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I've setup Outlook 2007 at home to connect to my work exchange email via Outlook Anywhere. It works fine. The only only annoying thing is that it does not remember the password despite the fact that I click on the Remember Password checkbox.

How can I make it remember the password.

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  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then press Enter.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\
  3. In the right pane, double-click LmCompatibilitylevel.
  4. In the Value data box, type a value of 2 or 3 that is appropriate for your environment1, and then click OK.
  5. Quit Registry Editor.
  6. Restart your computer.


1 LmCompatibilitylevel Values

2 - Clients use only NTLM authentication, and they use NTLMv2 session security if the server supports it. Domain controller accepts LM, NTLM, and NTLMv2 authentication.

3 - Clients use only NTLMv2 authentication, and they use NTLMv2 session security if the server supports it. Domain controllers accept LM, NTLM, and NTLMv2 authentication.

Source: How to get Windows to save password for Outlook Anywhere

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I am on Windows 7. The seems like it's for Windows NT. Will it work? – AngryHacker Oct 15 '10 at 21:23
The group policy setting is from Windows NT - it's still relevant. – Oct 15 '10 at 21:25
So just to be sure. My registry does not have the key that the article says I should change. Should I just create it? – AngryHacker Oct 15 '10 at 21:31
Yes, as a DWORD – Oct 15 '10 at 21:32
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. – Kevin Panko Feb 19 '14 at 17:33

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