Author Topic: Problem running the Java edition "pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar"  (Read 496 times)

Offline gordon2

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When I double click the pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar file, nothing happens.
When I right-click, it says:
Type of file: JAR File (.jar)
Opens wirh: Java(TM) Platform SE b

The strange thing is that in my old laptop, it works fine, years now. But I remember I had problems to make it work, even back then.
In my old lapotop I get the following printouts:
Type of file: Executable Jar File (.jar)   <<<<<<<<<<<<========= This is different!
Opens wirh: Java(TM) Platform SE b

Can anyone please help?
How can I make it "Type of file: Executable Jar File (.jar)"?


Offline Miquel 'Fire' Burns

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Re: Problem running the Java edition "pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar"
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2021, 03:07:43 PM »
Sounds like a Java install issue. It's possible you have a newer version that isn't compatible with the old Java version of PasswordMaker.

Also, there is a new version at https://github.com/landshark666/passwordmaker-je though I doubt it will fix anything for you if it's a version mismatch.
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Re: Problem running the Java edition "pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar"
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2021, 03:29:19 PM »
Thanks for the info!
Finally I did a workaround that worked.
Creating a .bat file with the line
java -jar pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.x.jar -jar
in it, and running the .bat file.
By the way, do you know the differences between the 0.7.2 and 0.7.3 versions?
What I love in passwordmaker it that it does not give any indication on the hacker that the master password is not correct.
It just gives wrong passwords if you enter wrong paster password. So it makes brute force attach much harder.
However, the program is left a bit behind, I don't know why there is not much development on it.
I wonder if there is something equivalent out there..


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Re: Problem running the Java edition "pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar"
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2021, 06:42:40 PM »
I believe the fact that today's security environment makes something like PasswordMaker not very useful. Doesn't help that sites get their databases stolen all the time.
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Re: Problem running the Java edition "pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar"
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2021, 06:41:29 PM »
I believe the fact that today's security environment makes something like PasswordMaker not very useful. Doesn't help that sites get their databases stolen all the time.

@miquel, can you please add me to https://github.com/passwordmaker
My github username is ericjung
Not sure why I'm already a member...

https://passwordmaker.webful.uk/

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However, the program is left a bit behind, I don't know why there is not much development on it.

There are editions that are still actively maintained. Take a look at Noel Light-Hilary's work:
https://noellh.com/blog/passwordmaker-gets-profiles-more-options-probably-some-bugs/
https://github.com/NoelLH
https://noellh.com/blog/webful-passwordmaker-app-out-now/

He's got a web edition (web page), mobile apps, and a browser extension -- and possibly others.


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Re: Problem running the Java edition "pwmje-win32-win32-0.7.2.jar"
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2021, 06:41:29 PM »

 

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