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Old June 14th 18, 09:56 AM posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Chris
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Default Those idiot password changes

pyotr filipivich wrote:
nospam on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:00:57 -0400
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filipivich wrote:

Now all I need is a record of all the various passwords, with a
strong password needed to access it.

that's called a password manager.

One more program to download, install, setup and configure.


hardly an obstacle. maybe a minute, if that long.


"The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain
in the streets."

I think I'll stick with a paper notebook.


not as safe, plus you're far less likely to use long cryptic passwords
because they're hard to type.


But then again, I don't have to worry about the notebook being
"hacked".


You do have worry about not having it with you when you need it, though.

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Old June 15th 18, 12:20 AM posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
pyotr filipivich
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Default Those idiot password changes

Chris on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:56:26 -0000 (UTC)
typed in alt.windows7.general the following:
pyotr filipivich wrote:
nospam on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:00:57 -0400
typed in alt.windows7.general the following:
In article , pyotr
filipivich wrote:

Now all I need is a record of all the various passwords, with a
strong password needed to access it.

that's called a password manager.

One more program to download, install, setup and configure.

hardly an obstacle. maybe a minute, if that long.


"The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain
in the streets."

I think I'll stick with a paper notebook.

not as safe, plus you're far less likely to use long cryptic passwords
because they're hard to type.


But then again, I don't have to worry about the notebook being
"hacked".


You do have worry about not having it with you when you need it, though.


Considering that I don't use the "device" for anything requiring a
login...

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Old June 15th 18, 08:39 AM posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Chris
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Default Those idiot password changes

pyotr filipivich wrote:
Chris on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:56:26 -0000 (UTC)
typed in alt.windows7.general the following:
pyotr filipivich wrote:
nospam on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:00:57 -0400
typed in alt.windows7.general the following:
In article , pyotr
filipivich wrote:

Now all I need is a record of all the various passwords, with a
strong password needed to access it.

that's called a password manager.

One more program to download, install, setup and configure.

hardly an obstacle. maybe a minute, if that long.

"The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain
in the streets."

I think I'll stick with a paper notebook.

not as safe, plus you're far less likely to use long cryptic passwords
because they're hard to type.

But then again, I don't have to worry about the notebook being
"hacked".


You do have worry about not having it with you when you need it, though.


Considering that I don't use the "device" for anything requiring a
login...


Then what's the paper notebook for?

 




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