Dear Lifehacker, I always get stuck when a website asks me to register and choose a password. Almost all websites require this and it is sometime hard to pick something I'll remember and not have to write down. Any ideas? Thanks, Pass Tense
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We have two simple suggestions, both of which we've covered before:
- The best approach is to use a password manager, which automatically creates hard-to-crack and unique passwords for everything you access online, meaning you only need to remember one master password. Check out our detailed guide on how to choose the right password manager.
- If a password manager isn't an option (which can happen on locked-down work machines), then check our overview of how to choose and remember secure passwords. Make sure you don't make any of the obvious password mistakes.
Password management is a nuisance, but it doesn't have to be a chore.
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