Is there a way to stop this ...
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Under Windows is there a way for an admin to copy a limited account password from one machine to another?

I the admin of a home network with "home" version of Windows Vista and Windows 7. A Vista machine downstairs is connected to a printer. Now for other machines to access the printer, I understand that ...
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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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Import Network Settings (wi-fi) from Windows to Mac; Bulk Import of Wifi Keychain Passwords

I have a CSV/TXT file with a list of network names and passwords (together with network/password/encryption types) that looks like this: ***Networkname1*** ESS WPAPSK TKIP passPhrase ...
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File URI with username and password in Explorer

How to specify file URI with user name and password in the (Windows File) Explorer, please? Something like file://domain\user:password@host/dir/file. I need to specify domain to be equal host name, ...
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How to find out the user who changed the MySQL root password?

On my CentOS testing server, someone has changed the MySQL root password. Is there any way to find out, who changed the password and when?
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Password policy using pam_cracklib is not enforced for root in gui

I'm on Red Hat 6.6 now, trying to enforce password policy for root user. My /etc/pam.d/system-auth file contains following lines: #%PAM-1.0 # This file is auto-generated. # User changes will be ...
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ConEmu new tab ‘Run as user’ using special characters for password

I'm a long time ConEmu user and I have several tasks to open new tab that Run As User. recently one of the users got password changed and it's using special characters like '^', '%', e.g: 5tgb%T^YHN. ...
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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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'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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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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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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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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Ask for password once during dotfile installation

Similar to this question, I'm making dotfiles for setup of a fresh OS X machine. It asks for my password multiple times, since install & system setting sudo commands are in several nested scripts. ...
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Removing/Unlocking a password on an embedded board

I have a bit of a problem with an embedded device that I am using to connect to through ssh from my Linux machine. I'm not sure why, but suddenly, after not connecting to this board for several weeks, ...
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Importing GPG Key

I am trying to import a GPG key to verify a download. I have never done this before, so bare with me. The Key ID is 4203454C. Let me know if you need any more information. What is the process for GPG ...
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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 can I hide plaintext passwords while editing a plaintext config file?

There are config files like wpa_supplicant.conf that can contain plaintext passwords. Sometimes I want to edit such files on my laptop while sitting in a public place, so it would be bad to show my ...
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Getting chrome sign in password

Currently, I am signed into chrome, and it is tied to my gmail account. I do not wish to reset the password to the gmail account, but I do want to find out what it is (somehow, the password I have ...
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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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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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Bitlocker asks for password on boot. After entering the password successfully- it asks again

I am trying to encrypt my drive with BitLocker. I am running on Windows 8 professional and do not have a TPM chip in my laptop (Asus N56VJ-WH71). I am trying to use a flash drive in its place. ...
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“Warning! Password locked: Fixed disk0” error message on boot

TrueCrypt - Warning! Password locked: Fixed disk0 error message on boot. When I start my laptop (Acer TravelMate 2410), after the Starting memory check, the screen goes full black, and a message ...
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on Mac OSX, from inside terminal, how to input password that contains a special character?

I was making a script to change the password of login to one of my VPS machine, and it's something like the following, and unfortunatelly the ^M character (not the combination of '^' and 'M') was ...
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HDD not accepting Password

I have Dell Inspiron 6400 and my Hard disk (Seagate) was password protected. Now suddenly my HDD not accepting password (even though I know the password). I tried my HDD into another Laptop but result ...
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Access Password popup

Using Access 2007, I have a login page which lists the names from a table. That table has a value for password. Came someone direct me as to to how to password protect the sign on. Another words when ...
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All application passwords lost on Windows 7

A couple of days ago I changed my Windows 7 login password. My laptop is on my company's domain, so password changes are done over the internal network. Since changing the password I noticed that all ...
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sudo: a tale of two folders

I have 2 folders: drwsrwsr-x 25 ftpuser www-data 4096 Jun 7 13:45 demo drwsrwsr-x 28 ftpuser www-data 4096 Jun 7 12:43 dev and a script to create a folder within these. When I run the script ...
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SSH password not working from iPhone to laptop

I recently jailbroke my iPhone 4, running iOS 5.1, and am trying to recover some files that were deleted. I am new to SSH and am currently using Cygwin. The issue I'm having is that when I try to to ...
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Western Digital Passport Unlock locks again when it sleeps

My Western Digital Passport is password protected and whenever the drive goes back to sleep (or after a unknown period of time) the drive is locked again; as in I need to enter the password again to ...
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Password reminder in Windows 7

I have windows 7 at work and I have some network drives connected which require to login to access them. After a few months the password used to connect to the network drives expires, but windows 7 ...
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Lenovo password log in screen freezes

I have a new Lenovo B575 and so often when I go to log on, it allows me to type in my password but the enter key or clicking the arrow doesn't do anything. It goes nowhere. I can't even do a ...
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Deleting application password stored in Keychain on OS X

I'm trying to delete an application password. I'm using the security delete-generic-password command. When I execute it via terminal, everything works fine – it does delete the password. When I ...
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How to add password to zip file on SBS 2008?

I'm trying to add a password to a zip file on SBS 2008, but there is no "Add Password" in the File menu. What can I do?
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Sharing file in windows xp (sp3) to other computers in the workgroup

Right, I know it sounds easy, and it's likely to have an easy answer but here's my scenario: I have a computer at the office running windows xp with the service pack 3, and my boss asked me to share ...
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How to get the correct password?

If I know that a password field has 10000 possibilities because it's a 4 numbers password like 1234. Generally, It is abcd where a,b,c,d is any integer between 0 and 9 and so that's how I get the 10^4 ...
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Ubee EVW3226 UPC

First question, did someone know the root password for the ubee EVW3226? I have admin/Admin but the settings are extremely limited. Also, can some how I use my Asus rt-ac68u and the modem as a ...
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Storing data to survive clearing broswer history

Been playing with tampermonkey/greasemonkey lately and I came to idea to console log every password input value. This gave me an idea for a possible vulnerability. Ofcourse wherever I store this data ...
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Command line for centos' user password

I need help for password administration on Centos. Well, I have CentOS' users and I want them for setting up their own passwords, so I want a command executed from root to allow them to set up their ...