Perhaps create a new user name and password to use for that site only, just in case. Then you won't be giving away something you might tend to use on other sites. Dave Composed on a Dell Latitude 630 in the general vicinity of my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. ----- Original Message ----- From: kimsan To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 22:22 Subject: RE: logging into a site if that is the case how can I sign in? From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of George B Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 5:01 PM To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: RE: logging into a site it means do not give them your user name and or password From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of kimsan Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 16:36 To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: logging into a site Hi, I couldn't figure out an appropriate subject but here is my issue. I'm trying to sign into a sight using a user name and password that was supplied to me. However, after typing in the user name and password, I get the following message. Can someone tell me what this means and what I need to do? I am using IE 8 and some times firefox 3.6 or whatever that version is. Windows Security The server www********* requires a username and password. Warning: This server is requesting that your username and password be sent in an insecure manner (basic authentication without a secure connection). User name Password Remember my credentials OK Cancel Thankyou.