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Process of acquiring access to a system's (advanced) functions by proving identity, frequently by supplying a password.

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How to access a PC when the domain is not available and previous logons were deleted?

For some reason the domain is not detected by the PC, other computers in the network work fine, the account is not disabled but the previous logons got deleted. Is there a way to access this PC or ...
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How to pass reCAPTCHA when it invariably fails? [on hold]

Even though I try to honestly and to the best of my ability answer reCAPTCHA, it invariably fails. Is there some particular way to avoid false failures on reCAPTCHA? Are there particular actions/...
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Mac OS Mojave disable login animation

I've been trying to disable this annoying login animation in Mac OS Mojave. Is there a way to complete disable this function? I've recorded this problem: link to screen-record. I'm searching for a ...
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Why do I have different password for my laptop's windows 10 (signed in with MS) as compared to my MS email password?

I have Windows 10 installed in my haier PC. Although I am logged in with Microsoft account, it has a different password than my Microsoft email's password. (Note that I am not signed in with local ...
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Win 10 screen saver doesn't always display logon screen after screen saver activated

My win 10 screen saver doesn't always display logon screen. Here are my settings: Screen saver = 2 min "blank" screen saver selected. On resume box = Ticked to display logon screen. Energy setting ...
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Smartcard authentication on CentOS

I tried to implement a smart card authentication in a Samba4 domain (Samba AD). Currently I have two domain controllers (CentOS), a file server and several clients (CentOS and Windows). In regards to ...
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Admin account issue [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted the 2 admin account on my windows 10 then I restart my pc. After restart I'm not able to log in to my PC there's no account to be choose. What should I do?
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How can I tell my last successful logon time and # of failures since last logon as a standard user on a stand-alone system without reducing security?

I want to report, via a popup, when the user's last successful logon time and the number of failures since the last successful logon time were. I'm aware that there is a policy setting to perform ...
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How to remote login a user on windows 7 computer? (Not RDP)

Sometimes i need to login about 30 computers (windows 7). I used vnc to connect each computer and type the username and password to login. Wondering is there a way to use command line control those ...
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Can't add/switch to Microsoft Account from Local Account

I had a snafu during Windows setup where I initially created my Windows install using my Microsoft account. However, the install created a user profile name that didn't match older machines which ...
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Windows 10 Pro computer locks out user after a minute of idle time regardless of the settings

I have a Windows 10 Pro (version 10.0.17134) computer that is part of our domain, that after a minute of idle time locks the user out. It is not a group policy issue, and we already looked at the ...
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Cannot login to Kali Linux when ethernet cable is plugged in

I am Using Asus K550V in dual-boot mode - Kali Linux and Windows 10. On Windows 10 I have no issues with network connections - both Wi-Fi and ethernet are working correctly. On Kali however, only Wi-...
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Windows 10 session manager failed to sign in

I use two accounts on my PC which I switch between them several times in a day. But sometimes when switching accounts I get this popup window which says the following: The number of connections ...
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Is it necessary to log out of a website in an incognito window if you’re just going to close the window afterward?

I use online banking, typically in an incognito window. I also use other, less important accounts in incognito windows because I don't want websites to be tracking me across the Internet (tracking ...
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Use of Yubikey 4 for login windows and lock screen

I want to use my Yubikey 4 to login to Windows 10. In addition, the screen is locked automatically everytime I unplug the Yubikey. anyone manage to do the lockscreen?
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Setting the baud rate of pre login prompt and post login prompt differently for a serial console

On a DragonBoard 410, I have connected a serial console to UART0. If I want to see the kernel boot messages up to the login prompt, including LKs prints, I need to set a baud rate of 115200 on ...
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Logging in as admin into Windows 10 kiosk (no shortcuts or task bar/manager)

I used FrontFace Lockdown (FFL) to configure a kiosk user on a Mac that had both MacOS Sierra and Windows 10 installed. This was all on the Windows 10 partition. There is one admin account and a ...
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Sign into specific desktop using VMware View

I’d like to allow users to sign into specific virtual desktops. The virtual desktops will have different environments for their work. Is this something that can be configured? I haven’t found any ...
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Unable to ssh due to authentication issue

I am unable to ssh to my api server now due to authentication issue. It used to login without asking a password earlier. I tried ssh-copy-id to copy the public key to the server before doing ssh but ...
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Two different servers (with one tied to SAP), with different login id's. Can they all sync?

Forgive me in advance: I USED to be a network admin many moons ago, but moved to management and my skills have weakened over time. So I might use wrong terms... background first, then question: ...
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How to initiate multiple X login sessions at system startup in SDDM?

I have now OpenSUSE Tumbleweed using KDE. My display manager is now SDDM. I have several user accounts. I often use them at the same time for different tasks. My use case is like this: Login as user1....
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Cannot connect to vsftpd with new user

I'm trying to login with a newly created user but I can't. I created the user with adduser and it has a shell specified in /etc/passwd and that shell is listed in /etc/shell Here's my config file: ...
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Keycloak as Openshift's Identitiy Provider

Currently we have two Openshift Origin cluster. I would like to use Keycloak as Identity Provider for both cluster. How can I give restriction to user so he can only login to a certain cluster or can ...
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Trying to enable PIN login results in a “Your organisation requires Windows Hello” error

Until recently I worked for a large corporation. At some point I connected my home computer (running Windows 10 Home edition) to the work network via VPN. I always used a PIN to login. After I ...
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Excel Hyperlinks against Outlook Hyperlinks?

I have some Excel Hyperlinks to a website. I log in to the website. When I click the Hyperlinks in Excel they go to the Login page of the website. When I cut and paste the links from Excel into ...
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Connecting to bluetooth keyboard causes mac to log out?

Macos 10.13.5 MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014), connecting to Logitech k811 keyboard. This issue has never happened before. Today, when connecting it on the Bluetooth prefs pane (it was used ...
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Can't access configuration page of Nokia G-120W-F router provided by ISP

I have a Nokia G-120W-F router provided by my ISP. I wanted to open the router's configuration page to port forward some ports for a game server I'm hosting. But when I try to got to the IP address ...
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Firefox remembers logins but they are not stored in Saved Logins

I have just gone to www.skype.com in my FF 60 (the last time I did it was several reboots ago), and it turns out that FF automatically entered my account, so it remembered my username and password. ...
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Windows 8.1 - Login messed up after using Microsoft account

The situation... Freshly installed Windows 8.1. Created an "offline account" during setup. Later logged in so I could reach my OneDrive. Tried adding a PIN code unlock, but it does not even ...
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How do I change my Windows 10 administrator sign-in name?

I recently read that running Windows (10 Home, in my case) primarily on an administrator account is a bad idea for security reasons. So, I created a local account to work in, and I'll only log in as ...
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How to initiate multiple X login sessions at system startup?

I have Linux Mint 17.2 KDE. I have several user accounts. I often use them at the same time for different tasks. My use case is like this: Login as user1. Start program A. Ctl+Alt+L --> "Switch users"...
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Can't log in to Debian with the correct password

I tried to log in to my machine as regular user with my password. After several attempts, I tried to log in as root with the root password. Tried using both GUI shell and tty. Everything fails. I ...
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Windows 10 Hangs after Logging in - Black screen & cursor

I have a Windows 10 Pro install that was upgraded from Windows 10 Home. I have two local administrator accounts that I use on the computer. With one of the accounts, it will sometimes hang after ...
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Settings Windows 10 Login Screen background to solid black

I'm trying to set the login screen background to solid black, suitable (for example) for in a dark room. I have already used the registry entry (HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Policies/Windows/...
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Discovering the last user to have logged on to Windows or Linux, from command line

Is it possible (and how) to tell which user and when was last logged in before the current user, via the command line interface? The ultimate goal is to write a script that writes this information to ...
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Windows 10 login extremely slow unless on airplane mode

When I log in to my windows 10 laptop, it usually takes about 3 seconds if I am at the office. When I am home, it takes about 5 minutes. I have noticed that if I am on airplane mode, the log in time ...
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phpsessionclean.service causes long boot time in Debian Sid

I'm on a Debian Sid machine with Cinnamon as desktop manager. Since a couple of days I get really long boot time. From switching on the computer to the login page no problem, but once here, to log ...
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Download a login page and its subfolders

I want to download a specific page and its subfolders/subpages, which could for instance be the primary page https://example.com/pageaboutlitterature/ and then something like subpages/subfolders that ...
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Windows XP SP2 logon script help needed

I am in need of a script for an XP machine that would restrict users to log on only during certain times of the day. Is this possible? Could someone help me in the right direction as I am not familiar ...
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Slow preboot on SSD, WPA used

I am experiencing a quite long time to boot into Windows 10 on my Samsung SSD and I am frustrated trying to solve the issue. I tried many things that did not work such as deleting drivers or software(...
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Cannot log into Solarwinds MailAssure from our LAN

When I attempt to log into the Solarwinds MailAssure console from within my corporate LAN, I receive an error that basically says I cannot log in due to too many failed attempts. This occurs even if ...
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Remote desktop to Windows 7 always forces me to go through login screen

I'm trying to connect to a Windows 7 box via Remote Desktop. I have saved the correct credentials for the connection, but the Windows 7 box always forces me to login manually anyway: I have to choose ...
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Unable to set or remove a login PIN or fingerprint on Windows 10 part 2

When i try to set a pin , it will ask me to enter the old one but when i do it does nothing.This problem is actually same as THIS PREVIOUS ONE but the answer does not work for me. I think this ...
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Start desktop for specified user from background service

I'm using a Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome Desktop installed. In my rc.local file I'm starting a java program that communicates with a TCP server. As soon as a certain sequence is received by this socket ...
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Incorrect RSA1 identifier , Could not load “/root/.ssh/id_rsa” as a RSA1 public key : SSH denied

I am able to ping the server in question (172.16.110.138) but can't connect via SSH Observed error: [root@localhost ~]# ssh -vvv 172.16.110.138 OpenSSH_6.4, OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013 debug1: ...
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Login loop for the website teams.microsoft.com

On a system with: Win8.1 Office 2010 Home / Student Firefox, IE11, Chrome Skype with none of the browsers it's possible to logon to the teams.microsoft.com website. I always had a white login ...
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Mac login screen is not the default login screen anymore

My Mac's login screen is different from the normal one now and I am not sure why. My current login screen looks a little like this as opposed to this . Any ideas as to why this has changed? I ...
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How do I make Windows 10 log off the current user when another user logs in?

I'm running Windows 10 Education on a Windows domain, and I'm running into problems with computers running out of resources because some people don't log out. Some of the worst machines have 10-15 ...
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UsrClass.dat not loading when booting directly into profile

Came across a strange issue with Windows 7 on 7 April 2018. Suddenly my computer would not load UsrClass.dat due to the file being open. This Means that the desktop is loaded without my personal ...
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Arch won't accept my passwords

Yesterday I installed arch with Xorg, Lightdm, Lightdm greeter and KDE Plasma 5 as desktop environment, on a external hard drive. Since the beginning I noticed that it didn't accept my user password (...