microsoft strikes again...


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7 Dec 2002

Somewhere in the endless updates on the Windows Update page, I have applied the one where it kills the functionality of this format in the address bar:


Does anyone know how to restore this functionality of IE using the registry?

This is meant to be a security fix. If you want to restore the old functionality, look for KB832894 in Add/Remove Programs and uninstall the update. I'm not sure I'd recommend that, but then again, I don't use IE.
Found the Reg Hack

Here's the link to the reghack from M$.

I think this is the bit you're looking for

How to disable the new default behavior for handling user information in HTTP or HTTPS URLs

To disable the new default behavior in Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer, create iexplore.exe and explorer.exe DWORD values in one of the following registry keys and set their value data to 0.

* For all users of the program, set the value in the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_HTTP_USERNAME_PASSWORD_DISABLE
* For the current user of the program only, set the value in the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_HTTP_USERNAME_PASSWORD_DISABLE

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Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
Xie wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
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Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.

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