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OS: windows server 2003

When open explore and enter \\192.168.1.xxx\c$ and prompt to ask login id and password, where does this login info save to? And even if I choose not to save, seems the session will still remain until reboot? Can the community please suggestion some keyword to this and explain how it works a bit? Thanks.

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r u talking about info thats saved to the security logs, or are you asking where does the username\password get stored? –  tony roth May 28 '10 at 20:55
    
username\password –  Stan May 28 '10 at 23:06
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Good question... I'd say it saves it internally to the workstation service and not to disk at all. It won't save password at all - it'll be a hash if it saves anything, and probably not the username either - I think it'll store an authenticated token that it can use to re-connect with.

Theory aside, in practical terms if you want to clean the connection, open a command prompt and type "net use \\192.168.1.xxx /d" which will delete the connection info and allow you to re-connect with different credentials.

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