@axxxtw - I have the same issue. Username and password are both saved, yet,
despite selecting "allow automatic sign in when connected" I must manually
click to sign in. Did you find any solution to this?
> Your fix is not working for me. Windows Live Messenger retains my email
> address as well as my password, but I must manually sign in. The correct box
> is checked in Options (Allow automatic sign in when connected to the
> XP Home (SP3). All updates. NO Yahoo, Google or anything else toolbar.
> Any ideas, please?