web site ID- what do you do?

  jack 12:17 07 May 2007

Many web sites have user I/D and password systems for our protection.
Some of which in Fire Fox remembers as on here
or E-bay.
But on some, although FireFox did ask if I wanted it to remember- it does not come up with the goods,
So i have to scrabble about in my password /registration folder- which is on an external HDD to find the one I want to copy/paste.
All a bit of a palaver really
So what do you do?

  missingit 12:24 07 May 2007

I use this,the pro version.Have done for years.
click here

  Forum Editor 12:26 07 May 2007

I always use the same username - which is alpha-numeric, and then I use a password system based on an easy-to-remember formula.

I use one password for all e-commerce sites, another for information sites, and a third for all other sites. Every month I change the passwords using a simple code. I never forget a password, once I know which month I'm in, and what type of site I'm on. Neither the username or the passwords are stored anywhere but in my head.

The key is simplicity - it's easy to come up with a system that has no recogniseable pattern, provided you think carefully about your convention before you start.

  jack 14:26 07 May 2007

FE- Like you mostly it is really simple- providing it is a user/password one provides for oneself.
However in the case that prompted the post the I/D is a long alphanumeric string that the site gave me.
I should have mentioned that in the original post.

  Technotiger 14:51 07 May 2007

Hi, most auto-generated passwords include the option for the user to change the password to one of their own.

  jack 18:07 07 May 2007

I'll look into missing git offering and yes Techno
some but not all it seems.
I'll close this one

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