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Offline muktidata

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I'm locked out!
« on: December 22, 2012, 11:22:52 PM »
My hotmail account was hacked awhile back and I'm unable to recover it. The password is saved on my MAC, but not my Windows hard drive. I have forgotten my password so I cannot log on using any other computer than my MAC hard drive. If I try to reset it on here, I need access to my email. How can I reset my password without having access to my email?
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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2012, 02:09:55 AM »
Have you tried going to your account settings here and changing the email address? 

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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2012, 08:46:18 AM »
Need your password for that.  :lol
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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2012, 09:03:22 AM »
Depending on how it is saved on your mac you might be able to recover it from there. Firefox for example stores your saved passwords in a file in the security tools if I remember correctly.


Personally I write all my passwords down in a paper notebook I keep next to the PC. No chance anyone can hack that.

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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2012, 09:15:28 AM »
PM me your new email address, I'll enter it in.

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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2012, 12:52:24 PM »
Wait, this could be a phishing scam.  Shouldn't we have him prove that he really is muktidata, and not someone trying to steal his minmaxboards account for nefarious puropses?
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Actually, while the above was meant largely in jest, it might be prudent if his account is tied to his OpenID - that's actually used elsewhere.
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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2012, 01:04:43 PM »
Wait, this could be a phishing scam.  Shouldn't we have him prove that he really is muktidata, and not someone trying to steal his minmaxboards account for nefarious puropses?
Yeah, how about we send him an email to check? :P

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Re: I'm locked out!
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2012, 09:22:39 AM »
How about one of the BG's, DragonSnack, or SDK ask me a question that only I would know?
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