Q

Saving password on WIn2k dial up networking and IE connection

Problem: Dial up networking and Win IE 5.0 connection tab. Save password gets overwritten with sixteen star passcode every time and I am unable to automate logon process--have to insert password every time rather than save it. I am a single user as administrator with Win2000
The sixteen stars you see (****************) are Windows way of hiding your password from people looking over your shoulder. If you see those stars, your password is saved. Just leave the password as-is, and you should connect without problem.
This was last published in February 2001

Dig Deeper on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Administration

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close