Browser Saves Passwords Without A Prompt

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

Q. I spend a lot of time surfing the Web, and each time I’m asked for a password, I have to type it in and Internet Explorer asks me whether I want to save it—and sometimes it doesn’t even ask. Is there a way to automate that feature—to have Explorer save the password automatically and bypass the annoying pop-up question?

A. Explorer not only will save your passwords automatically, it will do it without the pop-up query, but you have to tell it to do this by setting the proper default. Here’s how: While you’re in Explorer, go to Tools , Internet Options and select the Content tab and click on AutoComplete .

 

Then uncheck the box at Prompt me to save passwords .

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