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Windows 7: Failing to remember credentials

21 Oct 2015   #1
ashippen

Win 7 64-Bit
 
 
Failing to remember credentials

Within the last few weeks, IE no longer will remember store credentials (username/ password) when it did before. Windows updates were installed and I am wondering if it is a result of the updates. The computer has been restarted several times. Not only will it not remember previously stored credentials, but it won't save the info. For example, I go to a site that previously work and subsequently manually type in my username/ password and click login. Next IE will ask if I want to save my info and I click save. Next time I visit the same site the info is not saved. It is a Windows 7 machine with IE 11. The box is checked for install new versions automatically. For some reason on my other computer when you click internet options>content> AutoComplete> Settings, however, the "Manage Passwords" box is not there. Only the "Delete AutoComplete History...". The "User names and passwords on forms" & "Ask me before saving passwords" boxes both are checked. Also, I have gone in to Credential Manager in the control panel the info I see is:

Windows Credentials - No Windows credentials

Certificate-Based credentials - No certificates

Generic Credentials - only one website and Outlook info is stored here

Consequently, I attempted to add the site manually under "Generic Credentials" and got the following error message:

Error Code - 0x80070057

Error Message - The parameter is incorrect.


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30 Oct 2015   #2
ashippen

Win 7 64-Bit
 
 

Delete browsing history on exit box was checked and creating the above-mentioned problems.
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