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

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Unable to change password - Access is denied

I installed Windows 7 on a computer in a workgroup a few weeks ago. Yesterday while logging, the user (administrator account) was prompted to change its password Your password has expired and must be ...
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How can I set a fixed password in Teamviewer (server) without sending registration data?

I use often TeamViewer both for Windows and Linux (sometimes even for other platforms, like Android) As long as ID does not change between Teamviewer reopenings, it would be useful to define a ...
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Evolution/Gnome Keyring won't remember Google password

I changed my Google account password. I'm using Gnome 3 under Fedora 20, so I entered the new password in the Online Accounts settings. I'm using Google calendar and syncing it with Evolution. My main ...
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What's an efficient way to change my 200+ account passwords?

I have a lot of online accounts, web services, and so on -- personal as well as business -- so obviously(?) I use a password manager to handle them all. Specifically I use Lastpass but my question ...
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How do I disable or modify pam's password requirements?

I'm using Fedora 19. By default it's setup with pam to disable bad passwords, like "password". This is good. Trying to change this default is infuriating. This is a box for testing internal stuff, not ...
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How do I reset my Mac OS X password without an install disk?

My friend has a MacBook (13-inch Late 2007) which was setup by someone else. He can use the computer (he's never turned it off) but has forgotten his password. To make matters worse, home is a long ...
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OS X - Disable password prompt for specific application (AMPPS)

I would love to figure out how to disable the admin password prompt for a specific application (AMPPS). I use AMPPS for local development, and it is constantly asking for my admin password every time ...
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Windows XP Domain password

I changed the computer properties so that it doesn't log onto a domain anymore, but unfortunately I restarted the computer before I added a new user. Now, I am faced with a logon screen (not the ...
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How to restore replacing website by other site on LastPass

I just replaced a site by another site on LastPass, but afterwards I realized that I did it wrong. So I need to restore the original site back again. What should I do?
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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 ...
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How to protect dropbox folder [duplicate]

Hi i saw some procedures to protect drop box folder, but i don't like those procedures. My requirement is, if any one click the dropbox folder on start -> my computer -> dropbox folder at left side, ...
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HeartBleed & Password Managers: Which password managers (browser or independent) were vulnerable? Do I need to change passwords? When? [closed]

HeartBleed compromised certain versions of OpenSSL. While the compromise was on the server side, the individual passwords of users on that site may have been compromised via the memory leak. In ...
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Heartbleed threat: Do I need to change password for websites that I rarely logon?

I've a dozen email accounts, probably a hundred websites and forum accounts and I don't want to go about changing all the passwords. Do I need to change the password of websites that I seldom logon - ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 login screen does not recognize my password

Recently i installed Ubuntu 13.10 but in log-in screen i can't enter password. whatever i type is nothing recognized by screen and i can not log in into my account but if i log-in into guest account ...
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Do end users need to do anything about the Heartbleed security bug? What?

I see in the news about the “Heartbleed” security bug. As an end user, do I need to do anything about it?
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Password On Contacts?

I am sharing personal contacts information with another employee, we are using Outlook 2013 on a exchange server. My question "Is there a way for me to put a password on his contacts information on my ...
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Tool/Procedure to Evaluate Whether Each Site in a Password Manager (e.g., KeePass, LastPass, Dashlane) is ready for a new password (post Heartbleed)?

Sites need to be remediated for the Heartbleed exploit before a password is updated. Some sites will be remediated immediately but others may not be updated for months. Lots of us have many dozens ...
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How dangerous is it to store sensitive credentials in Google Keep, Google Task, Google Docs/Drive? [closed]

This is both a technical and political question. All these services are accessed through HTTPS, however Google employees could access them. The Privacy Policy of Google for those services is also a ...
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Can I force Google Chrome to remember passwords?

Is there a way to force Google Chrome to remember passwords for sites that have autocomplete turned off? Clarification: I am a programmer, but ideally, I'd like a method that I could help regular ...
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Is keeping a directory with all password a bad habit?

I use a mac (though this is not critical to the question, it has some relevance) Every time I have to choose a password, I make a plain text with name of the website, username, and password in it. ...
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Reset Windows Server password [duplicate]

I'm trying to reset a password for local administrator for a server running 2008 R2 in raid. I tried using spotmau(doesn't see operating system at all), hiren's boot cd(sees administrator, made ...
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When did I set the administrator password for windows 7?

I've just installed a windows 7 professional x64 [on my netbook], and started a program installer as a normal user (edit: whose account type is admin), that should have been started as administrator. ...
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suddenly windows 7 asks for username and password

I think my computer has been infected with a kind of virus or malware. Yesterday I locked my windows and went out of house, at return as I tried to use it again it asked for a password! (I'm pretty ...
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Unable to change Hotmail password, but can log in [closed]

I logged into my hotmail account and went to change the password. However every time I try, it tells me "password invalid" for my existing password (which works). I think this is because it is an old ...
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Anyone know the default password on a Lexmark 4600 MFP?

Just opened the package, greeted with an admin screen. The password isn't blank and nothing I can see in the user manual... Google searches seem to turn up nothing either.
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Reset Enable password ASA 5505 via ASDM

I have an ASA firewall setup, but i have forgot the enable password; I have the admin password anyway. I am not trying to reset password using rommon; Please dont suggest confreg break I saw an user ...
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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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Why has Chrome lost all my saved passwords?

I'm using Google Chrome on Mac OSX (Snow Leopard.) I had it set to "Offer to save passwords". I used to have a list (when I clicked "manage saved passwords") of various websites and logins. Now ...
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Admin Account Keeps Getting Locked Out

Ever since I changed the admin password on my work domain, the admin account keeps getting locked out in the morning when users start logging on to their computers. I am not sure why a user logging on ...
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How do I revert to having sudo ask for a password again?

I accidentally made a mistake and made my sudo commands passwordless on my Mac. How can I get it back to default?
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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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What To Do With The WEP 64-Bit key

Say I have sniffed on a Wi-Fi, and I have happened to have found the 64 WEP-Key. What can I do with this? Can I reverse the RC4 and use that as a password. Do I need to include the IV? I don't ...
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Resetting Windows 8 password

Hello does anyone know of a way to remove or reset windows passwords in windows 8. Without logging in to windows first. In Windows 7 I used Hirens but it is not working for Windows 8. - I am talking ...
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Can an administrator of a Windows domain see a user's password?

I'm in a corporate domain. My computer has Windows 7 and Office 2007, so I guess that the server is running Windows Server 2008 or something similar. I am allowed to change the password of my computer ...
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Can't log into ArrisDG860 router

I'm having a lot of trouble accessing the router login page, looking for some suggestions/assistance. Several resets, several 30, then 60 second resets, power on, power off, no ability to edit the ...
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Is it feasible to crack ZIP passwords?

I have a piece of software I have to install on company laptops. The installer needs a serial to work properly, but I don't have it (my manager isn't here so I can't ask him). The installer tells me ...
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Sending Password Safe files per unencrypted mail secure enough?

I use Password Safe with portable key files ( http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/ ) for storing my passwords. Unfortunately, I've forgotten the files at home today and right now I need one of the ...
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chpasswd and passwd not updating /etc/shadow for root user

I'm having a weird problem, and I don't know if I've screwed something up or this is the way it's supposed to be and I never noticed.. Using passwd and chpasswd to change a users password works as ...
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Windows 7 user login fails even with correct password

Booted up my Windows 7 partition today and attempted to login per usual. Denied access due to incorrect password failure, despite having entered the password I have been using for the past three ...
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Added new user with password, other users without password cannot login anymore

I added a new non-admin user to a Windows 7 laptop. After reboot the existing users are required to enter their passwords. However, I am told those users never had a password set. Any advice what ...
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How to bypass Lenovo Thinkpad power-on password?

My brother has a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop. He decided to format his laptop, but after the format he couldn't power on his laptop because of the power-on password. The password is required at start-up. ...
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2 users that have the same passwords on windows 7. will the hashes in the SAM file be the same?

Let's say I have a computer with win7 and I made 2 different accounts. Now I've set the same password for both accounts. My question is whether the hashes of the passwords in the SAM file will be ...
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How do I securely store and manage 180 passwords?

I have about 180 passwords for different websites and web services. They are all stored in one single password protected Excel document. As the list gets longer I am more and more concerned about its ...
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Crack 4 digit password using putty or VT100 Emulator

Okay, so I have a hardware device that I have to connect to using putty. The device is protected by a 4 digit password. So I know there are 10,000 combinations and I know the device takes 5 seconds ...
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Where does WinSCP store site's password?

Where does WinSCP store site's information or password? I can't find it under Documents and Settings...
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Determining Forgotten Password while still logged in

I am still logged on to my win 8 laptop but i forgot my password...help? I know that for the most part i would have to reset it or something but I just want to retrieve it. Is that possible? Help! ...
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OSX 10.9 Mavericks: admin password lost - recovery mode doesn't work

On my Mac (10.9 Mavericks) I have a normal user account (rxt) and an admin account with administrator privileges. Last week I changed this admin password, and forgot it. Stupid that I didn't store in ...
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Windows Password Policy: What exactly do the complexity requirements involve?

I am currently viewing this feature in Windows 7, but I imagine it is very similar if not identical in many of the other Windows OS versions. I am looking for an explanation of the exact rules for ...
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We need to open an unknown .dat file

We have an unknown .dat file By a text editor on first of file it says: Standard Jet DB I tried to open it by Microsoft Access but it says enter password. I tried to recover password by "access ...
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Windows XP screensaver lock tells me incorrect password

Every now and then when I am at the login screen, after some time away from my PC, the Windows login tells me my password is incorrect. It is a very simple 4-digit password. I'm not typing it in ...