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Q: Password-protected PDF Samples

Dear Users,
I am in need of a large amount of password protected PDFs (say 1000), so that I may tally the most commonly used passwords.
Does anyone know where I could find such a thing?
Any help would be much appreciated,

Preferred Solution: Password-protected PDF Samples

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A: Password-protected PDF Samples

How would this allow you to tally commonly used passwords?
There are plenty of reports online regarding commonly used passwords.

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Any idea, what are the passwords for malware samples on those webpages?

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A:What is the password for malware samples?

Malware samples downloaded from Malwr for example, are in .bin format if I remember well.
Just rename them to .exe, or in the native format as from the report (.js, doc, etc).
Which password do you mean?

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As above really. Trying to create a network for file sharing, as have upgraded the 'server' (part of a Workgroup, not a Domain) from WinXP to Win7 and experienced problems ever since. Ironically the problems haven't mainly been with sharing files between Win7 and WinXP systems, but between 2 Win7 systems.

I bought a new Win7 laptop and tried to connect it to the server, but it hasn't had Read/Write privileges over the files in the Win7 server. Entering a username and password to gain access to the servers folders has not been a problem, and as far as I know, opening files such as documents has not been a problem either. However, when trying to save an edited document, access is denied, and if I try to open an executable file (this is necessary for a node installation), it prompts me for a network password.

Every combination possible of username and password from the 2 systems (including '\' or 'SYSTEMNAME\' before the username) has not worked. I tried syncing the times which was apparently a previous problem, but to no avail. I am unable to access Local Security Policy, as the server is running off Home Premium. I have tried creating a new workgroup, removing and changing passwords, enabling guest access to the network through the Windows Resource Kit Command Shell, creating identical users on both computers, but nothing appears to have worked.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!

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I've read through pages and pages of search results for this, but they all seem to be between Win7 and XP, or something not quite the same as my problem.

Here at home we are all using Windows 7 (a mix of Home Premium and Ultimate). I have an HTPC which has all our DVDs on. This PC has a few shares so we can access our movies across the network.

I have set up the shares using the Sharing Wizard thing, and set 'Everyone' to Read/Write. I can verify the permissions for the shares in Advanced Sharing > Permissions, and see that 'Everyone' has full control.

In the Network and Sharing Center, the settings for sharing are as follows:Network discovery = ON
File and printer sharing = ON
Public folder sharing = OFF (no need for it)
Media streaming = ON (for WMP, Xbox)
Use 128-bit encryption = ON
Password protected sharing = OFF
Allow Windows to manage Homegroup connections = ON
I should point out after the last bullet point that we are not using a Homegroup.

So with all that as it is, whenever I try to connect to the HTPC shares from another computer, I still get prompted for a username and password, with the "X Invalid user name and password" message beneath the text boxes. I can, however, connect without a problem from my laptop, which has the same username and password as the admin account on the HTPC.

The strange thing now - if I type "anonymous" into the username box and try to connect, I get in. Everything then works as it should. So either all... Read more

A:Password protected sharing is OFF, still asked for username/password?

You might want to check that the time/date settings are correct on the HTPC. If they aren't correct on one of your machines it will give you a password prompt as you described.

Also under power options, make sure that it's not set to require a password when coming out of sleep state.

Go to Control Panel, then Power Options "look upper left side". Click "Require a password on wakeup".

Select the radio button "Don't Require a Password" and then Save Changes. Your done.

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The company I work for has a control room where they have to enter data into excel spreadsheets with lots of links and macros, so we password protected the sheet so that they could only manipulate the cells that they needed. Myself and 2 other employees have access to the spreadsheet. Someone changed the password and the person does not remember what they changed it to. Is there any way to reset the password?

A:Password protected sheet in excel and can't remember the password

Do you have a backup from before the password was changed?

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I have a zip file which contains txt files inside it but when I open it, it asks for the password but I have forgotten the password.
Can u please help me to solve this issue.
Please mail the solution to me REMOVED.

A:How to open a password protected zip file without password?

Sorry, if you had read the forum rules when you joined you would know we don't assist with bypassing passwords and that all help needs to stay in the forums.

You also shouldn't post your email address in any open forum, that's a good way to get your email on spammer's lists.

Additionally, depending on the type of encryption used int eh file it may not be possible.

Therefore I must close this thread.

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my dell laptop turns on but it goes to a screen that says it is protected by a password authentication system and ask for a password but it will not let you type in anything and after pushing enter 3 times it shuts down....went to www.dellsupport.com and I do not see this problem discussed anywhere. I have tried pushing the F2 and the F8 and it will not go off of that screen.

A:asking for password because it is protected by a password authentication system

You need to call Dell with verification of ownership -- they'll generate a master password for you.  There is a $60 suppot call charge unless you're in warranty.

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A while ago I made a compressed ZIP file and then made a password-protected ZIP inside that one. I forgot my password to it and I'm very curious what's all in there. Is there ANY way in???

A:Forgot my password to password protected ZIP file

Please read the rules concerning passwords.

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My old desktop motherboard kicked the bucket. I used XP Pro to have two login accounts on the PC, and I password protected "my login", the other user was not password protected. So I put the hard drive in my old desktop and it won't let me access my folder that is associated with the password login. Any ideas? It is my account "folder", so I have the password. But again it was only the login password through XP Pro...to login to the computer under my account, not some other type of security measure.


THANKS A LOT!!!!!!!!!!


A:how to access password protected folder when you have the password

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I'm currently trying to help our Network Admin out and I'm running into a problem. Hopefully someone here can help get me back on track. We're in the process of changing the passwords to all of our password protected files (mostly word xp and excel xp files). Most of the files have the same password and we need to set them to something more complex but the problem is that we have almost a thousand files that need changing. Is there anyway to do a mass password change on all the protected files or am I going to have to do it all manually??

thanks in advance!

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Hi  ashish,
The drive must be unlocked by the recovery password or recovery key. But you lost it and haven?t print the recovery information or save it anywhere. No any other method to help you.
I am sorry for that. I suggest you consult professional data recovery company.
Best regards,
Karen Hu

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So I've enabled password protected sharing for Windows 7 (for my first computer).

So now, when I used my second computer to access my first computer's shared files, it obviously prompted me with a password.
My question is, I don't know what's the username and password for that. I was wondering if someone can help me to find my username and password (or guide to reset this password) so my second computer can access the shared files with my first computer while preserving the password security.

A:How To Change The Password On "Password Protected File Sharing"

Use the username and password that you use when you log onto the first computer.

If that does not work, try
user = computername\user
password = password

...where computername = the name of the first computer.

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I've been using Kaspersky Anti-virus personal pro 5.0, i lost the other threat that i created acouple of days ago that is why i am creating a new one. Anyways, when it finishes scanning my whole computer, it says that
SPY-Search & Destroy

Password protected

, someone gave me a link to a website where it sort of helped me out. It was a link to help delete the problem where i've explained above, but when i tried to do the exact same thing that it said on the internet page, the program that i am using right now was totally diffrent from the example they were using on the web. IF someone can help me out with this problem detail by detail, i would really appreciate it . My computer is infeted with a virus and i just want to get rid of it before it DESTROYS my computer
again, i am using kaspersky anit-virus personal pro 5.0.


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Does anyone know how to access a password protected .rar file without the password?

A:Password protected

Ask the person who put the password on??

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I just installed Avast free edition on my computer and ran the first scan. It came up with 157 files it was unable to scan. I think maybe they are "password protected" files, because my old antivirus, Bitdefender was showing 103 "password protected" files a few days ago. I don't know what that means. Do I need to do anything? I took screenshots of the Avast program showing the files, in case they are needed.

A:Password protected?

The files may have been locked and protected so your AV, skipped them."Object is locked skipped" or "Access Denied" notations in an anti-virus/anti-malware scan are normal. Some files are permanently locked by the operating system or locked by running programs during use for protection, so scanners cannot access them. Files that are located in password-protected archives may also be locked or denied access. When the scanner finds such a file, it makes a note and then just skips to the next one. That explains why it shows as skipped" or "Access Denied" in certain anti-virus or anti-malware log scan reports. These skipped detections are seldom malware related so there is no need for concern.It is also not unusal for an anti-virus or anti-malware scanner to be suspicious of or encounter problems with some compressed, archived, .cab and packed files because they have difficulty reading what is inside them. These kind of files often are resistant to scanning (difficult to read) and they may even be ignored (skipped). This resistance may also result in some scanning engines to stall (hang) on these particular types of files. If the amount of files not scanned appear to be numerous, you can always try rescanning in "safe mode" which reduces the number of modules requesting files to only the essentials which make your computer functional. This in turn reduces the number of files that may be skipped due to protection by other running progra... Read more

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I am working on a project with Adobe Acrobat, I need to edit the PDFs, however the user before me encrypted and password protected the documents. Is there a program that can remove the password from PDF documents?

A:PDF Password protected

I expect you can do it ; however, I believe Adobe can get quite snippy if you tinker with their apps' security features.



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the other day i was on my laptop and then when i went to go on lastnight it was asking for a hdd password ?

i didnt set a hdd password

how do i get rid of the password ?

A:Hdd password protected

Ask the other people who use it, and please read the rules.

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My son put a password on the computer and now doesn't remember it. Any suggestions on how to gain access?

A:Password protected

It is against the policy of BleepingComputer to provide information on methods to reset or bypass the Administrator password. Though your question is most likely legitimate, there are others who may read this topic and use the information for less savory reasons. It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.If you have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message or an email. Thank you for your understanding.AndrewBleepingComputer Forums ModeratorReference: BleepingComputer Board Rules

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Is there a way to create a password protected CD?

The CD may AutoRun or not, but it should be unaccessible unless the right password is entered.

I have a Plextor 16x10x40x CD-RW. I use Nero 5.5 on Win98SE.

A:Password Protected CD - is it possible?

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While i was scanning my computer for viruses using Kaspersky Anti-Virus Pro 5.0, the program wouldn't let me delete some of the viruses. It said something like
Objects Events
Spybot-search & Destroy Password Protected
Aawsepersonal.exe Password protected

but the thing is that i never placed a password for any of these 2 programs :S, I've tried all the passwords i can think of and none of them worked.

Can someone please help me out, there are still some viruses left over from the scan i did and i want them out as soon as possible.

PLEASe and Thank you.

A:password protected ??

That is covered here:

But those files you list are not actually viruses.

"If you don't check the box for Do not ask for password when scanning objects, then it will stop the scan and ask for the password to password-protected files, such as the Recovery files that result from a Spybot Search & Destroy scan."

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I have obtained a Gygabite 5 ax mobo that has been password protected at the supervisor option in the BIOS it will not let me enter is there a way to delete it I have tried to clear the BIOS by the jumper but it did not work can anyone help

A:Password protected

Have you tried removing the battery?

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Hello everyone,
I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and there is a HDD password protect on it. Now my question is, how can you get around the password? When it starts up it tells me:

Broadcom UNDI PXE-2.1 v2.1.0
Copyright © 2000-2006 Broadcom Corporation
Copyright ©1997-2000 Intel Corporation
All rights reserved.
PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting Broadcom PXE ROM.
Operating System not found

I can't type anything at all.
I have a F2 twicw for setup or a F12 Boot Menu selection. If i do a CTL, ALT, Delete it restarts and does the same thing
The setup menu has a password on it also. If i do the boot menu it show:

Hard drive- Does the same as above.
USB storage- Same as above.
CD-ROM Drive- Same as above.
Removable devices- Same as above.
Broadcom PXE- Same as above.
Diagnostics- Tried this and it said nothing was wrong with the system.

Any info at all will be awesome!!

A:Password protected

Hello ss1417 and to BleepingComputer.Unfortunately, it is against BleepingComputer forum policy to provide instruction on circumventing any computer security measure. Wish we could help you more.~Blade

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Bought this Dell Laptop, off of someone. Yet it is password protected. And it isn't a Windows XP screen asking for the password of the user name. It's one of those DELL (system) screens asking for the password..How do I bypass this?

A:Password Protected

Unfortunately, per forum rules:No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.Topic closed

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Hi Everyone
got a problem with my dell it says it is protected by a password authenticated system?

Any Help Please!!

A:password protected

Hi alisean, unless you know the password, it's unlikely you're going to be able to access the computer...plus we're unable to help users bypass password issues:


You may not ask for assistance with any deemed illegal activities such as but NOT restricted to the following:-

software pirating


password cracking

keystroke recording software

assistance with accessing copyrighted software programs

Leeching on private or public WiFi/Broadband connections

Perhaps you could contact Dell to see if there's anything they could suggest?

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I have two old floppies that I protected with a password that I have since forgotten. Is there a way to circumvent the password?

A:password protected floppies

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Is it possible to password protect a file or folder? like is it possible to protect a picture? if so how do you do it please?


A:Password Protected Files

In XP pro with NTFS partition, right click the file, and click the Security tab.

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Hello. Looking for some advice please. Since I`ve had my Advent 2001 laptop for around five years (and still working well!) I always log in using an administrator password. Now I don`t actually need to have this activated because nobody else in my household uses my laptop (mum is 76 and has trouble returning her TV!) so what I wanted to ask was:

1. Should I get rid of using a password every time I want to use my internet/laptop? And if so, how do I disable it?
2. What would my screen then look like on boot up? Instead of a screen with a box to type in my password, would it just show the windows icons for me to click on/open?

I can`t remember if was asked to set this password up when I originally set up my laptop when new, but also can`t remember if it was optional or not, hence my asking about it now. I`d really just prefer to boot up and click on my windows symbol to connect to the internet rather than going through a password every time I log off. x

A:Administrator - password protected

Actually....I don`t think it`s easy to do after googling some answers and others have asked how to disable their windows password and can`t. It seems as though it was a default thing when the system was set up. I use windows 7 home premium. I might just keep it if it means messing up my laptop! If it was a matter of clicking a button to switch it on/off, simple. But I think it`s more of a settings nature and command prompts.

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I hope this is the right place for this. I would like to start a journal/diary. Is it possible to password protect it and if so where is the best place to have one, Word? Have a very happy New Year all!! Thanks Bastet

A:Solved: Password Protected


I've moved this to Buisness Applications for more response

Are you still wanting to do this? If so, take a look at this:




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Hey guys,

I am trying to get a networking issue between Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and Windows XP Pro resolved.

Here goes..

So I use advanced sharing in Windows XP and I am sharing one folder. I removed the "everyone" permission and added my current user name to the permissions list. I give this user full control. Now when I try to access this from Windows 7, it gives a permission error and I cannot get in. The folder shows up fine on Win 7 and I can ping machines back and forth. This is not a firewall problem for sure.

For testing purposes I removed the user in the permissions list on the XP share and I added "everyone." Then I go back to the Windows 7 pc to try and access the share and BAM... it works. Opens in a rapid fashion and all is well.

BUT. This is not secure. I want to be able to only allow certain users. When I remove the "everyone" permission and only add the current account name on the XP machine, I am making the share password protected. My xp machine has a user account that needs a password. When I access XP shares from other XP machines, it asks for a user and password to login. Ever since I brought one Windows 7 machine into the network, it gives me a permission error. I want Windows 7 to pop up the same dialogue box that wants a user name and password to access. I also should not need to have my XP and 7 windows have the same user name password.

Windows XP was a breeze.

Basically I want this: Make the s... Read more

A:Xp password protected sharing with win 7


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I was wondering how to make a folder password protected. I know that programs such as WinRAR make the files inside of the folder protected, but I want to know how to make a folder itself protected so I can just enter the password and can view all the files.

Can anybody tell me how?

A:Solved: Password Protected


You might like to check out the following article.


Hope it helps.


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Need to open a notepad document saved as a PDF which is suddenly saying it is now password protected. Using windows XP, don't know anything else about the system, and have never saved something as password protected. Please help!

A:Solved: password protected PDF

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hi, is there a way to create a password for the program to execute? in other words, when executing a program, it asks for a password in order for the software to execute.

thank you

A:password protected programs?

You can give this program a go

LockThis! Password Protect Any Running Application

It locks software from running and asks for a password. It is freeware as well.

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My old computer died a couple months ago, I have saved the hard drive and am now using it as a slave drive on a new computer . I have about 2 years of old files i had saved on that hard drive under a password protected profile that I am now unable to access. I have read that the only way to access this is with xp pro, I have xp home, can anyone help?

A:help w/password protected files.

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I have windows XP, and I was wondering if anyone can recomend a program for password protecting folders.

I share a computer with my family and I dont want them in my folders so I need to keep them out. I don't want to encrypt the files, just attach a password. The programs I got from Cnet.com all stink. I can password protect them. but after I put in the pass word I have to open the program up and set the password again, that is such a pain.

what I really want, is to be able to access the folder and close it out, and the next time I open the folder it will ask me for the password.

A:Password Protected Folders

Are you running XP Home or Pro?

In XP Home you can lock down your folders in your user account and you don't even need a password except for your logon. As far as locking down folders on your main hard drive (outside of Documents and Settings), I don't know.

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How do i password protect some folders on my desktop? I think you can do it but im not sure.

A:Solved: Password protected

Hello why94,

Here are a couple of websites that may help you.



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Yesternight I downloaded a rar file for a series from the CW COMIC BOOKS..
It's password protected.
Could you help me obtain its password to access it?
Would appreciate so much.
Am using a hp650 Laptop model running a Windows Ultimate OS...

A:Protected rar file password

no help for stealing here

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Hello All,

I just bought a PC with Windows 2000-Pro on it from a auction. When I start it up, the 2000 logo screen come on, then this pass-word window come up. I don't have the the option of "cancel" on this pass-word window.

The message says " The system could not log you on. Make sure name and domain name are correct, then type your password again. Letters must be typed using the correct case. Make sure the Caps Lock is not accidentally on."

I have tried taking the battery out for a hour or 2, then re-installing it back. I've went into " safe-mode"...."safe-mode with command prompt".........comes back to this password thing.

Does anybody know how to go about getting into this PC ?? Or without a "password" all together ??
Thanks in advance !!

P.S. I want to give this PC to my nephew before he starts school !!

A:Win 2000 Password Protected, How Do I ....??

There are two ways.

One is the obvious disk reformat.

Mod Edit: removed password removal advice

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Hi Guys,

If there is any way to open a password protected Word Document file?
Best regards.

A:Word Password Protected !!

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Hey Guys,

Just noticed a very weird behaviour. In Advanced Sharing Settings, when I select "Turn off password protected sharing" under 'Home or Work' it also turns it off under 'Public'. When I turn it back on under 'Public' it turns it on again under 'Home or Work'. This kind of defeats the point of having the setting under both network types :-) Has anyone else had this problem/found a solution?


A:Password Protected Sharing

Yes, Disable your guest account I'm guessing you set a password on this account?
Disable this, then you will be able to turn off password protect sharing on all.

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Is there away in WinXP to password protect a folder or a sub-directory of folders? Thanks.

A:Password Protected Folders


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I have Compaq PC model# SR523WM running vista 32-bit. I can't run another program or the password protection pops up, can't delete a program because password protection comes up. I'm signed in under another user(guest) but all I can do is very limited stuff it won't even allow me to update without a password just don't know what to do, I have other programs on a memory stick and external hard drive but I have no disc with win.7 or 8 on it, can you guys suggest something anything will be helpful

A:Given a computer that is password protected and I can't do anything HELP

Due to legislation in certain countries the only help we can provide to resetting user account passwords is found in this tutorial - Reset User Account Password

Hope This Helps,

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hello everyone

since lately i've been downloading e-books some of which came compressed in rar formats. when i try to extract them in folders winRAR asks for a password. is there anyway around this or am i stuck?

A:winrar password protected

It is against the policy of BleepingComputer to provide information on methods to reset or bypass the Administrator password. Though your question is most likely legitimate, there are others who may read this topic and use the information for less savory reasons. It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.If you have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message or an email. Thank you for your understanding.BleepingComputer Forums ModeratorReference: BleepingComputer Board Rules

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Hello again,
I was wondering if there is a way that I can make a folder on my desktop (for files and programs) that needs a password to be accessed?

A:password protected file

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How do I set my screensaver to be password protected in 2000? I have clicked the box to make it protected, but when the screensaver comes on it's by-passable and not password protected at all. Help? thanks!

A:Password protected screensaver

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Strange thing has happened to my computer over the past couple of days. Normally I have it set to password protect when it comes back from screen saver mode. The normal welcome screen would pop up I pick my user name and type in my password and it opened to my desk top.

Lately it is showing the single square computer locked screen when it comes out od screen saver, I type in my password and it opens to desk top.

I have looked and looked for a setting that has been changed and I have not found anything.

Has anyone ever run into this in the past?

XP Media Center
Gateway GT5014
2.82GHz 2.99 GB of RAM


A:Log on screen/Password Protected Looks Different

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I am in SERIOUS need of help. I have a computer with 2 harddrives, and I just re-installed windows on one of them. The other one is only used for data storage. I had a folder on the "data" hard drive which I password protected and which I could only access using my old administrator account.

I just re-installed windows and I cannot access the folder. I know the password, but I do not even get the option of entering it. How can I get the access back to the folder?!


A:Password Protected folder

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