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Access Password Protected Sites More Quickly

Friday, November 19th, 2004 by | Filed Under: Using The Internet

Can I access a password protected web site more quickly?

Now this appears to only work for sites that present a pop-up window in which you are to enter your user name and password, but it can still save you some time!

When you access a site that requires a user name and password, you can simply type the whole thing into the Address box!

As an example, suppose you want to access (not a real site) and you know you are going to be prompted for your user name and password. Simply enter (substituting your actual user name and password) into the Address field and press Enter .

If you need to access the same site frequently, you can simply save that full address as a Favorite! (Just keep an eye on who has access to your computer, because they will then have access to your “secure” site.)

~ Dawn Pipkorn, Westboro, WI

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