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where does IE store the username and password for sites using basic or NT authentication

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where does internet explorer store username and passwords for sites that use NT authentication?

I access a sharepoint site, which asks me for my NT login and password. When I check the "remember login", where does it remember it? I don't think it is in cookies because I cleared my cookies and it still remembered it.

Thanks a ton! this is a great area of mystery to me. I would like to unlock this mystery!
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This should explain in more detail for you:
http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/Pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=348
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Its stored as part of the user profile along with credentials for non-domain shares etc.
If you go into control Panel, select your user account and click on 'Manage my network passwords' you can see/delete stored credentials.

See http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/key_tshoot.mspx?mfr=true
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