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How can I prevent ICQ from automatically storing the password?

I want to keep others who have access to my computer from being able to login automatically.

Thanks for you help!

-- Tom

Hello Tom!

Thanks for your question!

Simply choose in the menu of ICQ to logout, and then login again, there should be a cancel button to cancel login. Then there should be 2 boxes for storing password and login.

Hope this helps!
All the best!


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Joerg Droege


I can answer all questions regarding ICQ except those like: "I have lost my password, how do I get it back?" because I am not an ICQ Team member, so I cannot do anything about lost passwords.


I did an education as a Management Assistant in Informatics, I am using ICQ since ICQ2000b, but of course I know the current ICQ client the best. I also used the alpha ComPad ICQ client.

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