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.
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:
* For the current user of the program only, set the value in the following registry key:
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS