Jens Hatlak wrote:
> Roger Fink wrote:
>> I just created a master password, the intention being to secure saved
>> passwords behind a master password in the display in Preferences
>> that shows the URL and user names. But I can't get a box to enter
>> the master password to come up for this - two clicks and the
>> passwords display, even after a Windows cold boot.
> A Master Password alone won't secure your login data. You need to
> enable encryption for that (Edit > Preferences > Privacy & Security >
> Passwords > Use encryption when storing sensitive data.). As far as
> I know the
> two functionalities are only separated because you always need a
> Master Password if you use personal certificates (either for web
> sites or mail encryption) while you're not required to encrypt login
> data. Of course
> it's always a good idea to do so.
If I encrypt it, is there any way I could temporarily "unencryt" it, so that
I could I could view a password? I find myself looking up passwords stored
in SM on the few occasions when I need to use IE6 to access a password (for
instance I have difficulty using the Newegg checkout using SeaMonkey).
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