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Windows password remembering...

Is there a way to have windows remember any passwords I write in any log on box?

Like my friends internet connection, it would be nice if he could have the cpu remember his password.

I know it exists for IE5, but how about windows?
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Blashy
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Blashy
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AST99Commented:
Blashy

Here is what Microsoft has to say about this:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q137/3/61.asp

OR

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q148/9/25.ASP

OR

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q141/8/58.ASP

This info should help you out. If you find that any of the information in here is cryptic or you need clarifications, let me know and I can help you out with this. I think you may have to reject the answer for me to be able to add other info. I am not sure about it but you will see the appropriate buttons on your screen. Sorry...I am super busy and give you a chance to do this first on your own.

AST99


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AST99Commented:
Blashy

I change this to comment so other users have a chance to post other data from sources other than Microsoft. MS' info at times is not very easy to read and understand.
Best of luck

AST99
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OashunCommented:
Hi Blashy :-)
Hopefully this will help you out ~ Follow this :

Go to START from your desktop.
Click SETTINGS
Click CONTROL PANEL
Double click USERS icon
A wizard should then prompt you to load a new user profile which will then let you enter a password for your friend as well as other profile information.

~~Oashun~~
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centervCommented:
Are you saying that you want to log on automatically at startup and that the password logon is a nuisance?
If thats the case, it can be removed.
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BlashyAuthor Commented:
I'll try Oashun's idea and give you some feedback how it goes.
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saoudCommented:
your question needs to be cleared a little, what passwords you want windows to remember?
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BlashyAuthor Commented:
Any password I put in for any software, modem connection.

I'd like to know if that option exists, same way it works for IE5 passwords.
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AST99Commented:
Blashy

In order for Windows to remember the passwords, it requires that you successfully log into Windows. This means that you successfully enter a username and password when the Windows PAssword prompt comes up.

One of the suggestions here mentioned that you should create a user profile. That suggestion basically does the trick.

For example, if you have an account and save password is selected and i turn your machine on and hit Cancel at the logon window, when I go in, the save password option is grayed out.

Make sense so far?

Of course, it is possible for it not to appear even if you correctly logon. In such a case, go to the links I included in my first reply and see if that fixes it.

Have you looked at those yet?

AST99
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BlashyAuthor Commented:
The links we're very good and although DENSE they do explain fully.

Creating a user is the only way it will work and since you are the 1st one to mention it, mainly via the links I have to give you the points.

Sorry for the others that had the right answer also :( .

I was waiting to see if there was another way around but this is the best way to go.
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AST99Commented:
Glad to see this issue resolved. When I first install 95 some years ago, this same exact thing drove me nuts by the time I figured it out.

Cheers

AST99
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