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Credential Manager Using W/7


buteman
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Went into Credential Manager in Control Panel just to have a look to see what it actually did.

I came across this on it.

Virtuallapp/didlogical with a username and password on it.

Deleted it but it comes back.

Having Googled it I find out it is something to do with Windows Live Essentials.Windows Mail and Windows messenger and if you use any of those you will have this username and password on your computer as well.

Surely it cannot be right for Microsoft to put a username and password on your computer without your knowledge.

Does it mean that they can have access to your computer at any time.

Can you have Windows Live mail on your computer without having Windows Live Essentials downloaded.

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rdave13

I think if you get rid of Microsoft Live essentials and Windows messenger and windows live mail you are able to remove it. But it should not be on there in the first place.

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rdave13

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Yes I read that also. Unfortunately I do like Mail and messenger (for visual email notification) so won't be removing. Puzzled what it really does but not bothered enough to ask Microsoft. Still, thanks for the interesting information.

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