are there any TRULY FREE password managers ?

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  1. garry35

    garry35 Registered Member

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    are there any truly free password managers for windows. i have seen many posts recommending password managers, but they have mostly been online effectively holding your passwords to ransome unless you paid a subscription fee. i have been a longtime roboform user, but now the licensing has to rentware. are there any good FREE alternatives.

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  2. PaulyDefran

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    LastPass is free, as long as you don't need mobile phone stuff. For a Desktop browser, it is free.

    KeePass is free as well. Not as 'user friendly' as LastPass, but close. There is also an Android version that will read/write v1.x databases, or just read v2.x databases.

    PD
     
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    S10 Password Vault ......you can use and sync your passwords with your Android device....:thumb:
     
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    Ditto on the S10 Password Vault - less than 1MB download and runs under 2MB in memory. Just right-click on any login page to auto-login. After you set it up, you'll be amazed how easy it works, and it works every time.
     
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    Keepass forever!
     
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    After a lot of hesitation and reading, I loaded up Lastpass, and love it. I don't run javascript as a general rule, so Firefox has NoScript in it, and Lastpass works great. It really is awesome.

    I'm having trouble with Chrome though. It seems I have to allow javascript for the page I want to use Lastpass on -- not horrible, but not perfect.

    Opera seems even worse. I have to globally allow javascript to use Lastpass -- not good.

    My hope was 'all my passwords in all my browsers', but I got 'all my passwords in Firefox, most in Chrome, and none in Opera.

    Maybe someone has a workaround, but I haven't found it yet.

    The Lastpass auto-fill makes it very easy to log in though. I really like Lastpass.
     
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    Last pass add on in Firefox is awesome.
     
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    Same here!
     
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    Keepass is free, and opensource. It works great. -http://keepass.info/
     
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    Why don't you trust LastPass anymore? I'm just curious. 'Trust' as in 'secure data' or as in 'rely on the app to dependably work'?
     
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    Keepass is truly free. :D
     
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    What's wrong with LastPass? It hasn't ever failed me

    is there anything I'm missing?
     
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    I think nothing is wrong there, it's just a matter of personal preferences..
     
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    I prefer keepass, I just went from 1x to 2x because 2x is better at stopping keyloggers not that 1x can't.
     
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    LastPass can work for free on mobile phones with mobile browsers such as Opera Mini. Just use the bookmarklets: http://helpdesk.lastpass.com/bookmarklets/

    LastPass is the best free (and paid) option IMO.
     
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    I'm a KeePass fan- I use it on my Windows PCs, my Macs, my iPhone, iPad and Android (Samsung) phone. Couldn't live without it. No security issues like LastPass.
     
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