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salmar 10-07-2009 03:19 PM

Recovering Passwords
 
Say if I wanted to find out a password that I have used to set up email or just passwords in general and I don't remember what they were, can I find them in keychain? I looked in there and I saw all the sites and the kinds but nowhere could I see what the passwords that I had set up are. Is there no way to find them in the keychain? Just curious as to what I can learn from using keychain. If passwords are stored there how can they be accessed?
Thanks for a reply

torchy 10-07-2009 05:00 PM

Double click the entry in Keychain > Select Show password > enter your keychain password.

The keychain password is the same as your password for logging in IF you haven't changed it.
S.

salmar 10-07-2009 05:51 PM

Hi torchy, thanks for the reply. Your info helped a lot. Always something to learn and so much of it too.

torchy 10-07-2009 06:25 PM

You are very welcome.
You may also find Keychain good for "secure notes" for saving software registration numbers etc. Keychain > File > New Secure Note Item.
S.

TattooedMac 10-09-2009 01:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by torchy (Post 920903)
You are very welcome.
You may also find Keychain good for "secure notes" for saving software registration numbers etc. Keychain > File > New Secure Note Item.
S.

Great to know that one...
Will be using that now for said rego numbers

Cheers

mbohn 10-09-2009 08:43 AM

As a side note, how secure is Keychain?


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