OE keeps prompting for password.

  nutcrusher 17:58 13 Oct 2005
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Operating WinXPHome/OE6. The program fails to remember the password - the remember box is greyed out. I've entered regedt32 to delete all the sub keyes but cannot delete the Protected Storage System final sub key.

  SANTOS7 18:05 13 Oct 2005

Outlook Express refuses to remember passwords
Despite telling Outlook Express to remember your passwords, it keeps forgetting them. Try this:
- Go to the DOS prompt (Start/Shut Down/Restart the computer in MS-DOS Mode).
-- For Windows 95/98 go to your ...\Windows\System directory,
-- for Windows NT/2k/XP go to your ...\WinNT\System32 directory.
- Now type: pstores -install
- The next time you give OE your password, it should be saved.
click here
taken from link,hope it helps

  johnnyrocker 18:19 13 Oct 2005

is it a new oe account?


johnny.

  VoG II 18:27 13 Oct 2005
  nutcrusher 08:07 14 Oct 2005

The problem was with me - apologies - as I had failed to apply ALL the steps to remove all the stored passwords. Thanks everyone.

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