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Hello, all. Please help. I can't seem to make Vista forget saved network passwords (workgroup, not domain). This is a Vista Home Premium computer.

I tried rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr, but the list is empty, and under "add", the "A Windows logon credential" is grayed out (as opposed to "A web site or program credential").

I just want to DELETE the cached / saved credentials / logon info for a network share. Any ideas? Where is the info stored? In a file or registry key I can delete? Windows WON'T forget the password!! Other user accounts work fine, but this account won't forget the password to the network share resource.

THANK YOU!!
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Originally Posted by killabytes View Post
Are you running as an administrator?
lol yes, certainly. I found a loophole in Vista Home Premium. Supposedly, you aren't supposed to be allowed to save credentials. Now, I've found the registry key to disallow saving of net creds, which works fine, but I CANNOT seem to find how to delete/clear saved credentials!!

This is obviously a bug in Windows Vista (lol, what a surprise) and it is REALLY proving to be a thorn in my side. The Vista equivalent of W7's "credential manager" just doesn't work here.

Anybody know where I can find and eliminate the stored network resource credentials? THANKS!!

Before anyone mentions it, yes, I'm strongly considering upgrading the station to W7, but going legit costs $, and I can't quite be professional if I don't go legit here... REALLY needs W7, but I hope to find a workaround in Vista.
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