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Member Since: ‎08-08-2007
Posts: 21

Disable computer to remember password

My computer at work automatically remembers my password. I am going to be gone for 4-6 weeks so I want to disable this feature. I don't really want to change my password but I will if I have to. When I go on the sign in, the box that says "remember me on this computer" is NOT checked...but the ******** appear where my password was first entered and it allows access to anyone who would sign in.
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Email Expert
Member Since: ‎05-21-2006
Posts: 29,241

Re: Disable computer to remember password

Are you using Comcast webmail or an e-mail client such as Outlook Express? 


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Posted by
Recognized Contributor
Member Since: ‎10-01-2003
Posts: 14,085

Re: Disable computer to remember password

Try hitting the Sign Out button, then login again, without checking the "remember me" button.
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Member Since: ‎08-08-2007
Posts: 21

Re: Disable computer to remember password

I am using the Web. Not Outlook.  Not linked to any other program.I cleared my computer - disk  clean up. The remember me **bleep** on is not checked but when I sign out and cleaned up cookies - still the preset ****** are there with my password saved. It is being saved somewhere on my windows XP directory but not sure where.  I
Posted by
Service Expert
Member Since: ‎11-10-2003
Posts: 5,499

Re: Disable computer to remember password

Clear the forms and passwords being saved by your browser.
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Recognized Contributor
Member Since: ‎10-01-2003
Posts: 14,085

Re: Disable computer to remember password



Bartleby wrote:
Clear the forms and passwords being saved by your browser.


Exactly.  In IE7, choose Tools, Internet Options, Browsing History, Delete, Delete Forms and Delete Passwords.  I don't remember where that's buried in IE6, if that's what you're running.
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Service Expert
Member Since: ‎11-10-2003
Posts: 5,499

Re: Disable computer to remember password

For IE6:  Tools/Internet Options/Content tab/AutoComplete is how to get there.
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