IE. View saved passwords

IE. View saved passwords


Like other browsers, Internet Explorer (IE) has a function to save the password that allows the user to save the authorization data (username and password) to access a certain Internet resource. This is quite convenient because it allows you to automatically perform the routine operation of accessing the site and at any time to see your username and password. You can also see your saved passwords.

Let's see how to do it.

It should be noted that in IE, unlike other browsers such as Mozilla Firefox or Chrome, it is not possible to view passwords directly through the browser settings. This is a peculiar level of protection for user data, which can still be circumvented in various ways

View saved passwords in IE by installing additional software

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Download and install the utility IE PassView
  • Open the utility and look for the entry with the password that interests you

View saved passwords in IE (for Windows 8)

In Windows 8, it is possible to view passwords without installing any additional software. To do this, you must perform the following steps.

  • Open the Control Panel and select User account
  • Click on Account Managerand then Credentials for Internet
  • Expand the menu Web passwords
  • Click on the button. Show

These are the ways to view the saved passwords in the Internet Explorer browser.

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