I am using Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.2 and every time I click on properties on a VM of mine, I get a popup window:
unable to decrypt password
How can I make this popup go away?
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Open the filename.rdg file with an XML editor (like notepad++) and remove all the credentials that are in between the <credentialsProfile> & </credentialsProfile> metadata tags for each user that you get this error for. Then save the file.
When you open it the error message has gone. You can re-enter the existing domain, user and password then save over the top but if you have users in the error pop-up that you don't want displayed then you have no other choice.
It is a good idea to back up the file first in case you incorrectly edit the XML tags.
The simplest method:
1) Make a backup of the file, actually you should make a copy before open the .rdg file with version 2.7.
2) Open the .rdg file with Notepad++. Press ctrl+h to open the “Replace” popup window.
Find what:<password>.*</password> Replace with: null Search mode: Regular expression
3) Click “Replace All” button and save the file.
4) Open it with RDCMan 2.7. You should have no popup window anymore. Enjoy!
However, you will have to re-enter your password for these hosts. Taken from here
This problem on my machine was created by importing rdg file from my old PC. I marked down all the servers which were complained about in the error message. Repeat for each one: right click on the server > properties > Logon credentials > delete username and password, click OK.
after you fix all of them, save the changes, reopen rdcman and it should not show you the error anymore.
Do not worry, passwords are actually remembered in the windows credentials, so they will remain "remembered".