Save the Password

I set up a dialup connection but I am not able to save the password. The checkbox is not available. Why is that and how can I set that up?

airborneAsked:
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edskeeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You need have the client for microsoft networks as the primary client, then when your computer boots up, you need to use a username and password. Doesnt matter what they are, just always use those the same username... I believe you can have an 'empty' password, but if you cancel your logon, it clears all passwords. (So someone who uses your pc while you are away and doesnt know your windows logon password cannot get 'free' access to your dialup account because it remembered your password)
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liebrandCommented:
Click Start / Settings / Control Panel, then double-click Network. Make sure that your Primary Windows logon is set to Client for Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Family Logon. If it is set to Windows Logon then it will not save your passwords.
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airborneAuthor Commented:
You mean that in order for that Dial Up Connection setup to save my password, I have to now log onto my machine every time? Isn't there an INI file that can set this for me of some other hacking way to do this?
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edskeeCommented:
Not really.

You can get TweakUI at:

http://download.cnet.com/downloads/0-1461985-100-888956.html?tag=st.dl.10001_103_1.lst.titledetail

This has a feature to auto-log you into windows when it boots up, but other than that, you need to be logged in to have it save your password. It's not a huge deal, you type a password when windows starts. Annoying, yes, I have to do it myself, but tweakui will log you in upon bootup (plus has some other great features)
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liebrandCommented:
Wouldnt my answer count?
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compmaniaCommented:
What ver of IE do you have?
Do you have more than one ISP connected to your computer?
You don't need to log on every time, so you can reject the answer because it is not correct.
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airborneAuthor Commented:
I installed all that came with the PowerToys, but I still don't want to force myself or anyone that uses my computer to log in. I am using DUNCE freeware, but somehow, the password keeps getting rejected as incorrect even though I have entered several times and am 100% sure that it is correct.
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edskeeCommented:
Which password? Your dialin networking, or your windows login password?

Just make a new username/password combo. The security on Windows is absolutely non-existant... anyone can make a new username and password (just by typing it in at the login prompt). You just need to be 'authenticated' for it to remember your passwords.
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compmaniaCommented:
You can find the information on how to set the password up here:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q148/9/25.asp?LNG=ENG&SA=ALLKB&FR=0
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