How to Delete / Remove Saved Passwords From Internet Explorer

Have you ever faced the situation of auto saving of your email username and password on Internet Explorer browser in a public cafe ? One of my friends had such a situation and he didn't know how to remove the the saved username and password from Internet Explorer. Comparing to other browsers like Firefox and Chrome, deleting stored username and password from IE is little tricky. With IE7 and above versions, it is simple but for IE6 it is not very simple. This guide explains how to delete auto saved username and password of your Internet accounts on Internet Explorer 6 and higher versions.



Remove Saved Password From Internet Explorer 6


  1. Open Internet Explorer version 6

  2. Click on Tools

  3. Click on Internet Options

  4. Click on Content tab

  5. Click on AutoComplete button
    Clear saved passwords in IEv6

  6. Now click on Clear Forms and Clear Passwords buttons

The saved passwords and Forms will be removed now.


How to delete saved passwords and Forms from Internet Explorer 7


The steps to delete saved passwords and Forms from Internet Explorer (IE) version 7 are:

  1. Start Internet Explorer (IE) 7

  2. Click on Tools

  3. Click on Internet Options
    Delete saved passwords from Internet Explorer 7

    Now click on the Delete button under Browsing History.

  4. Click on Delete Passwords button
    Delete saved passwords and Forms IE 7

Now the saved password in IE 7 is removed. By comparing password removal on IE6 and later versions, it is clear that, Microsoft makes things easy and clear on higher versions of its browser. My friend was using IE6 and that is why he failed to remove the saved password. Without removing the saved data on browser, he went to change his email password in order to protect his email account from other users on that computer.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

good one...to the point ..thanx!