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How to remove the anoying password prompt when downloading Office documents from Sharepoint

Sharepoint 2007 LoginWe use Sharepoint for document sharing in our Company, so do many others. With the default settings in Sharepoint and ISA server, when You start a download of a document remotely, You will be prompted to re-authenticate with Your username and password, even if You just logged in.

It is actually quite simple to fix this, so You only have to authenticate one time, instead of twice.

The reason for the problem, is that Microsoft have choosen to use the most secure option as the default, so unless You change the defaults, this is actually the expected behaviour. Read the rest of this entry »