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    Hello everybody from Switzerland.I got a scholarship here and they gave me a mac to play on.But when the scholarship ends,i have to return the mac back.However,i have my own passwords and login names,my home's universities one and in addition the swiss university gave me 3 new passwords and names,so there is actually a variety of passwords and names to remember.So i was thinking:

    The question : If you were in my shoes,would you get the broswer to remember these passwords and names and when the time to return the pc comes,make the broswer completely forget about them?

    You can select mozilla,chrome or safari.

    I have heard and found some ways to achieve this but i want to be 101% sure for it

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    Yes. Just get and use LastPass. When you uninstall the thing, your account will still be accessible, but the passwords won't be on the machine.

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    I was actually looking for a solution that will not include installing new software

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    Well, if you don't want to install new software, then the solution sounds obvious to me: use the password manager that comes with the browser, then remove the passwords stored prior to returning the computer. You may run the risk that the passwords might not be securely deleted, but that is a constraint of not wanting to install new software.
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    Encrypt the cache if you have a separate account that you can delete.
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    well everything is a trade-of.Thank you all

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    Firefox->Edit->Preferences->Security->Saved Passwords->Remove All.
    Failing to remove passwords securely would be a serious bug and would generate some media attention for firefox.
    As I can't recall anything like that, I think that is pretty safe.
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    keep that in mind indian geek

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