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Websites not accepting password - PC problem?

I'm having some problems accessing some internet websites which I have set up user accounts for, and require a password when using my home laptop. I am sure I am using the correct user name and passwords but the websites always says that my password is invalid. These only appear to be certain websites, not all. For example, my email account website password works fine, but others don't.

When I try the same websites, user names an passwords on my work computer, they go through fine, no problems.

Could there be a setting on my home laptop which is not allowing me to put the passwords in? I am using Windows XP.

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Depending on which browser you are using

In reply to: Websites not accepting password - PC problem?

the passwords are stored at different places.

If using Internet Explorer,

go to control panel

internet options


auto complete

clear your passwords and start over

If using Mozilla Firefox

click on tools



show passwords

remove the ones that are wrong.

Now you have a fresh start.

also in mozilla firefox, I use the extension Always Remember Password. It helps to remember password, when some websites do NOT give you the option. It can be downloaded here


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On Explorer...

In reply to: Depending on which browser you are using

When using Explorer, when you change your password it can mess things up. When you come back, it will still have your old password on autocomplete. It may be different though depending on how you set up your settings.

-Urzu Out.

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