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Q: Set BIOS passwords remotely

To satisfy one of our new security requirements, I have to install BIOS passwords on 2300 network clients. Anyone know of a simple way to touch BIOS settings over the wire? I really don't want to have to visit each of these machines. Vast majority of my network are Dell/Microsoft clients.

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I'm currently looking for a way to change all of our Laptop & Workstation (Approx 250+ machines) BIOS passwords using a remote tool if possible. The majority of laptops are Latitude and the workstations OptiPlex although most of the laptops have BitLocker activated.
We also use Empirum software to push out software if this would be of any help.

I have been looking around and into using the Dell Client Configuration Utility and also the OpenManage tool although I'm not too sure if they would work for us due to us using BitLocker.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

A:Changing BIOS Passwords Remotely

i'm afraid we cannot help with password on our forum
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My PC (running Windows XP) has been behaving badly for some weeks (very slow, difficulty accessing the internet). I use Trend PcCillin (which I keep religiously up to date). My PC has been resetting the date to 2001 which has interfered with the updates from Windows - don't know how long that's been going on but have now fully updated. Due to a fluke (accidentally mis-typed my own user name), I called PayPal's tech support and during the conversation the tech mentioned that I had logged in daily for the last ten days or so in the early hours of the morning and then logged back out about a minute later. No transactions were made. Feels creepy and I assume I have major problems on my PC - stolen passwords? I am logged on here using my very inadequate laptop because I am afraid to let my PC access the internet.

I have software on my PC that is very old and I no longer have access to the discs, so I really don't want to lose it if I can work around it.

I don't know what to do ... Can anyone help?


A:Has someone accessed my PC remotely and stolen my passwords?

I would definitely terminate the Paypal account and notify your bank if you bank onlineWe will do some scans and clean you up, but depending on how bad you've been compromised you might consider reinstalling your operating system-------------------------------------------------------------------------------The process of cleaning your computer may require temporarily disabliling some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the dri... Read more

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Hi, how can i upgrade BIOS version of ThinkCentre M remotely. Could you please inform me? 

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I have roughly 100 M920q's that I want to set up with an identical BIOS config. Whilst I could do them all manually, this will take a significant amount of time.I looked at the Lenovo BIOS Config Tool, but this doesn't seem to apply settings from the config files to any of the several machine models I tried.I then went to look at the Windows BIOS Setting tool. The first tool; SRWIN.exe (& x64 version) errors out with the followingStartService Error: 5
CreateFile Error: 2
Unable to get bios driver handle.The second tool CFGWIN.exe (& x64 version) works but doesn't provide the same level of functionality as the first tool.Please, could someone help me out, as I don't want to have to manually set ~100 PCs.

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Hello, we've quite a few Thin Clients and they are doing a good job. But i need to change some BIOS settings. Is there a way I can remotely change BIOS settings on the T520's? Or do I have to visit each machine  and manualy change them? Thanks for your help!  Kind regardsturnitoffandon

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I have some strong IT Background and had a career in the IT Field installing networks for the past 3 years.  That being said this problem has me completely stumped and I have no clue how to reconfigure this machine back to normal. 
  It appears that the Virus or Malware is embedded within the high ram.  Performing memory dumps, pulling the RAM and CMOS for 24 - 36 hours,  has yielded no different results.  I have tried the following in addition:
Mem Wipe software utilities
Reinstall Windows via Windows 7 Home Disk (purchased from a retail store)
Reinstall Windows via USB Drive containing Windows 7 Pro
Reinstall Windows from a completely different image created using Norton Ghost (base image was Sysprep for any random machine)
Reinstall Windows from another unique image created with Acronis (base image was also sysprepped for any machine)
Used Motherboard CD to reinstall drivers each time. 
Machine has Norton 360 on it. 
Used WipeDrive CD to clear HD of all data and attempted to reinstall windows.
The last bit of info - What I am experiencing on this machine is also affected any device plugged into my network.  I have a kindle (HD 7), windows phone (Nokia Lumi 1020), and 3 Windows Desktops.
These all show the same symptoms. 
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A:LocalBox for home use is remotely manipulated via Bios and BCDedit changes

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Looking for password to get into BIOS to run floppy drive.
My computer will only boot from "C"

A:BIOS passwords for Award BIOS

The password was created by whoever owns the computer. Talk to them.

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Hi guys,

I had a BIOS password on my laptop which I have successfully disabled however I am still asked for another password before the computer fully boots. I have gone back into the BIOS and notice I have a Supervisor and User password both with a status of 'SET' does anyone know how to disable these. The only password I want to have to input is the password at the Windows logon screen.

If it's required I have Windows Vista Home Premium, Acer Aspire 8395.

Thanks in advance!

A:BIOS Passwords

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pls help,  bios password for compaq CQ58. code 85654554.  thanks

A:bios passwords

@pendeza? Enter     30732590 Regards, DP-K

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for some reason my bios locked and i cant unlock it and i tried every thing from taking out the cmos battery to entering backdoor passwords and still nothing can someone please help me thank you

A:bios passwords

Welcome to TSF....

Sorry no help here for anything to do with passwords.

Password rule at TSF....

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I unfortunately made a BIOS password for who knows what reason and of course forgot what it is having written down the password wrong.

I want to test an XPSP2.ISO CD that I put together from help files at Microsoft to see if it's bootable only I need to access the BIOS to change startup to start from a CD.

However, this stupid password is standing in the way. And I have know idea what it is.

So, how can I change it? I take it that involves going to the regedit.exe files.

Only, I don't know how to find the BIOS Password files there?

Anyone? Thanks.


A:Bios Passwords?

The BIOS password is basically hardware related and has nothing to do with Windows whatsoever.

Hang loose. I will ask the mods for assistance for you

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I have been given for personal use a laptop from work which was used by a previous employee.
The Windows Vista Business passwords have been lost.
Both the BIOS and the HDD passwords have been set and are known. My intention is to remove Vista and install a brand new and legally bought W XP SP3 but I need to get into the bios bit to set the machine to boot off of a cd. The Function F2 and F12 keys don't work (tapping rapidly while Windows loads) as the machine simply asks for the bios and HDD passwords every time. I enter these correctly and am presented with the screen with the users' icons and subsequent request for user passwords.
The machine is a quite expensive Satellite Pro and it's a pity to dump it so any help will be seriously appreciated.

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If the Bios password is known, remove it when you are in there & you can set the boot device at the same time!

What prevents you from doing that?

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I am trying to upgradelaptops for AARP Taxaide. Iposted earlier and got the password for one computer, but it didn't work on the others that I have. The error codes for the other 5 computers I am upgrading are: 8142567472001517615721295669816690961984 Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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A:More lost BIOS passwords

Hi, Please go to the following site to generate one-by-one               https://bios-pw.org/ Regards.

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I forgot my bios password, I did 3 wrong passwords, and disable system appears [I 63507159] laptop that I have HP 15-af131dx, how to reset password? I need help, thank you


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A:Need help, i forgot bios passwords

Hi, Enter  72465199 Regards, DP-K

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Ok, I wasnt really sure where to put this topic, i was hoping somebody could help me out.

At my college they recently changed all the computers and replaced them with new ones, i took one of the old ones off their hands for them cos i wanted to have a messabout with it. The PC is configured to run on the college network so i need to format it, because its configured for this purpose its pretty hard to do anything with it. The Bios has a password (which nobody seems to know) and i can't log on cos i dont know the admin password for the PC itself. So i want to re-format it, and id like to know how to get around the bios password if thats possible.

Also can i just insert a format disk and format it like any other pc?

Sorry im not that good at computers
Any comments are welcome


A:Resetting Bios Passwords?

Turn off the computer, and disconnect it from the mains.

Now open up the computer, and remove the cmos battery for a few minutes.

The battery is about the size of a nickle.

Be sure to only hold the battery by it`s edges, and not top and bottom, as this can discharge the battery.

Replace the battery, the cmos should now be reset to the default settings, and the bios password should now have been removed.

You will need to go into the bios in order to reset the confguration.

If you download the free Everest programme. It will give you lots of info about the system. You can get the programme from HERE

This will allow you to identifiy most of the system components, so that you can for example search online for a mobo manual etc.

Once you can get into the computer you will be able to format the hdd just like any other.

Regards Howard :grinthumb

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Quite a few people come for help to bypass their BIOS passwords, and today I came across a list of "backdoor" passwords that apparently work. It can be found here:
http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/reference/biosp.htm. I have not tried it, so I don't know if it really does work, but I thought it was worth posting.

A:List of default BIOS passwords

Good work mate.

This will save a heck of a lot of questions.



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HelloI brought a used T450s on ebay to use it here in Switzerland. It is a US-Modell with US-Keyboard and a too small SSD. After upgrading the SSD and replaced the Keyboard with a CH-DE Version, none of my Passwords will be accepted in the BIOS anymore. I replaced the Keyboard to the US-Version, but same Issue. I have the luck, that I set the Fingerprint scanner as "Power-On"-Password, so I can use the Thinkpad. But I simply cant change or delete these Passwords in the BIOS (even after the newest Update). I know what I set for Passwords for sure, the worked every time. Without the Fingerprint sensor I could put away my T450s. Does anybody knows how to clear all Passwords in the BIOS (even if TPM, and all the other settings will be cleared at the same time)? Many thanks in advance!Robert

A:Clear all Passwords in BIOS on T450s

hi rjet, i had a similar problem on asus notebook 2 years ago: your original password (for example) 1234ZYHC generated with US keyboard can easily become (for example) 1693YZLC if typed with CH-DE keyboard. so i would first open notepad and type the exact password - if something is wrong, you have to try to type all characters untill you find the exact ones.

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I have forgotten my BIOS password on my Asus N61JQ notebook and I want to recover it without removing the casing, since it is going to void the warranty. How can I reset the BIOS or crack the password? Is there specialized software for this purpose ? Any help is appreciated.

P.S: I am able to boot in Windows. The password protects the BIOS settings.

A:Forgotten BIOS Supervisor Passwords

Welcome to Seven Forums. Take a look at this link and see if it will help you. Clearing the Bios or CMOS Password

You can also scroll down to the very bottom and find software that may help.

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Hello there,
I have a Inspiron 640m (same as e1405), and I've set a BIOS password like two years ago when I bought the machine. Now I wanted to change something, and I can't remember the password. Now it is true that I'm a morron myself for setting a password and then forgetting it, but to actually be forced to pay Dell another 36 bucks just to get access to my own machine seems kind of wrong.
So up until now I didn't have many problems with Dell. There were some issues when it shipped, but I didn't expect much for the price, and Dell has willingly replaced my broken keyboard while the machine was still under warranty.
But charging money for giving out Master passwords really makes me scratch my head. What is the point of that policy? Am I going to buy a Dell again when I know that even for such a small matter, Dell will charge me if I'm not under warranty anymore? I guess not. There's nothing broken on my lap top, there's nothing to replace. No, there isn't even a software problem or any other problem that Dell would have to solve. I just want control over my own device, and I don't have it because of this policy.
In any case, I find it very disturbing that Dell is charging me for this. Oh, and if it *really* was such a workload that the managers upstairs had to decide to start charging morrons like me to give out Master passwords, then why not simply set up a web interface for registered customers to retrieve the master pa... Read more

A:Making money with BIOS passwords?

Lose the last key to your house;  would you expect a locksmith to replace the locks and keys for free?

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Hello. Firts sorry for my english  (im from poland) second : greetings every one.So i want to buy few laptops from a company, but all of them have BIOS password. All are from returnings and all have some parts missing or something. I want repair them and sell it. Where i can contact to remove the passwords ? I have 5 elitebooks for start. I know i need to take a picture of UUID but i dont know what site i need to login (or e-mail?) to make request for software. Cheers.

A:Where to contact to remove BIOS passwords

Hi,Here is the list of how to get in contact with HP worldwide: http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html Hope it helps,David

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This is my first post and i hope someone can help. I am running an old windows XP laptop and recently i noticed i had been locked out of many functions normally assigned to my profile, mainly admin tasks such as install, add new profiles, system restore etc.

At first i ignored it until Advanced System Care was taken away as i didn't have admin privileges required to run it.

I went into profiles and noticed that the admin profile had been deleted (but can be seen via dos on the system) including password. My dos pathway has been changed from C:\ to C:\My documents\ Jon and won't turn back making it very hard to re format via dos.

I though about a system restore - no joy no admin privileges tried a clean install with windows 7 - no joy as BIOS is set to boot from HDD first. Tried to access bios [to reset to boot from CD 1st] - password changed (tried bios320, and various backdoor password for Phoenix bios, including the dos hack -o 71 2ff etc. ) nothing nadda bios still password locked.

I then noticed that many system files had been deleted - can't access system info through accessories as it gone - and the dos systeminfo [not sure if this is the exact command, but it;s the dos command you use to find bios OS] command reports an error along the lines of file not found.

Fairly sure ive been hacked or hit by a virus (daughter uses laptop to play Thai gaming sites)

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A:Bios and Administrative Passwords Hacked

Hi and welcome to TSF

There is nothing we can do to help with passwords/hacks info, it is against our forum rules. Sorry:



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This laptop was purchased about 3 years ago by my nephew through an employee program and given to me. I recently tried to install a different version of Ubuntu than the one I had previously been using and about 3/4 of the way through the process "hung" and would not complete.  Now, when I try to access the boot options and the bios I am asked for a password. My passwords do not work. I have tried tapping enter 3 times to get the code mentioned in other posts of this nature but just get an "authentication failed" message.  Is there anything that can be done to get my laptop back to working order? Barbara

A:Failed installation of Ubuntu. My passwords for Bios and boo...

Hello @Nabashalam, We are sorry as there is no master password or generator for EliteBooks or ProBooks. HP Business Notebooks such as Probooks  or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models infact they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial Number and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case.  Please Contact HP Business Notebook support they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.                                    When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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urgent technical need. read the title. do you know the answer? what is it?


A:are Dell Inspiron 1300 BIOS passwords HPA or not?¿?¿?

I am not sure if you still need an answer to this or not, but if you are ...

If you are referring to a Hidden Protected Area on the hard drive, then no, the BIOS passwords are not stored there. They are stored in the firmware on the motherboard itself.

If this is not what you were asking just let me know and I'll see if I can find out.
Dell Customer Advocate

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I decided to put 2 new SSDs into one of my ThinkPads (T430s).  After setting the User+Master HD passwords in the BIOS, it seems as though the boot-up process only regonizes the passwords after the 1st restart after setting a password on the drives but return the 'X' after that.  Oddly, both passwords are recognized within the BIOS UEFI settings themselves.  So I've set, reset, returned to default, etc. the BIOS settings but it will not regonize either the User nor Master passwords during boot-up despite regonizing both just fine in the BIOS settings. I've had many different hard drives in the T430s over the years, and have never had any issue, but I'm not quite understanding how the BIOS itself can regonize the passwords just fine - allowing me to remove them and set them again - but when entering them during the actual boot processes, I get the 'X', and it does not matter whether I use the User password or the Master password after hitting the F1 key. Mind you this is for BOTH drives, not just the primary drive.  Both passwords are entered correctly, too.  I even changed them to the lowest character limit available and like before, the passwords are accepted only after the 1st reboot after initially setting them, but they are not recognized any time after. There have been no changes to the device other than the swap to the X300s, and the latest UEFI BIOS flash a few weeks ago (no problems there). Anyone encounter this before? ... Read more

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Hey, I've set by accident passwords in bios for disk, bios and user. And now I have to type it everytime when I'm turning on my laptop. I know these passwords. Is it possible to turn them off? I cant see any options in bios. any help?

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the BIOS that was shipped with my 510-15ISK (0XCN35WW) has a bug with hdd passwords... here's how to trigger it and how to work around it: 1) set a password from BIOS on the main harddrive2) power off, remove the DVD unit and install a SSD in that slot3) power back on, go in BIOS -> Security menu... discover that you can no longer set a password for HDDs or even remove/change existing passwords. apparently this situation where the laptop has 2 storage devices installed, one with password protection and one without causes a weird situation for the bios menu where it DISABLES all hdd-password related functions. my guess is that their logic goes something like this:- if hdd password is already set then disable the "set hdd passwords" menu. /endif- if hdd password not set then disable the "change master password" and "change user password" menus. /endif Normally, with a single HDD/SSD device connected, that logic works ok.... but with two storage devices the problem with this logic is that both menus will become disabled if one HDD/SSD has a password defined and the other storage device has no password defined. my work-around solution for this bug is:1) power off the system2) grab a screwdriver and remove temporarily one of the storage devices3) power on the system again and go in BIOS Security setup - define (or remove) the passwords for the device that you intend to configure. Save settings & reboot, press F2 to enter BIOS Setup again and leave i... Read more

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Hey all,

I bought a used Toughbook CF-45 from the original owner (with paperwork, lest anyone go "sure! uh-huh...").

She retired it from use as an insurance agent 4 years ago, and can remember neither the Admin nor the BIOS password her son placed on it at that time.

I realize this is an old, slow laptop, and paid accordingly.
I can't find the CMOS battery, although I've taken off everything I can get to without major surgery. Not apparent under keyboard, or in any of the bottom compartments once battery & HDD are removed.

Anyone have a suggestion besides send it to PANASONIC for over $100+ shipping? (Please, no "expensive boat anchor" or doorstop comments).

Thanks in advance!

A:Purchased Used Laptop, Locked W/admin & Bios Passwords...

Unfortunately, to answer your question would be a violation of our 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.

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I purchased this laptop through an auction my Nephew's company holds when they upgrade their computers about 3 years ago. I downloaded Ubuntu 15.04 on it which worked great. Recently I decided to try a different version of Ubuntu (Lubuntu) instead of just upgrading to 16.04. After 6 months I decided I did not like it and tried to go back to regular Ubuntu, upgrading to 16.04.  During the installation, the process got hung up about 3/4 of the way through and refused to go any farther so I shut the system down and downloaded another USB copy of the U 16.04 OS from a different computer. When I tried to install the OS I was confronted with a request for passwords. The passwords I had on the machine would not work for the bios, the boot options or anything else. Have I turned my nice laptop into a big paperweight? Thank you in advance for any help you can give me. UncleWiggily195

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I have "user+master" as status to hard disk 1 password and consequently, to edit BIOS settings. I know both but only seem to be able to enter one at a time and therefore do not have access to full BIOS edit options. How can I fix this issue please? Thank you. 

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Saw bios menu for changing keys, passwords but none for secure erase.Not sure how to execute safely and could find no instructions. Read several warnings about using passwords in bios.  Some warn once activated password cannot be deactivated without removing battery or a dangerous method performed on the circuit board.  Yoga 13 battery cannot be removed. Cannot find simple secure erase technique.  Articles warned of being locked out because of password and security settings. Discussions about using a sata verus usb to boot and execute. any guidance?  

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Saw bios menu for changing keys, passwords but none for secure erase.Not sure how to execute safely and could find no instructions. Read several warnings about using passwords in bios.  Some warn once activated password cannot be deactivated without removing battery or a dangerous method performed on the circuit board.  Yoga 13 battery cannot be removed. Cannot find simple secure erase technique.  Articles warned of being locked out because of password and security settings. Discussions about using a sata verus usb to boot and execute. any guidance?  

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Can anyone help me ive got myself into a pickle. I have to create a database using ms access 2000 for a uni project and while experimenting have put on workgroups and a database password. Now there is no way i can copy the db to a cd (for my teacher). ive tried opening the database in execlusive but its says that i have not got the needed permissions and to ask my adminstr. Any idea's?

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My Mozilla Firefox Password manager now has no saved passwords in it. I don't recall doing anything that caused it but do I have any hope of recovering? I've tried "un-hiding files" in Control panel but no help. Any suggestions . . . Please!

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I'm not sure if this is possible but it can't hurt to ask. At work I need to access our sites with multiple user names and passwords. I use the remember password feature so that I don't have to keep track of them all. However, for one of the sites all the usernames and passwords were just changed. I know to clear passwords I go to Tools>Internet Options>Content>Auto-Complete and clear the passwords. Is there a way to remove only particular usernames/passwords without clearing everything out?

A:Remove only certain passwords from "Remember passwords"

Protected Storage PassView can do that.

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Got a new router to replace my old Linksys BEFW11S4. This one is a Netgear WGR614.

Before, I would forward port 5900 to then I would use my Internet IP Address with VNC Viewer from a Remote Location to access it.

Even when I forward the port to my current IP addy now ( ) it refuses to access it from a remote location ( I just get a timeout error )

Anyone have any clue why?


A:Why Can't I VNC Remotely?

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Just started a new job and my coworkers thought it would be funny to somehow remotely access my computer and jack with me while I'm trying to work. IE. typing messages on my screen, moving my mouse, turning caps lock on, etc. I'm not sure exactly how they're doing it. I've checked the event viewer and do not see any remote connections being made in the application or security section. I made the mistake of leaving my computer unlocked and came back to find a rather disgusting desktop background had been set. I'm guessing they might have installed a backdoor program. We use VNC to remotely connect to the workstations on the network, but those connections would show up in the event viewer. I haven't had a chance to check any of the other remote viewer settings on my PC yet, but wanted to get some ideas before diving into it. Thanks for any tips you guys could provide me. Jonathan

A:Being accessed remotely

Should also add that I'm running windows 7.

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I have a home network of several PCs and also have tightVNC installed on a few so i can 'remote' connect to them on my LAN. Is there a way to do this remotely? I know about things like crosslink and remote access on XP pro, but i want to be able to connect without needing any input from the target computer. The only thing I can think of is to do remote access to my 1 XP pro machine and from there connect to the others on my LAN, but that would probably be really laggy as it would be a tunnel in a tunnel. Are there any programs that will let me connect to my IP and my LAN? Preferably without installing anything as I may use computers that I can't install things to or make major changes to the network settings. Thanks!

A:connecting remotely to LAN

I use UltraVNC when I'm traveling to link back to two systems in my office. I'm not clear on "not installing anything", what exactly do you mean?

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Hi I'm Using A NetBox (WiFi) With My Brother And He Always Say That He can Harm My Computer And He Can Delete Anything He want .......
Can U tell Me The Best Way to stop This

A:hacking Remotely

Do you have a strong password set on your computer that he doesn't know?

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I have a Windows XP computer that needs to remotely connect to the office which has a Windows 7 computer. The office has a router provided by the internet service provider. I was able to network them when they were in the same office, but now the office has moved and the Windows XP computer needs to be able to access the Windows 7 computer about 1 mile or so away.
Any help will be appreciated.

A:Connect Remotely


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Hey guys, I have a win 2003 OS (server) connected to a couple win xp computers. I know I can use the shutdown /r /m \\computername command to reboot the xp computers, but what if they blue screen, but I can still ping them (shutdown /r won't work in this case). Is there any other way to remotely reboot the xp computers?

A:how to remotely reboot

If you set Startup and Recovery to restart on system failure you shouldn't have any issues. Don't know what to do if the system hangs. You pretty much gotta go over there and press the power button if that happens.

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I need to get a list of all users from the "Documents and Settings" folder, only problem is that there is 40/50 + users that log on to a machine, is there an easier way to do this rather than copying and pasting? I was thinking, if possible i could just open up CMD prompt and do a "CD" command to the Documents and Settings folder and just do a "dir" and it will list them and i cant copy and paste the whole list rather than individually, is this possible to do for a remote pc? If not, is there an easier way of doing it?


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New here.
My home computer runs Win XP. My office computer runs Win 7.
I would like to access my home computer from my office computer and vice versa.
I have set up Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) on both computers according to the instructions given in the Help pages for both operating systems.
I have added RDC as an exception to the Windows firewall on both machines.
In both cases the computers are connected to the internet via a broadband modem and a common ISP. In both cases a WIFI router is also employed to make laptop connections available.
The RDC works fine whilst within the WIFI environment. In other words I can connect locally to both Host computers using a laptop as a Client so I have every reason to believe that I have set up the RDC correctly.
But I cannot access the computers remotely. I can't see the computer names, I can't see their IP addresses, I tried pinging them and it timed out.
I feel that it has to be something to do with the settings for the modem provided by the ISP. I can access the modems setup using a browser and 192,168.1.1. Various help sites suggest a special port number (3389?) but I can't find anywhere in the modem setups to be able to use that port number.
I have tried asking the ISP for help but now (5 days later) there is no response from them.
Does anyone have any ideas that might help me please?

A:Remotely accessing via RDC

See if this helps:

When you are connecting to the host computer from outside it's local network, you would use the WAN IP and not the local IP address. The Wide Area Network IP can be found by using a site like www.whatismyip.com whilst browsing on the host computer. E.g. Use the RDP to connect to the WAN IP and not the local.

You should then forward port TCP 3389 to the local IP address in the router (and possibly the modem too)

This will RDP connect to your remote network "outside IP" and your remote network will then "hand off' the RDP connection to the "local IP."

Some modems/routers call port forwarding "Virtual Servers"

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