Password selection tips
It is extremely important to use well-designed passwords
not only with System Locker but almost with any kind of software.
Please, take in mind the following consideration
when choosing the password you wish to use with System Locker:
Active System Locker password is used for unlocking
workstation and, optionally, for accessing Options screen.
Please carefully keep your password for System Locker. It is very
important. Without this password you will not be able to access your workstation
and Options screen.
System Locker password is case sensitive, so always
enter the password exactly as you originally assigned it. For example the
following are different passwords:
Sowsoft, LLC recommends:
- The optimum password length is 8-10
Passwords that are less then 7 symbols can be easily
worked out and so do not provide enough security. Passwords that contain 11
symbols or more could not be thoroughly kept in mind (especially if they are not
used very often).
Using random passwords such as ds45fgSDF is
very effective. It is difficult for the third persons to guess, what password is
It's a good idea to mix alphabet symbols (a..z, A..Z),
numerals (0..9) and special symbols (such as !, _, (, ), and so on). This simple
rule will raise the overall security level of access to your private information, data
- Do NOT use
the names of your children, parents, friends, home animals, dates of their
birthdays as your password.