|Disable Password Caching in Internet Explorer (All Windows)|
Category: Home > Software > Internet Explorer > Security
When you attempt to view a password-protected site, you are normally prompted to type your username and password with an option to "Save this password in your password list". This tweak can be used to disable the ability for users to save passwords.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'DisablePasswordCaching' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = default, 1 = disable password cache)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: December 27, 2002