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Windows 7: Getting automatically logged onto mail accounts

04 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Getting automatically logged onto mail accounts

Hi, I'm running Windows 7 with IE8 on a new machine. I logged onto my hotmail account and now everytime I open the page it logs me straight in. I do not have any autocomplete ticked or 'remember me' on the hotmail page. To ensure it wasn't a problem with hotmail I tried it on Yahoo Mail and the same thing. I changed my hotmail password and now when I open up the hotmail page it keeps trying with the old password constantly. The PC is shared in the house which is causing us problems.

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05 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

An IE reset should erase the password memory: Tools/Internet Options/Advanced/Reset. (You may have to include "personal settings" to delete everything.) After that it should not remember unless you tell it to.
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05 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi, I have just found the issue. The new PC is a HP box which has a HP tool called HP Simplepass which captures all your logon ID's and passwords. Just deleted all entries and disabled. Happy Days !!!
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