Do you ever get tired of manually entering your password every time you dial-up? Would you prefer to limit access to dial-up networking by keeping the password a secret? This helpful registry tweak allows you to enable or disable the save password function in dial-up networking.
Keep in mind that this is a registry tweak, and there are always risks involved when editing your registry. Always create a backup before making any changes. Changes to the registry are irreversible unless you have a back-up in place.
Here are the steps to perform if you want to enable or disable the save password function in DUN.
- Click Start and go to Run. Enter regedit.
- Go to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder. You can see this on the left side of the registry editor. Expand this folder.
- Go to SYSTEM and expand this folder.
- Look for the CurrentControlSet folder. Expand this folder.
- Now look for Services folder under CurrentControlSet.
- Expanding the Services folder should lead you to RasMan. Expand the RasMan folder.
- Now look for the Parameters folder.
- Look at the right hand side of the registry editor. If you see DisableSavePassword, go straight to step nine. If you donâ€™t see the value, follow the instructions below.
- Right click on the right hand side of the registry editor.
- Select New and then select DWORD.
- Rename the new DWORD value DisableSavePassword. You may also opt to right click on the new DWORD value and select Rename.