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Save/Cache network credentials for shared folders - XP Pro

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Hello everyone. I'm trying to save a cached credential where a folder is shared on the server and accessible on the network only with the network credentials.

The users tap into a shared database in which they input medical information and they do not know the credentials to login to the shared database. There about about 12 machines and all of these machines after connecting once and choosing "save password" continue to connect every time using that cached password.

One machine however allows me to click "save" and when I look under the saved passwords for that user, it DOES exist. However when I restart the machine, the credentials disappear and I have to reconnect manually every time. I've searched on Google and made changes but had no luck. I disabled simple sharing in XP Pro, but this didn't help either. I can't see anything different about this machine when compared to the others.

Thanks for your help!
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