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Strong passwords combined with having many passwords can cause headaches. PCBooster Free Password Manager helps eliminate that by letting you tag, sort, search and manage multiple logins. You can easily add, modify, edit, delete and manage logins as well as import or export your password databases.
How to Use PCBooster Free Password Manager to Store Passwords and IDs?
Launch PCBooster Free Password Manager and click "Add a site" to activate the site editor. Type the site name or short description about the site in "Site name/description". Enter the site URL in "Site URL". If you want, click "Launch browser to this URL" to visit the site. Type your ID in "User name". Enter your website password in "Password" or click "Generate a password" to use the password generator to create a password. Type some information if needed in "Notes". Click "OK" and the website name will be displayed in the program window. Click "Modify site" to reactivate the site editor and edit its name, URL, user name, password, etc. If you want to remove a site from the list, select it and click "Delete site".
Tip: Though it's safer to avoid recording your passwords, sometimes doing so is a necessity. If you have so many different passwords or ones you only use occasionally that you think you'll have trouble remembering them or writing them down on paper one by one, a password-protected file is obviously the ideal solution. And a short description about the site won't take much effort yet will help you remember what this password is for.
To activate the password generator, you can also go to "Tools" tab and click "Generate a password...". There are 4 types of characters in "Characters to include" - uppercase, lowercase, numbers and special characters. By default, they're checked. You can unselect one or more according to your demands. If needed, enter the characters in the box below and the password generated will contain at least one character you entered. Type the number or click the up and down arrows to specify the password length. Click "Generate a password" to get a password. Click "Copy password to clipboard" to copy the password.
You can also check "Use template" and enter the characters as template. Each character has different meaning in the template. Click "Generate a password" and you'll get a password using the template you entered.
Tip: to make your password hard to crack, you should change your passwords frequently. Make well use of case sensitive characters and special characters like percentage sign (%), underscore (_), question mark (?), etc.
Click "Save archive" to save the archive as a *.zip file.
To import logins from another archive, click "File - Import..." to choose an archive you want to import.
Then, click "Add" or "Add All" to import one or all the items in "From archive items" to "Items to copy" box. Click "Remove All" or "Remove" to move all the items or one item to the original box.
Tip: store all logins in one archive can be convenient, but if you want to distinguish them, using different archive works more efficiently when you need to find one of them.
To quickly access the archives you created, you can go to "Tools" tab and click "Create desktop shortcut for this archive" to create the shortcut for the archive.
Tip: storing passwords in a text file, spreadsheet, or some other similarly unprotected document - that's a disaster waiting to happen. If a hacker ever finds his way to get access to your PC, these passwords will be shockingly easy to steal; even a hard drive crash will take down your password list.