Why does Internet Explorer keep asking me for Logon credentials in an internet zone suddenly? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Team,

    I am facing a strange problem in my environment, all of sudden the IE keeps asking users to logon every page when they access in certain location.

    And went on troubleshooting and referring some article, i found that, by enabling  Automatic logon with current user name and password, is solving the issue and many says it is not recommended.

    My query, why all of sudden it is asking for password each time when i access the page? i dont have any GPOs configured w.r.t IE logon authentications!!

    i am not able conclude the cause !! and clueless!! Very strange behavior please help.....

    i have tried testing the IE by removing proxy and by removing all gpo to the users and computers, but still no luck :( 

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:44 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Sometimes, IE will recognize Intranet site as an Internet site, when you access the intranet Web sites that require authentication,you may be prompted for credentials.

    Please also refdr to this KB, verify if it meets your situation

    Intranet site is identified as an Internet site when you use an FQDN or an IP address



    TechNet Community Support

    • Edited by Yolanda Zhu Wednesday, January 22, 2014 9:10 AM
    Wednesday, January 22, 2014 9:08 AM
  • Thank you..

    My issues is w.r.t internet sites... any sites which i am accessing (bbc.com, dell.com, microsoft.com...etc.. i am getting the prompt..

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:10 AM
  • i am not able conclude the cause !! and clueless!! Very strange behavior please help..... 

    Try using Credentials Manager.  Otherwise I have an idea Microsoft made me change my password.   <eg>




    Robert Aldwinckle

    • Proposed as answer by Kevin_Day Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:10 AM
    Wednesday, January 22, 2014 6:29 PM
  • Thank you robert.

    i will look at u r suggestions.

    But my query is why suddenly credentials are popping out for any internet sites...? there is no changes have been made :(

    Also, by enabling  Automatic logon with current user name and password option in IE is solving the issue.. don't know why this option is required to be enabled suddenly.. what caused this...any suggestions and idea..

    Moreover, i am not able to relate the issue with Credentials manger

    Thursday, January 23, 2014 1:54 PM