I wouldnt worry. I actually installed Outlook 2002 on my XP laptop, saved
the registry keys and compared them to Vista. When I did that I found Vista
was correct but I also found that my username and Administrators were 2
different things that could be owners and my name wasnt THE owner. I changed
that and took ownership and still nothing. I rebooted, did what was
What I think may be the case - and I really am guessing here if one of you
experts who do know reads this - is that Vista stores passwords differently
and we need to find out how to fix this. The alternative which is probably
going to happen eventually is that Microsoft will release a patch to fix
"news.microsoft.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Still no luck here...
> I have tried deleting the Protected Storage System Provider Key as
> described in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290684/en-us without success.
> No matter what I do, I get an "Error while deleting key". It seems I am
> unable to take ownership of the key.
> "Carmine Castiglia" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> After installing the Vista Ultimate upgrade on an XP Pro/SP2 system, I
>> find that Outlook 2002/SP2 will no longer store mail account passwords.
>> I enter passwords and ensure that the "Save password" box is checked,
>> however the next time Outlook is started the passwords are gone and I
>> must repeat the entire procedure.