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Is it possible (by option or trigger) to save the Keepass database automatically after I added a new entry?

I often forget to save it and then lose the new data when shutting down windows.

Alternatively: Is it possible to save the data when KeePass is forced to close when Windows exits?

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There's an auto-save option in Tools -> Options... -> Advanced. If this sometimes fails to work, it may be a bug. A way to mitigate this is to use a shorter auto-lock period so the database will be saved more frequently.

Also, KeeFox does auto-save when you save a new password from the browser. You may consider using it.

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Note, the auto-save option under Advanced only saves "when closing/locking the database." This fulfills the "alternatively" question, but doesn't necessarily "save data after adding new entry." If Keepass or Windows crashes, data will be lost. –  LarsH Apr 30 '13 at 14:25

I ran into the same problem and I wasn't satisfied with the answer so I continued googling and ran into this tutorial: http://www.mydigitallife.info/how-to-auto-save-the-database-in-keepass-password-safe/

It describes how to create a trigger that implements the auto save feature.

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Welcome to Super User! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  slhck Jan 22 '13 at 11:50

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