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They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll try to help your with your issue.

 

     

    

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Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them.

Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

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Thanks for getting back to me.  I'll reply to your instructions in my next post.  A couple questions before we start.

 

1) If we find something, will you tell me what the issue was?  Last time I went through this, problem was fixed, but I never knew what virus / malware I had.

 

2) It may take me more than three days to reply at times.  Would I be able to open this thread up again if that happens?

 

Thanks,

Jim

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I have several websites that require a password (email, forums, etc.).  I usually never have to re-enter passwords (with the exception of email which requires me to re-enter every two weeks).  Lately, every couple of days, I have had to re-enter all of them.  It reminded me of when I got a nasty virus back in November of 2014.  I was constantly having to enter passwords because I think that virus was trying to intercept them.  It was also throwing up a bunch of "dllhost.exe COM Surrogate" Tasks that were eating up my CPU and Memory.  I'm not seeing that this time around.

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I never have Windows remember my passwords, I believe there are two processes going on here.

1) Windows asks if you want it to remember the password (which I always decline). This kicks in when you log off, and then when you log back in, Windows automatically fills in the password so you don't have to remember it.

2) When I log in normally, the password is saved in the cache and as long as I don't log out, I don't have to enter my password again.

 

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Glad we could help. :)If you need this topic reopened, please send a Private Message to any one of the moderating team members. Please include a link to this thread with your request. This applies only to the originator of this thread.Other members who need assistance please start your own topic in a new thread. Thanks!

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