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Posts Tagged ‘password’



Bypass That 8.1 Lockscreen

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Tired of typing in a password every single time you start your Windows 8.1 computer? Here’s how to bypass that step. Continue reading

Knock to unlock? A new phone by LG uses a series of taps as a password. We look at how it works. Continue reading

The Secret To Managing Your Mac Passwords

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

OS X has a built-in password utility that makes recovering and managing those passwords a cinch. Continue reading

How Do I Stop Windows 8 From Timing Out?

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Harold says Windows 8 keeps timing out and going to a screen saver. We show him how to take care of the issue in a few simple steps. Continue reading

DH from US writes: Comment on Outlook oddity: I opened an Outlook email account months ago. I could sign in without problem for the first couple of weeks, but since then, I’ve been blocked out. Out of curiosity, I try to sign in once every few weeks, and ALWAYS get, “You’ve tried to sign in too many times with an incorrect email address or password” on my first try. That doesn’t make sense. Continue reading

Anna from Payson, Utah writes: I would like to get rid of having to type in a long password every time I open windows 8. I have tried several methods to get rid of the password but nothing is working, like typing in a big long thing with lots of letters in it starting with an N I believe then going to settings and user. Can you tell me of an easy way to get rid of the password I must type each time I open windows 8. I am the only user on this computer so I have no need for a secret password. Thank you so much for any help you can give me. Continue reading

How Do I Add A Password To Windows 7?

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Carl from Henderson, Nevada asks: How do I ADD a password in W7 that is required when I turn on my computer? Answer: A password is always a good idea. Here’s how to set one up. Continue reading

LastPass – Remember Your Passwords

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Coolsite – LastPass – Always forgetting your passwords? Check out this online password manager and form filler that makes web browsing easier and more secure. Continue reading

Passwords: Don’t Make Yourself A Target

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Online security is very important, especially with bank, credit card, utilities, and other important accounts being available through the internet. So, what is the worst thing you can do online in regards to your security? What’s the one thing responsible for more hacked and stolen accounts than anything else? Continue reading

Have you ever wanted a simple utility to encrypt a file, ensuring that it’s password-protected? Not everyone needs national, high-strength encryption enabled by a complex piece of software. Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a simple right-click option to encrypt and decrypt a file, simply by typing in the password? Continue reading

What’s the easiest way to back up your Wi-Fi passwords on your iPhone? Try one of these solutions. Continue reading

Windows 7 Password Hint

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Learn how to set up a password hint in Windows 7 with this amazing tip! Continue reading

How to Recover Your WiFi Password

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Ever lose your wifi password and wish you could just look it up in windows 7? Read this article to find out how! Continue reading

Remembering those Passwords!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Having trouble remembering all of those pesky passwords and PINS? Here are a few methods that may help. Continue reading

KeePass is a open source secure password utility that lets you generate, save and recall passwords and account information for free. It is secured using 256 bit AES encryption, one of the strongest encryption algorithms made, and allows you to access all the saved information using one master password. Continue reading

Did you ever want to know how secure your Windows password really is? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading

Oops, There Goes Another BIOS Password

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

There are only a few reasons one would set a BIOS password, but here are a couple options to try if you forget yours. Continue reading

Should I Change My Password

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Should I Change My Password is a database that exists to help computer users check to see if their passwords have been compromised. Continue reading

Password Protect Zip Files

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Harold from Austin, Texas asks:

In Windows 7, is there a way to password protect zip files?

A zip file is a file package that has been compressed to a specific format. ZIP, RAR, and 7z are common zip formats. You can also organize your files with data compression programs

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