Windows 10: How to stop "bad" websites from opening password prompts in Edge


  1. Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Build 16299)
       03 Apr 2018 #1

    How to stop "bad" websites from opening password prompts in Edge


    There's these pop-up ad websites that try to scare people by saying "Your computer is infected" and such.

    They open a continuous stream of password prompts. As soon as I close one prompt, another password prompt pops up.

    I already use the AdBlock extension.

    I wonder if there is an option to turn off password prompts completely in Edge. Like a system policy perhaps that disables basic and NTLM authentication?

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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
    Posts : 10,660
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       03 Apr 2018 #2

    Hi Ben.

    Is it already shut off in Advance Settings?

    Click on three dots upper right, Settings, View advance settings, shut off "Offer to save passwords"
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  3. Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Build 16299)
    Thread Starter
       04 Apr 2018 #3

    No, haven't done that. Will try!
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