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my browser's keep logging me out

by boolmeech / July 28, 2006 3:29 AM PDT

i use both mozilla firefox and internet explorer when i have to and when i log into anything form hotmail to ebay on either of these and then click on any icon requiring you to be logged in i am returned to a page telling me to sign in, could this be a virus or even spyware? i have done scans; (ad-aware, AVG, Spybot, Windows Defender, Registry Mechanic, CCleaner, Zone labs antispyware and trend micro pc-cillin interent security) could it be that maybe on of these has removed a file that allows me to log in? Any help with the situation would really be appreciated.

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In Internet Options Make Sure
by Trance_Zac / July 28, 2006 4:16 AM PDT

The settings on the "Security" and "Privacy" tabs are both set to the Windows default of Medium.

Whenever you sign in to a site, it places a cookie on your machine - if these settings are wrong it will not allowthis action.

Good Idea to delete cookies, files, & history while you are there.

Check your settings in Firefox as well

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cookies
by boolmeech / July 28, 2006 4:20 AM PDT

both of the browsers are set to allow sites to set cookies, but im still having the problem

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Lower the Settings as a test - also check your
by Trance_Zac / July 28, 2006 4:37 AM PDT
In reply to: cookies

Firewall Settings

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firefox
by boolmeech / July 28, 2006 4:43 AM PDT

i lowered the settings in ie to no avail and firefox was alredy set to allow all sites to set cookies. and my firewall settings are the same as they are on my sisters laptop and she can login.

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Have You done a ..........
by Trance_Zac / July 28, 2006 5:27 AM PDT
In reply to: firefox

Complete clean-up of the machine? Run all your scans in Safe Mode

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ok...
by boolmeech / July 28, 2006 5:53 AM PDT

.. thanks for the advice i'll try that now, but i wont be able to post any results back until tommorow so please keep checking back, thanks Happy

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