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    Is there a way to turn off the "handy" feature in Windows and in IE5 (All iterations of IE actually)that replaces passwords with asterisks as you type them in? I would gladly accept the risk of a clever hacker "seeing" into the preferences on my "My Yahoo" page in exchange for being able to quickly and conveniently access my passwords.

    I just want to make them go away. I don't want to autofill them, or download a shareware program to "remember" my passwords. I am hoping that in the Windows Registry somewhere there is a command to the effect of "Asterisk for Password = On" that I can conveniently switch to off.

    Any ideas?
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    Passwords on web sites are automatically converted to asterisks in the HTML code. So it has to do with web site, not your window's system.
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    Or you could just change all your passwords to '******'
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    And if your lucky.. just typing in the length of the password in astericks will work. (I discovered my first backdoor/hack 4 years ago. Got onto the net without my dad's passwd for 2 years, by just typing in "****". It took the company forever to fix it )
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