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    E-mail address as user name?

    I know I asked this before, and received an answer, so I apologize for my memory loss:
    Most often when a field asks for the User name, what is being filled in by default is my email address instead of my login name. The fix I was given was a registry edit, but I cannot find it now for the life of me.

    What/where is the info for the default user name?

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    The answer is, as usual, it depends.
    If the data is being stored by your browser you can delete the data via Options.
    If the data is entered by the web site it will be stored in a cookie.
    If the data is entered by your password management program it's stored in there.
    Where it isn't stored is the registry.

    cheers, Paul

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    Paul, I found it -- or rather "How-To Geek did.

    The link with the info is at

    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...er-in-windows/

    For whatever reason, the Registered Owner for me had been enetered or changed to my email address. Now all is well.\

    CB

    Well that's depressing Paul, because I don't save data in my browser, and the cookie, if that is what it is, "should have" picked up the correct data,

    Ah me...

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    I assumed you were talking about browser input, are you not?

    cheers, Paul

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    Uranium Lounger CWBillow's Avatar
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    I think/thought I was , Paul. It was always during form fillouts, so...

    I do know that at that entry, my "owner" was my e-mail address. I'll call out when I see that the change worked (or did not).

    Chuck
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