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Windows 7: Windows 7 never remembers my password credential

30 Mar 2011   #1

Windos 7 Pro 32 bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
Windows 7 never remembers my password credential

Everytime I need to connect to something in my company I get a dialog like this

So I type in my password(this can popup when I am in IE 9 or outlook or whatever.) and check the box.

Say I am in IE 9 I can close done IE 9 and reopen it and go to the page I just was and it will come up with the same box.

It is like it never remembers that I said "remember my credentials".

Anyone have any ideas what the cause of this could be?

My company is using active directory and I checked my user account and I see it storing the passwords. So I don't know why it can't fill them in for me.

I noticed that some of them say "Persistence: Logon Session" not sure if that is the cause of it. Do you know how to change this?

- Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise edition

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30 Mar 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

I don't know if this will help, but you could try the instructions here Credentials Manager forgets windows credentials
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31 Mar 2011   #3

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon | Win 7 Ult x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chobo2 View Post
Everytime I need to connect to something in my company I get a dialog like this

I noticed that some of them say "Persistence: Logon Session" not sure if that is the cause of it. Do you know how to change this?

- Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise edition
"Logon session" is the problem. Every time you logoff your credentials are removed. You need to update the persistence in the credentials manager to be "Enterprise" and it will stick.

Control panel, user accounts, Manage your credentials or if you use the native control panel view: Users accounts and family safety, user accounts, manage your credntials.

IIRC, you have to add a new credential then delete the old one; that is IIRC you can't just update the existing one (you can only change name and password).

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