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How to recover password-locked BIOS

I have a notebook for school and, as I am constantly concerned with security, it is pretty locked. I set up a strong password for every operating system, but I also have set up a password lock on the ...
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Windows 8 password, ctrl-backspace

An acquaintance of mine just bought a new laptop today. On Windows 7, he has been used to using the character generated by Ctrl-Backspace(ASCII 127) in his password. In fact, his password was simply 3 ...
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Reset root password of a VM

I removed (distrattament) my "sudo" user from sudo group user, I can't use root because I don't know a password for root. I have an Ubuntu virtual machine and when I open Recovery Menu is limited ...
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Is there a tool that works like kon-boot, but is free (preferably open-source)? [closed]

I'd like something that is like Kon-Boot free version, but that software doesn't work on 64 bit Windows. Open-source would be ideal. If you don't know, kon-boot is loaded before Windows, and makes it ...
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1answer
467 views

Cannot set windows 7 password after log-in with KonBoot

I recently forgot my windows 7 password, and used KonBoot to bypass it. I booted my computer with Hirens Boot CD, and from the menu options - I selected "Password Recovery tools". After Selecting ...
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1answer
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1answer
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Mac Book Pro “Repair the Hard Drive and Permissions” process

I have a MBP 13 inch with OSX Lion on it (late 2011 model). Since a few months now it's been slower than when out of the box even though I didin't really start using it differently since then, except ...
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All application passwords lost on Windows 7

A couple of days ago I changed my Windows 7 login password. My laptop is on my company's domain, so password changes are done over the internal network. Since changing the password I noticed that all ...
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433 views

Can you fully remove a user's (administrator's) password in Windows 7?

I've recently sent my computer to be repaired and I am almost certain that I set a password to my account - the only account on the system. After the repair has been completed I've found out that my ...
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1answer
274 views

Inadvertently entered a password into the BIOS and now I can't use my laptop

I was trying to fix my computer and I was doing all sorts of stuff in the BIOS when I ended up putting a password on my system. Now when I turn my laptop on, it asks for a password right away before I ...
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1answer
433 views

Fedora System Maintenance root password not working

When I was running a program on my Fedora machine, my system froze and I had to do a hard reboot. But once I rebooted, Fedora complained that the file system has errors and attempted to fix it. Now, ...
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2answers
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Offline Password & Registry Editor for Windows [duplicate]

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Forgot Vista login Password. Is there a way to get access to my PC ASAP! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I havn’t used my old PC for such a long time. Now I can’t login. Is there any way I can bypass the windows password? I ...
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1answer
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Can't delete generic admin acct in Vista after using PCLogin for password recovery

I used pclogin to recover my admin password in Vista. It worked great. But I now have a generic admin acct listed on my sign-in screen and it doesn't require a password! Anybody that wants to can ...
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3answers
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I cannot remember my windows 7 password. How do I bypass it or recover it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I forgot my Windows 7 password. What now? I cannot remember my windows 7 password. How do I bypass it or recover it? This is a brand new computer that came with windows ...
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1answer
300 views

Is there a way to unpack a password protected archive?

There's an archive (.ize, IZArc file) I made a few years ago, with a password. Now I need to open it, but I forgot the password. Is there any way to recover the content?
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3answers
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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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3answers
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How to reset the password on a Windows 7 netbook?

I forgot my password on my Windows 7 netbook and I don't have a password reset disk. How can I get in? It's a brand new laptop so I wouldn't mind doing a system restore but I can't even do that since ...
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1answer
767 views

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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iPhone 3G backup encryption? I've never entered a password?

I can't unclick or access my backup iPhone encrypted file. For the life of me I can not remember ever entering a password for the encrypted iPhone backups. I've tried every password I've used or use ...
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Windows 7 Dell laptop Forgotten password

A friend has managed to set up their new Windows 7 Home Premium Dell Inspiron and forgot the password they have used. I have tried the following password reset software to no avail: UBCD OHPCrack ...
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How can i recover a zip password using CUDA (GPU)?

How can i recover a zip password on linux using CUDA (GPU). For the past two days i tried using "fcrackzip" but it's too slow Few months back i saw some application that can use GPU / CUDA and get ...
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Recovering password on Windows Vista Home Premium

My wife's laptop updated last night and it's asking her for her password. She can't remember it. She entered a password hint, but that's not jogging her memory. Is the only remedy for this some ...
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Windows 7 I need to know how to reset the password! [duplicate]

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Remove a user's password using “net” command'

is it possible to remove a user's password using the net command? I tried "net user <name> *" and just hitting return twice, but this does not work as expected. Is there any other way to do ...
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Windows Vista Password changed… What the?

My mom's Vista Home Premium (32 bit) password was changed. My mom said that she didn't change it and she doesn't think anyone else here did either. So.. Could this have been done remotely? I'm ...
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How to recover the BIOS password of Acer aspire 4720 lappy?

Am having an acer aspire 4720 laptop.It contains an phoniex security. So am unable to enter into bios settings due to the unknown password.So how can i get or remove the password.And one more problem ...
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How do I recover the password of a RAR file on Mac OS X?

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.2 and have been handed a couple of old files that need to be extracted. Old backups or finances or bills I believe. They are RAR files, and password protected. Is there a way ...
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1answer
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Reset the BIOS password on a Advent 4211 Netbook

How do I reset the BIOS password of an Advent 4211 netbook? I'm hoping for a software solution to remove the password or find out what it is or even change it. It's my laptop but I can't remember ...
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Creating DOS bootable cd

I need to burn a cd which I will boot from to reset a password on Windows Server. I am using Active Password Changer, but I get an error like so: How can I create a "DOS bootable disk"? I have an ...
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1answer
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Where is my Yahoo Messenger password stored on disk?

(Disclaimer: What I am doing is legal.) I am trying to recover my stored passwords from a laptop that died on me. I have backed up bits and pieces of my old disk, and now I am running Messenger Key ...
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2answers
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Alternative to Ophrack for Windows 7 [closed]

Are there any password retrieval programs like 0phrack that will work with windows 7?
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1answer
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Recovering a password for a Word 2007 document

I have an old Word 2007 document that I don't remember the password for. I'm guessing a brute force attack is the way to go to get it open. Anyone know of any free tools I can use to do this?
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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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How to recover a bios password?

Specifically Phoenix bios.
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Free Utility to Recover or Remove Laptop Hard Disk Password?

Someone has set a HDD password on my Dell Laptop and has forgotten it. Now I have lost HDD access. I've heard there's no way to recover HDD password, then I saw some tools like HDD Unlock Wizard ...
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Remove or bypass IBM Rescue and Recovery Password

Does anyone know how to remove/bypass an IBM Rescue and Recovery password? I have an R52 ThinkPad and I cannot remember what the password could be.
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I am using Wise Password Recover 2009 and am basically satisfied with its wide compatibility, but it fails in retrieving one of my Outlook accounts. Is there any other password recovery toolkit that ...
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VBA Password Recovery [closed]

Does anyone know any good VBA (Excel, Access, Powepoint) password recovery tools - preferably free? When I do a search on the internet there is so much rubbish, that it's hard to know what is good.