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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Managing Stored Passwords

Windows Vista can store essential network and Web site passwords for the current user. These passwords are stored in an electronic key ring that provides easy logon to essential resources, wherever they might be located. If you find that a user frequently has problems logging on to password-protected resources, such as the company intranet or an external Internet site, you can create a key ring for that user. To do this, you create a logon session for each resource. This logon session includes the resource location, logon account name, and password.

The following sections examine techniques for adding, editing, and removing key ring entries.

Adding Key Ring Entries

Each user account has a unique key ring. Entries in the ...

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