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Windows - user must change password on next logon: “current password” and “new password” boxes do not appear

I have a SBS2011 domain and Windows 7 laptops. I created a user on the domain, set a temporary password and ticked the box to force the user to change password at next logon. Sit at the user's desk ...
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Reset windows 7 local admin password on encrypted drive [closed]

I have lost administrator password on a windows 7 laptop running bitlocker. I know bitlocker recovery password for this PC and can access BIOS setup. I need to reset administrator password without ...
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Domain users to reset their own NT password at Win7 login screen?

Is it possible for our Windows domain users to reset their own NT password at Windows 7 login screen? To clarify, we have a corporate network with lots of Windows 7 users. When they forget their ...
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Windows 7 Password Expiration Notification

Under Windows 7, when the time comes for a password change, the 'password expiring' balloon comes up in the lower right area, but it's a bit small. Does anyone know any tricks or tips to make this ...
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How can I run an application from a network share without prompting for Admin password?

I have a company internal application placed in a network shared folder on a Windows Server 2003 server. Users who need to access this folder have proper permissions in place and can list the ...
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How does the Task Scheduler save passwords on Windows 7?

If I save a password for a scheduled task, or in a service's logon credentials, is it safe? It seems to me that Windows saves this password encrypted somehow, but since Windows has to decipher it, so ...
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Administrator Local Console login fails after PW change using Remote Desktop on Windows 7

On a Windows 7 (x64) remote desktop session to a Windows 2003 SBS server I changed the password for the Domain administrator. After changing the password I tried to login as Administrator on the ...
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using git on DOS command line asks for password - but not when using TortoiseGit or gitBash

I would like to use the DOS command line to enter the command: git clone "git_path.git" myDir It asks me to enter a password which I would like to avoid. I usually use TortoiseGit to do all git ...
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Can I Make Password Change Reminders More Obvious

In Windows 7 and Windows 2008 is appears that Microsoft changed how users would be reminded about upcoming password expirations. In Windows XP the password expiration was very obvious. There was a ...
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Why windows 7, “wrong password ” takes long time?

Out of curiosity, why it takes way much time for windows 7 to show the failed login message for the wrong password instead it almost instantaneously lets you to login if the password is correct ? Is ...
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Unable to set the password in My SQL

I installed wamp in my windows 7 machine. While setting the root password in mysql , I got following error : C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.1.36\bin>mysql -u root ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for ...
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IIS Password Protection for PHP

How do i create a password protection for my whole iis website, which uses php for most of its sites? I put a web.config in the root folder, but that seemed to do nothing. What i want is a way to ...
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What would cause a domain user password change to take 30 minutes?

A few times over the last few months, users have complained about extremely long password change wait times. I can't find anything about this anywhere. Is there a common cause for something like ...
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Outlook 2007 always asks for a network password on Windows 7 Professional

Outlook 2007 always asks for a network password on Windows 7 Professional. Although, I have setup the network password cache in my user account! Any help??
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With no password expire notification at logon in Windows 7, how are you configuring password expire notification?

To my understanding, Windows 7 users do not receive password expiration notification during the logon process - it occurs strictly from the system tray. We currently have tray balloon notifications ...
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Windows 7 - store network password

Windows 7 keeps asking for a password every time I mount a webdav. I don't want to store a password in a .bat file because it's so insecure. Is there any way to force system store it? Manually ...