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Q: password prompt for internet site

All of a sudden My internet Explorer and Mozzilla are demanding that I input a username and password in order to access a certain web address. If I don't put one in or if I try what I think it should be ... and apparently it isn't. then I get a message saying that "the connection was refused when attempting to contact with www.carmike.com" (mozilla) or "you are not authorized to view this page"(Explorer)

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A: password prompt for internet site

i guess you need the right password and username for the site,have you used a cookie cleaner lately ,if so you will need to put in the right info to excess the site

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I've searched all over the place for this same issue with no luck. I've come IE won't save passwords, IE won't prompt to save passwords, and IE won't save passwords on certain sites, but I have been unable to find why on one computer it will prompt to save
the password for a site but it won't prompt to save on that same site on a different computer with the same browser.

So let me start by saying this, both computers are the same model, have the same OS, and same version of IE. (Dell OptiPlex 3010, Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64, and IE 11). I have verified the site in question allows passwords to be saved. It works on one computer
and not the other. Even if we try the same username. The company that runs the site has also verified this (Can't post the site name for privacy reasons).
I set this new user up on this computer and have done the following:
1. Made sure that prompting to save passwords was enabled in Internet options
2. Reset IE to defaults
3. Added to site to compatibility list
4. Added site to trusted sites
5. Restarted computer
6. Tested password prompt worked on another site
I know this is kind of vague, but if I am missing anything it would be greatly appreciated if someone could point it out.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi All,

I am facing a strange situation in one my windows 7 PC. The PC is under corporate network as well as corporate control. So all the access are restricted.

I am trying to access this below internet site, in various ways; such as browser and command prompt(application).

URL : http://repo.maven.apache.org/maven2/...plugin-2.5.pom

This is my maven repository site(used in application development). If I hit this in browser, I am getting response from this site. But the URL while accessing in command prompt(application) i am getting connection refused.

When i analyses the situation; I found only this particular site, HTTP port(i.e. 80) was disabled. If telnet for the same site. I am getting "Connection refused" error. like telnet repo.maven.apache.org 80

If i try with other site with port 80, say for an example; telnet google.com 80. It works. i am getting positive response.

In home network(open internet), everything fine. No issues.

So why this particular site alone HTTP port was blocked only command prompt NOT in entire system? Is that possible to block alone in command prompt ? what would be the root cause?

A:Unable to access internet site in command prompt.

You really need to contact the corporate IT staff about this. Only they will have the knowledge of the network necessary to understand the situation.

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So i just got windows 7 running properly on my mac pro 8 core desktop (all drivers installed) but im trying to connect to the internet and i can fine my wifi and i have full bars but when i select the correct wifi it trys to connect but doesnt give me the option to enter a password. I dont know how to make the os give me the option to enter the password.

Any help please!!!!

A:No Prompt for password while trying to connect to internet

Hi CaptainPlanet,

Are you trying to connect to your own wireless network? If so, is your network secured with WEP, WPA or WPA2?
You may find out the Security key from your router's wireless setting page.

You might want to remove all your wireless network profiles then re-add your own Wi-Fi connection manually, here's how. Make sure that you enter the correct security key.

Please post an update.

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How to force IE 11 to ask for saving credentials again for just one web site, after having accidentally sellect not to remember password for that particular site. Please, take into account that:

- I'm totally aware that storing credentials is not a good security practice, but in my particular case this is what I need to do.

- I know that reseting IE or similar approachs will do the job, but doing that I'll lost more tan 70 web sites credentials. I need a solution not involving loose all the web credentials stored.
- I also know that there is way to do the trick "lying" to IE using a modified but similar username, but this only works in some web sites, depending on the kind of login mechanism used. In my particulare case this trick also does not work.
- I also know that there was a registry hack for this particular problem, but this does not work with IE last versions.

Any help would be very apreciated.

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I can not log in to my yahoo e-mail account. When I click on the sign in button the site just keeps on refreshing. I also can not sign onto myspcae. The screen just keeps going back to the log in page. I have tried to sign into other sights that require a password and they do similer actions......please help!!!!

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I can not log in to my yahoo e-mail account. When I click on the sign in button the site just keeps on refreshing. I also can not sign onto myspcae. The screen just keeps going back to the log in page. I have tried to sign into other sights that require a password and they do similer actions......please help!!!!
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Get authorization prompt many times when open a local html with proxy setted.

Reproduce Steps:
1, a authorization needed proxy. Say CCProxy setted with username:root password:root
2, set the given proxy server in IE.
3, create a local html which need many internet access. Say it may include many pictures that need to download from internet.
4, open the given local html in IE, then U will get a prompt for username&password in IE.
5, Input the correct username&password, Also check the "remember my password" checkbox and click "OK".
6, Then there will still come up with many authorization prompt.

Also, I have tried to modify the opontion in Security Settings -> User Authentication, but this problem still exists.

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I have Vista. I am trying to set it so that when I put my laptop to sleep it will ask for a password to log back in when I wake it up. Under "PowerOptions > SystemSettings> Power Protection On Wakeup" I have it set to "Require a password."

However, when I wake up my laptop it does not ask for a password but instead loads right back up to the desktop. When I leave the computer idle for a long period of time and it locks itself/hybernates/whatever it does ask for a password, and I do have a password saved on the computer.

Is there something I am missing here? I'd like for the password prompt to start working.


A:[SOLVED] No Password Prompt When Vista Awakes Though Password Enabled

Hi -

Try resetting the power options to default settings.

Are all Windows Updates in, including Vista SP1 & SP2?


Regards. . .



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To All,Looks like I picked up something. McAfee scan comes up clean but when trying to pull down updates it gives me an error: "An error occurred while updating. Please reinstall these programs: McAfee VirusScan Plus" Can't get to the website to reinstall the pgm and so far it's the only site I can't get to. Can't start a cmd prompt either. I'm even having trouble creating the DDS and Attach files. Black window blinks on by and the only file I can find on my hard drive is pasted below. No sign of the Attach file. Hope this is enough to go on. Google search results indicated my pc might be infected with something. I'm reaching out to you folks! Thanks for helping me out. Let me know if I can do anything else.hijackthis_051509.txt:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:19:38 AM, on 5/15/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\Update Service\IntuitUpdateService.exeC:\Program Files&... Read more

A:Can't Access Security Site - No CMD Prompt HELP!

Hi vcaponejr,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might prolong handling your log and make the job for both of us more difficult.Please download http://OTListIt2 by OldTimer.Save it to your desktop.Double click on the OTListIt2 icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Type or copy and paste in the Custom Scans/Fixes section: drivers32Click Run Scan button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them to your reply:OTListIt.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimized

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I have tried most of the posts on the internet to fix this problem--this is under IE6--"Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later." The problem just suddenly appeared. I'm running a Dell Inspiron B130 laptop with Win XP Home, Service Pack 3 installed, 1 gb ram and a 40 gb HDD. Had McAffee Internet Security Suite preinstalled but removed it via REVO Uninstaller and have only Windows firewall enabled and NO anti-virus. I did try downloading with Windows firewall disbaled and still no success. I can navigate to a site like Google Chrome download page but then when I click on the download button, the error message appears. Also can't download Microsoft or Windows updates from either site, although, again, I can get through the "checking" phase. I've run Malwarebytes, A-Squared, and IObit 360 and removed about 13 traces of malware ranging from low risk to high risk, defragged and cleaned the reg, all to no avail. I originally had IE7 installed, read about rolling back to IE6 and doing the typical repair sequences, again to no avail. Supposedly IE8 fixes this, but I can't download it, although I did try the stand-alone installer of 15 MB without checking the "get updates" box. It loaded and installed and shows up as IE8 but still had the same problems. Then did a system restore back to before the IE8 install, rolled back to IE6 again... Read more

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Hi --I have a problem on a home Dell Inspiron 700m laptop running Windows XP-SP3.SYMPTOMSHere is a short list of the discovered symptoms:1. Something is tampering with most mcafee.com web page retrievals. When I use Firefox to attempt to reach http://www.mcafee.com/, I get "The specified method is not supported".When I use IE7.0 to attempt to reach http://www.mcafee.com/, I get "The website is unable to display the webpage" and"This error (HTTP 501 Not Implemented or HTTP 505 Version Not Supported) means that the website you are visiting doesn't currently have the ability to display the webpage, or support the HTTP version used to request the page."(All other comments are when using Firefox)Upon googling "mcafee" and getting some links within the mcafee web site, when I click on, e.g., "http://www.mcafee.com/us/support/index.html", I get something that looks like a stripped-down text only web page, with only a hierarchical list of links and no graphics.However, when I retrieve "http://community.mcafee.com/", it appears that most of the page content is retrieved, although no graphics. It was from this post http://community.mcafee.com/showthread.php?t=229619 that convinced me that I had some type of malware and that mentioned ComboFix that led me here to bleepingcomputer.com.2. I have not found any other web sites that are blocked or tampered.2. I cannot get a DOS cmd prompt to run. 3. I cannot run regedit from the "Run..." menu or a folder, but if I rename regedit.exe. t... Read more

A:Mcafee site blocked. DDS.scr, cmd prompt, regedit don't run

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.36
Database version: 1945
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

4/25/2009 12:00:11 PM
mbam-log-2009-04-25 (12-00-11).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 83451
Time elapsed: 7 minute(s), 43 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 2
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{549b5ca7-4a86-11d7-a4df-000874180bb3} (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{549b5ca7-4a86-11d7-a4df-000874180bb3} (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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Whenever I boot up my pc I get a prompt to update my windows 7 codecs, which when I click yes takes me to http://www.windows7codecs.com/. The site was listed as unsafe a few days ago (not anymore though), and attempting to download the .exe file still causes chrome to auto-cancel it saying it might be malicious. Is this malware? Whenever I tell the update prompt to not remind me again it just pops up the next day again, which makes me think it is, but I've scanned with Microsoft security essentials, malwarebytes and adwcleaner and none of them found anything.

A:"codec pack update checker" prompt whenever I boot up pc leads to malware site

Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the
Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.
After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download
Open CCleaner and click on Tools. Choose Startups. On that page you will see a list of Windows Startups and at the top you will see tabs for your browsers
and Scheduled Tasks. At the bottom right you will see a button when clicked will allow you to Copy and Paste the list of Windows Startups into your next post.
Do the same for Scheduled Tasks after clicking on that Tab.
Open CCleaner and click on Tools. Choose Uninstall. At the bottom right of that page you will see a button when clicked will allow you to Copy and Paste that
list of installed programs into your next post.

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I have undesired internet window opening (credit history, adult site...) when trying to access standard site (yahoo...)I tried using all the tools (antivirus, spybot, adware) that I have but could not remove it Thanks a lot for helping me Here is my logLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 22:15:05, on 15/03/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\ibmpmsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exeC:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Microsoft Shared\VS7De... Read more

A:Undesired Internet Window (credit History, Adult Site...) When Trying To Access Standard Site (yahoo...)

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis forum gelito23 Download ATF Cleaner by Atribune:http://www.atribune.org/ccount/click.php?id=1Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Click 'Select All' found at the bottom of the list.Click the 'Empty Selected' button.If you use Firefox browser, do this also:Click Firefox at the top and choose 'Select All' from the list.Click the 'Empty Selected' button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords,please click 'No' at the prompt.If you use Opera browser,do this also:Click Opera at the top and choose 'Select All' from the list.Click the 'Empty Selected' button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords,please click 'No' at the prompt.Click 'Exit' on the Main menu to close the program.**********************************Download and run Fixwareout from the link below: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/lonny/Fixwareout.exeAfter the reboot post the contents of the logfile C:\fixwareout\report.txt in your next reply,along with a new Hijackthis log please.

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Hi there people,

I was trying to share some folders over a wireless network between my desktop and laptop but having the password option enabled on my desktop it still does not ask for a password prompt when accessing the folder from another computer??

Any help would be appreciated


I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium on both machines via a Netgear wireless Router.

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Hello, I would like to make it so that when I access computer a from any other computer in the house, it prompts for a password to any other computer trying to access the computer's files. Again, only the computer's files, because I do not want printers and such to be password protected ( i do not have a print server).

Or, if that is not possible, how would I make it so that a specific computer cannot have access to computer a's files? i tried changing the workgroup to two seperate workgroups, but that specific computer is still able to access my files even though the account is password protected, and the accounts names are different, without a password prompt of any sort.


A:password prompt

you may disable guest account.

Prompt for the guest password The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Information Might Be Corrupted. Prompt for the guest password ...

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I know this has been covered probably somewhere, but I can't find out how to add a password box to the UAC prompts so it asks for my password (or whoever's the account it is using privileges with). It did this sometimes in Vista, but I have Windows 7 (it came with this computer). unfortunately I found a tutorial on the forums, but it uses GPedit which Windows 7 Home Premium does not have. I would like to have the extra security by having to enter my password with UAC (I believe it does this in OS X too).

Here is a picture of the one on Mac OS X (Although I don't need it where you have to type the username)


A:Add a password prompt to UAC?

Read this (post #6) and do system restore point before trying it


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Today when i went to restart my computer after installing a wireless card i clicked on Start/Shutdown as usual but a different style box came up with the options in a drop down menu instead of the usual 3 options in front of you. Also when it restarted it went to the log on page and asked for a password which it has never done so before. I purposefully left the password blank when i first set it up so as not to forget it (no one else logs on to it but me). I just clicked enter and it started as usual but how do i stop it asking for the password at all? What could have caused it to change to this setup as nothing for windows has been changed?

A:New password prompt?

(If this is a NETGEAR card)1. Go to Start->Run2. Type in msconfig3. Navigate to the "Startup" tab4. Uncheck NrvGina.dll (or something like that)5. Apply and Close 6. Restart

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How can I disable the username and password request prompt during startup in xp pro?


A:getting rid of password prompt

You can get TweakUI for XP. It has the option to log on automatically.

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How can I stop XP from asking me for a password when I start up the computer? I never had it that way before, but now it asks me for a password. I just hit enter and it logs me in normally. I want to get rid of that and don't know how or where it came from.


A:Can I get rid of XP password prompt?

If your logged in as administrator, go to users account and see how it's handling logins.

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Hi all,

I have a user account on my laptop, running Windows 7, named 'RDPLIVE'.

FYI: It is an admin account, but it is NOT the in-built Administrator account.

What I want to do is either:

1) When the password prompt appears at first boot-up, I would like my 'startup apps' to load in the background, so that once i have entered my password and 'logged-in', my startup apps are 'nearly loaded'...if you know what I mean.


2) Disable the requirement for the password at first boot-up, but then still be required to be entered should I lock my PC at any later point in time.

If only Option 2 is available, then I would go for that one and then part of my startup 'commands', apart form opening apps such as anti-virus and torrent clients, etc... I would also add a 'Lock PC' command, so it 'mimics' what I want to get out of Option 1.

Sounds like a good thing to have on my laptop as I am the only one who uses it, and will ever use it. There will always only be this ONE account on the laptop and I use it as a desk PC (w/docking station), so in terms of 'how secure' this idea is...that is not my main concern.

I wold just like to know if what I want to happen is at all possible!

Thanks for reading and any comments would be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

A:Password prompt!

Click your Start Orb/Button (whatever you want to call it), type netplwiz into the Search box, press enter. From there Option 2 is available.

Log On Automatically at Startup

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Hi, I am using windows 2000 professional an everytime I use the send and receive option using outlook it asks me for my password. What is going on?

A:Password prompt

In Outlook go to Tools, Options, Connection...Uncheck the box for Hang up after sending and receiving.

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i'm running windows 2000 professional and wanted to know how to delete the password prompt when i first start up my computer.

also i need some help with irq. what is irq and how do i access it on my computer?

as always any and all help would be greatly appreciated!

thank you!

A:w2k password prompt

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 I have an issue with Excel and IE.  When I am
trying to open a .xlsm file from a https website by clicking on File>Open With, it pops up a windows asking me to "Choose a digital certificate" with certs listed by the name : [email protected] and Issuer: Communications Server . I have
to click on ok several times still it does not open the file. The site is using HTTPS. The strange thing is that I can open the file if I use FireFox.

Any help would be appreciated.....

Please help !!

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Is it possible in Windows XP to have a password prompt if your monitor shuts off after a certain period of time being away from your desk? Thanks.

A:windows XP password prompt

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I've set all the Advanced Sharing settings as I always do, with no password for sharing, Network discovery, sharing allowed, but one PC on this network insists on prompting for a Network password when trying to connect to the other. It stopped for awhile but is back to doing it again now, also apparently blocking sync via Skydrive Skyshell. Is there another setting I need to check which I'm missing?

A:What causes prompt for Network password?

Hey Greg,

I'm sure you are aware of this but the time/date settings between those machines needs to be in sync or there will be problems.

Sometimes if the bios clock or the routers clock is off it can also cause problems.

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all of a sudden my HP 9200 notebook w/windows 8 went into an 'automatic repair' that failed.... can't use 'refresh' because I don't have password to use with my log in name..... can't use command prompt for that same reason.....i am a 63yr old 'amateur' pc person..... am communicating now by windows 8'source' tablet..... used a spare 'flashdrive' to download windows password recovery tool pro .....15 day trial..... but don't know what I am actually doing.....I am completely disabled and on SSI, so a PC 'repair shop' visit would not take place until after the end of the month....I did go into the 'bios' and reset to default settings...... any help to get me and this PC on its 'feet' would be a 'godsend'...... thank you in advance.....bigpolishdog

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Hi all. I recently upgraded from xp home to xp pro, although I dont know if that matters, as I am not sure of exactly when this problem started. Anyway, some websites I go to for banking and such have password prompts or pages. When I click on the link to go to the members page to enter a password, it is as if I entered the wrong password and I am taken to a page that says invalid password entered, or whatever page the site has set up for passwords that do not work and deny entrance. IE wont even bring up the page that allows me to enter the password, it just skips right by it. It this a new bug or does this have to do with upgrading to xp. I have all the latest patches and stuff, and never had this happen before. Thanks! Norman.

A:IE Password prompt at websites

try this in IE...

Tools...options...content....Autocomplete....uncheck all there...+ chear all forms +

click ok & try again

+ all updates r done?

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my xp did prompt me and ask if I wanted to remember passwords when I put a new one in, but it no longer does that. I may have inadvertently checked the box that says do not offer to remember passwords at some time or another. how do I reset it to prompt me again? thnx in advance for any help.

A:remember password prompt

Open internet explorer -- Tools / Internet Options and click on the 'content' tab. Looking for a button which says 'autocomplete'.. click this and in there will be your options for passwords and more.

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Please help! Can't get this network password prompt despite of my email acct password being saved. Everytime I press ok , it keeps on displaying this box with my server , usenname and password supplied.I tried all the possible solutions online but none of them resolved this issue.Hope you'd share some info.Thanks.

A:Can Get Rid Of Network Password Prompt

Veth -

Can you be more specific? Which email client are using? Is it web based? What solutions have you tried?

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One of scores and scores of people having home network connection issues...when prompted for the password, etc, when trying to access a network share (another desktop in the house)...This may sound stupid...but what is the attached jpg network password asking for ?

Right now only a 2 PC network (not Homegroup) Sharing is enabled and in Private mode all network settings have been checked and double checked

Is it the password for the current system...ie this PC's password when trying to connect to Network share ?
Is it the particular user that's logged on password ?
Is it the password for the network share I'm trying to reach ?
Is it separate or different from the Windows On-line account password ?

Same for user...is it the current users name...is it the current PC's name....or is it the name the MS account is using

A:What is this network password prompt asking for ?

The user name is the current user name of the comp you want to access. BUT, you must prefix it with the comp name.
e.g. MARYANNES-WIN10\username

Naturally, the password is for the 'username' account.

These credentials should be stored in ctrl-panel\Credential Manager\Windows Credentials.

Hope this helps.

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I have a Windows XP computer and a Windows 2000 Server. When the XP computer is turned on, I want it to automatically be logged into the server.

Currently, when you want to view the server's files from the XP computer, a username and password prompt is required. There are many other computers on the network that do not require this prompt.

How can I make it so no password prompt is required or so the computer logs in automatically?

Thank you,

John Sullivan

A:Solved: How to get rid of password prompt

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when i get to the sign on screen for aol it only gives the user name prompt and the connection prompt but not the prompt for the password i clicked on guest in the user name prompt but it still did not give the prompt for my password

A:no prompt or space for password

what can i do to log on

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The only suggestion I've seen to avoid this issue is to turn off password expiration entirely, which I can't do. However, the endless prompts to change my password are driving me nuts. Here's the message:

Your password is going to expire in 'n' days. Would you like to change it now?

Generally this defaults to 14 days, and a Windows computer will ask me if I want to change my password - every single time the computer is restarted over the next 14 days. Here's the crazy thing... if I set my password to expire in 90 days, I want to change my password in 90 days, not 76, 77, 78 days... 90 days. At the very least I would appreciate one of those handy "do not ask me again" options, so that I'm not prompted again until the 90 days has passed. This is one of the most-annoying features of Windows, close behind the User Account Control, which asks me if I'm really sure I want to run some program. I mean, after clicking a link, choosing to download the file when prompted, and clicking "Run" in that dialog window (if using IE), I might not be 100% certain I wanted to run the executable, right?

A:Change password prompt

Hello Ironwil, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could use the options in the tutorial below to change the warning time to 0 days, or what you like.

Password Expiration Warning - Change Time

Hope this helps,

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I installed Homegroup on a new laptop. I can access the other two computers in my house. however, when I try to access the new laptop from the other computers, I get a user id & password prompt.

I found out that the time on the new computer was one hour off, and it was set for "Turn on password protected sharing". I fixed both of these problems, but that did not help. Is it possible that the changes I made were not written to the registry?

Please help.

A:Homegroup password prompt


Quote: Originally Posted by dlk7107

I installed Homegroup on a new laptop. I can access the other two computers in my house. however, when I try to access the new laptop from the other computers, I get a user id & password prompt.

I found out that the time on the new computer was one hour off, and it was set for "Turn on password protected sharing". I fixed both of these problems, but that did not help. Is it possible that the changes I made were not written to the registry?
Please help.

I suspect the other two computers are not win 7. Homegroup requires a password and when you set up win 7 and it asked you what type of network you connect to (you said a home network) it provided a user id and password.

Check how to join homegroup (in help under network and sharing). A work around is to create a new connection based on the older network config called "workgroup". It doesnt use IPv6 nor require a password.

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Hi guys, Im facing some problem over here. i need help your professional skill to solve my problem =( . ok now, my case is i have client pc join to a domain, and the client login with domain user id, and the strange thing is, when i just login few minutes , i still can access to any computer in the network ( client that join DC ) without typing any user name and password . but after awhile like about 10 to 15mins later , whenever i try to access any pc in my network, it prompt me username and password in order to access that particular pc.
Things that i'd done which with no joy :
1. i try to relog, and yes it works for few minutes but the problem still arise after 10mins or more.
2.scan viruses, no infection detected.
3.use hijacklog , nothing looks suspicious file.
4. reinstall network card, problem still there.

Please guide and assist me in this matter other than formatting the pc. Thank You.

A:Prompt User and Password

hmmm - is it a Power Save problem? Go to Screensaver options screen and look for Power Options. See if "Require Password on Wakeup" or similar is ticked

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Hi all.
I wanted to enable autо logon on my PC and I did it as I knew: CMD > Control userpasswords2 > Uncheck "Users have to enter a password to..." > Enter my password. Now I have this weird problem:
When I try to run a program with Admin rights I get the UAC popup, but it says "Enter an admin password to continue and press Yes. Problem is that I have nowhere to enter the password and even if I just type it Yes is still grayed out (unavailable). What to do???? Also, I noticed that my user status is changed to guest account...???!?!? Weird.... I can't go back to userpasswords2, because UAC won't let me and I can't disable UAC, because that need UAC too!!!!
Please help!!! This is very very bad!!!

A:UAC control password prompt

Personally, I'd recommend two things (until further investigation)
Create new User Account with Administrative rights, move all of your files, shortcuts, etc.. from the old profile to the new profile.Assuming that the new account WON'T require a password for UAC, download & install windows 7 Manager, and configure the way the UAC works in the application.

Boot into Safe Mode (UAC isn't used in Safe Mode), run Windows 7 Manager, and disable the UAC fully here. Restart back into "normal" mode.
Hope all is well.

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As soon as I start up my Windows XP computer it asks me for a password on a black screen that I do not know.

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System manufacturer and model?
Do you have any CDs which came with the system?

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A:Password Prompt Boxes

Try exiting all security programs except the Windows firewall. I would suggest youuninstall 2 of them---Spybot and AdAware. After exiting/ shutting down all security programs,try going to a site and see if you still get the request for password to allow connection to thevarious ad purveyors and trackers. You can block the installation of ad/ tracking cookies (third party cookies) in IE and Firefox. After changing your settings to block, simply remove the existing ones by running a scan with Super Antispyware or delete them manually. Install NoScript and AdBlock Plus on your Firefox Browser. NoScript will keep malware from installing by just visiting a site plus many other types of malware threats and Adblock Plus blocks ads from installing. I noticed you were asking about a firewall. I have used the ZA firewall for many years with noproblems. Just be sure to ONLY accept the installation of the free firewall and NOT any other toolbar, addon, browser helper or Ask Toolbar. Be sure to uncheck any of those. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722 (NoScript)https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865 (AdBlock Plus)http://www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/zo...ee-firewall.htm

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I want to be able to reset the password promt pop-up. I clicked on don't remember anymore passwords and I don't know how to find this prompter to let it remember passwords. I know this is only a simple question but I could do with some help please.
Many thanks and sorry to be a pain asking something so trivial.

A:Password remember prompt

Assuming this is for Internet Explorer, go to tools > internet options > content tab > autocomplete settings button. You should find what you're looking for there.

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I have an external HD on my desktop, which I wanted to share with my son's laptop. No problems, I ran the wizard in xp, it seems to be working. However, I have to enter a password to access the drive, as well as username, which happens to be mine. I don't want to do this, I would like to not require the username and password. I have simple file sharing enabled on desktop, but it is missing as an option on the laptop. Can someone advise me on how to do this? Thanks.

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@cknight123 Enter   e9luvf1idq 3rd letter lowercase L  Use that code to go into the BIOS.Disable all passwords that are enabled.If asked for the CURRENT password use that code.If asked for NEW password just hit enter.If asked to VERIFY password just hit enter.Save and exit. REO

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I am setting up a NAS on my home network. The unit is a Seagate STCR4000101. The primary purpose of this unit is to store backups from the 4 computers on the network.
During the installation/setup, I was asked if I wanted to have a private folder. It was highly recommended that backups be placed in a private folder for security purposes. So, I initially set up one.
This unit is recognized on my network and I have access to all the public folders through Windows file explorer. However when trying to view contents of the private folder, I get a dialog box titled "Windows Security", prompting for a user name and password. I've tried just about every user name and password that I know that might be associated with windows or windows networking - none have worked. The only thing that I haven't tried is a user name and password for signing into windows. I don't have one because I don't use one. Is it necessary to have a user account that has a password and that password is the one that is being prompted for?
If that might not be the reason, what password/username is it requesting, and where can I find it if I have created one and I forgot.
I understand there is a way to get rid of the password prompt, but will that give me access to the private folder?
My network is through an ASUS RT-N66R router using wired connections. The network is comprised of 4 Win 7 computers. The computer I'm using to set things up has a Win 7 Professional O/S; several of ... Read more

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Hi there! I've got a weird problem and was hoping you guys could help me out.....

Board: Asus K8N-E, socket 754, nVidia chipset
Proc: Athlon 64 3000+ (clawhammer)
RAM: 1GB (2x512)
Video: ATI Radeon X1600 256MB AGP
O/S: Windows XP Home SP2, up to date

My wife and I share one computer, using two separate user accounts. She works from home, so I'm usually running a few apps before I go to work. I leave these running and she uses fast user-switching to work from her desktop all day. Lately (of course, she didn't tell me when it started to happen), when she tries to switch from my account to hers, Windows prompts for a password; BUT THERE IS NO PASSWORD ON HER ACCOUNT!!! If she tries to log back in to my account, it also prompts for a password, but my account is the same...there is no password!
I've tried using the administrator password, just hitting enter, etc, etc, but nothing will get me back to either desktop; I'm stuck on the Welcome Screen. I've googled around, and tried some solutions for similar problems, but I haven't had any luck yet; nor encountered anyone with this same problem.
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A:Prompt For Non-existent Password?

I dont know if this will work or not. But l would try to start windows in safe mode and go under the administrator account. Then set up a password for both accounts that you cant get into. So that way you know the password. Then restart and see if you can get in using the new password. Let me know if this works or not. I never seen this problem before. To enter safe mode hit f5 or f8 i think while you are booting up then choose safe mode.

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A:Password Prompt in Exchange

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