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Post in 'New Forum Hints and your Questions & Suggestions!' started by tfdchief, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    I have Norton antivirus and internet protection and it has a password "identity Safe" login in function. It stores all my logins.....user names and passwords and auto fills when I log in. It works with all my sites I log into. It worked with the old hearth.com login but not with the new one. Any ideas? I can manually log in fine.

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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Well, before I lecture you on storing site passwords and login id's on your machine...
  3. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    My idea would be to get rid of the bloatware. Well, it used to be bloatware.....maybe not anymore.
    Make a list of all your passwords and put it in your drawer or something. If someone breaks into your house, chew it up and swallow it. Or, burn it in the stove.
    Time consuming and not very tasty? Yes. Personally, I don't trust any piece of software to NOT get hacked.
    I don't trust the "cloud" either. My stuff on someone's server, somewhere.....who knows where. I don't think so.
    Excuse the rant.
    This probably didn't help. Another cup o' joe for me, ....thank you.
  4. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    Thanks for the advise. I wonder, do you all also recommend not checking the "Stay logged in" button when you log in?
  5. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    I have been contemplating this thread all day. I have typed several responses and deleted them. But I am having trouble letting go of my thoughts. I love this forum. I have abandoned many other forums because to often members seem to be condescending, and not respectful of others intellect, or common sense. Most of the time I find that not to be the case here. It has always set this forum apart from others. However, I am having that feeling........

    I don't keep user names and passwords on my computer for sites like my bank. However, I find that for a forum that I frequent often like this one, it is very convenient to have Norton auto fill my login. So, someone hacks my computer and steals my hearth.com forum login. Gee, not really the end of the world. It would probably be Dennis or Jake anyway.>>

    I was just asking a question, hoping someone had some insight, and then I could decide whether or not I wanted to use it. But, never mind, I will figure it out myself, which is what I almost always have had to do anyway. And yes, just close the thread and give tfdchief a demerit.

    Respecfully,
    Steve
  6. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Steve, I apologize if I struck a nerve.
    " It stores all my logins" is what got me going.
    The question you asked might be best answered by webbie.
    No demerits for you.
  7. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    PapaDave, Thanks, Again, you exemplify what sets this forum apart from others. Steve
  8. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    No one has access to my computers - I don't worry much about passwords.......except on the very important banking sites which are never stored.

    My favorite way to remember them is to send myself gmails with enough hints that I could guess the PW but no one else every could.....

    Example - if my passwords was cheney2day4

    I'd send myself an email that said

    Evil Darth Vader
    couple
    now - maybe
    quadrafire

    or something like that - just to job my memory!
  9. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    That would probably stir my memory into a convulsion.;lol
    You're inbox must be interesting, Craig.
    Two bank accounts and one I so infrequently visit, they keep refusing access until I call for a reset. How nice of them.:mad:
  10. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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  11. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    All your base are belong to us. ;)
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  12. firebroad

    firebroad Minister of Fire

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    Anybody that hacks into my bank deserves what they get.
    [​IMG]
    tfdchief, I think you might have to contact Norton. Good luck, I wish I knew what to tell you.
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  13. fire_man

    fire_man Minister of Fire

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    If anybody ever hacked into Hearth.com, you would know right away, because the first thing they would do is change Dennis' Avatar to a Horizontal-only Splitter without a milkcrate ::-).
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  14. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    You know Jake's listening, don't you? ;lol
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    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Yup . . . I just clicked "Like" on FireMan's post . . . now if only I had enough intelligence to do such a thing . . . but alas . . . I am just a dumb firefighter. ;)
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