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

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How do I print all passwords in Gnome Keyring (seahorse)

I can access all passwords in my Gnome keyring just fine. Everything works ok. But in case things go awry, I'd like to backup all passwords on a piece of paper and store it elsewhere. However, I can't ...
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Is Epiphany the only browser for Gnome supporting password storage in keyring?

Is Epiphany the only browser for Gnome supporting password storage in keyring? Firefox and Chromium both seem to store login credentials in own storage thus limiting interoperability.
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Rar Password Unlocker crashing with rockyou

I am trying to use Rar Password Unlcoker with the Rockyou dictionary to unlock a file. Unlocker works with smaller dictionaries and brute force. As soon as I use the 140MB Rockyou list however I get ...
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How to prevent 7-Zip encrypted zip file passwords from being stored on the hard-drive?

I've encrypted a folder with 7-Zip 9.20, specifying 256-bit AES and a password, and the .zip file was created. But then, when I clicked on the zipped file, to my surprise, PeaZip 5.1.1, which was the ...
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no administrator password prompt

When I am prompted to enter the administrator password, there is no place to type the password. I originally created another admin account and then changed the original admin account to a standard ...
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Recover Firefox / Iceweasel password files from backup

I recently set my Firefox (actually Iceweasel 24.3.0) master password and promptly forgot it. Before I set the master password I made a backup of my homedir and want to recover the password files ...
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Can the “Suspicious Sign In Prevented” message from Gmail be sent in error? [migrated]

I have multiple Gmail accounts. There's this particular Gmail account which I have not signed into for a pretty long time. The forwarding address for this Gmail account is set to my MAIN Gmail ...
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FTP client on windows that save session password in encrypted text [on hold]

Filezilla or WinSCP save password in plain text which is unsecured on public machines. Is there any FTP client can save and encrypt password so that people using it only can access to FTP but not able ...
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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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Windows 8: recovering a saved auto-login password (netplwiz)

A couple of months ago, I've installed Windows 8 on a laptop of my mom. I created a Microsoft account for her, and used some tutorial to enable auto-login with netplwiz, so she won't have to enter the ...
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How do I change my face ID?

Okay, so does anyone know how to change or remove your face ID? I have windows 8 and I set up the face ID but the stupid thing cant even recognize my face half the time so I wanna remove it.
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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 there's nothing I can see in the user manual. Google searches seem to turn up nothing, also.
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How can I properly use “crunch” in Kali linux?

NEW UPDATE! i was able to: crunch 8 8 0123456789 -o /root/Desktop/filename.txt https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/79896/how-can-i-properly-use-crunch-in-kali-linux this is my first post so ...
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How to unlock password protected MicroSD?

Recently I locked a MicroSD memory card from my Nokia 6210 (S60v3) and forgot the password. It was not much of a problem but today I formatted the phone and it is now asking for password. I tried to ...
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why does my toshiba ask for a password?

I have a Toshiba laptop that is 6 months old and it's asking for a password. the screen is black and it's asking for a password and it looks like a typewriter on the screen ad when you put in the ...
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Does Chrome Sync Save Your Google Account Password In The Clear?

Does Chrome Sync save your Google account password in the clear when "encrypt synced passwords with your google credentials" is checked? Or is it saving a hashed form of the password?
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How to disable password prompts when changing something in OS X?

If I start MAMP Pro, I need to type the password. If a Flash update is available, I need to type a password. If I install an application, I need to type a password. Is there a way to stop this ...
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Used laptop wont boot past a black sceen asking for a password

I was given a samsung np-r540 laptop and it wont boot past a black screen that is asking for a password, what is that and how do i get past it? It has no disks that were with it.
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Toshiba Satellite c55-a-1rg no bios password prompt

Have an eerily similar issue like the individual here: Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280 BIOS doesn't ask for set administrative password Tried the solution posted there, did not work. My bios is ...
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What can I do if I forgot my Windows 7 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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Default SA password of SQL Server automatically installed by SharePoint Server 2010 setup

I installed SharePoint server 2010 recently on a test server. It was installed in standalone mode. After the installation, I realized that it had installed SQL Server Express 2008 (10.0.2531.0) ...
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How can I selectively disable paste blockers

As more and more websites add paste blocking code of one type or another to e-mail and password fields and more people use password managers, the two are increasingly coming into conflict. While ...
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Can anybody know the saved passwords on browser?

There is a option almost in every web browser to save passwords.Can any site know these passwords from browser?I these passwords are saved in encrypted format?
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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 to remove password of PDF with known password? [duplicate]

I have a personal PDF that I would like to remove the password for because the password was my old phone number (which I may forget). How can this be done? Maybe relevant that the PDF contains form ...
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Invalid password reset key for WordPress

I have forgotten the password to my long neglected WP, 'self'-hosted blog. When I click the 'forgot password' link, I get asked for my email, and then a password reset link gets sent to my mail ...
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Chrome - stop shift+enter from creating a new chrome window from a password field

Is it possible to do this? My problem is some of my passwords end in an upper-case letter or a special character that requires the SHIFT key to be held down. When I finish typing and press ENTER, I ...
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How can I tell what the character encoding of a string of text is?

Troubleshooting an irritating password issue. There's an application we are using that requires a login; I type in the password, it tells me it's wrong. If I open a password manager and copy and ...
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How to quickly migrate bookmarks toolbar and passwords from Firefox to Chrome?

As of lately, Firefox seems to have become much slower than Google Chrome, and this seems to be due to the presence of one or more memory leaks which slows it down considerably after it is left ...
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How to get rid of superuser`s password?

My father put a new superuser password on my laptop, and now i cant access my computer without him putting the password in. I am really helpless. How can i get rid of his superuser control? Can i ...
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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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Where can I find the local password policies?

I would like to export the password policy keys to a .reg file so I can apply them across multiple systems easily. Are the password policies stored in the registry? If so, where?
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My Bitlocker-To-Go asks only asks for key and not password.

I was using bitlocker on my Toshiba external hard disk. Bit locker encryption process was not fully completed, as it takes many hours to fully encrypt. When I remove the hard disk, I pause the ...
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'net user <username> <password> /domain' seems to momentarily allow multiple good passwords

So, let me preface this question by saying that I am not a domain administration expert. I'm a programmer who writes custom applications for the web. My company wants to add a password reset feature ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 setup rejects password

I'm currently installing a Windows Server 2008 R2 system in a VM. As part of the setup process, it asks me to set a password for the Administrator user. But whatever I imagine, it rejects that ...
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Will using log in screen command capture passwords?

According to this tutorial running Ctrl-a H in a screen session creates a running log. In general this sounds great, it seems useful to log everything I type or that is printed to output, with the ...
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Mac Legacy Filevault Password Hints (.sparsebundle)

My MacBook died, so I pulled the HD and I'm trying to access the user accounts which are encrypted with Filevault. It's SnowLeopard, so there is a .sparsebundle file for each user. I've unlocked the ...
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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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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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Windows 7 Embedded Default Password

I'm looking for the Admin_Maintenance default password for Windows 7 Embedded. Does anyone know it? Or know where I can look for it?
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Can the HDD/SDD password on Toshiba Satellite laptops be reset?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop model 855D-S5320 from my sister-in-law that "mysteriously" has a BIOS and HDD/SSD password set on it. She knows the BIOS password, but doesn't know the HDD/SSD ...
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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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John the Ripper: Crack ZipCrypto password

I made a password protected zip file with 7zip, using ZipCrypto algorithm. Set the password to 1234. I am using john-1.7.9-jumbo-7. I followed this manual: ...
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Software to store my password on a crypted file and access it through another password [closed]

I'm looking for a software that allows me to store some passwords in something like "a text file", access it through a password, read my passwords if required and close it again. I want something ...
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Recover password from Opera EMail client

I'm using Opera 12 build in EMail client. Cause Opera is not anymore so great with new websites I'd like to move on and change browser and EMail client. But I can't do this cause I forgot password to ...
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Forgot password for external hard drive

I created a password for WD Elements 2T USB 3.0 external hard drive and I just forgot it. Is there a way to retrieve it or a workaround? My operating system is OS X Yosemite
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How does Netflix know my password?

Whenever I go to the Netflix main page in Firefox, I'm automatically logged in. However, when I open up Firefox's list of saved passwords, I notice that Netflix is not among the sites Firefox is ...
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Reset password Lenovo Z50 by Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor - hibernated session

I lost my password in Lenovo Z50 in Windows 8.1. I tried to reset it by program Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor. After I selected disk partition the message which I saw was: Selected 1 ...
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Ubuntu can't connect using SSH key stored in “Passwords”

I completed this tutorial. I gave the password manager an empty password for storing the SSH password to an SSH server that I frequently connect to in multiple sessions. When I issued ssh ...
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How to reset power on password Lenovo AIO C240

I need to reset power on password or setup password on the BIOS for a Lenovo AIO C240. I tried a lot of things but nothing works. For example: Power off the computer. Disconnect AC adapter (if ...