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rebels181
07-07-2009, 11:44 AM
I opened a user account with IRD last month used it 2 times now I've forgotten my user name and password.
I guess I'll ring IRD this time to sort it out.

What is the best way to store/remember or save passwords when the site is used 1 or 2 times a year and wont let you save to FF?

Is there any software that would save these passwords?

qazwsxokmijn
07-07-2009, 11:53 AM
Just save it on a notepad and hide the notepad in a folder full of files where no one would really be interested to go into.

Speedy Gonzales
07-07-2009, 11:55 AM
Its probably because its IRD, its the same as bank sites. They wont let you save passwords either

Rod J
07-07-2009, 12:04 PM
Hi, I've used Password Safe for years ... it's a very safe method of storing passwords, etc, just use a very good (but easy to remember) master password for the safe.

Download it here: http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/

ronyville
07-07-2009, 12:36 PM
I keep all my passwords in an excel sheet. All my passwords are very similar so i just right down the first and the last letter. That way I remember what the password is. eg. if the password is pumkin... than just put down p..n but there are utilites available for keeping passwords. Just google it.

MushHead
07-07-2009, 01:36 PM
I use a "bookmarklet" (a bit of Javascript that you can store in a bookmark) called SuperGenPass. There's quite a bit of info out there on it (a good example here (http://mikeboylan.com/2008/09/supergenpass-the-only-safe-password-manager/)).

Worth a look, in my opinion.

psycik
07-07-2009, 02:28 PM
I keep all my passwords in an excel sheet. All my passwords are very similar so i just right down the first and the last letter. That way I remember what the password is. eg. if the password is pumkin... than just put down p..n but there are utilites available for keeping passwords. Just google it.

I do similar. I don;t store the full password in excel , but a reference that helps me remember which one it is. That and account numbers (telecom, sky), ird numbers, web site login names, web site login email addresses, whatever you need to get back in.

Blam
07-07-2009, 02:43 PM
Install this addon:
http://extensions.roachfiend.com/password.xpi

SHould allow you to save passwords from any site now.

I hope you've set a master password!

Blam

rebels181
07-07-2009, 06:23 PM
Thanks for your replies. Downloaded password safe will try and install it tonight.

Tried to download password.xpi, FF wouldn't let me install.

Blam
07-07-2009, 06:38 PM
Why not?

Click Allow when the bar at the top pops up..

rebels181
07-07-2009, 09:51 PM
clicked on your link
clicked "allow"
opens dalog box asking to install clicked on install
then comes up with the following.
Incompatible Extension
"Always Remember Password" will not be installed because it does not provide secure updates
Had a quick look at roachfied.com to see what I could find seems it might be for older FF (not sure if I was looking at same pgm)
didn't check FF addons try tomorrow.

Blam
07-07-2009, 10:05 PM
Hm see if this helps:
http://kb.mozillazine.org/User_name_and_password_not_remembered#Sites_prohib it_password_saving

pctek
08-07-2009, 08:09 AM
Well I have loads of passwords.
They live in my head.............just repeat them to yourself once a week. You'll remember. Any other method isn't as safe, no-one can snoop in your head. Yet.

rebels181
08-07-2009, 08:57 AM
Hm see if this helps:
http://kb.mozillazine.org/User_name_and_password_not_remembered#Sites_prohib it_password_saving

Yep that worked well:thanks

pcteck your right but My doctor told me not to listen to the voices in my head gets me into trouble.:lol:

JJJJJ
08-07-2009, 09:43 AM
The best method for handling passwords. Click on "remember password" Them if you lose one, click on "I forgot my password".
The only password I have memorised is my bank account.

I trust everyone. (Sucker)