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Old 24 September 2018, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post
Had you used your snopes password on the chromebook before you lost the password, though?
No, I **just bought** the Chromebook.

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If so, I withdraw my grumble. If not, I don't see how the chromebook got the password in the first place, unless Google had saved it during the time when you were telling it not to.
The Chromebook didn't "get" anything.

If your concern here is that someone else could have purchased a Chromebook, successfully logged into my Google account on that Chromebook, and then seen my other passwords, yes, that's true -- assuming that this theoretical person had already somehow obtained my Google password. ETA: and usernam

Doesn't seem like a huge security concern to me, but YMMV.

FETA: I never told Chrome to delete passwords it had already saved. I told it to stop saving passwords. That may seem like hair-splitting to you, but it's an important distinction in software.

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