Windows seems to be saving my credentials for a variety of applications (terminal servers, etc) and I'd like to purge this data.
How can I backup and purge this data?
The utility to delete cached credentials is hard to find. It stores both certificate data and also user passwords.
Open a command prompt, or enter the following in the run command
Windows 7 makes this easier by creating an icon in the control panel called "Credential manager"
FYI, I just encountered a case where a credential (possibly corrupt, since it showed up under an entry named with only two, odd Unicode characters) appeared only in the