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Preventing passwords from being saved

When using a password field with HTML, how do you allow the user to enter a password but prevent the dialog from popping up that asks if the password should be saved for future reuse? We are concerned about security, and we do not want our users to ever save their passwords in this manner.
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jbirkCommented:
Is that an IE feature?  I don't remember ever seeing that in Netscape before...

-Josh
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jbirkCommented:
I see in the documetation for IE, that version 5 has something called autocomplete.  maybe this is it?  To disable this do:
<input type="password" AUTOCOMPLETE="off">

-Josh
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jdarganAuthor Commented:
I tried the suggestion of <input type="password" AUTOCOMPLETE="off">
and it didn't help. Good try, though.
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jbirkCommented:
Oh, well, it was worth a shot.  Which browsers is it doing this in?
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jdarganAuthor Commented:
I'm using IE5.0. Actually, I found that using AUTOCOMPLETE="off" in the form definition worked. I also came across some documentation where it said this command should have worked with the password field as well, so I'm puzzled about why it didn't.
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jbirkCommented:
So do you have your solution then?

-Josh
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jdarganAuthor Commented:
Yes, thanks.
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