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Internet Explorer Won’t Let You Change A Saved Password? Hack The Registry!

First off, why are you still using Internet Explorer? Secondly….WHY ARE YOU STILL USING INTERNET EXPLORER?!?!? Just kidding. So you’ve changed your webmail password and Internet Explorer won’t update the password stored in it’s Auto Complete. Well here’s the rub – IE has stored the password in your registry in an encrypted form. Gates forbid you could just open the registry, find the website you changed the password and modify that registry entry. 1. Close Internet Explorer. 2. Click on Start / Run … (or hit [START]+R) and in the run field type regedit (you will need to have administrator rights to edit the registry). 3. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IntelliForms\Storage2 4. In the left window pane, select the Storage2 key, then from the menu, select File / Export and save the key to your Desktop with the File Name: oldstorage.reg 5. In the right window pane select all values (except … Continue reading →