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Q: Solved: Remembering Browser

Internet explorer will not remember my msn home page. I have reset the web settings and keep choosing msn as default but it does not work.

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A: Solved: Remembering Browser

Hi, and welcome to the TSG forum

what does it default to - you may spyware

post what website its defaulting to

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post a hjt log
HIJACK THIS:

Download and copy hijackthis to its own folder , it makes backups so keeping them separate and available can be useful.

Note the Spyware tools websites are very often under attack and so I have provided more than 1 location to download from:

http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/
http://209.133.47.200/~merijn/downloads.html
http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
http://aumha.org/downloads/hijackthis.exe
http://www.thewhities.com/
http://www.sherrylynn.us/privacypolicy (this has an older version 1.97 - if you can not get to any of the above sites)

Close all open windows and open Hijack This. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished (it only takes a second), the scan button will change to “Save Log”.
Click on “Save Log” and then save it to NotePad.
Click on “Edit” – “Select all” – “copy” and then “paste” into the thread.
DO NOT FIX ANYTHING wait advice from one of the many security experts in this forum.

I currently do not have the skill/competence to advise and poor advice can be far more damaging to your PC with this software, and so I will be unable to add any advice on the log and so will nolonger be replying to your post with regards to the HJT issue, so please have patience and wait for one of the secruity experts to provide further detailed advice

i will however, be notified when you post the log

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I'm having problems with the browser not asking me to save my usernames and passwords. I have the "username and password" box checked in preferences and I got it to save one but no others. I cleared the cache, reset Safari, re-visited the site, signed in and did not get a prompt from Safari. I'm using 5.1.7.

Any help is appreciated.

A:Safari browser not remembering username and password

Hi katiebuglove

Take a look at the link below see if this helps

How to Manage Passwords With Safari | eHow.com

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Gateway 510 desktop pc, win-xp home, 2002 version, sp-3, Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 cpu, 2.80 GHz 2.79 GHz, 1.23 GB of RAM.

everytime I reboot this pc I have to log back into my homepage, f/b page ect... it doesn't remember the sign in names or passwords like it used to... any ideas?

A:[SOLVED] not remembering

What browser are you using ?

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I don't know when it started doing this, but every time I visit a page, and then close the Firefox window and come to open it up again later, it doesn't remember it...

I know it is hard to understand without understandable terms, but It's like this, Usually before if i open a flash game and then close it and come to play it the next month, it loads the second time in seconds, while these days, I've to reload it everytime i open the game...

Is that a problem in the computer or Firefox? Sorry if my explanation is not good enough...

(Note:- I'm using Firefox 3.0)

A:[SOLVED] Problem with remembering

Hey, check your "Clear Private Data" settings, (Click Tools->Options->Privacy Tab) Click the settings button in the "Private data" section.. and see if "clear cache" or whatever is checked (this will clear the cache [which is what i think is happening in your case]) if it's checked then uncheck it and see if that makes a difference[if the private data is being cleared when firefox closes])...

It really is hard to work out exactly what's going on sorry i cant be of more help

Cheers,
Jamey

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My Aol settings are to delete history /cookies etc. on exit and in IE8 too, yet every time I sign on to Aol an old web page opens and other history has been saved.

I've manually deleted everything yet it still doesn't change the outcome.

I found a small utility prog called History Sweep which is a trial version supposed to sweep clean Aol but even that didn't work as when I rebooted, the same sites were there!

Does anyone know of a more aggressive cleaner that can be set to work in the background and auto clean history without having to do it each time I sign on/off?
 

A:Solved: Stop Aol remembering history!

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Ever since placing the Sunday Telegraph disc in my computer, and every time I use my cookie/cache washer, then on opening the browser after the cleansing, it always opens at Global-finder as opposed to Google which I always had set in the tools options box and had previously always opened at Google. Now it says About:blank (and goes to Global-finder). I can change it to Google and it does remember until I do my clean up then it does not remember.

Paul.
 

A:(Solved) Not remembering Home page

download spybot search and destroy here: http://www.security.kolla.de
install it, update it, and run it, fix all problem items and try to change the default homepage again, if this does not work download HijackThis here: http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/
install it run it and do NOT fix anything yet, but post a log here
 

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Using Vista and IE 8; how to we get the setting whereby when we save a web page it will remember the last folder saved to when adding a Favorite. I want save a web page to a favorite; then navigate to another page and then save that page to the same folder of the previous save; but I have to click Add to Favorites and re-navigate to the desired folder every time. My friend using IE is able to save one; then another, then another, but the folder she first saved one to in that session appears automatically without the need for re-naviigating to the desired folder each time. Any ideas? thanks.
 

A:Solved: ie 8 and remembering the last folder to save to

please read this,http://www.mydigitallife.info/fix-i...e-or-image-folder-location-or-path-correctly/
 

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I've been cleared by the mal-ware thread by the way. So Whenever I click remember me (Like on this site) It should remember me right?
But that's not the case with my firefox. Whenever I close the browser window and go back to this site then it doesn't save.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

Thanks I appreciate it.

A:[SOLVED] Firefox is not remembering passwords?

You need to have cookies enabled for the 'remember me' feature to work.

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Ok I looked in the forum about this and found the same problem but the fix did not help me. This just started today and I've had no problems with Firefox3 remembering my cookies until tonight. All I remember doing was closing Firefox before I left the house then coming back about 2 hours later to find that I'm logged out on all the sites I'm normally logged into.

I don't have any automatic cookie cleaners. I know I didn't clear any private date and I tried one of the supposed fixes I found here but nothing worked. I've had FF3 for a few months now and did not have a problem when it was place over my older Firefox.

Help?

Edit: Problem seemed to have fixed itself somehow. Might of been the fact I kept on trying to play around with the settings or something.
 

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Windows is remembering my passwords for the most part, however I had one place that I had entered the incorrect password and now it (Windows) will not remember that password. What do I need to do to get it to remember the password again?

Dell XPS 17
Windows 7 Home Premium
IE 9
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 has stopped remembering IE passwords

Check with the options at that webpage to see if there is a setting to remember the password or not. It may have been set NOT to remember it.
Also look for ALL of the Cookies for that site, and delete them, as the setting may be saved within a cookie.
 

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i recently had to reinstall windows xp and i cant remember where the setting is to tell my computer to remember my names, addresses, e-mails, etc. when im filling out forms over the internet. hope you understand what im referring to.
thanks!
 

A:Solved: remembering info for filling out forms, etc.

Open Internet Explorer>Tools>Internet Options>Content tab>Autocomplete button.
Tufenuf
 

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Hello,

I'm a Toshiba laptop user, and so is my grandfather. Recently, he seems to be frustrated about losing some image editing software that--he claims--was originally bundled to the Win XP Home Edition OS, which came with his Satellite A25-S207.

I have suggested restoring the system to a previous date using System Restore. He went a little further and tried to restore from the provided System/Applications CD. I have no idea how that turned out, because we're not even in the same town, so the feedback I get is through the phone.

He does not remember the name of the program; he only recalls a little stripped square on the quick launch menu and afterwards, very few, basic editing options such as "Select, Balance, Drop, Smooth", etc.

I used to have the very same model and OS, but I can't remember that soft! So before I end as frustated as my grandad, does anybody remember the name of that program? Does it even exist?

Thank you so much for reading!
VeritaSakura
 

A:Solved: Need help remembering original software that came with Toshiba A25 S207

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Hi guys. I recently installed Vista to a PC and installed IE8 (I dislike 9), and have an odd issue. When uploading pictures/files in IE8, it remembers the last folder I had open, but it doesn't remember the view type (large icons, small icons, tiles, etc) and always goes to list view.

On my other PC it used to remember view type perfectly in IE8, so not sure what the problem is. And oddly, Windows Explorer remembers the view type fine, so does "file download" in IE8, so it just seems to be "file upload" in IE8. Can anyone help?

A:[SOLVED] IE8 Upload Window not remembering Folder View Selected

Click Here to download ATF Cleaner by Atribune. Save it to your Desktop.

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Under Main. Click Select All, then click Empty

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I have two, I believe, unrelated issues with Firefox.
1. When I open www.washingtonpost.com - it opens up (two/three) pop-up window with title: Opening wpni.washingtonpost.com - and in it lies the text: You have chosen to open wpni.washingtonpost.com which is a: MS-DOS application from: httop://ad.doubleclick.net. Would you like to save it. At the bottom, there are two buttons: (1) Save File (grayed out and not available) and (b) Cancel. After I click cancel 2-3 times, it goes away. But I have to do this every time and it is annoying. I do not have this issue in IE. BTW, pop-ups are disabled in my Firefox settings. Also, if wp site is open, this message pops up every 5 mins or so.
2. For certain sites (including www.techguy.org), Firefox does not remember the user name and password. They are stored as they get populated as soon as I start typing, but not automatically. Again, in IE - this is not an issue.

In general, I like Firefox and have a lot of favorites setup in it - otherwise I am frustrated enough to switch to IE, or something else.

Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Firefox issues: not remembering user names/pwd and opening pop ups on some sites

You must have the Remember passwords feature enabled for the browser to remember them.
Tools> Options> Security> Remember passwords for sites is checked.
Also check: Tools> Options> Privacy> that Always clear my private data when I close Firefox
is unchecked, and click on Settings button, make sure Saved Passwords is not checked.
You can try Adblock Plus for the pop-ups.
 

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Whenever I would go to a site on the net and type in my user name and a new pin, xp would prompt me to remember the pin, so that if I clicked and my user name came up, my pin would automatically be entered.

Now, when I go to Fidelity Investments, I click, but no user name comes up. When I manually enter, no reminder to save the pin comes up either.

When I go to other sites and click, my user name and pin come up.

I don't know if it is a Fidelity site thing, or if I need to do something else.

I did check "autocomplete" in the "content" tab of tools in ie6. and everything is checked.

Any ideas? Thanks!
 

A:Remembering PIN

Some sites will not store pins for security reasons.

I see and understand there point of view.
 

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Whenever I would go to a site and type in my user name and a new pin, xp would prompt me to remember the pin, so that if I clicked and my user name came up, my pin would automatically be entered.

Now, when I go to Fidelity Investments, I click, but no user name comes up. When I manually enter, no reminder to save the pin comes up either.

When I go to other sites and click, my user name and pin come up.

I don't know if it is a Fidelity site thing, or if I need to do something else.

I did check "autocomplete" in the "content" tab of tools in ie6. and everything is checked.

Any ideas? Thanks!
 

A:Remembering PIN

Try this handy utility! It's auto complete feature doesn't let you down like IE6 does!

http://www.roboform.com/
 

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i accidently pushed dont remember the password on this site ... but i want to make it so that it is saved .. how can i make firefox remember a password ona site without changing the other site settings?

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Go to Tools > Options > Privacy > Passwords tab > View Saved Passwords button > Passwords Never Saved tab, and remove the site from the list. Then go to the site and when the options box appears, save the password for this site.

You might need to tick the Remember Passwords box under the Passwords tab for this feature to work.

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Hi,

IE8 isn't remembering passwords on my email accounts. I have tried putting them on as 'trusted sites' under internet options - this didn't work. This happened before and I posted here but didn't save the topic (is this possible?) so can't remember how to fix.

Thanks.

Blue100

A:IE8 - not remembering passwords

Blue, here is your previous topic about this issuehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic312303.htmlHere is how to find any of your previous posts:Click on your name next to Logged in as: on the left side of the page, just under BleepingComputer.comYour profile will open. Click the drop-down arrow next to Options (left side of page) and choose either Find member's posts or Find Member's Topics. Scroll through the list until you find what you are looking for.In your case, you won't have a lot of pages to look through.If you have several pages of posts or topics, and don't want to wade through the them all click on Search at the top right of the BC page. This is useful if you don't know the date range of when you posted, but you do remember a few keywords from the post. Click on More Search Options.When the search page opens, type in a keyword from the post you made, then enter your name in Filter by Member Name (optional). Scroll down and click Perform the search.Example: I went to Search options, typed in the keyword passwords, then your name. The search brought up your post here and your previous post.

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hey guys thanks a lot for the help last time, but now i have a new question:

i did some registry tweaks on xp, its all good except now my machine won't remember any passwords
i backed up my registry before i did anything so i can always go back but i was wondering if there is a service i need to turn back on to get it remembering again or if it is something else because i can't figure it out

thanks,
kaver
 

A:xp not remembering passwords

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I accidentally deleted all my passwords the other day in FF, and now the few I have in it, sometimes it's remembering and sometimes it's not and I have to look up and type in. I've looked at the passwords and they're supposed to be in there; however, sometimes showing and other times won't show even with closing tabs and windows and reopening.

Anyway to fix this?

It wasn't a problem before.

A:FF not always remembering passwords

Do you happen to be using any Ccleaner software related by chance? Is the option Remember passwords for sites checkmarked?

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Even though I click 'Yes', usernames & passwords are not being remembered. Please tell me how to fix this. Thank you.
 

A:XP/IE6 not remembering passwords

I think this is what you're looking for:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q264672&ID=KB;EN-US;q264672
 

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When I go to a new website that requires a password, a box pops up from Win 7 and asks me if I want to "Remember This Password". There is one site that I clicked NO the first time I used it. What can I do to get Win 7 to remember the password for that website now?

A:Remembering Passwords

What browser are you using?

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Hi
I am using a Firefox browser which has just been updated to 2.0.0.20. I don't like version 3.

When i login to hotmail & check the 'remember me on this computer' tab, it does remember me after i sign out until i close the browser.
When i re-open the browser, i have to type all in again!

Ok, i think in IE, it remembers me all the time!

Could it be the update?

When i was about to contact hotmail technical help, it said to include any software just installed in my query!
As i say, recent update & also i installed SuperAntispyware & System info for Windows info, thats all.

Help appreciated.

wf

A:Hotmail not remembering me !

help appreciated as i'm not sure if its a malware issue??

cheers

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my computer got reset and it doesn't remember words like it used to

like on google I would just press one letter like b
and the b words that I look for would come up

or if a site ask for my name I just press s and my name would come up
thanks
steve
 

A:need help with IE remembering words

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I had to log off from facebook in order to check another profile, thus having to enter that one and then once I was done reenter mine. However, no matter how many times, it always signs me out when I close the internet. I did hit "remember my password" option when I rentered it, but it doesn't.

Is there to really make sure that when I got to places like facebook, I'm already logged in and I don't have to retype anything?

A:Remembering passwords

Did you at all press on clear private data? If you're using mozilla, you could just press remember when it asks you if you want mozilla to remember the password.

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In Internet Explorer, I am having a problem. My first step was to contact Microsoft, but they said I would have to talk to you as it was an OEM version. In IE, the box for a username and password pops up. I fill in the info, and check the box to remember it. However, the next time I go back, the fields are blank. This happens every time, for all sites. I have tried everything I can think of, including reseting all default settings, etc. Thank you.

 

A:IE NOT remembering passwords

So Microsoft gave you the address of this site to get help? Is that true?

Anyway, are you talking about IE not remembering the userid and password when you first connect to the net via your dialup connection or are you talking about userids and passwords when you go to certain webpages?

If your talking about it not remembering the userid and password when you first connect to the net via your dialup connection then do this,

Start>Find>Files, key in *.pwl and press enter. You should see one that has the username for your PC. Right click on it and select Rename. Now rename it .old, for example, bhesson.pwl would be renamed to bhesson.old

Now click on Start>Shutdown>Restart. When the Windows logon box appear at startup leave the password box blank and click on OK. It's important that you click on OK and not on Cancel.

Now see if IE remembers the userid and password. You may need to key it in the first time but after that subsequent conections should remember it.

If your talking about userids and passwords when you go to certain webpages then do this, Start>Settings>CP>InternetOptions>Content>AutoComplete. Make sure userids and passwords are selected.

[This message has been edited by bhesson (edited 11-11-2000).]
 

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Greetings BC,

This problem is happening in Chrome. At my school, you have to log in to use the internet. When I connect using the wireless my log in credentials are saved and all I have to do is click log in. However, when using the wired connection (much faster) it does not remember my log in details. I believe it used to but one time a friend logged in with theirs for some reason and now it doesn't remember them. Typing this in every time I want to get on the internet is pretty annoying and I would like to have it remember my log in details.

Picture if you want: http://i.imgur.com/QQjJa.png

I tried deleting the saved password in Chrome for the URL I get when logging in to wired but it didn't remember it after I logged in again.

Could someone please let me know how I can get Chrome to remember the log in details?

Thanks,
Kyle

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Good Day All -

I recently upgraded to IE 9, however due to compatibility with some web programs for work I had to roll back to IE 8. I also encountered a profile issue and I lost all my saved username and passwords in IE. My IE 8 is now not asking to save usernames and passwords and it had in the past. I have searched the internet and everyone says make sure it is set up to remember username and passwords... by going to Internet Options > Content > AutoComplete> Settings. I have all the boxed checked. I have triple checked it. I looked in the IntelliForms in the registry as another website suggested and nothing is there.

Please help!

A:IE 8 Not Remembering Passwords

Hello darrinlewis441,

Peruse these two links to see if they are of help.

Why Won’t IE Remember My Login Info?

> Why Won

> How To Force Your Browser to Remember Passwords - How-To Geek

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I have windows xp on an eMachine. The autocomplete passwords program does not remember the passwords after I say yes.

A:IE7 not remembering password

Have you checked that the autocomplete checkbox is ticked? Click Tools>InternetOptions, then click the Content tab. Is the autocomplete box ticked?

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How can I get windows 7/Internet Explorer to remember my passwords to some of my favorite websites so I don't have to retype them everytime I log in.
 

A:remembering passwords

use a paasword manager like Roboform or Keepass or similar
 

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Has anyone had any updates about solving the problem with hotmail failing to remember passwords? It gets irksome having to type in the password every time an emailing session takes place. There doesn't seem to be any way of contacting the administrators of hotmail to get a direct answer. Any ideas?
 

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hi

my folders are not remembering their view settings (list, large/small icons, tiles, etc).

all folders are showing the same view. if i change one folder, then all other folders change to the same view. Folders are forgetting the view i set them to.

how can i fix?

thx

A:Folders Not Remembering View

Hello Johny,

It sounds like you are in a library. If so, then this is normal since all included folders in a library share the same folder view.

To have separate folder views per folder, you would need to open the folder at it's actual say "C:\Users\(user-name)\Documents" location instead of in the Documents library.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi All

I've a minor problem with one of my DVD drives and was hoping that someone might know of a solution. My computer runs off Windows XP Home Edition. I have 2 DVD drives in my computer, (there are also 2 hard drives in the tower) a NEC one and a Pioneer one. In most respects, these two drives work fine independently of, and in conjunction with each other, I've come across no problems so far anyway. I am afraid I can't say how the slave/master relationship works as I've no idea, if it's necessary to know to solve this problem, please let me know how I find out and I'll be happy to provide the info. The only niggling problem is as follows:

My Pioneer drive is the newer, quicker of the two drives, and I use this most of the time, to watch DVDs, play games etc etc. Often I leave a disc in this drive when I shut down my machine. When I turn on my machine again and put another disc in this drive, it still displays the previous disc's contents when I go into explore, and by going to start, run and entering the drive details, it won't start it either. I have to 'wipe' the memory of the disc being in that drive by rebooting. It isn't only limited to a disc being in the drive on booting up either. If the drive was empty, and I put disc A in it, if I later remove it and put in disc B, it still thinks disc A is in there. This doesn't seem to happen with my NEC drive, only the Pioneer one, and the only solution I have found... Read more

A:DVD drives 'remembering' discs

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Hi
Have had win10 running now for a few weeks and today I downloaded Tempory File Cleaner and ran it just once to do a clean up.After this the computer wont remember passwords or user names for shortcuts I have on my desk top ,,ie gmail ,youtube ect..Did the file cleaner remove something,is there a solution?...thanks

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Having Windows remember your passwords for logging on to certain sites is very convenient. My husband clicked "no" when prompted to have Windows remember his eBay password. Now he wishes he had clicked "yes." Is there a way to reactivate this? TKS
 

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my wife told me i needed a new laptop for Christmas and Anniversary so i could give our daughter my old laptop...

ive gone from the tried and true XPpro to 7home and the latest firefox (10?)...

as i set up my bookmarks and login information, as long as my browsing session remains 'in force' my website favorites remember my login information. once i exit firefox, all of that info is blown out...

ive gone through the options and tools and such for firefox and ive got the 'remember passwords for sites' box checked under security but to no avail...

i have the history shut off (as i did in my old versions) so im wondering if they have made it mandatory to keep the history (new method of tracking cookies?) if so that really blows...

can anyone point me in the right direction?

A:remembering login and password

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Username%20and%20password%20not%20remembered

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I cannot get IE 6 to remember my passwords...I have tried all sorts of different things, security, content, yet it will not store the passwords.

I'm using a HP pavillion with WindowsXP
 

A:{RESOLVED}Remembering passwords...

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I have all of my folders set to default to a list view, but I have one folder on my desktop called "Games" (it's actually on the desktop, not a shortcut to a folder) with shortcuts to my game programs. There are only four icons in there now, so I keep the folder small and tell it to display the shortcuts as Icons, not as List. The folder often reverts, for no apparent reason, however, to a large size and a list view. Why is this? I have tried everything, even resetting all folder options and then setting this folder again (and obviously I have the folders remember settings options turned on). This folder and this folder alone constantly forgets its settings; my My Computer and My Documents windows, for example, remember their size exactly. Does anyone have any idea why this one folder constantly resets itself to this random state?
 

A:Folder not remembering info?

It's a common problem, and I have not heard of a perfect fix. But some times installing the latest service pack (SP) or updating your broswer will cure the problem.
 

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Hi All

Would appreciate some help here!

I have a userform that opens up in excel and allows you to enter information in textboxes on the form.

What often happens is that I am busy entering data into a textbox and then need to switch to a different screen(Alt+tab) to obtain the data I need.

However when I switch the screen back to excel (and the userform) the cursor is no longer positioned in the text box where I left off (it is nowhere on the screen and I have to click in the text box again to be able to carry on typing).

Is there anyway that I can ensure that the cursor remains at the same spot even if I move away form the screen and then return later?

Thnx
 

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hey guys i have my vista wireless laptop and i want to manualy enter my PSK everytime i connect so basacly i dont want vista to rember my PSK also i want to know how to do this on many other OS so i can delete the PSK after they have disconnected from ym network,=) so because its to hard to change it every 5 min i just want to know how i can stop and computer using wifi from remembering my PSK so i dont have to change and people who have been on the network dont "piggyback"
help would be great.

-lewismc-

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I'm sure this has been covered before, so pardon me asking it again: Why is it that when I specify a folder to save a series of images, it opens to save in My Pictures every time and I have to navigate back to the folder I want. Frustrating!
 

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I just started seeing an issue with my external drives connected to my laptop running Win7 Home Premium x64. I have 2 external drives connected via USB to my laptop. In the past, when I unplugged the drives, and later reconnected them, the previously assigned drive letters (X: and Y: ) were again properly assigned to the two external drives. Lately, when I reconnect the USB drives, they get assigned the next drive letters in sequence (E: and F:, respectively). What is causing this behavior and how can I force them to remember their old "assigned" letter? I assigned the drive letters using the manage computer, disk management, change drive letter process. I always use the "safely remove hardware and eject media" feature prior to unplugging the drives... and I have not changed any behavior on my part.

Both stay connected to the same powered USB hub... rather than messing with the drives individually, I just use the remove hardware applet and then unplug the hub. I always use the same USB port for the hub, and the drive themselves stay connected to the hub... BTW, this used to work perfectly under both XP and Win7 ... until recently...

A:Remembering drive letters

Here ya go:

Hard Drives - Lock a Drive Letter

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Hi.... I have a new HP computer and i notice that when i
go on sites that require user names and passwords i
always click to remember them but once i try going back
to those sites it never remember the password ... Now i
did go into Autocomplete section there and made sure that
all the boxes are check off ... I close the explorer, i
start it up again and notice the same problem
again ...Also i notice i always have to check the prompt
me for my password box it never stay on ... Help ???
Thanks
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A:remembering the password in explorer

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how can i turn off googles search reminder? I dont want others using this computer to see what i have been searching for.
 

A:stop google remembering

what is your web browser?

if you are using Mozilla Firefox hit Ctlr+Shift+Del then tick Saved Form and Search History
Click Clear Private Data Now
 

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I have a Pentium Core Duo with Vista Home Premium, Norton 360, MS Outlook and two separate user accounts (one the Administrator). Even tho I checked the "Remember Password" box for both users, Outlook continually asks me to hand-enter the password every time I open it - from either account. I have Outlook set to automatically send/receive upon opening. Any advice on how I can get Outlook to remember the password for each user and stop asking for it every time I open Outlook?

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A:Outlook Not Remembering Password

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Silly question and in all my work on computers this is the first time I've run into it...

If you log into another computer via LAN, enter the user name and pasword, check the "remember me" box .... how do you later tell it to forget you so that it will ask for your username and password again?

(p.s. I know how to manage my own... it's a problem that I need to delete someone else's)

A:Un-remembering network credentials....

Are you talking about the main login for a machine on a domain? The "remember me" box is throwing me off, not sure what you mean.

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