Today you need to remember many passwords. You need a password for the Windows network logon, your e-mail account, your homepage’s FTP password, online passwords (like website member account), etc. The list is endless. Also, you should use different passwords for each account. Because if you use only one password everywhere and someone gets this password you have a problem…A serious problem. The thief would have access to your e-mail account, homepage, etc. Unimaginable.

In fact, there are a good number of people who suffer from extreme confusion when it comes to remembering passwords.

Well, here comes KeePass, a completelt free utility, for the rescue. It is a 1.7MB setup file with hasslefree installation. Below is a screenshot and some explanation

KeepassKeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).

KeePass is loadd with features. KeePass runs on Windows 98, 98SE, ME, NT, 2000, XP (Home & Pro, 32-bit & 64-bit), 2003 and Vista. It doesn’t require .NET framework. Click here to see detailed list of . 

You can download KeePass from here.

Once installed, it is very easy to use. Just create a new database file via menu option File –> New and start adding password entries via menu option Edit–> Add entry. You can also create logical groups and the add password entries in them. For example, you can create a group named ‘Mails’ under ‘Internet’ and add all the passwords of your various mail accounts in “Mails’ group. The same is shown below :

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Well, thats it for now friends.

Stay tuned for more.

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