Remove password caching in Internet Explorer.

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This setting removes the option to save password while connecting to Internet or to a website that requires username and password to login.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
This becomes useful when you are asked to fill up your user name and password to access the internet. Normally, the dialog box that needs username and password to access a website also has the option to save password. Password saving or caching will automatically fill password corresponding to the username to avoid retyping. To avoid internet explorer form saving the password, you can use this registry setting. For this, go to start > run, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a dword value disablepasswordcaching, if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value to 1 which can remove the option to save password. However, if you want to show the option again, change the value data to 0 or delete the value. The changes take effect after a restart or logoff. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.


First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Go to <b> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\]</b>,right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "DisablePasswordCaching" in "Internet Settings" key.
Next, right-click on "DisablePasswordCaching" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: DisablePasswordCaching
  • Data Type: DWORD (DWORD Value)
  • Enabled Value: 1
  • Disabled Value: 0
  • Action Type: Add an Entry

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