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

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Imported ldap user password too short

I'm attempting to users on the sonicwall from my windows AD. I want the windows logon password to be the VPN password. Users>Local users> import from ldap > I pick the user and they are created. ...
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Erase all settings on an iPhone without having the iTunes password

I have a 3 part question regarding erasing my iPhone without an iTunes password. I am on iOS 9.2.3 and I want to wipe my iPhone of everything but still be able to use it afterwards! Can I erase all ...
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What should I worry about if my router's WiFi password was leaked? [on hold]

If someone had learned my WiFi password I understand that they could use this to use my WiFi connection. I have a few questions: Would they have to be within a certain distance of my router to use ...
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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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How to prevent password popup everytime for changing network configuration in OS X Mountain Lion?

I have a few network scripts that I used under OS X Lion that automatically created a ssh connection and then changed network configuration on my local machine to run traffic through the ssh tunnel. ...
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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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Creating user with password or changing password doesn't work in PostgresQL

I'm trying to create a new user role or change existing one's password to be able to work locally with PostgresQL. I'm working on Ubuntu. I can modify the attributes of an user, but for some reason ...
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username is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using VMware Player. I am not sure why but I have an account called "User Account" in addition to my account that I usually login to use Ubuntu. Well that was ...
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Chrome Not Saving Passwords on Mac

I recently was forced to destroy everything in the ~/Library/Keychains folder on my Mac (we're using Active Directory users and I've always had keychain troubles when it's time to change the password)....
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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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Google Chrome not saving passwords (prompting to save but not saved)

Chrome does prompt and offer to save passwords. However every time I click Save, it doesn't actually save. The Manage passwords - Saved passwords is an empty list. In chrome://settings/search#...
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Why can't I change my Windows domain password from Mac OS X?

I'm using Mac OS X, with the machine not joined to the domain. Some file shares in the company are now on the domain, and logging into these has just started causing failures, telling me that my ...
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Make Windows forget a network connection password?

Is there a way to prevent Windows from remembering the network password after it connects? So that upon disconnecting Windows won't reconnect without re-entering password. What if I want it to always ...
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Remove Fujitsu Lifebook Bios Password on Startup

I Tried to remove the Boot up Bios password in a Fujitsu Lifebook Bios SH530 Model. But it still asking for password on bootup and now may password did not work. Can anybody help me? Here's what I did:...
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Google Chrome proxy settings with Username and Password

I am able to use Google Chrome under Linux Mint behind a proxy. But when the browser starts, each time I have to enter the username and password for the authentication. Is there any way I can set the ...
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How to make Firefox remember HTTP password

I am using Firefox 46.0.1 on Windows 7. From what I read it can store HTTP authentication credentials. However, my installation won't. E.g. this test page asks for HTTP Basic Authentication ...
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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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How to configure linux to enforce new users to change their password on first login

I'm trying to configure users password policy on RHEL 6.6 and I want system to ask newly created users to change initial password on first login. Note, that I tried to set EXPIRE variable to 0 and ...
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Can't unlock Widows 7 domain connected pc [duplicate]

My school was giving away old broken Dell Optiplex 745s away, so after working on it for a few days, I got it to work. But when I turned it on, it was still connected to the schools domain. So when I ...
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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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Is Google's 2-step verification less secure with application-specific passwords?

When using Google's 2-step verification with services that can't use it, such as mail clients on smartphones and desktops, the solution is to create application-specific passwords for those services. ...
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The password on my mac (yosemite) is being changed everytime I logout

When I reset my macbook pro, the password gets changed. I have Yosemite 10.10.3 and Apple phone support haven't been able to get to the bottom of it yet. They suggested I re-install the OS but i'd ...
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How to revoke access for trusted devices on outlook.com after having changed the password? [migrated]

I changed my outlook.com password, but my surface password and android smartphone still synced my calendar, although I had not yet entered the new password. How can I revoke access for all devices?
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Can a company agent look up your work password and use it to log in to your personal accounts? [closed]

In other words, if you use the same password for your work email and your personal email, is it within the rights of your employer to somehow 1) Retrieve your work email password and 2) Use it on your ...
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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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How to disable password reset in Windows 10?

On the windows 10 lock screen, after entering a password incorrectly, there's an option to reset it (using a local, non-MS account). I'd like to disable this option (if I forget my password, I'm ...
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C:\Users Folder shared by default with everyone?- Security Fault?Compromised data?

yesterday i was very confused about finding out, that my C:\Users Folder under Windows 7 are fully shared. So i googeld out and found this TechNet article: https://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/...
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Partially Solved: SSD security password - stuck with an I/O Error

Model in question is a Kingston SV300S37A120G. I read here that when trying to unlock a security password, I should put “quotes” around it if it contains special characters. Does that apply for caps? ...
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encrypt password in putty session

how to encrypt the username & password in putty.i used the below command: start putty.exe -load script -ssh ipaddress -l username -pw Password -m commands.txt to access my device.
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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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Dump SAM file while system is running?

I've exploited test machines using metasploit and was able to get the hashes from the SAM file; I've tried running commands as SYSTEM to get them but am unable to do so. I know you can get the hashes ...
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cant use password to view passwords list in chrome

I am the admin of the computer. My son can't remember a password. I go into his settings and click on show password. It brings up a box with a username that is incorrect. I put in my current ...
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Resetting Admin Password Over USB For M.2 SSD

I have a laptop with windows 10, and the administrator password forgotten and the bios password forgotten. I don't want to reformat the M.2 SSD, so i take it out, put it in my M.2 SSD to USB adapter. ...
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7-Zip doesn't ask me for a password for a ZIP file I encrypted while double-clicking it

I just tried to encrypt a folder with 7-Zip by a command line, choosing a password, but when double-clicking on the ZIP file, it shows me the files list without asking any password. Is there a way to ...
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SuSE tells my password is based on a dictionary word

I'm installing SuSE 13.2 and when typing the initial password, it tells me it is too simple and based on a dictionary word. Where can I check this dictionary on my Linux system?
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Chrome auto-fill saved passwords is very slow

I have been a Firefox user for more than 10 years; all my passwords are saved by Firefox password manager and protected with a master password. Now I want to move to Google Chrome (ubuntu 16.04), so I ...
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Password reset with Live Account - What files are “encrypted files” in Windows 10

I have access to my account through live login and my Windows 10 pin but I need to log in from safe mode to reinstall my video drivers in a clean manner. To access this account in safe mode I would ...
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Windows7 Password Commander

I have been using Password Commander on a USB stick which has sadly crashed and I foolishly have not backed the stick up. I have managed to retrieve a number of files from the stick and the one which ...
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How to crack the password of administration local account in windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Actually...I had forgotten my windows 8.1 admin password and every time I want to install a program it asks me password .so I request u to give me the solution for the problem as soon as possible.. ...
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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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How can I lock a file / store a password for a period of time?

I would like to lock a file so that it cannot be accessed for a period of time. At the end of the time, I should be able to access the file normally. Is this possible? Clarifying comment: I ...
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Cannot enter password on ASUS laptop running Windows 10

I recently updated my Asus lap-top to Windows 10. Everything has been fine for a while. Today, I tried to log-on, but found that although I can use either the finger mouse-pad or a USB mouse to move ...
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Will data be lost when I reset password using lusrmgr.msc?

My grandmother has forgotten the password for her user account. It is the only administrator account. Thankfully it is set to automatically log in when the computer starts. I am able to get to lusrmgr....
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Manually add username/password to Saved Password list?

I logged into Mozilla's Bugzilla. I noticed Firefox did not save my password. How do I manually add my username and password to Firefox's Saved Password list?
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VeraCrypt + CLI + /password + turned off log?

VeraCrypt can be managed by CLI and bash/batch scripts on Linux/Windows respectively. However, IDRIX emphasizes that command containing password [flag /p, /password (Windows) or --password (Linux)] ...
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what's the safe way to use rsync without password prompt in shell script

I want to sync a remote directory to local with rsync command, my local server is redhat enterprise linux 6.5. I googled, but only found tutorials how to set up ssh key with empty passphrase. I ...
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Allow Putty store passwords

Is there any way to allow Putty to store passwords? Please note that safety is not an issue (private LAN), so the easiest solution would be to save the password in the Putty session (instead of using ...
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Windows 10 password reset after update

I updated to windows 10 from windows 7 and can't log in to my account. So I forgot my windows 7 password long time ago and have been using fingerprint login ever since on my HP Elitebook. I was ...
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Windows 7 64b - Where did my password vanish to? When did it go poof?

Ok, here's the situation. Update: I have solved the situation My machine is set to log me in automatically after startup, then lock the workstation with a registry entry. If you must know, the ...
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Sync Problems with Chrome passwords and OSX keychain

After synchronizing my Keychain with iCloud and a power outage, I started experiencing some issues with the chrome password synchronization. I know passwords are still there in the Google cloud but ...