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Q: {RESOLVED}Remembering passwords...

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

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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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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 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.

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

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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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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?

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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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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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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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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
 

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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?

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What browser are you using?

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It started this morning. Previously I had no problem with this. But now, everytime I visit a website, say sevenforums, even though I logged in previously and checked off the option to remain logged in, and checked off the option at the bottom of the screen to have IE9 remember my password, I am asked again to enter my user name and password.
Did I somehow change a setting? Should I ask for a new laptop for Christmas?

A:IE9 No Longer Remembering Passwords

Do you have "Delete browsing history on exit" under Internet Options checked?? And if so, is "Cookies" checked, as one of the things to be deleted? If your cookies are being deleted, then that may be why you're getting logged out of websites, even though you have checked the option to remain logged in.

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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 computer is running Vista 32 SP1. I use Firefox 3 and Internet Explorer 7 all updated. My privacy and security settings are both set to not clear cookies, private data or passwords, but I'm prompted to enter my passwords on all sites that I frequent or have accounts with whenever I open either browser. This only started within the last week or so. I've skimmed through my my startups, msconfig, and services to see if something new is there that may be affecting my browsers. I have Webroot Spysweeper/Antivirus, nCleaner, and Spyware Blaster installed, but they've all been there for months. Any insight or clues would be appreciated.

A:Browsers Suddenly Not Remembering Passwords

My guess is it is either spy sweeper or ncleaner that is deleting the cookies. If you have ncleaner in startup, I would suggest removing it from startup, reboot and see if that is the culprit. If not, do the same for Spy Sweeper.

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I have both a Gmail and Yahoo mail accounts..all of my of my other sites will have the password loaded when I click on them... but can not get Gmail or Yahoo to do that..I have looked all over help and this site and can find no help..anybody have any ideas...

Any help would be greatly appreciated..Thanks

hefs
On Dell OptiPlex 755 running win7 pro 32 bit..

A:Mail Programs remembering passwords

You want to have to put the password in each time is that right? What browser or client are you using?

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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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I log into several computers on my windows network regularly using Start -> Run ->
\\computerName

The first time these pop up I usually type in a username and password that work and hit remember my username and password. Now I want to use a different username and password for that computerName. How can I do this?

I'm really looking for a quick extension that I can add into the Run box.

I tried some crazy ideas like \\userName[email protected]

That didn't work... hehe

Help, anyone?
 

A:Windows remembering network passwords

Crap, that smiley was actually a

which was part of:

userNameassword
 

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I'm running OL 2002 with XP Home on both my desktop and HP laptop. I'm having no problems with OL remembering my passwords on my desktop, but the laptop continually forgets them even though the "Remember my password" box is checked. It will run fine for awhile and then it starts asking for passwords again.

What should I be looking for, or is there a fix I need to download that I haven't found?

Thanks.
 

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Any ideas?
 

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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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Every single time I restart my computer and open Internet Explorer, the icons are huge and the search window is open and my window is a messed up size. I have to set it how I want it which is really annoying. It used to be able to remember how I like it but now every single time I restart my computer, it returns to its annoying form. Does anyone know how to make it save the settings of how I like it so my icons aren't big and the search window isn't open and it remembers the size of the IE window.
 

A:[Resolved] Internet Explorer not remembering my settings! *ANNOYING!*

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I have lost the capacity to save passwords in DIal up connection and elsewhere. Checking the small box has no effect and I know that I have corrected this situation previously but have forgotten how. Please so I do not have to remember passwords
 

A:{RESOLVED}Dial up connection :saving passwords

Here ya go:

http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/article04-004
 

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My Mozilla Firefox Password manager now has no saved passwords in it. I don't recall doing anything that caused it but do I have any hope of recovering? I've tried "un-hiding files" in Control panel but no help. Any suggestions . . . Please!
 

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Can anyone help me ive got myself into a pickle. I have to create a database using ms access 2000 for a uni project and while experimenting have put on workgroups and a database password. Now there is no way i can copy the db to a cd (for my teacher). ive tried opening the database in execlusive but its says that i have not got the needed permissions and to ask my adminstr. Any idea's?
 

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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!
 

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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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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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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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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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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
 

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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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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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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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How do I get Firefox to remember something typed into a specific field? This text box pops up after I select 'Merchant Accept Liability' from the dropdown menu. I have to type 'We accept liability' into the text box at least 200 times a day. If there was some way for Firefox to remember this, it'd be extremely convenient. Attached screenshot.

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One of the best rated form fillers is Roboform. It works in Firefox and IE.

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You could also try one of these Firefox addons:

Fireform

iMacros

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I have an account on a website that is quite important; it is a https site. It remembers my username and password, so I went to Internet options and deleted the history, passwords, cookies etc. I also edited the options to "don't remember passwords or data entered into forms etc" but the problem still persists. The people who manage that site told me it's not a problem of which they are aware either.

I would try a different web browser but neither chrome nor firefox seem to support all the functions of this site. If I am missing something obvious or if anyone has anything else worth trying please do let me know......thank you.

A:IE9 won't stop remembering a password!

Run CCleaner. That may eradicate it. Download CCleaner 3.20.1750 - FileHippo.com

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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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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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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 used to have a triple-monitor setup, but one of the monitors died. Since I removed the other monitor, Windows has had trouble remembering the "Always On Top" status for: 1) The Taskbar 2) Gadgets and 3) Winamp.

I've restarted a number of times since I removed the monitor but still the problem persists. Windows will remember to keep an element on top for a little while, but eventually forgets until I manually click on the object to bring it back on top, where it remains until Windows next forgets. The taskbar no longer has a tickbox option for "Always on top". Winamp is set to be "Always On Top".

Does anyone have any ideas on how to resolve this problem? Thanks!
 

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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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Is it possible to get IE8 (b2) to remember the tabs you had open in your last session?

A:IE8: remembering tabs from last session

You can check the reopen last browsing session in tools and that will open IE and the tabs you had when you left, no?

Internet Explorer - Reopen Last Browsing Session

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Hello Friends,

I have installed DEEP FREEZE on my computer so that every time I "restart"....my computer is fresh and
new. I reboot every morning.

The ONLY online account I have that acts like I was just there AFTER I reboot.....is TWITTER.

For some reason TWITTER (even without ticking the "Remember Me" box) has my sign-in Name in
the User field when I go to sign in. It's VERY creepy and I don't like it.

How can I prevent TWITTER from remembering me??? I want a completely new & fresh sign-in every
time.

Thanks

Pisces Mama
 

A:How do I PREVENT Twitter from remembering me?

If you are using Deep Freeze, then the web site is doing the 'remembering'. Conceivably it can record your ip address and associate it to your sign in name.
 

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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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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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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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I know most think it's terrible, but I love how IE has my username all filled in to sites even when I'm not logged in (but about to). Banks, shipping companies, even facebook. WHen I go to these pages, my username is filled in, and just the password field is blank.

But I must have edited some settings previously, because now SOME of these sites arent showing my username. On my other computers/laptop it still shows, but not on this one anymore.

How can I get that back? I use IE8 if it matters.

A:Not remembering usernames on certain sites

Hi in ie go to tools internet options content auto compltete settings and check the settings there

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