Enter Master Password

When you open a password file, a small dialog box showing the name of the password file you are going to open will appear. In this window, you will have to enter your master password and, if you use this, the corresponding key file. The name of the passwords file that you are about to open is shown at the top right of the dialog title.

Show Details

Below the section for entering master password and key file, there is the option Show details viz. Hide details. Using these functions, you can show viz. hide the description of the passwords file your are opening.

If you have the details shown, you will see the button Load last-used file at program start. Depending on whether you check or unckeck this option, the passwords file that you have last used in Password Depot will be loaded upon opening the program.

Forgot your Master Password?

In case you have forgotten your master password and had indicated a hint to this password when generating it, you can click on Forgot your password? which will then display the hint.

Entering a wrong Master Password

If you enter a wrong master password or indicate a wrong key file, you will see an error message. Subsequently, you can retype the master password.

NOTE: After each wrong entry, the OK button is disabled for three seconds to prevent brute force attacks.

Change Master Password

In order to change your master password, open the program Properties and select the tab General.