Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Credential Manager won't save my new password even after changing it

20 Feb 2012   #1
alfy1502

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Credential Manager won't save my new password even after changing it

Hello guys,

Credential manager keeps remembering my old password for any network addresses I want to connect to. It uses this password on any network address I type in and doesn't allow me to change it even after deleting all the credentials(i.e romove from vault) and creating them manually. How I know its the old password is because there is no change in length and yet the new password I'd want it to save is shorter/longer. See attached jpeg file.

I'm running windows 7 ultimate x64.

Alfred




Attached Thumbnails
Credential Manager won't save my new password even after changing it-credential-manager.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
29 May 2012   #2
gabitao

windows 7
 
 

I have exactly the same problem: credentials manager remembers and old password. Even if I delete the credential, when i sotre it again (tickling on "Remember my credentials") the password that is stored is that same old password, not the new ine that I am typing again and again...

It is amazing how many very basic things just don't work in Windows 7.
How is it possible that the old password is still there if I have deleted many times the credentials ???!!!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Credential Manager won't save my new password even after changing it




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
how to remove credential manager?
How do I remove the windows 7 credential manager? I have no need for it and never want to save passwords / usernames. I find it a really annoying thing that keeps saving my hotmail usernames. This is a real privacy problem. I hate having to go into credential manager and delete all credentials....
General Discussion
Credential Manager Shortcut - Create
How to Create a "Credential Manager" Shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 Credential Manager allows you to store credentials, such as user names and passwords that you use to log on to websites or other computers on a network. By storing your credentials, Windows can automatically log...
Tutorials
Credential Manager
Hi, I want to stop my browser from entering my user name - it is not entering my password. While rummaging around on the computer I came across the Credential Manager and removed all of the Generic Credentials (there was nothing in the first two vaults). I then went online to see if that would...
General Discussion
can't delete credentials from credential manager
hello! i have a major problem with the credential manager. After my login, i go to credential manager and delete everything. Then, i restart my pc. For a really strange reason, all my credentials are there, like i haven't deleted them before!!!!!! is there a way to get rid of them for...
Network & Sharing
credential manager
Good morning, Would anyone know how to shut down or disable the windows 7 credential manager? It saves user names and passwords to log on to websties. I use roboform password manager for many years and windows 7 or IE 8 overrules roboform on sites. Thanks for your info. Dennis
System Security


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:57.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App