ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

Forgot my password and spam

On the topic this month about security and password, the discussion of lost passwords come to mind today. When you need to reset your password on your website, the most

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WebDev: Password Best Practice

Based on my article earlier today about Password Reset Tips for Businesses, this article is about the responsibilities and best practices of web developers. The Security versus Convenience paradigm is

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Password Tips for Businesses

This year Microsoft made a very public statement about how they’re fundamentally changing how passwords will work in Microsoft Windows 10 moving forward. Most significant is that they’re dropping the

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Hashed Passwords

Something making a lot of news in the papers recently is compromised usernames and passwords. This has been seen from companies such as LinkedIn, Yahoo and DropBox. In some of

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Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

What is it? This is a utility to reset the password of any user that has a valid (local) account on your Windows NT/2k/XP/Vista/Win7 etc system. You do not need

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Technology Policies/User Passwords

It is the general policy that the IT staff does not need to know the individual user passwords and will take every effort to ensure that we do not keep

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Enable automatic logon to Windows 2000/XP

This registry edit will enable you to configure your computer to automatically logon to a specific account after booting. Of course you want to use this with care as it

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Recovery procedure to recover from a lost Password or User Name for an APC UPS

Recovery procedure to recover from a lost Password or User Name for an APC UPS system 1. Select a serial port at the computer to be used for a terminal-emulation

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Microsoft Strong Passwords

Just a reminder about passwords for clients where we have enabled “Passwords must meet complexity requirements”. I received a call today from another tech needing help, and here are the

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Wyse terminal running VNC

The majority of Wyse Thin Clients run a version of VNC to permit remote administrators to interact with the otherwise Thin operating system. This is important since traditional remote control

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