Password Archive

How to reset MySQL root password on Linux

It’s a pretty common situation when you lost your MySQL root password. In earlier versions there was a possibility to open my.cnf file and get the password. But in our situation it’s not that easy. Anyway, we can stop MySQL service, then start with certain key, reset password and

How to Recover Lost or Forgotten Password for MS Access

Hello guys! Today we are going to show you how to recover lost or forgotten password for MS Access database file (*.MDB). There are a lot of tools that can help you to recover lost password, but if you don’t want to risk your data being corrupted, you should

Changing expired password via RDS in Windows Server 2012

This article shows how remote users themselves can change their expired passwords through RDP-connection to the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) farm on Windows 2012/2012 R2. Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are enabled using a default authentication mechanism known as NLA or Network Level Authentication that does not allow

I Forgot my iPhone Passcode. What Now?

If you’ve forgotten the PIN on your iPhone or iPad and haven’t set up Touch ID, the only thing you can do to regain access to your device is to reset it. Unfortunately, this means losing everything you’ve stored on it, although you can restore from backups if you

Password Managers – What They’re Good For And How to Use Them

We all know the “right” way to create and use passwords, but very few of us actually follow the guidelines. It’s important to come up with passwords which are hard (if not impossible) to guess, using lots of characters of different kinds; also, once you have this strong password,

Change Password in Office 365 via Powershell

These are instructions on how to manually change a password for an account in 365 via Windows Powershell. This is the only way to set a password specifically to something you want. Otherwise, when you reset a password through the Exchange Admin Center, it will randomly choose one for

Belkin Bug with a Blank Password saying “Current Password is Invalid”

There seems to be a bug with some of Belkin’s Routers where you have a default blank password, you go to try and change it, and it says “Current Password is Invalid.” Follow the steps below on one way we fixed this. In our example we are on a

Password Protect your PDF Document with Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional

We get this question a lot from users who already have Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional and are curious about how to password protect their PDF document. Follow the short and easy tutorial below. Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional Step 1 Launch Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, if you haven’t already. Then