Store passwords, certificates, and other credentials for automatic logon

You can use Credential Manager to store credentials, such as user names and passwords that you use to log on to websites or other computers on a network. For more information, see What is Credential Manager?

To add a password to your Windows vault

  1. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety (or clicking User Accounts, if you are connected to a network domain), and then clicking User Accounts.

  2. In the left pane, click Manage your credentials.

  3. Click Add a Windows credential.

  4. In the Internet or network address box, type the name of the computer on the network that you want to access. This can be the NetBIOS name (example: server1) or DNS name (example:

  5. In the User name and Password boxes, type the user name and password that you use for that computer or website, and then click OK.