Feature in XP and Windows Server 2003 stores passwords for servers

Your user name and password may not provide access to all the network resources. "Stored User Names and Passwords" is a feature of Windows XP and the Windows Server 2003 family that stores user names and passwords for servers. It provides a way to store these as a part of your profile so they can be used again. Benefits include a single sign-on experience and not having to log off and on to supply multiple user names and passwords for different computers.

1. To access this feature go to Start -> Control Panel -> Stored User Names and Passwords.
2. Click on the Add button.
3. Enter the server name you need to access.
4. Enter the user name and password and hit OK.

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This was first published in February 2006

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