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DISABLING PASSWORD-COMPLETION & CLEARING SAVED PASSWORDS

If more than one person uses the same computer, we advise turning off password completion in the browsers used on that computer, and clearing all passwords saved by those browsers.

Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Chrome

Safari



Internet Explorer
  1. From the Tools menu and select Internet Options.
  2. Click on the Content tab, then click on the Autocomplete settings button.
  3. Uncheck the box beside User names and passwords on forms, then click on the Delete auto complete history button.
  4. Check the Passwords box, then click delete.
  5. Click OK to save your changes.

 

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Chrome

  1. Click on the Customize Chrome icon (three horizontial bars) and choose Settings.
  2. Click Show advanced settings at the bottom of the page.
  3. Under Passwords and Forms section, remove the check mark from all boxes.
  4. From the menu on the left, click on History at the top of the screen.
  5. Click Clear Browsing data.
  6. Uncheck everything except Passwords, then click Clear browsing data.

 

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Safari

  1. From the Safari Menu click Preferences, then Auto Fill.
  2. Uncheck User names and passwords. Click the Passwords Tab.
  3. Uncheck AutoFill user names and passwords.
  4. Click the Remove All button at the bottom of the screen. Confirm with a second Remove All button.

 

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Mozilla Firefox

  1. From the Tools menu and select Options.
  2. On the left click on the Security.
  3. Under Passwords, uncheck Remember passwords for sites.
  4. On the left click Privacy, under History click the link "clear your recent history"
  5. Check everything under details, then click Clear Now button.



 

 


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