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Questions tagged [passwords]

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

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7zip - Password error in destination server

I created a 7zip archive encrypted with AES256 standard, and moved it to another server using a external hard disk. Before moving, I took the checksum using fciv. The archive is around 120 GB. In the ...
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Authentication token manipulation error for root password update

Without changing the password, I suddenly could not log into the centos 7 root account, while the system says the password is not correct. I have a user under sudoer group, so I did "sudo su" and ...
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Editing a .JET file in 7-ZIP is not saving to the archive

So, I'm trying to edit a .jet file as an archive. And every time I edit the files inside it, like every time I back out of Notepad++ to edit something else, it does not prompt me to update the archive ...
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database copy shell script including password with special characters

I am trying to create a shell script for a mysqldump (and mysql) operation where the password is stored directly in the script. The password contains special characters which need to be handled ...
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Windows 10 Password expiration for an individual user

This will change the password policy for all existing users: net accounts /maxpwage:30 I only want to change the password policy for the one user. How do I do that?
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Can I get around Acer BIOS password bug (suposed) with different model BIOS update?

while setting up linux to dual boot, I was required to set a supervisor password and surprise surprise I used my master password that I use for important things. However, when I needed to get back ...
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PowerQuery ODBC connection revokes password: due to auto-refresh?

I have a nice PowerQuery query that connects with ODBC to a database. Our passwords change every month. When I enter GetAndTransform to edit the query, that time of the month - even if I don't ...
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plink - Password change required but no TTY available

I have 1000 servers to work with, but today all the server passwords expired.  I regularly use plink (PuTTY) to connect with 1000 servers.  Today I got error “Password change required but no TTY ...
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Requesting the complete guide to lock down/password require windows 10 when inactive [closed]

My win 10 is set to start screen saver after 2 mins and put monitor to turn off monitor after 15 mins. Password is required on resume from screen saver. I want it to work for example incase I forgot ...
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Can plugins see your passwords if you don't save them to the browser?

I have a few plugins installed in google chrome, but I almost never save my passwords to google chrome. I almost always type them in every time. Can plugins only see your passwords if you type them in ...
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How can I change (not reset) another user's Windows password?

I'm trying to change the password of a local account on a non-domain Windows 10 PC. Logging in as the user to do the change is a poor solution because: Local login is denied for the account Entering ...
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client VPN keeps changing stored password after one use

I have a very long password to connect to VPN at work so I would like to store it in a client VPN that comes with Ubuntu and Fedora. I go to the client VPN settings > Identity and I put my password ...
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Specific password generator pattern — how to reproduce?

Some time ago I created a couple of passwords that turned out very useful for everyday use, the pattern is like this: LLL-NNN-LLL-NNN-LLL-NNN-LLL whereas LLL = lower or upper case letter with NNN =...
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win 10 screen lock password overridden when monitor auto sleep

My win 10 is set to start screen saver after 2 mins and put monitor to turn off monitor after 15 mins. Password is required on resume from screen saver. But the result I get if ignoring computer for ...
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HP 4540s Change Password using fingerprint [duplicate]

I'm trying to change my password on my HP Probook 4540s. But, I forgot the password I used. The only this I have here is the fingerprint. I can still login using fingerprint. But I want to change it ...
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Search KeePassXC for password?

I got a weird spam/ransom email claiming that I've been compromised by the leak of a password that I definitely recognize as one that I have used (it is an 8 character random string, so they didn't ...
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Acer Aspire 3 A315-31-C6D4 bios password

My laptop bios is locked with pass that i lost it...after I enter 3 different password, now is asking an unlock code or something, like in image:Enter unlock password key 2042932810 Someone please ...
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Hard restarted ECI router, still cannot login as admin

I tried to login to my ECI router at home as Admin, but it was with no success. So I did a Hard Reset to reset the passwords and settings for the router to default and I still was not able to login as ...
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What is the correct format of a postfix sasl password database map file?

It is possible to request postfix to fetch sasl login information for its relay server from a database. I then have this relay server fetch the very same login information. How do we format this ...
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What does this password script do? [closed]

Found this file on a unit at work... Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") PINGFlag = Not CBool(WshShell.run("ping contoso.com -n 1 " & vSystemIdentifier,0,True)) If PINGFlag = True ...
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Windows 10 still allows old password

Desktop with Windows 10 (at home). I changed my Windows password several days ago, restarted several times, and still both old and new passwords work. How to make Windows forget the old password?
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how can i send an attachment to an email address using a bat file without using my password? [closed]

here's what i want i have an gmail account( i don't mind having any other account if this will work ) and a file /folder and want to send it to my own email using a bat file without using my ...
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How to retrieve saved password of VPN on Windows 10?

I have a saved VPN on Windows 10 and I've forgotten its password. I need the password to log in to the site that provides my VPN (my university site, it doesn't have any "forgot" option). Windows 10 ...
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Where/How does Chrome store login credentials in macOS?

I swear I've seen this question thoroughly answered somewhere before but I couldn't find the answer I'm looking for... Chrome secures our saved passwords in the System.keychain, right? But when I ...
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How to use a batch script to zip files with unique passwords?

Good day. I was wondering if there is a way to write a batch script that converts files into password-encrypted zip folders (each zip folder will have a unique password)? I have seen several ...
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Windows 10 doesn't accept my password during system recovery

I made a system image of my laptop. I want to restore my system to the state of that image. I followed the procedure described online on many places (i.e. advanced restart --> trouble shoot --> ...
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Need to reset password. I can login the computer with fingerprint

Win 10. I forgot my password. I can still login the computer using fingerprint everyday ( I am typing this question using this computer now), but I need to find out my password in case. The current ...
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Password protecting a program without third party software with an encrypted password on windows 7 Enterprise?

Been testing it for a few days now and my original idea was to use a .bat file to ask for an input, the problem is that the password is not encrypted and therefore I can't use it as it is now. Found ...
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Login to chromebook using a local password?

I use a unique 64 character password for my google account, together with 2FA. I have a Chromebook as a secondary computer, but find it really difficult to use as you have to use your google ...
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Import passwords from Firefox to LastPass

All of my passwords are stored in Firefox. Now I want to start using LastPass, so naturally I want to import all passwords. For whatever reason, (a) Firefox doesn't present an option to export ...
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Creepy Unknown Guest User [closed]

I have two guest user accounts on my computer: one that is normal and one that is not supposed to be there. I didn't create it and it has a password that I don't know and I can't get into it or delete ...
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HDD/ATA password incorrect after system crash

Initial situation I have an Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro with Win 8.1 and 2 hard drives. mSATA Liteon SSD (256 GB) - operating system Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB - Data More than a year ago I set a password ...
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Remove Windows 10 password (after trying the guides) [closed]

I follow the guides to remove the password. It worked for half of year but recently it started to ask me for the password again. (I checked the guide again - it didn't change) The first screen that ...
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how to change hash::make with bcrypt in laravel?

I want make password hash with bcrypt no with hash::make, can someone help he how to make it? I have laravel default with hash::make function and want to change to bcrypt here a validation = 'name' ...
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how to change password on my Azure Windows 2012 R2 admin account

I log on to my Azure Windows 2012 R2 VM with Remote Desktop... THIS DIDN'T WORK: control panel > admin tools > Comp Mgmt > Users > my account > right-click > All Tasks > Set password: I get a scary ...
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Create a custom password complexity rule in group policy

Is it possible to create a custom password complexity policy in group policy? I'm not asking if you can enable password complexity, more that i'm asking how to change the default complexity?
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Error When Trying to Reset Password using macOS Recovery Mode

I haven't used my old MacBook Pro for a while and forgot its password. So I tried resetpassword using Recovery Mode, but this error is displayed when I enter the password of my Apple ID: "Couldn't ...
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Plink sudo rootsh send password

I want to automate some tasks on a server and i'm having some issue with sending the password for sudo. Scenario: linux server can ssh with local user ( I can send this user's password via plink) ...
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Script or command to check whether user used password to logon Windows machine [closed]

Is there a way to check whether a user uses a password to log in to his notebook vs. some other authentication method? I'd prefer to do this using a script. And maybe someone was using glpi.
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Cracking ZIP password from spanned volume

On October 10, 1997, I tried to free up some space on my hard-drive by off-loading them to floppy disks. I tried to reduce the number of disks required by using PKZIP to compress them. For some reason,...
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Is it possible for WinZip to not recognize passwords created with a different WinZip version?

I have a .zip file which came with a "supposedly" correct password to extract it. Yet neither 7-zip not my WinZip trial version recognize that password as correct. The same happens with password-...
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Win10: How to enable WiFi Direct and set the password?

Background: (please correct me if I my understanding is wrong) Wifi Direct is a new standard that enables two computer to talk directly to each user using Wifi. It differs from an ad-hoc Wifi network ...
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Will stealing private key allow hacker to login to server?

I am trying to understand how rsa public private key pairs work. Lets say there are two servers: Q and A. In order for Q to ssh into A, key pairs are generated without passphrase in Q and public key ...
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Windows 10 Password Protected Sharing

Does anyone know of a registry edit or a command that will disable password protected sharing?
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Import Chrome passwords to Firefox

Am I stupid or is there no way to import Chrome passwords to Firefox without using 3rd party software/service? I mean, it's such a silly little task. I don't want to use LastPass. I found how to ...
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Is it possible to retrieve chrome passwords from other domain?

We switched Windows domain at work and since then, Chrome is not showing me all my previously saved passwords under Manage Passwords. I opened the password DB under C:\Users\<MyUserName>\AppData\...
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How to change ppk password for Google Cloud Debian Linux server

Someone compromised my .ppk as well as the username and password. They don't have much CLI knowledge so they haven't done any damage yet, but I'm trying to figure out how to change the ssh password ...
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How do I switch from Windows Live login/password to local without Live password, but with Administrator access?

A friend recently passed away, and his wife asked me to gain access to his Windows laptop for which she doesn't know the password. When I try to guess the password, I get this error message: You ...
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Where does QuickBooks store the password?

I have tried to open QuickBooks Pro 2012 after several years (on a PC laptop, Windows 7), but I don't have the password. I received the license # and pin from QB, and did an uninstall then reinstall ...
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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 ...