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In windows 7, I'm selected the option to allow saving of login credentials.

However, when I login to these remote sites, it tries to put my computer name first followed by the login name.

So let's say my first successful login is:

user_name password123

when I go back to remote in later, it will be saved as:

computer_name/user_name password123 and this will obviously fail.

Any idea how to fix this?


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Put the computer or domain name in when you type in the username. If you don't specify one, the local computer name will be used.

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