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Q: Remembering Passwords in Explorer ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Remembering Passwords in Explorer
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: lstein0-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 10 Jan 2003 13:19 PST
Expires: 09 Feb 2003 13:19 PST
Question ID: 141365
When you first use Internet Explore 6.0 on a new computer, when you
first type in a password, you get a dialog box asking you if you want
to have IE remember that password for you. You can click Yes or No.
There is also a checkbox for "don't ask me to remember any more

I clicked Yes, because I wanted it to remember my password, yet I also
clicked the checkbox, thinking it would remember all passwords as a
default. I just realized that that is not the case. It will remember
that one password, and no more.

I want this dialog box to reappear. I want to click yes, and not click
the box. I want IE to remember my passwords.

Please tell me how to do this.

Subject: Re: Remembering Passwords in Explorer
Answered By: brightshadow-ga on 10 Jan 2003 13:31 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
You can enable this feature in IE6 by going to the Tools menu, then
click "Internet Options" -- Next, click the Content tab, and click the
"AutoComplete..." button.

Here, you are given the options to automatically complete Web
addresses (for when you're typing into the address bar), automatically
complete forms (for.. well, filling out forms :) as well as usernames
and passwords on forms.

If you check the "Prompt me to save passwords" box at the bottom of
this list of options, it should re-enable the dialog for asking if you
would like to save the password for future use.


[Reference information]

No search terms used -- information gathered from personal knowledge.

A reference URL that may be handy (showing some screenshots, etc) is
located at -- please note
that the page is specific to IE5, but that the settings are identical
between the two browsers.


Hope this helps,

lstein0-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: Remembering Passwords in Explorer
From: alfredtheapple-ga on 11 Jan 2003 10:10 PST
you could also try password programs like IEPassword.

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