Roger Fink wrote:
> 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.
>> HTH
>> Jens

> If I encrypt it, is there any way I could temporarily "unencrypt" 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-protected site (for instance I have difficulty using the
> checkout using SeaMonkey).

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