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Hyphens automatically fill up my Url Search and PW boxes.

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#1 Stoneprimer


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Posted 17 August 2014 - 02:40 AM

I am unable to use my one year old Samsung Windows 8.1 laptop, since hyphens automatically fill up the url & search bar, as soon as i open any browser frequently. I have scanned my laptop with many Anti virus softwares.But all have given my laptop a clean bill of health.Windows defender is my default anti virus app. Does this indicate any hardware or software related issues?

I have attached two photos taken with my Note 3. Any help would be deeply appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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#2 scotty_ncc1701


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Posted 17 August 2014 - 05:24 AM

I don't use Microsoft accounts except for the occasional upload to OneDrive.  I also log into my system using a local account, not the Microsoft Account that M$ attempts to force people to use in Windows 8.1+.

This is a guess, but it would seem that it may be filling up the field because you've automatically saved the userid/password in the credentials area.  Try this:

1.  Open Control Panel.
2.  Click on Credential Manager.
3.  Look at both Web and Windows Credentials.
4.  Try and find the "------" and delete it.
5.  If you can't find the "------" in number 4, delete all saved  Credentials.

Have a great day!
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