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

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What do I now I forgot the Toshiba Satellite S55T-A5360 BIOS password?

I have Toshiba Satellite S55T-A5360 Laptop. I forget the BIOS password. What can I do? I did not find the jumper or how I can change the password.
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system password vs administrator password in BIOS settings

I just received a new Dell laptop. In the BIOS menus, I'm able to set a "system password" but unable to set an "administrator password" (greyed out). What is the distinction between these two ...
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Snow Leopard will not accept password after reinstall from Mavericks

I have a 17" Macbook Pro which I upgraded to Mavericks about six months or a year ago. Yesterday, the disk crashed and so I reinstalled from the original install DVD (thus reverting to Snow Leopard), ...
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iTunes - Sign In Required to check for downloads at startup?

Every time I start iTunes (maybe every time I start iTunes after restarting my Mac) I get this dialog: Is this supposed to happen? I never got this before the recent iCloud announcement and it ...
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Login issue: cannot start Windows at first go

Previously my Windows 8.1 Pro PC was working just fine, then just few days back I had to remove the battery from my laptop. Since then, whenever I start my laptop, at the first attempt it does not ...
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Startup password on toshiba laptop

My system is stuck on "Enter startup password" screen.When i try some password it goes to automatic startup repair.If i go into bios to change or delete startup password,what i see there is user : ...
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Where does SecureCRT save usernames and passwords?

If I check the checkbox remember my password on SecureCRT which file does SecureCRT write my username and password to?
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Open SSH - issue logging in without password - public key

I'm having an issue where I'm unable to login by SSH - I've followed other guides and made sure permissions were set correctly, and that the publickeys on my local machine and remote machine match as ...
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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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Windows 7 account login error

Hello I have an issue with my windows 7 PC from ASUS You see every time I put a password on my account at the login screen the next time I boot up it shows as invalid and that there is no such ...
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How good is PDF password protection?

It appears that Word's password protection is not really good, at least until Office 2003, if I read this SU entry correctly. I'm under the impression that Acrobat's PDF password protection should be ...
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Windows 8 - Cannot sign in without an internet connection

I have Windows 8 on my other laptop, and I can't sign onto my computer. I use one password for everything. My caps lock is not on. And I don't have an ethernet cable to connect to my laptop. The ...
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How to save the password for a mapped network drive?

I have a map drive created from Tools > Map network drive. The drive is mapped to a different machine's shared folder. So each time I switch off the machine, it asks for the password when I open the ...
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one router and multiple userId and password [closed]

I have a router of model TP-Link Mr3020 and I want to make 2-3 different User Id and Password. so that all 2-3 users can access a same amount of net. If any one know how to do this. please help me ...
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Can VPN steal passwords from client?

If I subscribe to a vpn service, then use it and log in to paypal, type my password there and everything... can they see it? if i'm not mistaken the password is sent to the vpn server, and the vpn ...
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how write in script bash: su - user, command, password, without ask me password? [duplicate]

i will create file sh (bash script) #!/bin/bash su - username -c XXXXXXXX xxxxxx= command where i put my password?( but NOT ask me password in terminal..how?)
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Which Software is better KPM or Sticky Password? [closed]

Which Software is better? Kaspersky Password Manager or Sticky Password? I hope to get a few answers from the people who have used them both. Thank you very much
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Unexplained password prompt on Windows 8.1 Pro, SharePoint?

I'm trying to solve a bit of a mystery that seems connected to SharePoint on my Windows 8.1 Pro (via Pro Pack upgrade) machine. To my knowledge I have never intentionally installed any SharePoint ...
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Effective methods to prevent unauthorized access to my windows system

Problem : I have my windows machine where i used to randomly change password for 15 days,i fear that my friends might hack/misuse my pc with windows password reset tools [normally it would be used ...
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Prevent linux user from changing their password in ssh

How can I prevent users from changing their passwords? I still want to be able to change the passwords as root if necessary but keep the user from changing their password.
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Prevent chrome from asking admin password while showing stored passwords

How to prevent google chrome from asking admin rights whenever showing stored passwords? Problem : we were group of people whom work at small organization whom always store passwords for some ...
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Windows Server 2012 Password Experation GPO Not Applying

We have a single DC and are trying to enforce Password Policies to all of our computers. We're trying to change it from the default 42 day max password age to 120 or so. The policy appears to be set ...
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Google Chrome loses (does not show) stored password after an upgrade

Google Chrome loses stored passwords after an upgrade. The situation is different from the one described here. A few days back, at one point, no remembered passwords were being offered during a ...
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Firefox no longer prompting to remember password after having cleared them

I had changed my password for sites I visited (possibly I didn't click the "update" button the next time I logged on) and had to remove all passwords in the security tab. Now Firefox never asks me to ...
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regex search compressed password protected files

I have a repository of a few million large text files. I need to regex search them on a regular basis. Because they are large, I use gzip to compress them and zgrep to search them. I have been asked ...
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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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Encrypted Drive. Forgot password. Remember parts of it. Less than 10 characters [closed]

So I forgot my password to an encrypted drive (encrypted via Truecrypt 7.1a) and I remember parts of it (let's say the parts of the password is "12345" at the end and "guan" in between everything)... ...
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Remove Admin Password [duplicate]

I am working in a company and company IT guy created admin account by giving password and created a one more account for employee login. Now IT guy resigned the job and no body know the password, My ...
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Is it true that Microsoft doesn't allow more than 16 characters in their Hotmail password? [migrated]

I'm trying to change my Hotmail password after a breach in LastPass but it doesn't seem to work. So I'm curious if Microsoft has a limit of 16 characters for a password? If so, this is very insecure ...
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Windows 8 Mail App Passwords

Where does the Windows 8 Mail App store the account passwords and info? I know that emails are stored in microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps - found in ...
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Debian 8 : New user can't choose password

I have created a new user on my Debian Computer using the user GUI panel. I have choice : Authorize the new user to choose it password on next login OR Define a password If I choose the option ...
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Is there any way to show a user's current password in Windows 7?

I wonder, is there anyway to show a user's current password in Windows 7? (if you are administrator) I am not at all interested in changing the password, I want only to view the password. Is there ...
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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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How to reset/delete my glassfish password?

I'm trying to install GlassFish v2 on my Macintosh. The installation instructions say that it should prompt for an admin password, but it doesn't, and now I can't log into the admin console on ...
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How to remove the password of a .docx document

Following advice from horatio and stuartd for the question How can I unlock a Microsoft .docx document? , I've tried unzipping the .docx file, but it won't work. When I try to open it says "The ...
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Retrieve Hotmail password with Google Chrome

I have a Hotmail account that I have used since the 1990s. Recently I forgot my password after being asked to change it. Google Chrome still logs in to my Hotmail account automatically on my laptop, ...
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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 how to save all my RDP's along with the password, so that I could just click them to open the ...
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Unable to login Root account in BOSS Linux?

I use EduBOSS_Linux 3.0. I want to Login my BOSS Linux with root account. I try combination of default password root ---- root boss ---- root root ---- boss boss ---- boss root ---- root is working ...
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How can I unlock a Mac G4?

I'm running into a problem with my Mac g4 I can't reset the password; I get an invalid prompt after doing the 'resetpassword' query. Is there any other way to unlock the account? It's a single user ...
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Resetting Windows 8 password [duplicate]

How can we 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 about local user ...
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Surface RT Password Reset

Just bought this Surface RT tablet at an estate sale. User passed away. How do I create a new account without knowing his password?
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What can I do if I forgot my Windows password?

I got a brand new Windows 7 machine, installed the operating system, created one account and forgot its password. What can I do? There is no external CD, the operating system is loaded from somewhere ...
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What is the Windows 7 command-line to remove all remember passwords in Credential Manager?

We can remove remembered/cached passwords via Credential Manager as here and via a command cmdkey as here. I want to have one command that quickly clear all the passwords. How can we do that?
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#1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I've installed xampp on my MAC computer in my table I saw a word named user I clicked it and I saw that I was able to change from not having a password by default to using a password. I clicked it and ...
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UEFI multi-factor authentication on admin password?

Many UEFI vendors offer boot and Admin passwords for a local machine. For a normal cold boot or reset, I would like the UEFI system to simply pick the properly signed bootloader and proceed. Having ...
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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 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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Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX?

Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX without versioning on a dotfiles public? Example dotfiles: https://github.com/alexandref93/dotfiles ...
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Recovering wireless network key stored by Intel PRO/Wireless Application

My laptop is configured with a wireless key ( for a WPA2 network) stored by the Intel PRO/Wireless application. How can recover that key ? WirelessKeyView can be used to recover keys stored by the ...
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How to recover my password using finger print in HP client security? [duplicate]

In my HP Laptop, I use both password and fingerprint for login. Unfortunalely i did not use my laptop long while. now I forgot my password. still i can able to access my system using my fingureprint. ...