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Losing Remembered Logins

Discussion in 'Bits & Bytes' started by ShinyTop, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. ShinyTop

    ShinyTop I know what is right or wrong!

    Beginning about a week ago I started randomly losing remembered logins. Sites I have been visiting for years without having to constantly enter username and login are now requiring it. I say randomly because I may be good for a couple days and then need to login again. It has even happened without logging out of the computer or the site. This site is one. One is TVGuide.com which is losing everything. Even when I sign back in it has forgotten my location and channel preferences.

    Any ideas what could have changed?
  2. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    Try deleting all cookies and stored information. It sounds if there's a corrupt cookie or file associated with the browser. Tell the sites to remember everything from scratch.
  3. Andy


    Firefox user?

    This happened to me after a power surge/outage with Firefox a few weeks ago.

    Fix that worked for me..

  4. ShinyTop

    ShinyTop I know what is right or wrong!

    No, IE 8 user. I have deleted cookies and time will tell.
  5. ShinyTop

    ShinyTop I know what is right or wrong!

    It must have been a corrupted cookie since it has not lost login information since I cleared my cookies. Thanks.

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