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Problem finding user id and password

Q: Problem finding user id and password

My niece's machine - generic ordered online.

Started a couple of days ago. Trying to open either IE or FF browsers were a very faint image - unable to access anything online. Thought of restoring an image using the Macrium boot disk, but the "boot" image on the screen lacked all restore information.
She called Verizon tech support and he told her the modem (FIOS is unavailabe) was bad and sent a router. I connected it, but got the same results.
Finally, I decided to try reinstalling Win7 - did not see the install disk . Disconnected the original C: drive and jumped another in its place - the disk began loading and all looked good until I to the page that asked for user name and password. She had misplaced the original info.
Calling verizon I got a "tech support", after having an hour trying to understand him and try his efforts to get the machine setup, I gave up.
My question; are ISPs required to give one his/her user id and password when requested? If not, the only alternative is to change ISPs.

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A: Problem finding user id and password

I assume this PC works fine, other than that you can't get online with it?

Re Verizon support: you say "I gave up".


Was there a language barrier and you literally could not understand him due to his lack of English language skills?

Was he possibly competent in English, but could not explain how to pour water out of a boot?

Was he possibly competent in English and gave possibly accurate information, but you couldn't follow it for some reason? If so, what was that reason?

Or did he appear to be unwilling to provide instructions as if he feared you were unauthorized and trying to break into someone else's account?

Is your only problem the lack of user ID and password? That is, if you had them, would you know how to resolve your problem?

Is Verizon the only game in town?

More info needed.

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My aunt has an old 1.2 GHertz computer with Windows XP installed. She only use it for email purposes, but she hasnt logged on in for ages. She forgot the login password. Is there anyway that I can reset it or manually change it?

A:Finding a User's Password

Is she the Administrator? If she isn't then does she remember the password when first setting it up? if she uses the Welcome Screen, when it loads press CTRL+ALT+DELETE twice in a row. then type Administrator for the user name and try the password, or there might not be a password set up for it. other than that there is no way to reset a password in XP, on mac you just put the install disk in.

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My grandmother was recently hacked and she changed all her passwords herself (yay!). However she did not write down her new local user account password for her laptop.

I tried downloading OPHCrack, I burned it as an ISO file and put it on a DVD-R(only thing I had on hand) and i changed the boot order on her BIOS menu to had the DVD drive as the first priority. It does not run....I hear the disk drive moving, or spinning but the program does not run. Are there any other options or do I have to do a complete system restore to bypass this? Also if that is what I have to do how do I do that without being in her control panel?

A:Old Problem New User- Forgot Local User Account Password

Hello there "hater",are you sure you downloaded the right OPHcrack version?It should be the one that is intended to be used on,not the one being used to download and be burned on.Try imgburn,never failed me to create bootable CDs or DVDs.

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Im comp savy enough to identify my problem im just unsure how to fix it. Here it is...

I run 2 machines 1 is an intel and the other an AMD, well call the Intel machine comp1 and the AMD machine comp2. Just recently my AMD board craped out (it was old, pretty sure one of the caps are blown but thats another problem).
There is stuff I had saved on comp2 that i want. comp2 required a password to log onto winxp pro. The stuff I want access too on comp2 was saved to a few different desktop folders.

I took the hard drive from comp2 and put it into comp1, also winxp pro. To access the files i want i open my computer, select the HD from comp2, clicky documents and settings, Select the user(which was pass word protected) and bam get hit with access is denied.

The problem I believe is since that user name is passworded I can not access it from the current OS im booted on. Since comp1 and comp2 are totally different I cant simply boot comp2's OS and copy the files over, also since comp2's OS isnt bootable I cannot simply switch users while being logged onto comp1's OS.

I dont have the time to fix comp2's mobo atm nor do I have the money to purchase another one. My best guess is to open comp2's HD, go to the windows folder>system32 and try and set up that user to not need a password or to allow guests to change the files. I have only had time to just begin playing with it since I am busy with a new job. Any Ideas or quick directions would be great

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A:Advanced User Password Problem

Just a quick update of some things I have tried before i head to bed.

-Tried using admin tools from comp2's windows folder, Changed the password for account to nothing and it didnt work

-Tried using xcopy to copy the directory in cmd, still nothing

-Attempted to give guests admin privies with admin tools from comp2's windows folder. Still the access is denied.

-Attempted to use move in cmd to change the directory, again nothing access is denied'

Im not sure if there is sometype of editor i can use to delete that user acount with out losing all the things saved to the docume~1 folder?

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Hi. As if everybody else's password problems weren't bad enough...

My XP got badly currupted, so I moved the hard drive to a healthy computer so I could save my documents before rebuilding. The problem is that the user account folders, containing everything I want to save, are locked, and I can't get a prompt for the passwords (I know them) because this is now an E drive and the OS on it isn't doing anything.

Thank you for any help you might be able to give!


A:User Account Password Problem w/ Twist

This MS article might help...........


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I won Dell XPS L501x and I have Bios problem :
supervisor password is : Clear
user password is : Set
HDD Password is : Clear
Password on boot : Disabled
Computrace status : Disabled
How to remove user password ?
My bios is :  A08

A:Bios User password Problem XPS L501X

If you don't have the password, you'll need to call Dell support.  Be prepared with your ownership details and if the system warranty has expired, with a credit card to pay for the support call.

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I'm running 8.1 on a laptop and a desktop. I have admin accounts setup on both, associated with my primary windows/live/outlook/ whatever-they're-calling-it this week account. I've set up Standard User Accounts on each machine associated with an alias. I can log-in to outlook from either account with the same password, but I can't log-in to either machine using the Standard User Account with that password. Any help getting this setup working would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Hi, I've been experiencing some problems with trying to assign a password to my accounts. I have been googeling for a while now, but I haven't found a solution yet. And it's quite a strange issue, so here's my story:

A while ago my laptop screen was broken, so I had to send it in for repair. That took a pretty long time, and it had to be sent back twice because of bad repairs. Anyways, when I got it back, there was no more password on my users (I have 2 users, both administrators, guest account disabled). I am 100% certain however, that there were passwords on them before I had the screen repaired. The shop I returned it to hadn't repaired it themselves, but had sent it to a supplier. The shop said that maybe they had to re´nstall it or something, which I found a bit strange because the only problem was with my screen, but I wasn't going to make a fuss out of it because it had taken long enough and everything seemed in order with my screen, and all my data etc seemed to be there, so everything seemed fine. Now, to the password issues. Whatever you type in on both accounts (nothing, the old password, anything at all), it will log in no problem at all.

First, I tried to put in a password while logged in on my own account. In the control panel, it appears that there would be no password, because when I try to set a password, there are only 2 spaces to put the "new password" and "confirm new password", but no space to put the o... Read more

A:Strange Vista user password problem

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My operating system is Windows XP, Home Edition. My problem is as follows: My daughter's user account is password protected and for some reason won't recognize the correct password. I have attempted, under her account and under the administrative account, to change the password and also delete it, but the attempted changes are ineffective. I tried making the changes under safe mode, but her account, for some reason, doesn't even appear when I go to User Accounts via the control panel. I considered just transferring her music and photos and setting up a new account. But, her photos are privacy protected so the account won't let me do that.

A:Solved: User account password problem

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Hi folks, I have a T480, running 1.16 BIOS and an FDE enabled drive. If I set user+master password for FDE, then assuming I'm in BIOS setup, I can use master password to specify a new user password. That's great. However, I still need to the user FDE password to get into to BIOS setup in the first place. Even with a supervisor password set on the BIOS, the entry process is F1 > user FDE pass > supervisor pass. This seems to completely negate the benefit of having a master FDE password. Imagine user forgets their FDE password, or is hit by a bus, etc. Administrator should, in posession of master FDE password and supervisor password, be able to access BIOS and change user password. I have observed threads such as: - https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/BIOS-disc-user-password-lost-X270-ssd/m-p/379... and another thread (cannot find it now) that advises pulling the drive in order to only need the supervisor password to access setup. I don't quite understand this interaction. From my perspective, something broken about the password management. Has anybody encountered any solutions for the above scenario?

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as part of my job, I have to sign into certain sites using a user name and password. Normally, this is no problem. Today, when I enter the user name and password, the sine in page just resets and shows up as if I had not entered the user name or password at all. It makes me start over again.

When I attempt to sine in from another computer, using the exact same user name and password, it works just fine. I am really stumped. I can access other web sites from this computer, just not some of these sites that I have to user the user name and password.

Any ideas
Confused in Wisconsin

A:Solved: problem with signing into sites with user name and password

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i can't finish the setup process. i'm trying to create a "standard" account, but when i go to create a password for it, no matter how many characters and no matter how complex (uppercase, lowercase, numbers, etc) it will absolutely not accept anything as a password (and i am copying/pasting the password from notepad, so it is being typed correctly).

i checked all the secpol 'password policies', and there don't seem to be any interfering requirements.

i attached a screenshot, if it helps.

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it's weird but I can't change the password of a domain user when I'm logged on a domain pc with Windows 8.

I'm sure that the password mets the requirements (I also tested here https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/security/pc-security/password-checker.aspx ), in fact if I change it from a domain controller I can do it without any problem.

But if I try to set the same on Win 8 I can't, the system tell me that the password doesn't meet the minimum requirements.
I also examined the event viewer but seems that the system didn't record any event related to.

Some suggestion about to solve it?

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Today, there were numerous short power outages in my area.  About 7 over 20 minute period.  Tried to start windows 7 pro and would not start.  Automatic diagnostics could not fix the issue.  I declined system restore and did hard reboot instead. 
Windows 7 pro loaded but asked me for a password.  I did not have a password set up.  Before, when promoted for a password to perform changes, the screen would display my user name (Dell T7500) and a blank password field. Pressing enter with that blank password field allowed for changes as administrator.
I don't think that I had to enter user name and password to get in after Windows loaded before.  Now I do.  Again, no password was set for the only user.  I am now presented with a user login screen for user Dell T7500.  Now when I hit enter with a blank password field I get message that says user or password incorrect.  No other user is set up and no password should be required for user Dell T7500.
Perhaps the auto startup diagnostics routine and the subsequent windows diagnostics caused this issue.
I hate to take the thing apart and cancel bios/cmos passwords by taking out the module and not sure that is what is needed.  I think I need password help at the OS level.  Help!
Dell T7500 workstation
Windows 7 Professional

A:Dell T7500 workstation user login password problem

Hello wacomaco2 and Happy New Year to you, 

Please review the Tutorials at the top of the Windows7 Forum area, and attempt to use the Start in Safe Mode Tutorial first.
You seem to have internet there, so use the Windows7 with Networking section if you can. Also try and update your Antivirus and Antimalware programs in Safe Mode.
Let us know how you go.
Edited for a Typo..

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HELP PLEASE,im trying to connect my Samsung HT-BD1252 Blu-ray Home Cinema 5.1 to my pc wirelessly,ive got as far as the blu ray player finding the pc but asks for a user and then password for login and everything ive tried is wrong,tried it with a laptp as well and same,anyone else had this problem and importantly has anyone got a solution to it,thanks.

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Fully up to date Vista Home Premium 32bit.

I lock computer by pressing WinKey+L or just wait few minutes and it start screensaver and lock itself. The problem exists ONLY when screen saver is running (tried third party screensavers and ones that were built in by Microsoft - no difference).

If ScreenSaver is running and I physically press turn off button on system unit, my computer exit screensaver, bring applications that are running to the front of screen, and lets me to work with them while Vista attempt to shut computer off. To make the matter worse, it almost always bring dialog about waiting for some applications more time or cancel shut down attempt. If I cancel it - i get full access to previously locked session without entering user name or password....
Could it be that this problem just my system specific?(not likely)

A:Security problem: gaining full Vista access without entering password or user name

Could someone reproduce it?

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For security reasons, Microsoft does not allow parents (computer administrators) to check on, maintain, adjust or otherwise enter their kids' (limited users) XP profiles without either resetting their passwords or waiting for them to come home and being confrontational about it.

Ideally I would like to be able to log on to a limited user account from my administrator account without tampering with anyone's passwords-resetting them or otherwise. Actually, I have little interest in the (step) kids' personal life and stuff. Alternately, perhaps you may help me with my ultimate goal: limiting screensaver activity:

My arrogant and belligerant teenage stepson likes to customize the family room to his tastes rather that leave it to the generic unbiased interest of the family in general. Latest, he has designed his "my pictures" screensaver somehow to override cmos settings to illustrate various pictures of himself for unlimited time rather than allow cmos or windows to shut off the monitor after periods of inactivity. Typically he would prefer to be confrontational about it, fight and argue over the issue stressing out his depressed mom in the process; I do not want to fight-I just want my monitor to go off after a while of non-use and not be kept on by XP. Sorry about all the disfunctional family issues I had to mention for background. It is hard dealing with an aggressive controlling kid. Obviously most of the time the computer is left on his profile but... Read more

A:Find or Bypass XP Limited User Password W/out Reset or Adjust User Screensaver

looks like you have no choice in resetting passwords, who's house is it anyway???

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In A domain environment when i rest a user password from active directory users and computers he is unable to login to Windows with new password. He is configured to login through wifi And we are using single sign on in the wifi settings. This issue is only affecting few users. connection to company wifi network is authenticated through 802.1x. so we manualy create a wifi profile for 802.1x .

At the dual login screen the new credentials (we are using active directory credentials for wifi since it's 802.1x) are entered. First it spits an error that unable to connect to wifi. Then windows spits an error of invalid user name or password.

If we enter the old credentials at login in both wifi access and windows access we are able to login to Windows (it logs in with Cached credentials) but I it obviously is unable to connect to wifi network.

The user is a member of wifi group so he has access to wifi and he can access wifi through his iPhone.

Also another observation is that if I login with his Cached credentials and configure a wifi profile /connection using his new (reseted password) password windows spits an error that cannot connect to the network.

So the core issue is that after reseting his password from active directory users and computers he cannot connect to wifi through windows.

The workaround that currently I do is i login with his Cached credentials to Windows and then i use my own credentials to configure wifi connecti... Read more

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Hi all,

We are having a real issue with local profiles / user profile service on our domain.
Our staff accounts are using local profiles. When a staff member changes their password something is happening to their profiles on the machines that their local profile is stored. When they try to login the machine is getting stuck at "Please wait for
the user profile service....". It never continues, we have left for 30 mins or more and it doesn't continue.

We are currently having to use delprof2 to remove their profiles from ALL machines they have previously logged into which is a lot of hassle. 

We first noticed this issue when we upgraded our workstations from windows 7 to windows 8. 
I was hoping that upgrading to windows 8.1 would fix the issue but sadly it doesn't. This is causing us major hassle on our domain.

It only affects people with local profiles... our students use mandatory profiles and they are not affected.

Our DCs are 2012 R2. 

I have trawled google but cannot find any information on this. At our yearly microsoft meeting i asked our regional account manager and he couldn't believe the issue. He had never heard anything like this before.

From the event log, the only thing i can see is that it is not finishing the load of the user profile. 
Under user profile service events it shows this:

Event 1: Recieved user logon notification on session 2.
Event 2: Registry file C:\Users\USERNAME\ntuser.dat is loaded at ... Read more

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dont know user account control password AND no administrator user so i cant download/install anything, cant update, and i cant change any settings someone please help PLUS i just got this computer iv read some other entrys where people had the same problem as me they said to do a system reboot in safemode but i dont know how. can someone help me? thank you

A:dont know user account control password and no administrator user

after the bios loads but before windows start to load hit f8 and you get your windows boot options.

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On a windows xp computer, I tried the trick of logging in as the "SYSTEM" user. I found a setting that allowed me to see (and modify) all the users, including "LOCAL SERVICE" and "SYSTEM". Now I want to find it on a windows 7 computer but I don't know how. I simply can't remember how I got to the settings in xp.
NOTE: by user management tool, I do not mean the user accounts page in control panel.

A:Need help finding user management tool.

Do you mean the hidden Windows Administrator account?  If so please see this: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/enable-disable-windows-administrator-account/

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There have been several attacks on people in another forum that I visit and I'm trying to do some detective work to see if the poster is a regular poster under a different name. How would I go about this? I figured if I could trace the IP address it would give me some idea... Any other ideas?

A:Finding an IP address of a forum user (not this one!)

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I found a APC BACK-UPS 500, model #BK500MUS, in the office I'm working at, and naturally the user manual has been lost for it. I checked APC's website and even called up their tech support, who kindly linked me to the user manual page. However, the BK500 they have on their site is not the same as mine. The manual they provided is for the CS version of the BK500, but mine is not the tower version.

I've included some pictures of the model I have in the faint hope that someone here may know where to find the manual, or already has one in their possession and can send me a copy:

If anyone can find a copy of the user manual for this UPS please let me know!

A:Need Help Finding APC BACK-UPS User Manual

I just wanted to conclude that I found the user manual, and I'm marking this thread as solved!

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We have a remote user using windows 7 pro 32 bit and  cisco vpn on his laptop.
The remote user is prompted to change his password while he is connected to the domain during the vpn session.  He follows the prompts to the change the password.
When he performs the following Ctlr+Alt+Del, selects lock, and now tries to unlocks the laptop with the new password he  receives the message of 
?The trust relationship  between this workstation and the primary domain failed?
In order to get into the laptop   the remote user restarts the laptop and uses the old password with his domain username.
Even though he is vpn into the network  the remote user  is unable to gain access to any network resources since domain password was changed.
VPN password and domain password are different.  The Cisco VPN username/password account is keep on the ASA.  The domain username/password is keep on a Microsoft server. 

Does anybody know how to get the changed domain password onto the laptop while VPN?

Thank YOU!

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My hp pavilion 23 all in one desktop computer is asking for a startup password which I've never had set up. It won't let me restart my computer or go onto my desktop until I put a reset password in. I have no idea what a startup password is let alone how to fine one for it. How do I fix this?

A:Need help finding out a start up password.

Tatoodcupcake1 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about needing to recover your Win10 password and wanted to help.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try: HP PCs - How to Recover Your Forgotten Password (Windows 10) | HP« Customer SupportGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================

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Hi! I need some help. I changed my password, while in a fight with the BF, and yes, I misspelled it twice...I really don't know how I did that. I have gotten back into my machine with the guest profile, but I'd really, really like to be able to log in as the admin again. I did everything on my machine as the admin. I'm just trying to figure out how to get back in that way. It seems that nothing I've found can figure this thing out. I've tried dozens of times to log in and have frozen myself out. I'm at my wits end!!!! Can anyone help?? Thanks in advance!

A:Need help finding my password in the registry

Welcome to TSG!

It is against the rules of TSG to offer assistance with lost/forgotten passwords.

All I can say is, try and 'misspell' your password again.

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Hello, is anyone in the same boat as me? Windows 8 is so vastly different from previous operating systems that I find it hard to transition to it. Any shortcuts or pointers would be appreciated. Right now I just want to take the computer back to the store and ask them to put Win 7 on it.

A:Old Windows User Finding it Hard to Transition

Chandenee, don't feel alone. I felt like a deer in the headlights myself when I got my new Windows 8 laptop. I don't need touch and tiles.

Here is a good place to go to find out how to get it looking like 7: Start Menu - Restore in Windows 8[1]=Taskbar%20Start%20Screen

And welcome to the forum!

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Hi All,
I have to find the disk utilization as per user using powershell.
I can do this with UI like -:
1) Right Click on This PC.

2) Go to properties from drop down and go to advanced settings

3) Click on User profile's setting then we can see the users and there usage.
Now I want to do this programmatically.
I've requirement like if a particular user usage is more than 2GB space then he should get automatic email trigger.
How can we do this with powershell?


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I have a HP 17-f020us 17.3-Inch Touchscreen Laptop with window 8. I dont what to have to remove the battery to do this. Way to much for me to try to do. I would like to know how to do it through the Bios.
Thank you,

A:How do i remove/disable my Bios Password "i know my user password

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when I go to 'My Network Places' and click on another computer, it prompts me to type in a password in which I do not remember setting and therefore I do not know, only recently has this happened

I want to access and or change the passwords on the Lan with administrator access rights

If you all dont know thanks for reading this anyway

oh yeah:

all computer Windows XP Home Edition
wireless LAN TCP/IP network

and if you are anyone wants to give me help in Command Prompt form that is fine


A:Changing and finding a password for LAN access

well I seemed to have fixed my own problem,

it must have been just the posting of the problem on the network that caused me to find the answer, thanks anyway

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I Have a Dell XPS M170 and i recently had it cleaned but in the process the tech did something and now it shows a white screen with grey bars and is asking for a bios password i was wondering if anyone would happen to know this password or how to get rid of it, i called dell but my warranty is no good no more. the tag number is # FTVD291-595B

A:Finding DELL Bios Password

OOPS. We didn't post in the correct forum OR check the FAQs:


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We don't support this kind of thing!

A:Finding someones hotmail password

I'm posting as temp. admin in the absence of the Administrator AcaCandy.

As Bassetman stated, we don't support this type of activity, which is a serious offense.

You should review the forum rules before asking this type of question here again.

Other Illegal Activities - As you might expect, we don't want anything illegal going on here. Users cannot post hacks, cracks, pirated software, or anything of the like. Furthermore, we do not allow instructions on how to complete illegal activities, such as pirating. Please don't ask for advise on using illegal software, as it will be removed.

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I have misplaced a password protected word document. I've ran a detailed search, but I can't find it. I presume it is because it is password protected (I tried to search for a file that I knew the location of that was protected and my computer couldn't find it).

A:Finding a lost password protected document

Although we won't help you crack the password, start by searching all .doc and .docx files. Search all possible drives and even .bak files.

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forgot password for Linksys WRT54G2 and can't connect wife's new Ipad; i'm not real popular at the moment. went on cisco site and they gave a technique where you input IP address and a screen is supposed to pop up with a "wireless" tab, then give access to another tab where you can view your pw.

I do this and there are something like eight tabs but none titled "wireless" and no tabs beneath any of the prime tabs.

Any suggestions?

BTW, if I reset it entirely do I have to reset each of the computers now hooked up to it?

A:Finding wireless access password Linksys WRT54G2

Which password? The connection password or the one to log onto the router? Either way, you'll probably have to reset the router. We can't help with passwords.

You won't need to change anything on the other computers if you use the same security protocol, but you will need to input the new password for them to connect.

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Evertime I run it MBAM it comes back with a couple infections 1)c:\WINDOWS\system32\KgursnD.dll (Backdoor.PcClient) -> Delete on reboot. 2):\WINDOWS\system32\KgursnD.dll (Backdoor.PcClient) -> Delete on reboot.
c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\PCIDump.sys (Password.Stealer) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by HP_Administrator at 13:40:28.35 on Tue 03/22/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.503.71 [GMT -7:00]
AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *Enabled/Outdated* {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
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A:mbam keeps finding backdoor pc client &password stealer


Apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.
If you have since resolved the original problem you were having would appreciate you letting us know If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

Before we can continue, please post a fresh DDS log back here. If you have log of mbam scan then I would like to see it too!

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Humble apologies if question asked/answered before.

Running Win 7 64bit all updates etc, anyway have never used passwords (sole user ), so booted up computer this morning and woila there it was, wanting "user name" & "Password", never been set up for one so how can I input something that wasn't set up, a bloody nuisance, that's why I love computers, just when you get complacent, it throws a spanner in the works, your thoughts as always most appreciated.

A:Sole user never had a User Name or Password!

Hello Peter,

Since it's wanting you to enter both your user name and password instead of just password, then you might see if using step 2 and 8 in Option One of the tutorial below may help with this. Log On with User Name and Password
Afterwards, if it's still not automatically logging into your account at startup, then the tutorial below can sort that for you. Since you do not have a password, you would just leave the password fields empty. Log On Automatically at Startup
Hope this helps.

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I have a user who has this issue: laptop computer running win7 connected to the corporate network. Using active directory. User account is in AD. The user types in username/password.
Gets the message ?user name or password is incorrect?. User can attempt 5 or 6 times, gets the same message. User is absolutely sure he is using correct credentials. (I have his creds and have done it myself). Can reboot the computer and it may then allow
him to login. Or he may get the same message. User can go to a different computer in the office. Same results. Or, this different computer may let him login multiple times, but will ultimately get the same results. I have tried on newly imaged computer with
the same results. We have checked and he is not logged into any other device anywhere. (he has an iPad with company e-mail) and what is somewhat odd (well, other than the whole event) is he is able to get his company e-mail on the iPad, no problem.

Any suggestions?

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I created a task that would open up myspace every morning of everyday.
It works properly and everything is fine on that aspect.
I have grown tired of it, and would like to delete it.
The problem is... I cant find it anywhere...
Vista's task library does not display my user created task, nor does it display in any of the pre-defined task folders already inside Vista's library..


A:Finding User Created Tasks "Vista Task manager"

You don't want the Task Manager, you want the Task Scheduler.

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I recently changed my password and I've forgot it. Previously I've used F8 when I boot then safe mode w/net and it bypassed my user password screen but now it's not working. Any info would be great

A:User password

Have you Tried NT Recovery Offline?

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I have a sony Vaio and i have no rescue disk and can't login to my windows. Please tell me how to change my user id and password in dos mode

A:User ID & Password

I am pretty sure it is against this websites policy to give out any info on changing a password in windows without actually doing it the proper way.

Sorry about this inconvenience

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I have an E-machine 733I which I have not used in awhile. Tried to log on (log on to windows with user name bar first line and password line on second bar) comes up saying, The system could not log you on. I've tried every password I could think of upwards and downwards. Nothing. I have reboot discs but i can't use if operating system is not running to any commands. Please help.


Welcome To TSG....

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.

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i need to get around a user password on a laptop for an employee that was let go. any help?

A:getting around a user password

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I am using someone else's PC to post this question. I am not able to get on to my computer. My user name and password does not work anymore.When I try to log on, it says that I have not usee the correct user name and password. Nothing has been changed.. I have Windows XP.Help!!

A:User name and Password

You can find the utility [Mod Edit: link removed] very useful. Once run you can see the accounts on your computer and reset thier passwords. You need a jump drive, floppy disk or a cd to boot from.

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i like to set up a user name and password so people can,t use my wireless what will happen is that they have to enter a user name and a password before it let them sufe the internet

A:user name password

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when they start, the windows xp from virtual PC
2007 asking me to put ie user What can
I do?

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I have an admin account and a user account for the kids. How do I stop them changing the password for their user account. They just go into user accounts and change the password and can lock me out of their account.

Cheers Ray

A:User changes password

Currently, I am at work, and cannot view this page, but it might help you!

Again, if it's nowhere near relevant, I aplogize hah

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