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Windows 7: forum password needs constant reset

17 Nov 2009   #1
Shark007

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
forum password needs constant reset

For about the past week or 10 days I keep having issues with logging into these forums. The login responds @ every login, that my password is wrong.

I go through the password reset routine (email), get back onto the forums, change my password to something I'll remember, and at the next login have to go through this proceedure all over again.

Is it just me?


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17 Nov 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

This happened to me at another forum, when I had Win 98. I had to delete all cookies related to the site, then sign in agin. All was fine after that
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17 Nov 2009   #3
z3r010

 

Nobody else has reported a problem.

Try selecting & deleting all site cookies via this link www.sevenforums.com/mycookies.php
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17 Nov 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Do you have cookies enabled for the website??
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17 Nov 2009   #5
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Do you use a program like CCleaner, SpyBot, etc that may be wiping out your cookies?

Also, if you clear your history often, you may have to uncheck an option clearing cookies.
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17 Nov 2009   #6
Shark007

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

thanks for the suggestions.
I regularily dump my cookies and clear my cache.
I dont touch stuff like CCleaner, ever. I like to keep my computer in working order.
Wiping out cookies is a good thing btw. They're only required while on the site.

The problem seems to have gone away...
so I'm going to chaulk it up to my poor eyesight, memory, and 2 fingered typing nailing me one at a time.
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18 Nov 2009   #7
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shark007 View Post
thanks for the suggestions.
I regularily dump my cookies and clear my cache.
If you clear cookies, you have to log in every time you open the browser.
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18 Nov 2009   #8
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shark007 View Post
thanks for the suggestions.
I regularily dump my cookies and clear my cache.
If you clear cookies, you have to log in every time you open the browser.
At least with Vista, so probably, also with Win 7, any site that you have in favorites, will not be affected when you dump cookies. This seems to be working for me with 7.
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18 Nov 2009   #9
davehc
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.
 
 

The use of cleaners will certainly require you to log on again, but the logon password is, as far as I am aware, embedded in the site. It should not change because cookies have been dleted.
I think your two finger problem was probably the better solution.
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