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how can i get rid of the box that comes up asking to verify my username and password for msn mail?
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by:chacko
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Next time when it comes up, check the check box to not to show.
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by:Silverbrain
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the only option available to me is to remember my password.
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by:varun071898
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Check remember my password.
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by:Silverbrain
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that is not what i need though, i dont want that box to come up at all though. i want to bypass the logon screen
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by:mlgamble
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If it remembers the password, it won't have to ask for information. I have never used MSN, but in Dial up networking, you can select MSN icon and go to connection settings.  Then you can unselect prompt for information before dialing.
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by:chanv
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I am assuming the MSN logon box come up when you start your machine.  

Try the following:
Go into control panel, double click on Internet icon
Select the tab named Connection
Select the options Connect to the Internet Using Local Area Network
Click OK

This will set you up so that you always need to go to My Computer-Dialup Networking-MSN icon to dial to MSN before you access Internet.  

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by:Silverbrain
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no msn pops up its own box, it has my password already in there, i just have to click ok
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by:chanv
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Maybe I misunderstand your problem... hm.... can you write me the name of the dialog box you would like to get rid of?
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by:Silverbrain
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too bad i always use an isp for dial in./
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by:mlgamble
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Do you have the latest version of MSN (2.5)?  Make sure you do before you do anything.
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by:mlgamble
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What email program are you using?
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mlgamble earned 100 total points
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I know in outlook 98 you go to tools-accounds-properties-servers and it should have your email accound information. Outlook Express is the same.  Make sure you don't have "Log on using secure password authentication" checked.

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by:Silverbrain
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well i believe you have to use the secure auth. for msn mail dont you?
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by:mlgamble
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I don't know, I don't have MSN, but try it anywaz.
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