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I post to the newsgroups with hotmail.  Now they are asking me for a pass
word (which I can't remember, no surprise there)  They want to send me a
password change by e-mail.  The only account listed is my hotmail account.
Now the question is how do I get the new pass word if I can't access the
account?

Nana  .......................I have written down me other pass words, but I
can't find the hotmail one:-(



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You may have to register for another acct. - even if only to get past
this bugaboo
(and in the future, keep a copy of your passwords someplace...  ;-)

Keep thinking though; the old pw may still come to you.  BTDT

Doc

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You may have to register for another acct. - even if only to get past
this bugaboo
(and in the future, keep a copy of your passwords someplace...  ;-)

Keep thinking though; the old pw may still come to you.  BTDT

Doc

Thanks Doc.  I will open another account. I will write the pass word down in
my password book.

Nana



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I've just done this with Google. They had a little sign-in space with my
hotmail addy and space for a password which I couldn't remember. There
was a place to press if you had forgotten your password. When I clicked
it I got an e-mail from Google with an address to click on. When I went
there I had to enter my new password twice and then I was in.

Would yours be a similar request?

Sally at the Seaside ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~uk
http://picasaweb.google.com/SallySeaside



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YUP!!  Thanks Sally.  I fits & farts with & some how I got there.  I must
remember to tell it to remember me!

Nana


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What a silly bore passwords are.  The only time someone tried to break into
something of my own that required a password, my daughter and niece were
able to get it on the first try.
    I'm thinking any mildly bright 4th grader wouldn't even pause at hacking
into something that required a password.
    So.  Anyhow.
    When a tedious webmaster demands that I have a password I write it on a
file folder sticky label and tape it down on the little slidey shelf that my
keyboard sits on.  No way to treat an elegant piece of furniture but it
works really well for the cheap computer table I have.  I have yet to have
to hunt the computer table. The disrespect of the computer shelf is really
even worse.  Its corners were lethal and cut me at every opportunity.  I
shielded the rascals with several layers of duct tape.
    DH announces that things worth doing must be done right.  I counter that
some things are not worth doing.  Phooey to passwords.  Polly

"NanaWilson" <> YUP!!  Thanks Sally.  I fits & farts with & some how I got
there.  I must
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I have so many passwords that I keep a list, and that's why I miss my
laptop with the fingerprint reader. Whenever a site asked for my
password all I had to do was pass my finger over the reader-thingy,
and bingo I was in. Did I say that I really MISS it?
Bonnie, in Middletown, VA



On Mon, 26 Jul 2010 20:11:45 +0100, Sally Swindells

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Kewl!  I never knew there was such a critter!  (I knew the technology
existed, but I wasn't aware anyone had incorporated it into laptops
[et al] so it could be used that way...)

Learn sumpin' every day 'round hyeah!

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If you use Firefox, there is a nice add-on called Sxipper which will
keep passwords and fill forms.

Diana - PA

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iirc, hotmail has you choose a question, then you answered it when you
signed up originally.
often something like name your high school or favourite philosopher.
who knows but they can give you that question for you to reply to, in order
to get your password.
tho how they get that to you....
maybe it just lets you into the account.
not really sure.
i wanted to get into my sons account but i have no idea who his favourite
philosopher was.
so i never did get to read thru any of his mail to see if there was a clue
there to the mystery. :/
j.

"NanaWilson"   wrote ...
I post to the newsgroups with hotmail.  Now they are asking me for a pass
word (which I can't remember, no surprise there)  They want to send me a
password change by e-mail.  The only account listed is my hotmail account.
Now the question is how do I get the new pass word if I can't access the
account?

Nana  .......................I have written down me other pass words, but I
can't find the hotmail one:-(




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