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

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How do I remove the Password that I don't need? [closed]

The password was added because my daughter has one where she works. I am the only who uses it so I don't need a password. Adding a password is a waste of my time!
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How to backup passwords from pass

I have a lot of passwords saved using the pass command. But the problem is that I have to re-install Linux on my laptop so is there's anyway to backup the passwords from pass securely?
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how to edit registry to let win10 password become never expired from auto expired

there is a way to let win10 password never expired by : wmic USERACCOUNT WHERE "Name='USERNAME'" set PasswordExpires=FALSE I want to achieve it by edit registry,But I can not find the ...
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Folder share from windows 10 to ubuntu 20-04 - mount-error-13

My apologies in advance if this sounds like a really daft question but I don't even know where I am going wrong here is my situation: I have 2 laptops at home connected to the same wifi network and I ...
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My laptop says password incorrect ,even after entering the right password.laptop immediately switches to ubuntu [closed]

When I'm trying to sign-in to my windows, I'm recieving this message : this sign-in option is disabled because of failed sign-in attempts or repeated shutdowns. use a different sign In option, or ...
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How do I stop the Microsoft Sign In To Your Account dialog from popping up all the time

On a Mac running macOS Monterey. I keep getting a popup asking me to "Sign In to your account" with MS Logo and listing out historical MS accounts I no longer use. I don't appear to have any ...
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7zip in bash script: create encrypted archive, but specify password in file instead of command line?

I can compress a 7zip archive with encryption like this: 7z a -pSECRET example.7z *.doc But in this case I specify the password (SECRET) literally on the command line. Is it also possible to specify ...
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O365 new user email says temporary password when its not

So whenever you create a user in Office 365, you have a few options including choosing a password or generating one automatically, forcing the user to change their password on first use and emailing ...
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Disable login password option in powershell or cmdline

Is there any way to disable the login entering password option by powershell or cmdline instead of doing it in netplwiz gui. I ran this script though it said successful but it does not make any change....
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User Group Creation @ SSH key script issue

Based on my requirement of dev sever ,I have Created a Linux function that will create dev user, but code I have tried find some issues , My requirement are like this: 1.Take the users's first name ...
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Error while changing password

I'm using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 normally, but I don't know why after I logout and login back to my daily use user (someone), it said that authentication doesn't work. I logged in the root account ...
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Removing/changing admin password on Windows 10

My senior parents forgot their Administrator account on their Windows 10 desktop. I can boot Kali on it and dump the password hash, but trying to crack it didn't succeed, apparently they had some ...
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What format is /etc/shadow in?

I'm currently trying to recreate the shadow hash + format on the web (for CTF challenges and things that may require recreating shadow passwords, or breaking very simple ones -- I use a Chromebook ...
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How does my password manager know that the password I am setting has been previously exposed in a data breach?

My password managing software, (aka my password-vault), is able to tell me when the password I am using, for any given account, has been exposed by a data breach. This feature doesn't seem exclusive ...
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Chrome is not saving password

I am little surprised but Google Chrome is not saving and showing passwords for certain sites like (Facebook and Google and many more). I remember it was saving this earlier, but somehow it is not. ...
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cannot sign into superuser account/website

I posted a question and superuser then asked me to set up an account with my email and a password. But now you won't let me sign in. You say you can't verify my email address? When I try to sign in ...
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Can browser cookies be protected (in Firefox)?

I read an article about identity hijacking that caught my mind. Today I save my credentials locally in Firefox (using a master password). I also use multi-factor-authentication for important sites. I ...
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How can I configure Chrome so that it autofills passwords without me having to click on the password field first?

In some password forms, I have to click on the password field first, then click on the save password to complete the field. Example: How can I configure Chrome so that it autofills passwords without ...
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Encrypt SVN to store passwords

could anyone advise how to encrypt SVN (amazon Linux 2) , Plan to encrypt or disable the SVN from asking if unencrypted passwords should be stored? We never want a user to be able to do that. Is there ...
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Toolkit is not fiving the password prompt for One plus Seagate password protected external drive

I have a laptop and I used to manually copy files to an external disk via copy-paste. That disk is password protected and the seagate toolkit would ask for a password. This suddenly no longer works. I ...
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I accidentally put an wrong password to the chrome-os developer console

I activated chrome os developer mode, then, I entered developer console (CTRL+ALT+F2), I introduced the "setdevpasswd" command and I putted an wrong password, (I mis"clicked") and ...
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Cannot remove local user password Windows 11 [duplicate]

I am using Windows 11 with a local account which is also an admin. What I want to do is to remove the password from this account so that I log in automatically. When I run lusrmgr.msc and change the ...
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Get rid of Pkexec password prompts

I have followed https://askubuntu.com/questions/281074/can-i-set-my-user-account-to-have-no-password to remove my user account password and sudo password. Followed this https://askubuntu.com/questions/...
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I need to register software I own that is no longer supported [closed]

I have some Cad/Cam software that I have been using for 20 years or so. I need to put in on another computer because the computer it is installed in now is old and having problems. I cannot just put ...
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.bat file to change windows password

Reference Image Is there a way to automate the process of changing the windows password using a .bat file. The traditional way of changing the password will be like. Open Command Prompt, type net ...
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Advanced option only flashes by when pressing shift key on linux reboot

I want to change user password in Linux recovery mode but have problems reaching advanced option when pressing shift key. Computer boots normally but the advanced option only flashes by so there is no ...
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How can I recover my password for TrueCrypt Rescue Disk?

I just found my 10year old HDD which has been fully encrypted with TrueCrypt 7.1 (Hidden Volume) I inserted my TrueCrypt RescueDisk and had to put in my password, which I can't properly remember. I do ...
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7z program prompts and asks for the password if I didn't provide one. How to let it just errors out and exit in this case?

I'm using the 7z.exe program to extract some .rar files. If the file is a password protected file, and if I didn't provide the password, the 7z program prompts and asks for the password. It looks like ...
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Is it possible to recover a Safari saved password from a full system backup?

One of my family members needs to access a Safari saved password from an old machine. Currently, the files from that machine are in a Time Machine backup and a Backblaze backup. For various reasons, ...
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Enter Admin password when prompted by RunAs cmd

I'm installing a remote control application on about 100+ machines The current logged in users can not "Run As Administrator" I'm using the runas command to run as the local admin but it ...
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User cannot login with blank password on Windows 10

I created a user account that has no password. When trying to login as that user from the Welcome Screen, Windows says: Account restrictions are preventing this user from signing in. For example: ...
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How to find out your account password while you are inside the account? [closed]

(I want to know the password, I do not want to change the password) I am now in my account on the computer, I want to know the password for the account, is there a way or a program that shows you the ...
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Does changing my Microsoft account password change my Windows password? When?

My Windows account is associated with my Microsoft account (it is not a local account). If I change my Microsoft password, does my Windows password automatically sync up? My understanding is that it ...
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How to find unsaved passwords in Firefox (if possible)

I created an account for a website, but forgot to copy and save the password I used. I don't remember it because it's a bunch of random characters. I am now logged into the site, but I won't be able ...
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Is there a full character set for Cisco IOS passwords? [closed]

I need to set password generation rule for a large amount of Cisco IOS routers, and am trying to figure out which special characters are permitted. The problem is that the only piece of cisco ...
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Password for DCP-L2540DW firmware update

Trying to update firmware on DCP-L2540DW and it asks for password. Looked behind the printer, there is only rectangular Serial Number sticker and manufacture date July 2014. Cannot find anything ...
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Connect from container to host and execute commands with sudo in a secure manner

I am able to ssh from a container to the host (after adding the container's public key into the host's authorized_keys file) and execute commands as user but need to supply the sudo password in plain ...
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Google drive for desktop - require re-entry of account password on next invocation of app

I'm sharing my mydrive folder with several trusted users and want them to enter the new account password I've set, when they next run the mydrive app. Is this possible?
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BIOS Supervisor Password just set but unrecognized as certain key characters are skipped

Just this morning I configured a BIOS Supervisor Password on my PC. (I left the User password unset.) I subsequently needed to change something in boot settings. I hit F2 on startup and am prompted to ...
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Unlock using pin but elevate with full password

I would like to be able to set up my Mom's computer so that she can unlock and login using her pin but then require her full password when elevating, e.g. installing a new program, changing her ...
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How can I replace a password with another one on Chrome for all websites and subdomains that use it?

One of my passwords is used by several subdomains of a website. It is stored in Chrome. I changed that password. How can I replace a password with another one on Chrome for all websites and subdomains ...
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Forgotten Password Wizard stupidly hides itself repeatedly even when tried to bring it to focus with Alt+Tab keys

As I mentioned in the Question title, I am trying to create a Windows Password Reset Disk(Logged in as Local Admin account as only one User account is there). For the same, I am doing the first step i....
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bitlocker with TPM but without pincode - how am I protected?

I want to protect myself from data theft in the event that a malicious person steals my PC. I have a PC running Windows 11 with a TPM chip. Bitlocker is activated and for the moment there is no ...
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Google keeps randomly deleted passwords, why?

I used Google password manager and it KEEPS randomly deleting passwords. Someone commented that its the clear cache section when you log out. This has NOTHING to do with it. One of the questions ...
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How does resetting Windows passwords without authentication work

I've come across this tool "Hiren" , and it allows me to enable the builtin Administrator, as well as change passwords of local users just by booting up the USB stick with its ISO. I couldn'...
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Can I copy all users and passwords from a host machine to a docker running on it?

I want to create a docker on some machine with pre-configured users and passwords. If I copy or mirror some files into the docker container, will the users be configured there as well, with their same ...
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Shared folder password is incorrect

Logged in as user nx11118... on a Windows 10 machine with local ip address 192.168.0.107 and shared OsImages folder: on some other Windows 10 machine opened file explorer, typed \\192.168.0.107\...
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Microsoft Edge still not saving passwords

My Microsoft Edge is not saving passwords, despite all efforts that I've tried. As explained here I can see all over the internet this seems to be a common issue, but Microsoft don't seem to be ...
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Password less Local user account in windows 10 enterprise

For the internal application authentication purposes, would like to have a password less local user account in one of our windows 10 enterprise system. Tried to create a local account but getting ...
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No password or recovery key for Bitlocker

How to bypass BitLocker with a lost password? I can't unlock C: drive on Lenovo ideapad100S. I don't mind reformatting the whole PC and starting over but the bios menu will not let me select boot ...
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