How to Simplify My Record Keeping

BillW
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How to Simplify My Record Keeping

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Years ago I installed LastPass and began using it to record any info I wanted to be able to retrieve at a later date. I am many years older now and I can't remember how to get access to the things I saved in LastPass and I have to pay a continuing fee in order to keep LastPass active in my laptop. I imagine LastPass was free back when I started using it.

Is there some other program that I could switch to that is free to the simple user where I could record my information? I really don't need a high security program like LastPass at this point in my life.

I appreciate any suggestions.

BillW

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HansV
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Re: How to Simplify My Record Keeping

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If security is not important, you might use Notepad, OneNote, Word, Excel, or Google Keep, whichever you feel most comfortable with...
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stuck
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If you want a :free: password manager then you might want to investigate PasswordSafe:
    https://pwsafe.org/
I've used it for years.

Yes, it's primarily for storing passwords but each entry has a comments field so you can store simple notes if you want.

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Re: How to Simplify My Record Keeping

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Stuck/Kin,
Thanks for the suggestion. I had forgotten the PasswordSafe name. Now I can begin to switch over to it.

Thanks,
BillW

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Post by PJ_in_FL »

You might also look into KeePass. I've used both PWSAFE and KEEPASS. PWSAFE is very good for more straightforward uses. KEEPASS with it's programmability and extensibility can be adapted to a lot more varied uses.

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Bitwarden does it also for free,

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BillW wrote:
12 Sep 2023, 12:33
Is there some other program that I could switch to that is free to the simple user where I could record my information?
I'd vote for a simple excel file with an opening password.