How to fix Windows 10 app error forgot saved password

How to fix Windows 10 app error forgot saved password

Microsoft has said that quite a few Windows 10 applications including Outlook have problems that cause them to forget the user’s saved passwords after updating to Windows 10 2004. Currently, Microsoft is working to fix this problem in the next update.

According to Microsoft, the problem lies in the scheduled tasks that are created using the Services For User option of the Task Scheduler. Therefore, the temporary solution is to disable these tasks.

How to fix Windows 10 app error forgot saved password

To temporarily resolve the issue, you’ll need access to Windows PowerShell (Admin) . You can do this by right-clicking on the Start button then selecting Windows PowerShell (Admin) . Or you can left-click the Start button then type Windows PowerShell on your keyboard. In the Windows Search window that appears, select ” Run as Administrator “.

Next, copy the command line below and paste it into the Windows PowerShell window, then press Enter to execute:

Get-ScheduledTask | foreach { If (([xml](Export-ScheduledTask -TaskName $_.TaskName -TaskPath $_.TaskPath)).GetElementsByTagName("LogonType").'#text' -eq "S4U") { $_.TaskName } }

After executing the command, Windows PowerShell will display the scheduled tasks. You need to log these tasks and disable them using the Windows Task Scheduler follow these steps:

  • Click the Start button then enter Task Scheduler and open the Task Scheduler application
  • Locate the task in Windows (HP Customer participation) and other tasks that Windows PowerShell finds out
  • Right-click each task and select Disable
  • After that, you need to restart your computer to complete the adjustment

When the computer reboots, you’ll need to re-enter your passwords again for Windows to save them.