Dial Up Password

  gusco 08:17 03 Apr 2004

I'm on XP Home, when I use IE6 to connect to the net, I get the dial up connection tab, asking for my user name and password.
I enter both correctly, click on remember password, and connect automaticly.

Everything works fine and connects. when I disconnect from the internet and try to reconnect the dial up tab comes up but this time there are sixteen (16) characters in the password tab. I try to connect but my ISP informs me that wrong password is supllied.If I delete all the password characters and enter the correct password all is well. but disconnecting and reconnecting the same happens again. please help.

  961 08:23 03 Apr 2004

Windows xp puts 16 dots in whatever the length of the password for security reasons

Can I suggest you create a new connection using the wizard in control panel/network connections and then assuming it is successful, delete the old one

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