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

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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 ...
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Windows 10 locked account

I upgraded to win 10 2 days ago, and now my laptop cant log in. When I enter my CORRECT password, it says "Your password is wrong", and say that I can change my password. Even when I changed my ...
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Set a specific password for sudo

Would it be possible to set a password different from the user one and the root one? I find that asking for the user password kind of useless and the root one, even more, just give him the root ...
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force SSH (on client) to ask for password (Xubuntu)

Please, how do I configure the SSH-asking-password politics? I am using hibernate a lot on my laptop. The problem is that when I resume and make a SSH connection which I had already done in the ...
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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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Laptop BIOS password is unknown

I have a Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile v6535 laptop (a rare 2008 machine) that has a BIOS password which I don't know. I got this laptop from a dump, and it has a Spanish keyboard. The screen and ...
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Windows 8.1 Microsoft Account doesn't exist. How to resolve?

I'm trying to update my father's Windows 8 PC to 8.1 and then to 10. Unfortunately there's a bit of a mystery surrounding his Microsoft account login. His user account has a password that he uses to ...
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Android privacy - phone recognized my new wireless router network automatically

I had a DLink wireless router. Recently I replaced that with an Asus RT-N56 wireless router. I kept the same network name (MyNet) and password. RT-N56 operates in dual mode, with second network as ...
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How to Change/Remove UEFI Hard Disk Password

I am using an ASUS laptop running Windows 8 and have forgot a UEFI password. The password isn't essential to startup, for I have a user password and a master password. I know the user one, but I've ...
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SSH still prompting for password with authorized_keys

I'm trying to log into a server with a different user. The user's name on the server is gitquery. I used ssh-keygen to create these files locally: /opt/gitquery/gitquery-rsa /opt/gitquery/gitquery-...
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netctl start asks for root password

Every time I do netctl start Newton (Newton is the name of my wifi network's profile) I get this message: ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR org.freedesktop.systemd1.manage-units === Authentication is required ...
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How to connect to Ubuntu Server on Azure via password authentication

I've created an Ubuntu Server on Azure. I've specified password as a type of authentication and now I have an SSH url. I can't seem to be able to figure out the correct ssh client connection command ...
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removing Password from MS Word DOCX, that come from new versions

i followed the perfect guiding given for older versions of MS Word, and as my protected DOCX file could not been opened, i put the queston here more specificly- trying to insert the protected file ...
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How to restore MS SQL logon password

I am running MS SQL Server. The SQLSERVICE logon password was changed incorrectly and now I'm getting a logon failure warning when starting it. Is there any way to restore previous used password?
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How to set BIOS Password on Windows 8.1/8 to Ensure Security

As we all know that BIOS password is the first protection layer for our computer. But not so many people know how to set BIOS password on Windows 8.1/8 to ensure securtiy? I need the answers. Help me, ...
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\/?' was unexpected at this time error in batch file

I am trying to integrate a password generator into my batch file so that it generates multiple passwords. Unfortunately it give the following error: \/?' was unexpected at this time. The expected ...
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Maximum setlocal recursion level reached. Can't print more then 30 times?

I want to print a defined number of passwords to a file. The code I found on this site is made for 30 loops as I see and I want to print much more, say, 1000. After a few runs, I get this, error? "...
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Print multiple .bat generated passwords to a .txt file

after searching this site for "how to generate a password with CMD" I found some very useful examples. Then, I wanted to be able to print more then one password at a time (who would want to click all ...
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Hard-disk #…, the system Primary HDD, is protected by a password authentication system

A client's Inspirion was requesting a bios password. I retrieved this from Dell. It then asked for HDD Password. Dell provided two options but neither worked. Quack Quixote suggests simply moving the ...
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How to revert laptop back to default logon page of domain?

My Neighbour asked me to assist him with his laptop. His wife passed away and he cannot use the laptop because it is password protected, by the company she worked for. He has no PC or Cell phone and ...