Weird icons displayed when logging in

  mart7 18:26 PM 04 Apr 13
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Ok so as from today for some reason any site i log into with name and password has on the end of the log in box an "icon"

when entering email add\name its a x when entering a password its like a dot with a half circle over it?

Ive fully updated my windows 7 last night so is this something to do with updates and can it be removed

thanks

  rdave13 18:39 PM 04 Apr 13

You click on that 'eye' icon to show the password entered . A way of checking if you've typed it correctly.

  rdave13 18:40 PM 04 Apr 13

Should have added that the 'x' is for clearing the name.

  mart7 18:41 PM 04 Apr 13

Interesting but where has it come from? First ive seen of it

  rdave13 18:43 PM 04 Apr 13

It's been like that for a while for me.

  mart7 18:48 PM 04 Apr 13

Any idea where its come from is it an update in windows or something? Its not only on here on other sites as well

  rdave13 18:50 PM 04 Apr 13

No idea. It's the same for me logging on to Amazon, Argos etc.

  rdave13 18:56 PM 04 Apr 13

Have a look here.

  mart7 21:39 PM 04 Apr 13

strange it appears to be a windows 8 feature im using windows 7

  Number six 23:32 PM 04 Apr 13
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I noticed these appeared when I upgraded from IE9 to IE10.

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