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KeePass – Our Favorite Password Safe!

KeePassKeePass is a free, open source password safe.  The quickest and easiest way to get KeePass, is via the Ninite download page:

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What is a password safe?

Great question!  Ok, so you know how you have a ton of passwords for all sorts of things?  Your online bank, your email, your consignment software…all sorts of stuff.  Well, where do you keep that info?  In your noggin?  It’s not scratched down on a loose sheet of paper, is it?  😉

Have you ever forgotten your username or password for something?  What about sites or services you don’t use that often, but are important.  Take for example your web host where your website is hosted.

What would you do if a disaster came along and you had to log in to these various services on a new system?  We talked about Firefox Sync for keeping browser logins and settings stored across multiple computers.

KeePass provides you with a safe to store this sensitive information.  You assign one master password and then all of your sensitive login information is stored in KeePass’ encrypted database.

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Even neater is, if you use SugarSync or DropBox you can keep your KeePass database in-sync across multiple computers – e.g. your laptop, your desktop, your Android device, etc.

I've been helping consignment & resale store-owners since 2003. I started The Computer Peeps in February of 2010. After 15 years of working with consignment stores, I understand the unique challenges consignment & resale storeo-wners face. From electrical issues in old building or strip malls, to advocating for them when their consignment software keeps crashing. I now manage over 400 computer systems, servers & websites for store-owners all across North America and I am the developer/programmer of Peeps' Software -- the only software written FOR consignment & resale stores specifically.

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