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Freaked out, now okay...but a question
Is it "all right" to copy the ".kbd" file and insert it into a newly installed KeePass folder in Program Files? (using Windows XP)
I'd looked through the help menu in the program and didn't see mention of a backup method, so I saved the ".kdb" preperatory to reinstalling Windows. I used this method because I've been able to do this (saving a file called "Xbox.pkf" and "firstPWS.pwks" using MSI's PasswordKeeper. This way, I'd been able to bring my passwords to other computers just by saving two files. [Probably only really need the Xbox.pkf since I only have one database.]
The memo space is limited compared to KeePass and I wasn't sure I could tranfer it glitch-free to motherboards made by other manufacturers. And of course I doubt if the encryption quality can match those used at KeePass. But it's nice to copy and save.
Is this okay? I haven't had a problem. Only thought I was because I was using an older .kdb file. I just found the plugin info, but I do like the manual, "I saw it, I know it happened" quality of a two-paned xplorer2 operation.
Thanks. I like the interface very much. Lots of good design work and care obviously goes into KeePass. Thank you for that as well.
The KeePass database can be copied anywhere you like, it is completely self contained. A backup is just a copy of the database.
You might like to try the backup plug-in in the downloads section.
Thanks very much. I will. Downloaded it yesterday.
I am very happy also that the database is self contained. Even though I use (for example) mozbackup for my Firefox bookmarks, I still wind up hunting through my user profile to copy stuff "just in case."
Safety first! ;)