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Article ID: 299374 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 1.3

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If you configure an Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) profile in Outlook 2002 and click to clear the Remember Password box, the focus is on the User Name field instead of the Password field when you try to log on to the IMAP server. This may be a security concern if you start to type your password in the User Name field because it is viewed in plain text.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841  ( ) OFFXP: How to Obtain the Latest Office XP Service Pack
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:


   Version        File name
   10.0.2909.0    Outlcm.dll
   10.0.2909.0    Outllib.dll
   10.0.2909.0    Pstprx32.dll


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Office XP. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 1.

  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
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