[strong-heading url=”#” ]Keep your password secure//+[/strong-heading]
Human mind from the beginning of human birth has the ability to remember lots of stuff easily and store them securely. Whenever we need to remember something, mind puts that in-front of our memories. Even after having this superb capability human mind has some limitations, it is not possible to remember all the things at all the time, it becomes more complicated when mind need to remember same things in different environments.
One fine example of this situation might be Internet, yes! We, in our daily routine access many websites which require login information to access their contents. The number of these site may be sometime over hundred, now is this possible for you to set the same password on every website? The answer is simply no, for security purpose you have to choose a complex password moreover, it should be different from your other password. Now you can imagine how your poor tiny mind will be able to remember all these passwords.
One better solution for above situation may be a utility which plays a little role of your mind, a password manager software which can store your all passwords and make you able to enter the appropriate password whenever require. There is much software available for accomplishing this task, but which one to choose? Today, we are listing 12 password managers for Windows OS which you can download free and use them to simplify your internet surfing life.
Free Password Manager Plus places a shortcut icon in the system tray. It also adds a series of tools on an IE toolbar. The application’s name is a bit misleading, as passwords are only a small part of what it manages.
Password Corral from Cygnus Productions is a free password-management tool that can help you remember and recover your passwords and protect them with strong encryption.
To use ALPass, you have to create a username and password, and you’ll have to remember it since there’s no way to retrieve it. The interface consists of navigational buttons, a URL field, and a tree menu that displays links for the log-in sites that you manually enter.
Effective, secure, and easy to use, LastPass offers a broad base of password-management features for free that can be expanded when upgrading to the premium version. It’s an essential add-on for modern Web browsing.
Your passwords are encrypted using multiple algorithms to keep them secure. Your login details (username, password) can be searched and sorted fast easily. Login details associated with a website can also be copied into the Web page with the click of a button.
The program’s interface is somewhat sparse, with a tree hierarchy down the left side with categories for passwords, Web sites, e-mail, credit cards, Internet banking, and mobile phones. We clicked on New Account and the program opened a wizard-style interface, asking us to select which kind of account we wanted to create and then asking us to enter the name, log-in information, and any additional comments.
Secure Password Manager has a unique interface, with styling we can only describe as space-age. Generally, though, the program is easy to figure out.
Lazesoft Recover My Password Home Edition is a very easy to use Windows password recovery freeware. With its simple sleek interface, novice users can enjoy the step-by-step wizard in recovering Windows password job.
The program’s interface has a stark, directionless layout that initially turned us off. However, a visit to the Help file’s instructions and some experimenting quickly opened this program up, and it actually proved to be easy to use.
The program has a simple but professional-looking interface, with a tree hierarchy down the left side that lets users organize their records in folders. The program comes with a sample database with folders for contacts, credit cards, software, notes, and Web sites, but users can easily create their own custom folders.
11. Password Safe
Password Safe is a strong contender in a large field of similar applications. The irritation of its obtuse interface is lessened by the inclusion of a thorough Help file and a healthy stable of features.
The password generator tab lets you customize your passwords by selecting the length and whether or not to include lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers, and punctuation.