user ID and Password

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August 27, 2009 at 15:57:03
Specs: Windows XP
I had to change my user ID and password for my bank account on the 5th 3rd Bank website. Now, I don't know how to get windows to remember my new ID and Password and delete the old ones. What do I need to do?

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#1
August 27, 2009 at 16:10:16
You shouldn't have to delete anything. When you changed your user name and password, it was changed on the banks' computer. If you're having problems with it, call the bank.

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#2
August 27, 2009 at 16:29:49
I can access my account if I type it in manually, I'm looking to have windows remember it so I can just double click on the box and windows automatically puts it in. as of now, windows still puts in the old id.

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#3
August 27, 2009 at 16:41:33
If you can find the bank's cookie in your 'cookies' folder and delete it, that might do the trick. You would have to sign on and enter your password on the next time you go to the banks website.

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#4
August 27, 2009 at 16:47:59
Try aegis's suggestion. It's actually better not to have windows remember passwords for bank accounts. Anybody sitting at your computer could access your info.

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#5
August 27, 2009 at 16:49:49
Because banks passwords are private to the user the computer will not remember it... you will have to type it in every time!

http://ewen.uuuq.com/


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#6
August 27, 2009 at 16:59:07
I assuming you are IE's auto complete for usernames and password feature. If so, just proceed as normal, but before you press the enter key, or press "login", delete whatever is in the password box (which is your old password) and replace it with the new password. Then press enter. Windows will ask if you want to remember the new password. Say yes.

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#7
August 27, 2009 at 17:27:37
I figured it out. I went to internet options and clicked on the general tab, then went to browsing history, then to delete passwords. Only problem was it deletes all remembered passwords so i had to go back through and have windows remember my other passwords. Also, Ewen's reply was incorrect. Windows will remember bank passwords.

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#8
August 27, 2009 at 17:29:50
Also, Ryan, I tried what you suggested several times, but windows would never ask to remember the new Id and password. Thanks for all the input guys.

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#9
August 27, 2009 at 18:03:02
IMHO, you are taking unnecessary risks storing any passswords for banking or stock sites. I would carry it further and state you shouldn't keep anything on your hard drive that you wouldn't want a stranger to access.

That is what CDR/CVDR, flash drives, external drives that you disconnect, etc, are for.

I trade on Scottrade and you CAN'T save the password for your account.

Out of curiosity, WHY did you have to change your log-in at the bank?


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#10
August 27, 2009 at 19:55:40
My debit card was lost and with the new card number I had to change my log-in id to access my account. you're probably right about not storing my passwords, but no one has access to my computer except me. Also now that I know how to change it , I plan to do so once a month or so.

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#11
August 28, 2009 at 00:22:17
If your PC was stolen then so would be your password it only takes a few minutes to clear out you bank Account. Every PC I sell I disable the remember password...

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#12
August 28, 2009 at 08:15:56
"but no one has access to my computer except me". If that computer is connected to the internet then it is possible for others to gain access. Precautions aside, it happens.

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#13
August 28, 2009 at 08:21:03
*smile*
hackers have endless prey thanks to people who choose to remain in their ignorance.

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#14
August 28, 2009 at 17:36:45
brunosthestar... things may be different in the good ole US of A but my bank here in Australia does not permit the saving of passwords... I may be incorrect there but not here!

http://ewen.uuuq.com/


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