How to delete or reset stored FTP site passwords for Windows Explorer (Win XP)

I'm actually using Windows XP but I couldn't find a forum for that anymore.

I have an FTP site I need to access regularly and its username and password were stored so Windows Explorer could open it without prompting.  The username & password have changed.  I deleted all entries from my Network Neighborhood for that FTP site.  Still it logs in with the old username/password (un/pw).  Access for that account is crippled so I can't use it, but it does get logged in and so I know it is using that un/pw.  I tried using the URL:  ftp://user:*** Email address is removed for privacy *** and it still goes back to the old un/pw.  I do not wish to delete all passwords as "Internet Options" will allow.  How to I clear out this one? 
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Hi Kev,

I had same issue but with Win 7.  I got mine to work by searching for the FTP site in the registry and deleted it.

Run regedit

Searched using EDIT , FIND , ftp.whatever.com , clicked FIND NEXT

(Found in HKEY_CURRENT_USER, Software, Microsoft, FTP, Accounts )

Right-clicked the FTP site giving me problems (ftp.whatever.com) and deleted it.

Closed regedit.

Fired up Windows explorer: prob solved.

You might wanna give that a try.

Scotty T.

If it's not broken; fix it til it's broken.

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