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Q: Subscribe to Webcal asks for Windows Security username/password

I am trying to subscribe to a webcal but every time it asks me for a username/password. I do not have those details - please help
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Preferred Solution: Subscribe to Webcal asks for Windows Security username/password

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A: Subscribe to Webcal asks for Windows Security username/password

Hello,

Ask the organiser of the webcal. They will be able to tell you those details.

Dave

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Windows Mail constantly asks for verification of my Username, and Password; And note the following error message:

Account: 'POP.west.cox.net', Server: 'POP.west.cox.net', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR a user name MUST be entered', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC91

I have Windows Vista. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I have same question in below as Member braneli asked before, I don't know if he solved or not? But I can not find an answer and fix it right now, is there anybody can help me? Thanks in advance! braneli
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Windows 7 new install - asks for username/password problem
Trying to install Windows 7 ultimate over Vista and now that it has run through quite a bit of it's install, it restarted and is asking me to login. I have no idea what the login would be, as I've never had one on this computer before.

Please help!! thank you!

I've tried everything I can think of. Even my own personal logins that I've used over the past couple of years.

My screen looks like this.
When I goto choose safemode, it's asks me to choose between Windows Setup & Windows Vista. So it's still not finished installing.Attached Thumbnails
 

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Trying to install Windows 7 ultimate over Vista and now that it has run through quite a bit of it's install, it restarted and is asking me to login. I have no idea what the login would be, as I've never had one on this computer before.

Please help!! thank you!
 

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Hello guys, need your help once again..

Whenever I restart my PC, it asks me to enter username and password. I want to remove it and make it an automatic startup.. Please help..

Thanks :)

A:PC asks username & password everytime it restarts

Automatically Log On a User Account in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=282866

Bypass The Windows XP Log On Screen?
http://www.theeldergeek.com/unattended_logon.htm

Or use Tweak UI for XP(147 KB file)

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Hello guys, need your help once again..

Whenever I restart my PC, it asks me to enter username and password. I want to remove it and make it an automatic startup.. Please help..

Thanks
 

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I have 2 windows 7 machines and xbox 360. I use xbox to watch movies or stream music from my computer. Everything worked fine untill out of the blue my windows machine started to ask for a username a password to see it. I cant even see the shared folders on the computer anymore. I have checked my other computer, it has the same thing, asks for username and password.

I have looked at my settings in advanced sharing settings:
on: network discovery
on: file and print sharing
off -> on: public folder sharing(thought that would fix the issue)
off: password protected sharing.

I am not part of any home group.

I have googled around and all what I found was that there has to be something to do with guest account, so they said remove the guest password, which i did.
Then someone else said disable guest account and system management, which I did, but there is no change.

I have a shared folder that I need to access without a username or password from anywhere on my network from any mashine. It has permission for everyone to be able to access it. And it did work untill all of the sudden windows 7 computer started to ask for username and password.

Is there anyways to fix that? Thank you!

A:Network share all of the sudden asks for username and password???

There are about ten different things that can cause this problem to occur.

The first thing that comes to mind is if the time/date settings are correct and sync on your machines. The link below might help you track down the problem.

Solution:Windows Asks For Password On Shared Folders On The Network | Troubleshooting | Technize - Be Techdated

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I have 3 Windows 7 (Home Premium 64 bit) machines on a peer to peer network. I have an accounting package that stores the files on one machine (I?ll call it Box1). On the another machine (Box2) I have mapped the data files on Box1 as \\Box1\datafiles (Z. Everything?s been working fine for several months until yesterday afternoon when the lights flickered. My monitor flickered also but Box2 wasn?t affected as best I could see. Nobody was around Box1 at that time, but when they came in this morning, it was off (we normally leave them on all night) and they got the ?not properly shut down? message and selected ?Start Windows Normally?. Later when I tried to start the accounting app (from Box2), I got an error message saying it couldn?t connect to the data location. The network and all three computers show in Explorer. So does the mapped drive (with a big red X). When I try to look at Box1 it asks for a Network Password, and has the user account Box2\Box2. I?ve tried every password anybody in the building (3 of us) has ever used on anything, and nothing works. When I select ?use another account? and enter Box1?s owner?s login (owner1) and password there is a note under the password box that says ?Domain: Box2? and after I click OK it asks for the Network Password again, but then has the user account of Box2\owner1. I shared a folder on the 3rd computer (Box3) (access to ?everyone?) and Box2 can see the machine and some public folders but the others say I don?t have permissi... Read more

A:Network sharing suddenly asks for username and password

I would run chkdsk /r to correct any possible file system errors on Box1 then do a System Restore to before the power flicker, see if that resolves it.





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If you can't boot normally, see if you can boot to Safe Mode and run chkdsk from there:Boot to Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key when the computer first starts booting, as soon as you see the manufacturers logo. Continue to press it every second or so until you get the Windows Advanced Options menu.
Select Safe Mode using the arrow key on your keyboard and press Enter.
Login as Administrator (no password unless you added one. If so, enter that password).
Open My Computer.
Right click on drive: and select Properties (drive: is your boot drive, usually C:)
Click on the Tools tab then the Check now button.
Check the Automatically fix File System errors box.

Alternatively, you can click on Start then Run, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter.

For your boot drive (usually C:), you will get a window that says the check could not be performed ....
Do you want to schedule this disk check to run the next time you restart the computer?
Click on Yes.

Shutdown and reboot. Chkdsk will start. It can take an hour or more to run depending on the size of your hard drive.

Be patient and let it complete undisturbed.


If that doesn't fix it then run System File Checker:




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For Vista and Windows 7 only:Click on Start, type command prompt.
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Hi, Im Confused as to what my windows security username and password will be. I have a small screen pop up frequently when I am accessing my Emails and I'm failing to receive all emails because I'm Unaware of what the username and password ill be. I have tried the general user=admin pass=admin but nothing seems to be working!
PLEASE HELP!

Thanks
- Gab
 

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Hi! I am in dire help! I just applied to college and i am trying to acess their website to log on and get started going to school. When i go to log onto the site windows security pops up and asks me for my username and password but i dont know either one of these and i really need to acess this site! How do i find out what they are so i can get on the site???? Thanks!

Cody Bishop

A:How to find my windows security username and password?

Ask the owner of the computer.

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Hi,
I provide IT support for a community college and we are having trouble accessing our website portal. Though, it has started with one employee and has gradually progress into
5 or 6 since Monday of this week. For example this is our website (company.com). We have a website portal (my.company.com) for our employees that allows them to access it from on and offsite campus. When,
employees try to access the website portal. A “Windows Security” box pops up for credentials for authentication. That is normal, BUT recently employees have been experiencing the “Windows Security” box with
no username and password.  It reads “The server my.company.com at STAFF requires a username and password.” I’ve tried every “Internet option” settings with no luck. All
workstations are running Windows 7 pro with IE 8.  FYI, we have no issues with Firefox. I need some guidance and HELP! It will be greatly appreciated!

A:Windows Security box not displaying username and password.

Hi,
That’s problem might be related with Windows Credential Manager.
Please follow these steps below to add windows credentials on your PC:
1 Click “Start”
2 Input “Credential Manager” in Search box and click it
3 In “Store credentials for automatic logon”, click “Add a Windows credential”
4 Input your internet or network address in blank, also input user name and password
5 Click “OK”
 
Thus, when user login your website, the username and password will appear.

Furhtermore, you can try to reset IE for test.
 
Hope it helps.
 
Regards,
Leo   HuangPlease remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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The site would not accept my title. The title should be: Windows Security Popup not Prompting for Username/Password.

Hi,

I seem to be having an issue with one of our end user's logging into a website ( Freddie Mac's Loan Prospector - Your Home for More Loans.) This started happening whenever I swapped out the user's old XP pc for a new W7 pc. Whenever they click on the link to log into the web page they get a message saying "The server loanprospector.com at "Freddie Mac Secure Domain" requires a username and password." but there are no text boxes for the user to input a username/password.
The W7 machine that replaced the XP computer was imaged using Acronis (not sure if it has anything to do with it or not.) and I did try to log into the website via a different W7 machine that was imaged. Some of the machines would prompt for a username/password but others would not.

I have tried adding the website to the trusted sites, disabled a/v, turned off UAC settings, turned off pop-up blocker but nothing seems to be working. I called Freddie Mac and spoke with them but they flat out told me to call Microsoft about the issue. I was hoping you guys could provide some input before I tried dealing with Microsoft. Any help/suggestions are welcome and appreciated.

A:[SOLVED] Windows Security Popup not Prompting for Username/Password.

Hi, could be from the image seeing an old mac address in ARP cache , best way is to delete cache, windows will build a new fresh one. Open a cmd as admin, go to start search and type:-cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the prompt type:-

netsh interface ip delete arpcache (press enter) should say OK, no need to restart, try now.

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Hi,

I have this little LAN in my office comprising of a mix of Windows versions across different PC's.

A situation in particular is one Win 8.1 PC which is holding a folder I want to share with a Win 7 PC.
The folder is under the Public users, and I've turned off Password protected sharing! in the advanced sharing settings in the Win 8.1 PC.

However, whenever I'm trying to access the folder from the Win 7 PC, I'm still being asked for a username and password.

Would really appreciate some help on this, pls.
 

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I have a small mixed network with wired and wireless computers. There are two wired 2000 PC's. 2 XP's (1 wired, 1 Wireless) and 1 wireless IMAC. The problem I'm having is when I try to connect to the shared folder on any of the windows machines from the IMAC, I get a request for a user name and password. I looked at the shared forlder and set it to Administrator without a password needed. Is there something on the PC or MAC that needs to be set?
 

A:windows asks for password

Your answer may be in this "Networking Tips" article from PC World, December 2005:
http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,122932,00.asp#
 

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I currently receive Microsoft Security Bulletins at an email address that I'm closing. I don't recall needing a Microsoft account to sign up for them, but it has been years. I created a Microsoft account and tried to sign up for bulletins, but I get this
error every time I hit finish:
"An unknown error occurred while processing your request. This is most likely due to a connection failure. Please try again."
I have tried several browsers. Error is the same. 

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I've tried to sign up for the Microsoft Security Notification Service: Comprehensive Edition over months but haven't received a single email. No welcome email either. I've checked in my spam folders too. Clicking Subscribe does not seem to change any of
my Microsoft subscriptions.
[screenshot 1 deleted because account unverified]
Clicking Subscribe turns both buttons grey momentarily and then they return to their previous appearance.
[screenshot 2 deleted because account unverified]
No subscription shown in my Microsoft Account communication permission settings.
[screenshot 3 deleted because account unverified]
Tried with both Firefox and Edge.
How can I get an email subscription to this from Microsoft? Thank you!

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i do minor repair on laptops. im had this issue before but i forget how to fix. at start up i get[dell corp. this computer is protected by a password authentication system- type in primary or admin. password]do not have any of this. ] anyone have an ideal how to get pass this
 

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Did you happen to look at the Rules to which you agreed when you registered?

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

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hello,

I am using Windows 7 64bit. I have another XP machine in my LAN. Windows 7 can see the Xp machine in the network tab. But when I try to access it, it prompts for a user name and password.

I've tried setting up a password in my XP machine. Still when i try to connect to the xp machine from 7, i get window prompting for password.

I've been seen different threads but still no luck.

Thanks in advanced

A:Cant Access WIndows XP Machine form 7. Asks for a password [LAN]

Please post a screenshot of that message.
Can you enter a valid win7 username and password there? What response do you get then?

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Hi all,

i set my pc to sleep mode with the command :
Code:
Rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Sleep
then,when i wake it up by pressing ESC key it asks me for my windows login password.

Is it normal?

If yes is there a way/command to wake my pc but without it asking me for the windows login password?

Thank you for your time reading this,

Regards,
theobserver.

A:Waking computer asks for windows password.How to bypass?

Password - Require on Wakeup

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Well.. I've done it now!!! ( again)

I've recently ( thru the help of an experienced friend and after being attacked by some Trojan? ) re-installed XP Home. Things have been running smoothly even tho' it all looks different and not all files were backed up !

I had to clic the 'login' icon everytime I did something and came back to the desktop so we changed a couple settings in the Display:

I "restarted" last night and now a small window showed up saying I have to enter a username and password for Windows? When/did I during "re-install" have to establish a username and password for Windows??? Was that during the time just before I nodded off?

Regardless.. I can't make use of my "business" computer and it's costing me - none of my 'business' contacts have the email address to this computer.. Help!?

Thanks...

T Edwin

A:Windows username and password

I believe the only password it asks for during the install process is the Administrator account, which is not normally shown on regular log in. If you have a second account that you are using for this computer then, something or someone has set a password on it.

However, I cannot tell you how too bypass the password as that would be a security risk.

But I do believe if you contact a moderator, and send them a link too this topic, they may be able too help you. (I'd do it myself but I am not sure if I'd get in trouble or not. )

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Hello,
If I upgrade a Windows 7 Pro desktop to Windows 10 Pro, then I do not have any issues.
However if I do a clean install of Windows 10 Pro, and create the password for the administrative account.
After getting it all setup, I add it to the domain on the network. I can log in with the login info from the Active Directory Server. Now the problem I run into, is say if I want to even change a file name, it asks for the Administrative username and password, at which point I have to enter Computername\User for the username then Password when the pop up happens.
Is there a way I can remove that?
It doesn't seem to do that on any Windows 7 pro to Win 10 Pro upgrades though. And I have several more machines to do clean installs.
Thank you for taking the time to read this, I would appreciate any help, thank you.

A:Windows 10 clean install on Domain always asks for User/Password

Hey there,

Is the computer in the AD Users and Computers? This could cause problems if that's the case. I had a similar issue, and the issue was that it wasn't in there.

Best of luck.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L505 with Windows 7. I don't know how it happened but my computer suddenly restarted and came up with Kiosk and Other User as the users. My account is no where in sight. I have no passwords set up but just hitting enter to bypass doesn't work. How do I get my account back and get back into my computer?

A:The Username or password is incorrect on Windows 7

Hi -

Boot into recovery with your Windows 7 DVD or via the HDD recovery partition and run "Windows System Restore" -

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940765

If that does not work, you will need to reinstall Windows 7 as I cannot provide further help related to security issues, per TSF Rules.

I must now close this thread.

Good Luck to you.

jcgriff2

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Hello, I have been using windows mail for nearly a year now, gone to check my emails tonight and it is now requesting a username and password? I have tried everything i can think of but it wont accept anything.

Could anybody help?
 

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i have an acer and was having problems so i took it back to factory settings, now i cant get into computer at all it starts up then a window for windows xp pro is there and it has username as vendor and asking for password have no idea what has happened, rang acer but they want me to send it in to be looked at, at a charge, they gave me some things to do, it has INSYDE SOFTWARE ON IT and the settings they gave me was for PHOENIX. i get into safe mode then it just keeps taking me back to the win xp window asking for password.

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How do I turn off windows 7 from going to the switch user screen - I only have one user and it keeps going back to that screen where you select the user you want - but I only have one user.
 

A:Turn off windows 7 from asking for username and password

Check out this page:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/377-log-automatically-startup.html
Remember, if you do that, any visitor to your home can access your PC just by hitting the power button.
 

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My son loaded some apps using his XBOX id and now whenever I start up or reboot my PC it wants the XBOX login in information and then list my son's XBOX id as user. There is no other user listed when I boot the system. How to I get rid of his XBOX id and just go back to the generic boot up (no user name and no request for password)

A:Windows 10 want XBOX username and password to log on PC

Hello mikebilak,

It looks to me as if you have been converted to a Microsoft account login. As your son found an account is required to download apps but you should not need to use the account for normal login.

You can convert the account back to a local account by following this tutorial:
Local Account - Switch to in Windows 10

You may also need to use this tutorial to get back to automatically signing in with no username or password being required:
Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup

Hope this helps.

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HELP!

Windows 2000 usually displays the username and password when i want to log on, and i just click OK and go to the desktop. However, upon turning it on today nothing appears, i press enter and it says to enter a username and password, Cancel is greyed out and there is no 'X' button.

I can't for the life of me find the username and/or password and have no rememberance as to the username or password in my head (never needed to remember it).

Is there anyway i can get round it? BIOS changes? password hackers? I really am looking for anything that might work.
Yours in despiration

Steve
 

A:Lost username and password in windows 2000

Try administrator for the username.
 

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Hey guys,

I have seen similar threads in some places, but none of them seemed to have exactly the same problem I have been having. Anyway, I have an Alienware M17x with Windows 7 installed. Yesterday, Windows stopped accepting my login credentials and kept giving the error "the username or password is incorrect". I never did change my password, and no one else has access to my laptop. My password was about to expire, but it never prompted me to enter a new password ever. I have tried pretty much everything that I could find/think of.

1) There are no other accounts on the system other than the one that is locked out.

2) I tried rebooting in safe mode, but it ultimately takes me back to the login screen with a different screen resolution.

3) I have tried repairing using the Windows 7 disk. That didn't work either.

4) I tried going to the command prompt and displaying user accounts that are present on the system( using "net user"). It shows me an Administrator account and Guest account. So I took a chance and changed the administrator password, but it didn't accept it on the login screen.

5) I have tried System restore to the previous day.

6) I have tried setting the BIOS date back one day. It's set back to the original date now.


I don't really want to buy a password breaker software yet, because I have a feeling it is not about the password, just some software glitch.

Any help is highly appreciated

A:Windows 7 Login: username or password is incorrect

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Unless you created a Password Reset Disc, I'm not sure there's anything you can do other than try a search on Google.

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On my new Sony Vaio, I can only send messages by entering my Vista user name & password. I know there must be a security setting I need to change, but I can't find it!

Help will Really be appreciated!
 

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I decided to try to fix an older computer. My mom used to play those flash games and clicked on every ad, eventually leading to a virus. The computer would boot into safe mode but wouldn't boot regularly without blue screening. After some troubleshooting to resolve the issue I decided to reinstall Windows 7. I did a clean install and ran into the issue where after the initial reboot during the installation process it brought up the login screen. Seeing as this computer has never had a user name or log in I was puzzled. I read some forums and it recommended to try to reinstall again, which I did with the same result. I am beyond frustrated and confused. I'm going on hour 10 of dealing with this computer and thinking that a hammer would serve it better.

Its a custom built computer running Windows 7 Premium 32 bit.

I know there is going to be that inevitable person that asks: well did you try to put in a user name or password? The answer is yes, I did. I've left it blank and used every combination that I can think of, nothing works. I can't get past this screen no matter what I try and rebooting does not help. It WILL NOT let me go into safe mode.

Please help!

Additional info: The Windows 7 disk is a valid disk bought from the store many years ago (2010-ish). I have the registration key and the packaging and everything, this is not a copy or pirated version.

A:Windows 7: clean install asking for username and password

Hello and welcome Heather sorry for the wait but sounds to me you should have either cleaned that drive up somehow or installed a new one preferably an SSD.

Noe just how old is the installation media because they do reckon they have a bit of a shelf life .
But all is not lost you can either clean that drive and borrow a DVVD fro say a friend sand use this
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 in it you will see you can extract the version youneed for example Home Premium by using the ei.cfg removal (read this - Ei.cfg Removal Utility Lets You Use Any Product Key With Your Windows 7 Disc ) tool because the DVD's contain all versions of Windows BUT you must only extract and use the original version with the activation code on the machine sticker. For example Home Premium 32bit etc etc


PS sorry missed the year of the DVD but all the same make sure it has Service Pack 1 on it (SP1) if not it is a lot of downloading to get it and you cannot be without it.
If you get into strife then Greg is the master of this

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get emails late-can send emails-sit in outbox for hours. Pop up box keeps coming asking for username/pass.-then this:
Account: 'pop.att.yahoo.com', Server: 'pop.att.yahoo.com', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR invalid command', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC91
ISP doesn't support Microsoft. I have Vista / IE9 / Avant anti-virus. Email set up as "remember my credentials." Never had this problem - no new programs-ran scan-clean. tried un-installing/re-installing acct.-tried power shut off. Any ideas? Thanks!

A:Windows mail username password pop up box loop

Double-check all your email account servers information and the password.

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Today when my father went to open his windows mail account, the program opened. It asked him for a username and password, and it has never done this before. According to him he does not know of any such passwords exsistence. However, I believe he might not realize there is one (I mean, there has to be..... I do not see how there could not be). Either way he does not know what this password is, and cannot access the account. Because of this he cannot send or recieve e-mail, and is quite agitated because of it.

I tried to got in and access tools, and from there see if the the box which says you need a password for account authentication was ticked. It was not, so at this point, I have no idea what I should do.

Our anti-virus software has not picked up on anything, so I don't think it is infected with anything. I've been told there is a chance the software itself could be causing the problem. I do not know if this is true-- my parents have only ever used this e-mail, and everything has always been fine up to this point.

Does anyone have any tips?

A:Windows Live Mail asking for username & password

Originally Posted by Brennub


Today when my father went to open his windows mail account, the program opened. It asked him for a username and password, and it has never done this before. According to him he does not know of any such passwords exsistence. However, I believe he might not realize there is one (I mean, there has to be..... I do not see how there could not be). Either way he does not know what this password is, and cannot access the account. Because of this he cannot send or recieve e-mail, and is quite agitated because of it.

I tried to got in and access tools, and from there see if the the box which says you need a password for account authentication was ticked. It was not, so at this point, I have no idea what I should do.

Our anti-virus software has not picked up on anything, so I don't think it is infected with anything. I've been told there is a chance the software itself could be causing the problem. I do not know if this is true-- my parents have only ever used this e-mail, and everything has always been fine up to this point.

Does anyone have any tips?



Not that it would make any difference to you problem, please note that on your Title field, you wrote Windows Live Mail, while on your message body, you wrote Windows Mail.

I think it is not the virus, but your anti-virus program causing the problem.
Would you try just temporarily disable your AV ( anti-virus ) program and see if you still face the same issue.

t-4-2

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I have recently set up a Win 8.1 notebook and from a cold boot Win comes up with a confusion by showing part of my email address as user (a hangover from a MS account) but, after saying that the username is incorrect, then allows me to enter my local account / network creds.

I decided that, since the machine could go on the road from time to time, I would reintroduce the need for username and password. I would like to tidy up this mixed-up situation by having to enter my local account details and not have this 'error' message from dear old MS pop up. Having part of my email address appear on bootup is hardly helpful in terms of security.

This is not a major issue, but I would be very grateful for advice as to how to clear this up.

A:Windows 8.1 username/password mixup on bootup

Hey,

Here is how to switch to an MS account... just follow it and do the reverse: Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 8

If that doesn't work, you could try renaming your account: User Account Name - Change in Windows 8

If that doesn't work, it may require you to create a new account and then delete the old. This can be an arduous process depending on what you have on your computer, and what you'd need to transfer over. hope this helps

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Windows 7 - Remote desktop keeps displaying the password or username is incorrect.

I'm using a tablet with windows 7 and I was able to access the admin profile from it but when I try to access the profile I need to access it gives me an error: The user name and password is incorrect. The prolfile im trying to access has a password and I added everyone as the allowed users. Both the tablet and profile are running on windows 7. I was also messing with the router firewall settings but I reverted that. Any Ideas why its that specific profile and not the others. I also tried it on a different computer and it worked fine

A:Windows 7 - Remote desktop keeps displaying the password or username i

I found this solution on another website. it fixed my own problem. try it.
Not sure if you've managed to resolve this or not, but I had a similar problem which is now resolved. Here is my scenario: - the username on Win7 target is changed (allegedly - and you know why I say allegedly later) by choosing "change your account name" through clicking on user picture in start menu or "user accounts" in control panel. - you try logging in to win7 remotely (from server 2k3 in my case) using the new uname/password and it fails: incorrect uname/passw. - another pc in the network (xp in my case) is able to login using the new uname. If you're in similar situation, then the reason is that changing the username as said above didn't actually change the username and seems to only set a full name for the same username. to change the actual username, you need to run "netplwiz " (start menu, then just type netplwiz and enter) which shows a different looking "user accounts" window similar to "control userpasswords2" in older versions of windows. You need to have all "user account" windows closed before running this. Then select your current username, then click on properties and change the "User Name" to the new value. Notice the full name being reported as what you were expecting to be the new username.

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I was able to set-up a POP3 mail account through Microsoft, but when I go to sign into my email account, I receive this message (the username and password is incorrect) I was successful in entering the server information. I am just stuck on the user name and password, and this account is being created for business purposes. I hope someone can please help me with the matter.
 

A:Windows Live POP3 Username/Password Issue

whats your email address - just the last bit after the @
Whe you setup POP3 - what client program are you using ?
 

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We have users on windows 7.  Most of the users are using outlook 2007.   We are on exchange 2007 on windows server 2008 Enterprise and the server resides on our office.  Anybody have any ideas how to figure out why the following happens?
A user will log into their computer just fine.  They launch outlook just fine and are working on the computer for hours.  All of a sudden outlook will prompt them for their username and password.  They can put their username and password in
and continue to work, but it may happen again within a few hours.  I have noticed if we do a ipconfig/ release/renew it has corrected the problem for the rest of the day.  It is so far only about 15 users/pcs who have seen this issue.  We have
replaced a user's pc to see if it fixes the issue, but the issue occured on the new pc as well.

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Hi. I've got some driver problems so I decided to reinstall the same windows [Win 7]. While installing, The system restarted and showed up the Win 7 wallpaper asking for username and password. From what ? Also i didn't configured username/password before this. Tried the old username/pass but it says "This domain cannot be connected, blah blah blah...". What should I do ? Google Images screenshot below.

A:Asking for username/password while installing Windows 7 Home Premium

Try booting in safe mode and then try following the instructions from this tutorial:
Log On with User Name and Password

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Hey everyone, i have had a virus that totally locks me out of the desktop. Therefore i go to advanced boot options and click repair computer and now a window popped up saying"system Recovery options".. i have a few usernames (5, however one says Mcx1 )and i dont have a password? any ways to recover this without using the desktop?? SOS

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I'm not getting the "additional logon information" (credentials) popup for my wired network configured for PEAP authentication.  Windows 7 is joined to the Active Directory domain. 802.1X is enabled on the Wired Network.  "Remember
my credentials for this connection" is disabled. "Automatically use my Windows logon name" is disabled. The authentication mode is "User authentication" with the credentials deleted.  I expect to see the credential popup when
I disable and then enable the wired network.  Note that authentication succeeds when the credentials are saved in the 802.1X setting tab.  Also, the Network credentials popup does appear for wireless networks. Thanks.

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If I connect to my Windows 7 PC from my XP PC, I am prompted for a username/password in order to view a list of available shares. This didn't start happening until recently, but I don't know what has changed - does anyone know how to get things back to the previous behavior?

A:Disabling Windows 7 username/password prompt to view available shares

How are you connecting to your Win 7 pc from your XP PC? Through a network or a program?

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I am having trouble sharing files between Windows 8 and Windows XP; workgroup name is the same on both pcs; I can see both pcs on each pc (the other and itself). I can access the Windows XP files in Windows 8 under network or by typing it \\thecomputername

However, I have a few problems.

1) In Windows 8, when I right click on a file and choose Share With, the other pc is not there, and if I also choose the submenu of specifc people, typing in \\thecomputername does nothing

1b) Selecting a File and then going to the Charms bar and choosing Share, does not show my other pc there

2) On the Windows XP computer, I can't access the Windows 8 computer via the workgroup. i.e. \\win8comp because I am being asked for a username and password. What do I put there? On the Windows 8 computer under advanced sharing settings for All Networks, Under Password Protected sharing, I chose the option of Turn off password protected sharing, but this doesn't seem to make a difference. I am still asked for a username and password on the Windows XP computer.
 

A:Solved: Sharing Problems between Windows 8 and XP; Share With; Username & Password in

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Hello,
We are currently in our pre-deployment test phase for Windows 8.1 and are trying to knock out the high visibility problems that we notice.  One of the issues we've noticed:
When logging into Windows, the default prompt is for a username/password.  all of our users are using smart cards, so they have to click "sign-in options", click the smart card icon, and then enter their PIN.  How would I change the startup
screen to default to smart card?

Also, when locking the screen by removing the card it again prompts for the username/password when unlocking the screen.  So the users again have to click on "sign-in options" and select the smart card, otherwise they risk locking out their
account by entering the PIN in the username/password field.

when locking the screen via ctrl-alt-del or windows-L unlocking does default to the smart card, so I know it can be done! 


thanks,
-Nick

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I don't remember the administrator password. after several attempts a blue box appears stating the system is disabled with an error code of 70834044 . How can I get past this.  Thanks

A:Asks for Administrator Password or Power On Password.

@401385 Enter   65792080

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Dos bat program that accept username and password as parameters and the password masked with asterisk ?

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I've read through pages and pages of search results for this, but they all seem to be between Win7 and XP, or something not quite the same as my problem.

Here at home we are all using Windows 7 (a mix of Home Premium and Ultimate). I have an HTPC which has all our DVDs on. This PC has a few shares so we can access our movies across the network.

I have set up the shares using the Sharing Wizard thing, and set 'Everyone' to Read/Write. I can verify the permissions for the shares in Advanced Sharing > Permissions, and see that 'Everyone' has full control.



In the Network and Sharing Center, the settings for sharing are as follows:Network discovery = ON
File and printer sharing = ON
Public folder sharing = OFF (no need for it)
Media streaming = ON (for WMP, Xbox)
Use 128-bit encryption = ON
Password protected sharing = OFF
Allow Windows to manage Homegroup connections = ON
I should point out after the last bullet point that we are not using a Homegroup.

So with all that as it is, whenever I try to connect to the HTPC shares from another computer, I still get prompted for a username and password, with the "X Invalid user name and password" message beneath the text boxes. I can, however, connect without a problem from my laptop, which has the same username and password as the admin account on the HTPC.

The strange thing now - if I type "anonymous" into the username box and try to connect, I get in. Everything then works as it should. So either all... Read more

A:Password protected sharing is OFF, still asked for username/password?

You might want to check that the time/date settings are correct on the HTPC. If they aren't correct on one of your machines it will give you a password prompt as you described.

Also under power options, make sure that it's not set to require a password when coming out of sleep state.

Go to Control Panel, then Power Options "look upper left side". Click "Require a password on wakeup".

Select the radio button "Don't Require a Password" and then Save Changes. Your done.

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