Create Random Passwords

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

Q. I need to create 250 passwords for all the computer users in my office. It seemed like a simple chore until I tried to do it. Do you have any suggestions?

A. I know of at least one program that can do the job for you—and it’s free. Webmaster Password Generator creates large lists of random passwords based on different criteria—including length, upper- and lowercase letters, numerals and special characters. To download it, go to www.webattack.com/get/wmpwgen.shtml .

The passwords can be copied to your clipboard or saved in a text (.txt) file (one password per line).

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