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  • Win10 version 2004 systemwide password “amnesia”

    Posted on September 18th, 2020 at 08:13 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    This from WarningU2:

    I’ve made two attempts to update to 2004 without success.  2004 applies fine but I keep getting prompted for passwords to sign into applications, google, facebook, outlook, and others.   It seems the credential manager is not remembering passwords with a local admin account.  It will for a while but the password is getting wiped out.

    If you use a Microsoft account log in, it does remember.  Is this a strategy for MS to force us to use their login method?

    I’ve tried all the suggestions at https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/systemwide-password-amnesia-v2004-build-19041173/232381f8-e2c6-4e8a-b01c-712fceb0e39e to no avail.   I’ve reverted back to 1909.

    From the topic above on the Microsoft community forum that many are having this issue.   Has anyone from the distinguished experts here on this forum experienced the same and found a solution other than removing a local admin account?

    There’s more than 100 replies on that Answers thread.

    Anybody out there have an idea? It seems to be a version 2004-specific problem.