# What was the old and new password?

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A man worked at a high security institution. The man tried to log into his computer and the computer denied the password. He then remembered that the passwords to the computers were reset every month for security reasons. He called his boss for his new password.

The man said, “Boss, my old password is out of date.”

The boss said, “Yes, it is. The new password is different, but if you listen closely you will be able to figure out the new one. Your new password has the same amount of letters as the old one, and four of the letters are the same.”

The man then logged into his computer with no trouble.
What was the old and new password?

posted May 5, 2014

Old password is out of date and the new password is different and the condition both should contain 4 letters common is satisfied.

answer May 6, 2014 by anonymous

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A man worked for a high-security institution, and one day he went in to work only to find that he could not log in to his computer terminal. His password wouldn't work. Then he remembered that the passwords are reset every month for security purposes. So he went to his boss and they had this conversation:
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Man: "Thanks boss."
With that, he went and correctly logged into his station.

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