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Kudos0

Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

This is a spin-off from https://community.norton.com/en/forums/password-manager-which-version-can-i-switch-autofill#comment-8022081. In that thread I was also concerned about how to find out which version of Password Manager I had but I'm now seeking help specifically on how to switch off Auto-Fill.

Many of the forums/sites I use are asking me to change my password - not because they have had breaches but because they've had programming changes revamping their sites ahead of 2019.

Most of my passwords are at least ten characters long, many are complicated and when the Auto-Fill window appears it obliterates the password I'm trying to input. I've tried clicking on 'Don't ask me again", I've tried without doing that but whatever I try I still can't see what password I'm entering. I've tried looking in Settings but no luck.

Any help you can give me would be appreciated. Thanks.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security

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Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hello Taffy. Open your password manager setting (the little gear icon). Scroll over to the Browsing tab and uncheck the "Filling" options. Restart your browser. Note: this is in IE11 on Windows 10 Pro x 64 version 1809.

Cheers

Retired military (Navy 1980-2002) AO1 (AW) Aviation Warfare Specialist "From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows 10 Professional x 64 version 1809 / build 17763.437 / NCSP 22.17.0.183 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 1.93
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hi Taffy_078,

Sorry for the issue you are facing.

Clicking on "Don't ask me again" should hide the Password Manager pop-up that is displayed.

Can you please let me know on which browser you are facing this issue ?

Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hi Vivesku. I'm using Edge.

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Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hello SoulAsylum. I have Password Manager v6.0.0.8 but I see from a snip posted by Yank in my original thread that he has v6.0.0.18 so I'll have to update it. But I haven't got a gear icon. Might it be that v6.0.0.18 introduced it?

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

@Taffy_078

Select Online Safety square on main dashboard > select Password Manager > you should see your Vault with the gear icon at the bottom.  You may have to log into your Norton Account and vault prior to your vault opening.

Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hi Soul Asylum. I use Edge although I much prefer IE11. My Password Manager setting (the gear icon) has no such options. Sid's Law. But the settings snip you show is the general Norton Settings screen isn't it? I've gone everywhere to look for it but it's not where it used to be. Any idea if there's another route to it please?

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

I have feedback about the New Password Manager (Beta). It list every password I've ever used, including some from over ten years ago. It tells me which are weak, strong etc but the "Action Now" button will not let me delete the entry.

It also includes my current on-line banking, where the actual password is not input on the home page but only displayed after some security questions have been answered. Again, I would like to delete this. Is there a separate place for feedback

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Taffy drop your feedback here: https://community.norton.com/en/forums/forum-feedback

Cheers

Retired military (Navy 1980-2002) AO1 (AW) Aviation Warfare Specialist "From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows 10 Professional x 64 version 1809 / build 17763.437 / NCSP 22.17.0.183 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 1.93
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

SoulAsylum's link is just for feedback on how the forum is working.

If you want to add feedback on the Password Manager, from your browser, click on the ID Safe icon at the right of the browser address bar. Then be sure the vault is open. Then click the icon again, then on the 3 dots at the bottom right. Then click on Feedback. 

 It list every password I've ever used, including some from over ten years ago.

Have you ever gone into your vault and cleaned out old/unused logins?

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hello Peter. I dropped NIS for a year and am pretty sure that I'd tidied up the vault. I'd even exported the info to a separate file on my desktop (and that has saved my bacon many times!). I'm going to tidy up my passwords shortly but surely the new Password Manager Beta should have a Delete/Remove function? It would be perfect then!

Regarding feedback I'd already used SoulAsylum's link before I'd seen your comments. I want to go to the correct place but I haven't got an ID Safe icon at the right of the browser address bar. All I have there are icons for Norton Password Manager and Norton Safe Web. I'm sure I've already asked this but could it be that v6.0.0.18 installed the change?

I also asked this elsewhere but how to I get to the NIS update screen? What was posted in anther thread was the standard NIS Update screen but I'm blowed if I can find it.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

@Taffy_078

Maybe I am not following close enough, but have you seen my post linked below?      

https://community.norton.com/en/comment/8024331#comment-8024331

That should get you to the gear icon you are used to seeing.

Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Yank. I can't even get to the dashboard at the moment. And now when I hit Reply it brought up this format/style!
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Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

this is so weird. I logged out and back in again, input my user name and there were two options for my password - this, the forum, and something like "buy.norton.com". I'll try and replicate but at the moment the Community and I are on different planets.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hi Yank - the formatting of the typeface is back to Normal again, rather than stuck on one of the Heading fonts. But I can't find the gear icon.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Hi SoulAsylum. I'd appreciate the route to getting that screen. As I said to Yank, I haven't any settings etc so can't use the route he suggested.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Thank you to all those who are helping me with this. As I said in my initial post, most of my passwords are at least ten characters long, many are complicated and when the Auto-Fill window appears it obliterates the password I'm trying to input. Logging into Microsoft for example is impossible and I've been forced to shorten several passwords as a workaround. But this is dangerous because it means I'm using weaker passwords in all cases. That 's not what I want, for obvious reasons. @vivesku - have you any suggestions please?

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

I have many passwords that are deliberately long and with a combination of letters, numbers and punctuation marks. But because of this blasted problem I can't check what I've entered.

I could shorten/simplify them but then that would weaken them.

This really is a major problem for me now - would someone please refer this again to vivesku. Thanks.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

I'm disappointed that vivesku hasn't responded. This password problem is causing me major headaches as I'm spending lots of time buying stuff on the internet.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

If I temporarily uninstall NIS, will I still be able to access this Community?

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Kudos1 Stats

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Anyone can access the Community, even if they do not have any Norton products. The Norton Account you have already set up, and use to access the forums, does not get removed if you uninstall your Norton products.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

thank you Peter. I'll temporarily uninstall my NIS so that I can resolve other problems. Back in a week or so.

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

I've temporarily uninstalled NIS but I'm still seeing the blasted Safe icon so I'm still having the same problems.

1. When I sign in to my MS Account:

2. When I sign into any online account:

3. When I look at the top of this screen now:

When I did the Uninstall, I was asked to give some info and feedback and it was uninstalled fairly quickly. I then went to Revo (free) and it found no leftover bits & pieces as usually is the case.

What should I do now, please?

Win10 Home v1803 build 17134.345/HP envy/EDGE (rubbish)/IE11 (RIP)11.285.17134.0/ OFFICE 365 Home Personal/Norton Security
Kudos1 Stats

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

Because you are using Edge browser, you need to disable or uninstall the NPM extension from your Edge browser. That will stop the icon appearing. As SoulAsylum noted above, the changes in your Norton Security product only affect IE for the NPM features.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: Password Manager: Can I switch off Auto-Fill

That worked, Peter. Many thanks, and much relief.

I don't remember taking any action to stop the Password Manager Beta but it just went away.

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