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keepass basics [ID:309] (1/6)

in series: Keepass username and Password Manager

video tutorial by Dai, added 07/07

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28. anonymous Sun, 03 Jan 2010 09:23

Thanks Dai. This was a great video. Nice focus and pace. I had launched Keepass before I found this video, but was surprised it did not have a simple tutorial to get started.

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27. anonymous Mon, 23 Nov 2009 10:59

Nicely done

26. anonymous Sat, 24 Oct 2009 03:53

I'm a french guy, sorry for that.

Thank's for the tutorial on keepass, good prononciation and action, compleately readeable.

a slight blow in the micro which is a beat annoying

anyway, good contents.

25. anonymous Fri, 09 Oct 2009 12:13

very useful, thanks

24. anonymous Tue, 15 Sep 2009 08:50

Thank you - very useful information

23. anonymous Sun, 30 Aug 2009 09:46

Thank you - very clear & concise

22. anonymous Sat, 22 Aug 2009 15:28

I appreciate your keepass tutorial. Was a simple way to learn the basics. Take care.

21. anonymous Sun, 19 Jul 2009 14:30

very good, thak you

Thank You very clear, you helped me with the URL which I was confussed

19. anonymous Tue, 30 Jun 2009 05:04

Great video.. very helpful. :)

Thanks very much.

yes the database stays encrypted but, if you want you canuse a programme called safehouse explorer for some extra security.

17. anonymous Fri, 26 Jun 2009 21:27

THANK YOU THANK YOU. I looked high and low, and not one video showed me how to properly submit the username and password. Thanks for this video.

One question, is the database file encrypted when not in use? Should I move the databse file into a truecrypt folder when I'm not using keepass to make certain no one can get to my passwords?




16. anonymous Wed, 17 Jun 2009 14:46

Thanks so much Dai, youre a life saver!

15. anonymous Mon, 08 Jun 2009 22:47

I thought that the program would somehow make the imformation more secure. the name is deceptive

14. anonymous Fri, 05 Jun 2009 12:37

Got what I needed to know. Screen resolution was clear enough. Down to earth efficient learning. Thanks.

13. anonymous Fri, 15 May 2009 08:10

Thought the keepass was very good and helpful, I would like to know what others you do or is there a list or can I get intouch to ask.

Yours Len

12. anonymous Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:19

I wonder why the tutorial only talked about saving to a pen drive and not to the hard drive. I understand that having a pendrive will allow you to move to other computers, but still..... it leaves me thinking that saving to a pendrive is the only option. Is it? Also, I wonder why there was no mentioning about other passwords then website passwords. A part from websites, I am also keen to manage usernames and PINs for bank accounts, the pc, phones etc. Is this not possible to handle in the same management tool? Is that why it wasn't mentioned.?

10. anonymous Thu, 19 Feb 2009 05:58

Thanks Dai - an excellent and straightforward presentation. Anything on the bolt ons would be useful as well particularily KeeForm.

It seems KeePass has to be opened each time I visit a website. If so, I think it uses up time and adds steps when logging on to forums, etc. Perhaps you might explain how it's used once it's set up. Maybe you did show us by logging on to Yahoo, but I understood this as maybe being part of the setup process. Perhaps a password manager isn't a time saver after all. I was hoping for a password recorder, but also hoped it would save me time in looking up my P/Ws by AUTOMATICALLY logging me in when I got to the website without having to open the program. I probably expected too much.

8. anonymous Mon, 03 Nov 2008 11:09

Hi! I would like to suggest you to let us choose how much time Keepass should stay idle to then lock AUTOMATICALLY. Now, there is a way to lock automatically but no matter if I am using the program or not. It will be locked. Using the idle time feature is better because it will be locked only after some idle time.

go to and get the portable version.

This will let you use keepass on public computers

6. anonymous Wed, 05 Mar 2008 16:12

I appreciate the time it took for you to organize this training session. I downloaded the software, but was unsure of what to do next - and I consider myself a little more than an "intermediate" user. Your tutorial helped me immensely! Thanks again!

5. anonymous Wed, 10 Oct 2007 12:23

Thanks for the great tutorial, Dai. So what do we do if we're using a public pc, don't have access to keepass and don't remember the different passwords we created for different sites login?

Can't wait for the answer! Thank you in advance!



p/s. if its ok, please also email the answer to me at ysamphy[at]yahoo[dot]com!

Dai - you might want to Edit this video's description and add links to:

so others have the main download site and the wikipedia entry for background material.



Very useful! It's been at the back of my mind to make the leap to such a system for a long time now. In 10mins you've saved me a few hours pfaffing about. Clear, comprehensive, unrushed. It's going on my pen-drive today. Ta very much!

2. anonymous Wed, 18 Jul 2007 07:27

I've only recently come across it my self. It's an ecxellent programme for using your usernames and passwords on the web.

Hi Dai, thanks for this series. I'd never even heard of Keepass before seeing these videos, certainly I didn't know it was Open Source!

I'll enjoy watching this series (3 published, the rest to come today).


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