Logged into a windows share via explorer and hit the Remember Password option. Even though the login was accepted (and saved) it turned out I had used the wrong ad domain name…
Couldn’t find where to reset/change/”logout” again, but eventually found there’s a built-in command-line tool one can use for managing these saved passwords. Think I’ve seen a control panel type thing to do this too in the past, but just couldn’t find it today… Anyways, command-line is nice, so, using imaginary share \\foobar.int, here’s some stuff one can do:
> cmdkey /list
> cmdkey /list:foobar.int
> cmdkey /delete:foobar.int
> cmdkey /add:foobar.int /user:domain\username /pass
Installed Windows Server on a VM, and the method I’ve used earlier apparently isn’t available in the server version of Windows. Found you can still do it through the registry. Either stick the following in a reg file, adjust and run, or just set the values manually through regedit.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
No longer need to login every time I boot up my virtual test server…
I’m the only one who use my computer and it’s in my room and I don’t really care about locking it or anything like that. I just find it annoying that I have to type a password everytime I boot it up or it comes back from sleep or screen saver mode.
I usually do this whenever I reinstall Windows. At least on my desktop computer. My laptops usually have password protection enabled. Anyways, I don’t reinstall that often so I always forget how to do it. Even though it’s very simple… Decided to share the procedure here, so I know where to find it 🙂
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