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  2. Password cracking - Wikipedia

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    The purpose of password cracking might be to help a user recover a forgotten password (due to the fact that installing an entirely new password would involve System Administration privileges), to gain unauthorized access to a system, or to act as a preventive measure whereby system administrators check for easily crackable passwords. On a file ...

  3. Wikipedia:Contributing to Wikipedia - Wikipedia

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    Our purpose is to create a web-based, free content encyclopedia of all branches of knowledge, in an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation.The goal of a Wikipedia article is to create a comprehensive and neutrally written summary of existing mainstream knowledge about a topic.

  4. Wi-Fi - Wikipedia

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    Wi-Fi (/ ˈ w aɪ f aɪ /) is a family of wireless network protocols, based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards, which are commonly used for local area networking of devices and Internet access, allowing nearby digital devices to exchange data by radio waves.

  5. Wikipedia:10,000 most common passwords - Wikipedia

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    Usually passwords are not tried one-by-one against a system's secure server online; instead a hacker might manage to gain access to a shadowed password file protected by a one-way encryption algorithm, then test each entry in a file like this to see whether its encrypted form matches what the server has on record. The passwords may then be ...

  6. Help:Directory - Wikipedia

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    Password – explains how to change your personal password. Reverting – explains how to roll back edits. Searching – explains how to use Wikipedia more effectively. Section – explains how to edit just portions of a page. Talk pages – explains the basics of what to do on talk pages. Students – explains the basics for students.

  7. Microsoft Word - Wikipedia

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    Microsoft Word is a word processing software developed by Microsoft.It was first released on October 25, 1983, under the name Multi-Tool Word for Xenix systems. Subsequent versions were later written for several other platforms including: IBM PCs running DOS (1983), Apple Macintosh running the Classic Mac OS (1985), AT&T UNIX PC (1985), Atari ST (1988), OS/2 (1989), Microsoft Windows (1989 ...

  8. Help:Getting started - Wikipedia

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    There is the Help Menu and Help Directory for a listing of help related pages.; Wikipedia:Directory: a descriptive list of Wikipedia's directories and indexes.; Wikipedia:FAQ: a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

  9. Microsoft PowerPoint - Wikipedia

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    History Creation at Forethought (1984–1987) PowerPoint was created by Robert Gaskins and Dennis Austin at a software startup in Silicon Valley named Forethought, Inc. Forethought had been founded in 1983 to create an integrated environment and applications for future personal computers that would provide a graphical user interface, but it had run into difficulties requiring a "restart" and ...