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Is it wise or safe to save passwords in a document on your HDD? Would I be putting myself at greater risk by doing so?
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It's better to not have a copy of them written down or saved into a document if you can remember them. If you have trouble with that just write them on a peice of scrap paper, fold it up and put it in your wallet.
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Or if you have windows professional it wouldnt hurt to encrypt them either.
    
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well, if you know your gonna forget ur passwords then theirs no point to save them on your HD cause you first need to get INTO the computer! (assuming you have a XP account that has a password) anyways, i would not put them there cause your comp could crash and youll have to do a system restore and all of em will be gone or your HD will crash (which i doubt lmao) just write em on a piece of paper and put them in your drawer or something, no one expects them to be out in the open, so put them somewhere obouis they wont think of. or just get a biometric fingerprint scanner, i have one and its exellent. no more having to enter my long passwords! its all in the power of my finger!
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unfortunatly it doesnt help so much when you need to enter a password at work or school and you dont havea finger print scanner lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ace of Spades
unfortunatly it doesnt help so much when you need to enter a password at work or school and you dont havea finger print scanner lol.
lol, i guess ur right
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Originally Posted by arshavir
well, if you know your gonna forget ur passwords then theirs no point to save them on your HD cause you first need to get INTO the computer! (assuming you have a XP account that has a password) anyways, i would not put them there cause your comp could crash and youll have to do a system restore and all of em will be gone or your HD will crash (which i doubt lmao) just write em on a piece of paper and put them in your drawer or something, no one expects them to be out in the open, so put them somewhere obouis they wont think of. or just get a biometric fingerprint scanner, i have one and its exellent. no more having to enter my long passwords! its all in the power of my finger!
Can you share a link as to where you got your scanner.
    
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