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Getting IE to remove a password after getting off a site

We are deploying Windows Outlook Web Access. When you logon, IE caches your password for the session. Is there a way to have IE remove the password after I get out of the site but don't log off of IE.
I know what you mean. Your users leave their browser open all the time. They open their e-mail via OWA then walk away from their machine. Someone else in the household can sit at the console and open their mail via the browser. Other security issues also come to mind. I think you are out of luck. The authentication token is attached to the browser instance, not the session established by OWA. The Microsoft KB mentions in several places that all instances of the browser must be closed to clear the token.
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