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LastPass LastPass on the desktop rates as the world’s best way to store, manage, and retrieve passwords online. Many people (present company included) wouldn’t even consider using a Web browser without LastPass support. Life’s too short.

Microsoft blocks all browser add-ins on the Metro side, so operation of LastPass is a bit different from what you’ve come to expect. The work-around involves bookmarklets: You have to set up a LastPass bookmarklet in your IE Favorites, then navigate to the bookmarklet every time you want to fill a Web page. Cumbersome, but it works.

LastPass: Premium version ($12/year) works on Windows RT, has no ads, and priority support

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