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

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need to login to windows 8 with new Admininstrator (hidden) userID

When I was logged into my Windows 8 Dell inspiron 15-3520 as 'the' Administrator, I made 2 other admin users so I could freely use the machine as an administrator. I purposely hid them and now cannot ...
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Can you 'save credentials' of the domain and username only?

There's this computer I'm logging into using MS-TSC (Remote Desktop), or accessing its shares via Windows Explorer. The login promt asks me whether I want to save my credentials for next time. On one ...
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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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Need Default password of Cisco dpr2320r2 router

My wifi password got autoreset, so I tried to connect the router using lan cable. Although I am not able to get into the router setting, probably the default password got reset too. So I tried ...
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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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Can't login into Windows 8.1 - password field limited to 9 characters?

I just bought a new Windows 8 Dell Vostro 5470 laptop. I signed in with my Live account, which I use on my main computer everyday. I upgraded into Windows 8.1, and set up fingerprint authentication ...
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What Encryption Methods do sites like Paypal, Ebay, and Amazon use? [closed]

Adobe's recent leaking of 150 million credit card numbers is unforgivable considering they used encryption that will be cracked in no time. Fortunately, I only had an Adobe forum account with zero ...
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Run a specific program with root privilges without asking for password everytime

Many times, i need to connect modem using SAKIS-3G script and because modem-manager sucks many times. I need to supply admin/root password, everytime i need to run sakis-3g script. I am the only ...
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Is it possible to create an Admin Password Key to conveniently login? [closed]

I know a USB password key exists. However I was wondering was there a better way in logging into a Windows 7 computer as computer_name\administrator with a standard admin password? For what purpose? ...
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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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How to prevent Google from knowing my passwords?

I noticed that my notebook has synchronized not only my Chrome bookmarks, but also my passwords to sites. This can't be done on demand, because my other computer can be turned off. And this can't be ...
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How to remove supervisor BIOS password from Toshiba laptop [duplicate]

My laptop has a supervisor password set that I need to erase or remove. It is not a BIOS password nor is it a HDD Password because BIOS password is not set and in BIOS menu, the supervisor password is ...
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Hand creating a password using website name as salt [closed]

A while ago I read a blog on a method of creating passwords. It was something along the lines of: 1) create a template password, with usual mix of chars, cases, etc. 2) use the website name the ...
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How to get OS X 10.9 to save WPA2 Enterprise passwords in System keychain?

I am using OS X Keychain as my password manager. To make it reasonably secure, I have a different password on my login keychain than on my user account, and have the keychain set to lock automatically ...
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Windows8 PC cannot recognise my password and requires to change it on Account.live

I switched off my new PC. During the previous session I may have entered a new password when trying to get Skype on it via Windows shop. I tried to enter the password several times but now the PC is ...
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TrueCrypt - Does the change of your passphrase have any effect?

You can modify your password/passphrase in Truecrypt. So it can be either 'foo' or some 64-char-long random password. Does this have any effect on the encryption whatsoever? Let's say you do a ...
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Excel for Win 2010 and Mac 2011 passwords

I got a .xlsm file created on Windows (Excel 2010) that can be opened on Mac (Excel 2011). However, when opening the Editor to view the VBA modules the password (known on Windows) is said to be ...
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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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How can I break a password in old dos program? [closed]

unfortunately I must use some old dos program that has a password inside. I am pretty sure that it is easy password so I can use brute force method. I need some tips how to use any external program to ...
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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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How to enable password complexity for Windows 7 Home

After some hours of google i still did not find a solution for this question: I'd like to enforce password complexity for users of a Win 7 home premium client (and PW length in second step) There ...
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Windows 8.1 request to “Enter your most recent password”… Legitimate?

I have a desktop computer that I keep at a location that I rarely visit anymore, but still use occasionally. It has been sitting in Standby mode (or whatever it's called on Windows 8.x), but when I ...
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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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Mac unlock screen log

As the title says, can I trace the log that unlocks my screen? I wrote a script to log events with user login, but cannot log only the screen lock. Any unlock screen / wake-up from sleep log? What ...
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How to access my NAS via Samba without a username/password?

In Windows I can access my NAS via Windows Explorer with something like: //MyNAS/Path/To/Files This does not require a username or password. In fact, I've never configured my NAS to have a username ...
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Find when password was changed - Windows SBS 2011

I'm finding my self at a lost cause, basically when attempting to access one of the servers I manage I was unable to login, the password was incorrect... I did NOT change this password and I had to ...
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Unable to restore Trucrypt Volume header. Incorrect password message

My PC has a System partition encrypted with Truecrypt: When booting my PC and putting in the password truecrypt reports Incorrect Password. I have tried restoring the Trucecrypt boot loader from the ...
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Is it possible to write an app that ignores the zip archive password?

I am not sure how password protected archives work but is it the programs enforcing the protection or is it the way the format works where if it's password protected, there is no way to extract the ...
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Microsoft account two factor authentication: forget only a particular app-password?

So I set up two factor authentication on my Microsoft account (aka Windows Live ID or whatever they are calling it this month). Then I had to setup some application specific password for applications ...
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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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How secure is PasswordBox?

There is a fairly recent newcomer called PasswordBox on the market as a password manager. I've read through their documentation, and although it sounds like it should be secure, I have been unable to ...
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AIX 7.1 su root password bug?

In our AIX 7.1 machine there is a weird bug we've ran into.. If you are logged into the AIX box via SSH as a regular user and you try to su - you get prompted for the password, lets say our password ...
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Drupal 7: One-time user account

I'm going to create a survey in Drupal 7 with the webform module, installed on a debian system which may be adapted in every way. The users (personally known, approx. 120) doing that survey will walk ...
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Can I create a Windows user account without the ability for an interactive user login?

I ran into an issue when a software that was recommended to me requires to provide it with my admin user account and password not in a UAC prompt (which I do not want to do.) So I was curious, can I ...
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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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Why Modified /etc/passwd file ask for password

I have /etc/passwd which I modified as per some requirement but now when I login to my target board,it is asking for the password .Earlier for root user just skips the password prompt. This is how ...
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Cannot login to Windows 7 because of missing keyboard layout

Recently one of my friend change the password of his Windows 7, which contains Arabic alphabets. And he mistakenly removed the Arabic language from keyboard layout. So he is stuck behind the Windows 7 ...
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hacker sending from hotmail, nothing stops it, not joe jobbing [closed]

My partner's hotmail account was hacked. She changed the password. The account is still sending spam emails from the hacker. Now, I know all the usual suggestions, and none of them are going to ...
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Which people know account's password? [closed]

i have heard lately by some "friends" that they can access anything on the web(accounts, passwords) without hacking techniques. Apart from ISPs and propably services like google(gmail etc) who else ...
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SFTP Passwordless connection

there is sftp user for which password less connectivity is established long back however we are trying to connect from other sources\server and I forgot the passwd of the user so if I reset the ...
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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 ...