Today I am having to log in with name & password every time

Discussion in 'Board Business' started by Vash01, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I am not sure if it's changes in fsu or in my computer, but today I am having to log in each time with my user name and password, even though I am checking the 'remember me' box.

    Same thing is going on with my hotmail, so I suspect it's something with our computer system at work, and not fsu related, but I would like to get a confirmation that it's not fsu. (they just like to make it difficult for us at work)
     
  2. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    Check your internet settings to see if history/cookies are cleared upon exit. I actually have mine set that way here on purpose. :p
     
  3. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Earlier when I had contacted the help desk at work about a different problem, he cleared the history. That may have caused this. I am not sure how to set it the way it was before.
     
  4. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    depends on your browser. That said, at work, it's probably better they know not where you go (assuming they don't use tracking software). I'd continue to log in each time - worth the hassle.
     
  5. Prancer

    Prancer Jawwalking Staff Member

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    When you log in, do you check the Remember Me box?
     
  6. Simone411

    Simone411 Just Flip-Flopping Around

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    That's definitely something I do. I've experienced in the past that it will keep you logged in. So, I made it a habit. Sometimes when I haven't checked it, I would get logged out when entering different threads. I also have it checked in internet options to clear all cache and cookies when exiting out of IE. To me, it's safer that way and it doesn't take but a second or two to log in each time I come to FSU.
     
  7. PeterG

    PeterG Hanyuflated

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    What kind of job do you have? I need to apply for one of those so I can surf FSU all day and get paid for it. :p :D
     
  8. DaveRocks

    DaveRocks Well-Known Member

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    erm... ;)

    sk8er1964, I'm curious: why do you have it set to clear history and cookies upon exiting FSU specifically?
     
  9. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    Not FSU specifically - every time I close my browser. I do a lot of financial stuff (work related) on line and I don't want any electronic trail out there. Clearing history and cookies takes care of that - and also the visits to FSU since we don't use tracking software. :shuffle:
     
  10. Prancer

    Prancer Jawwalking Staff Member

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    :eek: