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Safe and sound

Keep your passwords portable and secure with this useful program.

In just a few short decades we've become dependent on the Internet to manage large portions of our lives, from our finances to our friendships, our entertainment to our exercise routines. With all these online resources come slews of passwords, and we don't think we're the only ones who have trouble keeping them straight. KeePass Password Safe Portable is a lightweight program that lets users keep their passwords handy and secure.

The program's interface is plain and intuitive. Users are first prompted to set a master password that controls access to KeePass. Then it's simply a matter of entering the Web sites that you visit frequently--or, perhaps more importantly, infrequently--and their log-in information. KeePass will keep the information locked up tight until you forget your password; then simply select the site you need information for and copy the username or password. True to its name, KeePass Password Safe Portable is small enough to fit on a thumb drive, making it possible for you to carry your passwords with you securely wherever you go. We also like that KeePass comes with a password generator that creates strong passwords; it's a much better option than using your dog's name for everything. The program's online Help file is well-written and intuitive. Overall, KeePass isn't flashy or exciting, but it is an effective and easy-to-use way to store passwords and keep them safe.

KeePass Password Safe Portable installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to everyone.

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