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

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no administrator password for Windows 7

I'm a secretary and my boss set up my new Windows 7 OptiPlex 7010 (Dell) computer for me while I was on vacation (he does not remember setting any "administrator" password). We are a small office so ...
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Chrome doesn't offer to save password of my ASP.NET site

I'm developing a website using ASP.NET. I have a form with user name / password and a connect button. Internet Explorer and Firefox prompt me to save the password, but Google Chrome doesn't. Any ...
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unable to set local admin password using GP

I'm updating our local admin script which does not include server 2008 r2. Because 2008 and Windows 7 have same version Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] so I can't do a version search. I have ...
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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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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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Sakis 3G (auto user name and passwords)

i am using sakis 3g to connect to internet because most of times, my modem doesn't get detected in network manager and modem detection is very slow as compared with sakis3g. I just downloaded the ...
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Cannot enter password in IE 10 in Windows 7

When trying to connect to any webpage, I can enter my user name, but nothing gets written when I try to enter my password. It works fine in Google Chrome, but not in IE 10. I tried erasing memory, ...
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How to use john the ripper to create fixed length big letters passwords?

I want to use john (I hope it's possible) to create all possible combinations of the set A,B,C,D..,Z with fixed 8 length, and distinct letters! Meaning: ABCFGRTH QPFLDMRB etc... I've tried it ...
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mavericks always asks for password on boot

i have already gone through the login options in system preferences and my username is in the automatic login. i recently upgraded to OSX 10.9 and have not been able to figure it out. is it possible ...
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Windows Won't Recognize Login Password

I have a friend who has a laptop and it was working fine until two days ago. It won't accept his login password to get into Windows. I believe this may be a user profile corruption. When he was ...
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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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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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Mac Connect to Server doesn't show login screen:

Using Connect TO Server function, I entered credentials once, incorrectly, now I use connect to server and it doesn't show me the login screen but goes ahead and tries to mount the share ... Anyway ...
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Windows 8, UEFI, “Supervisor” (BIOS) password, linux?

I've got myself a new lenovo c540 PC and there are Windows 8 OS with UEFI option on and "Supervisor" password on, so it's like a loop, I can't load/install ubuntu from my USB (because BIOS is ...
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Updating domain password on OS X Mountain Lion

I'm using Mac OS X on a (windows) domain account. The password is cached on the computer, but I changed the domain password and the account password on the computer will not change. I tried passwd at ...
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How to automatically mount 3 TrueCrypt volumes on OSX after login

As the title say I would like to automatically mount 3 volumes after logging into OSX. I saved my 3 volumes to the favorite volumes. I tried the –-auto-mount=favorites parameter from here: ...
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How to retrieve the WIFI key from Netgear assistant software?

I am attempting to setup an additional computer on an office WIFI, but do not know the WIFI key. There is a computer already connected to the WIFI and it uses the net gear wd111v2 wireless assistant ...
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745 views

How can create a password prompt in a batch file?

For a batch thing I'm making, I need to know how can create something like a password system, that hides the text you're typing and/or replaces it with asterisks (*) – so nobody can see what I'm ...
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Reset root password of a VM

I removed (distrattament) my "sudo" user from sudo group user, I can't use root because I don't know a password for root. I have an Ubuntu virtual machine and when I open Recovery Menu is limited ...
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Replace disk electronics in HDD Password Protected hard drives

I have HDD password protected hard drive (Seagate ST320LT007) which dies recently, most probably because of damaged electronics. I would like to buy new one and replace demaged electronic with ...
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432 views

Windows 7: network file sharing password

I'm sharing some files between two Windows 7 computers but, even though I checked the "Turn on password protected sharing". At the same time turned off the "Homegroup" function and checked the "use ...
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1k views

Pam Tally Linux to ban users from wrong passwords

I have a major problem with a fedora distribution (17). I don't know how to set up /etc/pam.d/system-auth in order to ban a user after he/she writes the password wrong (3 times) I have read ...
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Firefox unset my master password

For some time I have been using Firefox Sync across multiple computers, keeping the data encrypted with a master password. But yesterday in my Security tab, I saw that my password had somehow been ...
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Bitlocker password includes £ symbol (pound sterling)

I have changed the BitLocker password; the new one includes the character '£'. This cannot easily be typed; what keystrokes can generate this character please?
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522 views

Hidden or empty content into a rar file?

I have a password rar file that is 73.2MB size, but when I enter the password and open it, the rar file is empty, no content. How is it possible? What can I do to see the content?
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PGP encrypted external Toshiba drive

I encrypted my external hard drive, a 350 GB Toshiba with PGP disk encryption and i forgot the password. Question: Is it possible to use a brute force attack (considering i know part of the password), ...
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I can't change any system files from CMD

In my previous question: I forgot the Windows 7 password on my own computer, I used the trick described in Resetting Your Forgotten Windows Password ...
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Where to find proxy's credentials on a XP PC

Could anyone help me find out the proxy's username + password. I have an Windows XP PC, I know that Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox is using the proxy. I have tried to look for it in the ...
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Firefox sync keeps asking for my password everytime it starts in any device

I'm running Firefox in 4 different machines and they are all in sync mode. The problem is, everytime I start Firefox on any of these machines, I receive an alert saying that my account name or ...
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How do I forcibly kill a locked screen session?

I have an old screen session on a server that seems to be password-protected. The problem is, I don't recall setting a password on it, and I have no idea what the password could be. Any terminal ...
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Changing the password in Windows 7 hotspot

I turned my Windows 7 laptop into a wireless hotspot a while ago. Now I forgot the password I set. How can I see and change the password? I cannot see the network under Control Panel\Network and ...
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Log in DD-WRT router via SSH works, web front end does not

I can use SSH to log in as the root user, but the same credentials are not logging me into the front end. What is going on here?
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Nexxt Solution Wireless Router resetting to factory default when I lose power

I have a Nexxt Solution 54M Wireless AP Router that resets every time it loses power.If I had changed the name, added a password and modified any other settings, everything goes back to factory ...
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Mac Book Pro “Repair the Hard Drive and Permissions” process

I have a MBP 13 inch with OSX Lion on it (late 2011 model). Since a few months now it's been slower than when out of the box even though I didin't really start using it differently since then, except ...
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Enable LM hash on Windows Server 2008?

I want to enable the LM hash in Windows Server 2008. How do I do that? Can I only change it in the registry?
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Why does Windows warn that my password will expire when my account doesn't have one?

I have a Windows 7 virtual machine set up in Parallels on my Mac. There is only one administrator account set up, with no password, but Windows keeps warning that my password will expire and that I ...
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How to prompt user for a password to use an application in Mac?

Is there a way to prompt the user for a password when he or she tries to open a given application? And is there a way to set that to something different than the user account password? I want it to ...
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Password Prompt For Wifi Connections in Linux

I have been using a few flavors of Linux for a while now. But, I Still haven't figured out how to turn off the repetitive password prompt for Connecting to a Wifi networks. Is there an automated ...
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Access to an old 2.5" IDE laptop hard drive with ATAPI password

I have an old 2.5" IDE hard drive taking off Acer Ferrari 4000. I set a password for the hard-drive in BIOS. Laptop broke now I have only the hard drive - I remember the password. Yet, I tried ...
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about managing my network passwords on XP computer

I have a question about stored user name and password on XP pro computer. if you go to control panel - user accounts -pick the account name and there is an option to click manage my network ...
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How can I change MySQL's root password with AMPPS?

How do I change MySQL's root password using AMPPS? When I try to change MySQL's root password from AMPPS' home, it gives me an error saying: Old Password field is empty. How can I solve this? ...
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Toshiba A665 laptop asks me for a password after starting

I have a Toshiba A665 laptop. All of a sudden now when it starts, a black screen pops up asking for password. I know the password but I don't know why this has started happening. How do I get this to ...
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cudaThreadSynchronize() failed: Out of memory error when running CRARK to recover RAR password

When I run CRARK using CUDA to recover my RAR password I get the following error, cudaThreadSynchronize() failed: Out of memory When I run without cuda option -c it runs fine, -d (0-5) option ...
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Logon onto shared Windows account using individual passwords?

In a networked Windows XP environment, I have a computer-controlled device which I want to connect to the network, but allow various people to use. The computer must be left running and logged on at ...
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Outlook 2007 does not remember the password to my email account

I've setup Outlook 2007 at home to connect to my work exchange email via Outlook Anywhere. It works fine. The only only annoying thing is that it does not remember the password despite the fact that ...
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chrome not offering to save openid password

when I go to forums, chrome will ask if it wants to remember the password I say yes. and if I log out of the forum it fills it in for me and I just click log in. this doesn't seem to be the case with ...
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I cannot log in to some sites after I've reinstalled Windows

How do you think, what can be the problem: I'm 100% sure that I input correct login and password but I cannot to pass authentication on some sites (not all). I have a sony vaio laptop and I've just ...
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How can I unlock my encrypted locker (with the FLKA file extension) if I forgot the locker password, but have the master password?

I am using Folder Lock 7.2 on Windows 7. I have the master password, but I forgot the locker password. I tried all the passwords which I usually use as a password, but they're all useless. I'm ...
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Windows 8 administrator's account permissions have been reduced to guest's account

Some reason I am unable to do simple tasks like change time or uninstall a program. Here is the list of user accounts:
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How to change my windows 8 domain password without physical keyboard?

I have a Windows 8 tablet without keyboard. I want to change my account password, but in the manual: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/change-your-password Windows authors states that i ...