OL2002: IMAP Logon Defaults the Focus to the 'User Name' Field

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If you configure an Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) profile in Outlook 2002 and click to clear the Remember Password box, the focus is on the User Name field instead of the Password field when you try to log on to the IMAP server. This may be a security concern if you start to type your password in the User Name field because it is viewed in plain text.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
307841 OFFXP: How to Obtain the Latest Office XP Service Pack
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:


   Version        File name   ----------------------------   10.0.2909.0    Outlcm.dll   10.0.2909.0    Outllib.dll   10.0.2909.0    Pstprx32.dll				
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Office XP. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 1.

Article ID: 299374 - Last Review: 10/23/2013 19:56:42 - Revision: 1.3

Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition

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