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

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How can I export chrome passwords?

I want to be able to export passwords from Chrome browser so that I can make a printed copy.
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Linux password manager program

I' m looking for a Linux password manager, to manage my large number of passwords. I've always been using Keepass, but recently switched to Arch and you really feel this is not a native Linux ...
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My user account suddenly has a password in Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 Professional. I have one admin account and two standard users. The admin account and one of the standard accounts are password protected. The other standard account is not ...
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Change password timeout on Linux?

If I type in the wrong password at login, then the system forces me to wait for about a second before I can retry. Is there a way to reduce this timeout? Also, is there a global timeout setting for su ...
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What's the best way to get a stored POP3 password out of Outlook 2007?

If you have a password for a POP3 account in Outlook 2007 (Windows 7 Home Premium) and you then forget the password, how do you retrieve it? I tried copy-and-paste. No go. I downloaded Mail ...
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Recovering password of an Excel spreadsheet file

I have a serious bad situation: I have an Excel file that is password protected and I need to access the information asap for a deadline for a project. Are there any good Excel password recovery tools ...
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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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Use bash script to copy select txt files from remote server to my local machine

I would like this script to NOT prompt me for a password when I run it. I would like to put a password inside the script that will pass by itself. This is not a root password: It is for an account set ...
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How to get past the login page with wget?

I am trying to use wget to download my private github pages, but I cannot get past the login screen. How do I send the login/password using post data on the login page and then download the actual ...
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I have a laptop with Windows vista and when I try to connect to the local shared server asks me for password, when in other PCs there is no need

I have a laptop with Windows Vista and when I try to connect to the local shared server asks me for password, when in other PCs there is no need for any password. If I install Windows 98 I already get ...
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save mysql logins

I have to log into multiple MYSQL DB's on different hosts via mysql cli. is it possible to save these logins so I don't have to trackdown/remember the credentials?
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How to get a password from gnome-keyring

I have recently forgotten password for my jabber account, which doesn't have any simple way to reset it (e-mail only). I have this password stored however on gajim on one of computers I use (I have ...
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Password protect google chrome

Is there any way to password protect google chrome browser? So that I can do "Remember password" on sites browsing in chrome in a shared computer and others can't access it
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How to change SMTP password in Thunderbird? Normal procedure does not work

How to change SMTP password in Thunderbird? Password to my SMTP changed recently, and I can't change it to Thunderbird due some bug. Changing should work like this: User send email Thunderbird ...
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Local admin password recovery: Windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I am faced with an unsettling situation. A friend of my father's has rather suddenly become a widower. Naturally ...
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Freeware tool to crack excel password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove password from an Excel Document I have an Excel document that is password protected Are there any freeware tools out there to crack the password to open a ...
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How do I securely delete cookies and saved passwords?

Is there a way, from inside Firefox or Safari, to delete cookies and saved passwords in such a way that the data is unrecoverable (similar to Secure Empty Trash)? Or do they already do this out of ...
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Default username and password for *.example.com

I have a bunch of dev domains that are all subdomains of example.com e.g. test1.example.com, test2.example.com etc They all use HTTP authentication and the same username and password. Is there a way ...
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Outlook 2007 asks for password upon opening

I have Outlook 2007 connected to Exchange 2007. When I initially configured it, it asked for my password the first time. From then on, it remembered the password. Recently, our AD policy required ...
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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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How to add a password to join LAN network

I have a router set up with wireless passwords, but anybody who plugs an ethernet cable into a wallsocket will have access to the network regardless of passwords. Is there a program or method of ...
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Can I recover a password-protected hard drive using an external USB adapter?

I want to set the HDD password (in the BIOS) on my Dell Latitude C840 laptop. But before I do, I have a question. If the laptop was to fail, can I still connect the HDD to a USB hard drive adapter and ...
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Can't unlock linux user account

I've got a Linux box (OpenSuSE 11.3) with a locked-out user account. I logged in as the root account to unlock it with passwd -u <user>, but I get a message 'Cannot unlock the password for ...
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Re-enable Chrome browser remember password

For some websites, I have set the option never on this site when the browser recommends me to remember the password. Now I want the popup comes back for this web, how can I do it?
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What is Windows registry key for password history?

Been searching all night for this... does anyone know the registry key for Windows XP/2003 to enforce password history? ...
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Does the BIOS encrypt the password?

Does the BIOS encrypt the password? If not, can it be found with physical access? If yes, which algorithm does it use?
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Weekly password change?

I want an app that will change all server password for me on a weekly basis (whm and cpanel) and allow for an easy way for admins to get this new password each week. (I want to tighten security). I ...
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Can I set up a password-dependent partition as seen in “Little Brother”?

I was just reading Little Brother (the Cory Doctorow book) and I thought about how awesome it would be if, on startup, a computer asked for a password. Depending on the password, it could open ...
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Change password of encrypted disk image in OS X with Terminal

I would like a program that would exist on my flash drive that, when run, would open an encrypted disk image with a stored password then change the password to a random number store it for using it ...
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Windows 7 change password of another user without using “Set Password”

I have a regular user account on my Windows 7 (Enterprise) machine, and an Administrator account for tasks requiring elevated privileges. I never actually log on as the admin user, I just use "Run as ...
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Tips for using 1Password with multiple data stores

I have a personal 1Password account, and now my team at work is starting to use 1Password to store passwords for databases and applications relevant to the work we do. Limitations/annoyances: ...
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Password protecting an excel file

How many ways are there to password protect an excel file at the user level. Is there a way for a user to specify edit access via a password?
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Modify root password on MacOS X

On a Mac I do not have the root password, but I have a user with administrative privileges. Can I use it to reset the root password? Thank's. MacOS X 10.6.3
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Firefox Basic HTTP Auth not remembering credentials if username include backslash?

Firefox (3.6.3) does not seem to remember basic http auth credentials when the username includes a backslash. I clicked on 'Remember' and 'Change' many times but the Authentication popup (with the ...
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How do I give myself admin rights to a sql server instance, having forgotten the sa password?

I have lost all passwords for a SQL Server instance, how do I give myself admin access again?
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Changed my mind - I WANT IE to remember my password

Question from one of the sales guys and I don't have a ready answer for him.. You know how IE8, by default, offers to save passwords? Right after submitting username and password it prompts with "Do ...
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Forgot Password on Mac iBook

Well, I have an older mac iBook from my school, and I need to enter a password to transfer applications from the iBook - the New iMac I got yesterday.. How can I over ride the password?
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Disable Windows 8 incorrect password delay

Whenever I type the incorrect password in to my Windows 8 machine login it takes longer and longer before I can attempt to reenter the password again. I believe this is a security feature and by ...
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How do I make a Windows account accept any password?

How do I set up a windows account, so that Windows will accept any password to login. I want to create the illusion of security for the user. Where the user believes that there account is secure and ...
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How can I change password for multiple credentials in Windows Vault (a.k.a. Credential Manager)?

My Windows 7 laptop is not joined to my company's Active Directory domain. However, I connect to a number of resources on the domain, including intranet sites, file shares, and TFS. Every three ...
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Can't login with blank password on Lion OSX

Having slight issue with my Lion install. I removed the password from the admin account as it's not desired. However when I'm on the login screen, it wont accept the blank password. It shows the user ...
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How do I make Firefox 4 save passwords without asking?

This is not a duplicate, the original question covers versions of Firefox before 3.6. The way Firefox has been designed in these newer versions is fundamentally different from how it was in that older ...
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Network Service Account password

In order to debug a SQL Server 2008 stored procedure, I would like to change the account that the SQL Server (MSSQLSrver) service is running under, namely, changing the account from "Network Service" ...
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What is the default root password for DSLinux?

What's the default root password in DSLinux, or in any Linux distribution? I didn't set it.
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Recover Exchange contacts from iPhone without Exchange access

Problem: I am trying to copy ~300 contacts from my iPhone (in a Microsoft Exchange mail account that I now don't have the password for) to my computer / GMail account. Background. I have been using ...
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Gnome/Gtk equivalent of KeePassX?

KeePassX is a great password storing program, but it doesn't use Gtk and doesn't integrate well at all with Gnome. Is there an equivalent program designed for Gnome?
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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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Is setting a mail user's shell to /usr/bin/passwd in the /etc/passwd file a safe way to allow them to change their own password by simply ssh'ing?

I have a machine which is used mostly as a mail server: $ uname -a Linux myhost.com 2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Dec 19 07:05:20 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and I would ...
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3rd Party Windows Lockscreen app for quick breaks?

I would like to unlock my machine quicker after a bathroom break, without changing my normal password-length. For example, a 3rd party lock app that would require only a 2 character password or ...
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Why has Google Chrome lost all of my saved passwords?

I have a Dell laptop running Windows Vista. A few days ago I had a problem with Google Chrome saying "Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable." I believe that the ...