Credential Manager allows you to store credentials, such as user names and passwords that you use to log on to websites or other computers on a network. By storing your credentials, Windows can automatically log you on to websites or other computers. Credentials are saved in special folders on your computer called vaults. Windows and programs (such as web browsers) can securely give the credentials in the vaults to other computers and websites. If you want to add a new credentials (username and password for a network or website) to the Credential Manager, follow these steps :
- Open Control Panel → User Accounts and Family Safety → User Accounts.
- Click on the Manage Credentials link on the left side menu :
- You would see a section Windows Credentials. Click on the link Add a Windows credential to its right side as shown.
- You would see a dialog in which you have to enter the domain, network or web site address, username and the password. Click on OK to add the credential.