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Password errors

By cogsy ยท 9 replies
Apr 6, 2006
  1. Long time reader first time poster ...

    Ok heres whats happening to my sys , When ever I log into a site with a username and password I have to relog in for each page I visit ,For some reason my computer is not remembering passwords ...It even is happening on this forum
    Just to log in is a joke ... I click on log in and type my username then pass ,and after that I am redirected to the forums then if I want to post something I have to log in again then if I look at something else and wish to post again i have to log in again ... Do ya see where Im coming from it's like the twighlight zone ...
    I have reformatted my hard drive's and still the same problem persists ...
    I have noticed that I get the same prob with java pages also

    Any help would be much appreciated thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Check your cookie settings. Are you using a proxy?
  3. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    True, I've only seen that with cookie settings. But after a fresh format? hmm

    What version of Windows? What browser? What security programs do you run? Are you using a limited user account?

    maybe these will lead you somewhere.
  4. cogsy

    cogsy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    I have checked my coookie settings and everything there is normal as per new install ...
    Up until this problem started occouring I only used Win Explorer for browsing Now I have installed FireFox but it is still doing it ...

    Security settings are all set to low and I run etrust anti virus software I use the standard firewwall settings which came with service pack 2 ...
    I have flashed my bios and still nothing ...
    This really has me beat ,Im at the point of scapping this whole computer and building a new one I have a new one sitting here in box's but I cant be bothered building it lol ...

    Here are the specs of this computer that is giving me greif

    OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Name DAVE
    System Manufacturer GBT___
    System Model AWRDACPI
    System Type X86-based PC
    Processor x86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~2081 Mhz
    BIOS Version/Date Award Software International, Inc. F6, 8/16/2004
    SMBIOS Version 2.3
    Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
    System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
  5. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Post removed.
  6. cogsy

    cogsy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    One other thing I have noticed is that the icons to the right of this msg im writing (smilly faces ) Well I can not put any of those in my msg's nothing happens at all when I click on them ...
    I think this is related to my problem some how ,Im sure its got something to do with Java scripts
  7. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    enable java script firefox
    disable java in firefox
    are you using a router maybe you got something set there
    make sure cookies 2 boxs ticked cookies and only back to origin
    what firefox version??
    oh ya do you have the lastst java build you should dwnld from sun
  8. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    You could always try uninstalling your antivirus and any other "protecting" software. Just briefly. And turn off firewalls and such. As a test.

    When in IE, when you click log-in someplace, look in the bottom left corner of IE, does it say error or "problems on page" or anything like that? Or does it just say "Done"?
  9. cogsy

    cogsy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Yes it does say error down in the left hand corner of my IE browser ...
    I will uninstall all of my firewall and anti virus stuff later today and see what happens ... Thanx
  10. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666

    The error is usually javascript, if you double-click that little space, it should pop up the error message if there is one.
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