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Outlook keep asking for username/password (Hint: user recently changed the password)

Is your Outlook keep poping up with authentication window? Is Outlook asks for username/password everytime it opens?
If you or the user changed the password (AD account) recently, Outlook authentication issue is bound to happen. I forgot where I read it (forums or MSKB), there is a simple solution. Changing your password while Outlook is running online mode resolves the issue on my experience.
1. Open the Outlook and type the username/password if asks.
2. Click Control-Alt-Delete key on your keyboard. Click on "Change Password"
3. Type your new password.
4. From next time Outlook will not challenge you for authentication.


Being in Silicon Valley for years, I became a IT Infrastructure Geek by experience and surrounded by other Geeks everywhere. I try to help others by the solutions I found on odd occasions.

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