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Automatic login

Postby Bill Hudson » Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:59 am

Folks,

I need some help. Here is the situation:
-purchased a new computer
-automatic login does not work
-each time I login, I have to type my user name
-a drop-down menu appears with my name and I select it
-my password automatically fills in after selecting my user name
-I check the box for automatically filling in those fields for each time I visit
-those fields do not fill the next time I visit

What's up? Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: Automatic login

Postby Bigdog » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:09 pm

Bill - do you log out when leaving the forum? If you do, then what you describe is normal. If you exit the forum without logging out you should automatically be logged in when you return.
If you do not log out when leaving the forum and still have to log in on the next visit............... it's broke..... :?
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Re: Automatic login

Postby Bill Hudson » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:26 pm

Darrell,

On my prior computer, when I filled out the login fields and checked the "remember me" box, those fields remained filled in. After logging out, those fields were still filled in when I logged in on a return vist. One click and I was ready to roll. Now, each time I visit the forum, I have to fill in the fields as I described. Sure is a pain.

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Re: Automatic login

Postby Dan England » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:00 pm

I am having the same problem. It worked properly until a month ago. Now I must log in each time. Advice? Dan

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Re: Automatic login

Postby beaconlight » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:11 pm

I just go to the address box top of the page, type F and then click the newposts drop down and am logged in and at new posts. I never log out of the forum.
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Re: Automatic login

Postby Mr E » Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:08 pm

It is still working fine for me.

What browser are you using? Internet Explorer, I'm guessing. What version?

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Re: Automatic login

Postby Dennis » Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:02 pm

It sounds like one of the following is happening:

a. Your browser is clearing the cookies when it is closed. Some browsers have an privacy option that clears ALL browsing history from you session.
b. The FarmallCub.Com cookie is corrupted. Click on the link at the very bottom right side of the forum "Delete all board cookies" and log out and back in to create a new cookie file.
c. Somehow, your logging out of the forum when exiting. To use the permanent login, you only need to close your browser window.
d. Another program is cleaning out your browser history and cookies. Programs like ccCleaner will do exactly this if you DON'T tell it NOT TO (default is to clear them out.)

Try another browser on the same computer, if possible to eliminate a browser issue.

Any of the above happening to you?

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Re: Automatic login

Postby Bill Hudson » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:52 pm

Dennis (47 Cub) wrote:It sounds like one of the following is happening:

a. Your browser is clearing the cookies when it is closed. Some browsers have an privacy option that clears ALL browsing history from you session. I'm using the version of IE loaded on the computer when I bought it.
b. The FarmallCub.Com cookie is corrupted. Click on the link at the very bottom right side of the forum "Delete all board cookies" and log out and back in to create a new cookie file. Tried this, the problem remained.
c. Somehow, your logging out of the forum when exiting. To use the permanent login, you only need to close your browser window. I am doing the same exit routine I did on my old computer.
d. Another program is cleaning out your browser history and cookies. Programs like ccCleaner will do exactly this if you DON'T tell it NOT TO (default is to clear them out.) To my knowledge, I don't have anything like this.

Try another browser on the same computer, if possible to eliminate a browser issue. Downloaded Firefox, problem solved.

Any of the above happening to you?

Dennis


Dennis,

Thanks for the help.

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Re: Automatic login

Postby Rudi » Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:50 pm

While we have been doing the server update we have found that IE 6 and IE 7 are really having difficulties lately. 7 is buggy, 6 is old but still pretty stable but having problems with the new code. IE 8 is an improvement but not the answer entirely. If you download IE 8 the next time you do Microsoft Update or auto updates load, that may fix some problems. I am using more FireFox and a couple other browsers now. IE is becoming a royal PITA... not worth the hassle. I am beginning to become partial to Google's Chrome.. neat little browser without all the artsyfartsy bells and whistles.. just stability. I like that.
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Re: Automatic login

Postby lildog » Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:07 pm

Rudi wrote:While we have been doing the server update we have found that IE 6 and IE 7 are really having difficulties lately. 7 is buggy, 6 is old but still pretty stable but having problems with the new code. IE 8 is an improvement but not the answer entirely. If you download IE 8 the next time you do Microsoft Update or auto updates load, that may fix some problems. I am using more FireFox and a couple other browsers now. IE is becoming a royal PITA... not worth the hassle. I am beginning to become partial to Google's Chrome.. neat little browser without all the artsyfartsy bells and whistles.. just stability. I like that.


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