When Internet Explorer’s Content Advisor misbehaves, your browser acts as if it were no longer your own.
But here’s how you can reset the password and regain control of IE.
Locked out of IE by a bogus password
Something bad happened to reader Brmacg’s copy of Internet Explorer.
“As the administrator of a small home network still operating XP Pro, I have recently been frustrated by Content Advisor’s (IE 8) constant demand for an unknown, forgotten, or lost password needed to access the Web.
“I’ve tried everything. I searched the Windows Secrets archives and found a LangaList post from 2001! However, most of the links are no longer valid.”