Windows Messenger does not need password

  Grambo 08:10 12 Dec 2008

When i open up MSN to check my hotmail account, i have to enter my Windows Live ID and password. Thats fine, just what i want. But for some reason when i click on the Windows Messenger icon, it launches straight away with no prompt for password. I have gone into Tools>Options>Privacy and ticked the ‘Always ask for my password...........’ box, but this has no effect. How can I retrieve the password prompt for Windows Messenger. Thanks

  jolorna 09:31 12 Dec 2008

i think it uses your msn pasport for the details, mine is the same, it doesn't answer your question

  jolorna 09:41 12 Dec 2008

i just had a look then if you untick your remeber password before you log in it will then ask you for it, i just did it myself then had to find my password to get back in

  Grambo 10:13 12 Dec 2008

Its only the messenger side of things im having trouble with. MSN asks for password, but it the icon for messenger in the Start>progs that launches messenger without password that worries me

  jolorna 10:45 12 Dec 2008

have you unticked the sign me in automaticlly to get back to the loging box you will need to log out of msn

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