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  • Started 1 year ago by LeMarsMan
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LeMarsMan
Posts: 314

I use Win7. Passwords are starting to drive me crazy. Any recommendations for a password manager program?

Thanks

LM

Posted 1 year ago
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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

LeMasMan, Last Pass and it's free http://download.cnet.com/LastP.....89725.html

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Drizzle
Drizzle
Posts: 2045

These make for interesting reading...(who said keeping secure was easy :):)

http://www.howtogeek.com/10356.....ts-secure/

http://www.howtogeek.com/11415.....-get-into/

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LeMarsMan
Posts: 314

Thanks.

LM

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BobJam
BobJam
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@ LeMarsMan,

Take a look at this.

Posted 1 year ago
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albartos
Posts: 1

RoboForm - Been using it for years

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amicipat
Posts: 34

I like Roboform to, maybe because I have used it for years, and feel comfortable with it.

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gregorio29
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I use Dashlane, and I'm very happy with it. Works on my PC and with my iPhone. Support always gets back to me ASAP. And as far as I can tell, they have the same functionality as every other password manager/form-filler out there.

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scorpion99
scorpion99
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I suggest you "KeePass" , great tool for storing usernames and passwords , and with a simple shortcut key it can autofill your credentials in any saved site.
It also available as phone applications.
http://keepass.info/

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BobJam
BobJam
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KeePass is what my link's about above. Is an article on how to use it.

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James4455
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I too, have used Roboform for years and really like it. It syncs nicely with my android phone and ipad as well.

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BobJam
BobJam
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One caution on using password managers that store your passwords in the cloud.

Yes, I think most of them use encryption and are pretty secure, but remember: YOU have no control over security, THEY do.

If you store your passwords locally (I'm thinking of KeePass, but there are plenty of others), preferably on removable media so you can take it out when you're on line (and thus be completely secure), YOU will have control over YOUR password security.

If those cloud servers are ever hacked (unlikely, but possible), you are screwed.

At the end of the day, you have to decide if you want to put YOUR security in someone else's hands, or keep control of it yourself. Personally, I prefer to control my security MYSELF.

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LeMarsMan
Posts: 314

LassPass must have a learning curve. It does not seem to work with all websites. I know there is save all information option but I have not been able to use that effectively yet.

KeePass looking interesting and you can also get it as a portable app it appears.

Thanks

LM

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