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post #11 of 21
Buy Steam game, Backup Steam game on separate drive, never have to download again except for patches. All of my software is doubled-up on a storage drive in case I ever feel like using it again in the future. Even trials I download are saved, if I need more space, it's easy to delete, longer to re-download. I don't have a DVD drive either It got stuck in my Rogue and won't budge.
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post #12 of 21
You could always use TrueCrypt to make a file that you need a password to open then hide a text file in it with your passwords... But that's a lot of work. I just memorize my passwords... I have a few of them, but I use them so much it doesn't really matter. The real problem is remembering which username I use where. >_<
    
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post #13 of 21
Passwords are memorized.
Older/Non-Steam games, programs as .iso's
serial keys for these are text files in the .iso
Steam has my regular games.

Thats about it.
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post #14 of 21
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Wow so no one here uses dropbox, AI roboform, or evernote or anything like that?


I do like OCN's mentality of using applications to manage stuff like that is useless
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post #15 of 21
steam and 1tera external drive.
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post #16 of 21
Oh yeah, partitions.

I have my SSD, purely for OS and frequent essential programs, "Not So Local Disk" () for all of my programs, games, movies, books and backups. All in a very complex and clean file structure.

I then have my 500GB Caviar Black partitioned 350/150 for Steam games/Data and non essential program files respectively, then I have a random 640GB named "Stuff", which I put any random stuff on, that has no file structure, just a dump for pictures and anything else that catches my eye. I dig around in it when I'm bored every now and then. More of an ongoing archive

Tl;dr: An organized file structure means an organized digital life,
    
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post #17 of 21
basically, put windows on one drive, put EVERYthing else on another terabyte drive.

i memorize most passwords but i put them on a paper just in case. never a text document.

and anything that involves a credit card is done on the mac, less chance of virus
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post #18 of 21
For passwords and logins, a good old text file, excrypted and pass-protected (good pass, easy to remember).

For downloads and personal stuff, a secondary disk with all my backups, mirrored to an external disk one a week.
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post #19 of 21
All passwords/necessary log-in information is in my neural net processor...a learning computah! lol.

Most everything else is stored in a 4gb flash drive I keep in a safe place.
post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by tianh View Post
HAHA! I use Steam too, but what about passwords, keys, log ins. Digital Life isnt only about games!
passwords: Firefox keeps it (and it uses Weave to access them from any pc)
Keys: For what? Every game I have is on Steam, and all my software is free/open source (OpenOffice FTW).
Logins: Same as password.

Music is stored on an HDD where I put junk.
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