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by woodust / November 17, 2012 1:38 AM PST

Internet explorer XP Sp 3 skips my sign in page to facebook .It brings up the site but I cannot access my timeline or other home content. Why

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Could be your browser or
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 1:42 AM PST
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First thing I'd try is another browser. Next I'd log out of Windows and try your other admin capable account.
Bob

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by woodust / November 17, 2012 2:06 AM PST

I used FireFox and got on to my timeline and was able to maneuver around but could not bring up the home page . Once I clicked on to another story My tabs quit working . NO response. but I can access web sites from the below task bar.

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(NT) What about the other Windows Account?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 2:17 AM PST
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R. Proffitt's suggestion is a good one
by mchainmchain / November 17, 2012 4:19 PM PST
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Do you have a second user account?

If not, make a new one, and see if your problems clear up in the new account.

It does not matter at this point whether you set the new one as admin or limited user. Mr. Proffitt's suggestion is a known fix or workaround for user account issues such as this one. Sometimes an user account goes glitchy and does not work as it should. Creating a new account should fix that. That is, provided you did try to use another new browser such as Google Chrome, as was suggested at first.

Let us know how you get on. Did it work for you?

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by woodust / November 18, 2012 10:22 AM PST

I had a local computer tec. over and he fixed my problem before I read your answer. I don't know what he did but everything is working now. I'll keep your suggestion in mind for next time . Thanks

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