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        Tracey Capen
        AskWoody MVP

        BEST UTILITIES By Deanna McElveen There’s never an occasion when a simple password is acceptable for an online account. The days of “[insert cat name]
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        AskWoody Plus

        I used this password generator to generate an impressive looking password, but when I tried to use it, the app said “must contain at least two numeric characters”.  The generated password did not contain any numeric characters.  So I just inserted two numbers into the generated password, and then it was accepted.

        Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 20H2

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        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        I’d rather use a full password manager to generate and store my passwords – and other information.

        cheers, Paul

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        Several years ago, Steve Gibson created an on-line password generator. Steve is an old-school coder who did most of his programming in assembly language. His page is very informative regarding random -vs- pseudorandom numbers that computers generate. He also shows the algorithm that he uses, so you can judge for yourself.

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