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Old 01-03-2020, 11:38 AM   #1
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Sumpin' changed

About a week or so ago when I opened up TF I had an icon on the right side of the screen, near the top, that said "Click here to login". It's about 2" wide x 1/2" tall.

Once I click on it I'm in. No password needed, etc.

Whassup wi dat? How do I get rid of it?
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Old 01-03-2020, 12:13 PM   #2
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Old 01-03-2020, 12:35 PM   #3
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Old 01-03-2020, 12:36 PM   #4
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Old 01-03-2020, 01:34 PM   #5
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Close ALL browser sessions and flush your browser cache. IF you use Google Chrome, then launch a new browser session in Incognito Mode.

The behavior your describing would be occurring if you had a cached session cookie. Session cookies are cached in memory by default. A persistent session cookie would be written to disk in a temp file and applied to all browser sessions sending requests to web servers using the same cookie domain.

TF does not use persistent session cookies to my knowledge. When I close all browser sessions and flush the browser cache, I am prompted to logon again.
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Old 01-03-2020, 01:46 PM   #6
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I had the same thing. Went to Settings, Safari, and dumped all website data, logged in anew, back to normal now.
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Old 01-03-2020, 04:41 PM   #7
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The behavior your describing would be occurring if you had a cached session cookie. Session cookies are cached in memory by default. A persistent session cookie would be written to disk in a temp file and applied to all browser sessions sending requests to web servers using the same cookie domain.
Ummm, Shrew, could you please translate that to "Old Fart English"?


I didn't see any "Remember Me" button anywhere. Is it hidden?
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:46 AM   #8
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Ummm, Shrew, could you please translate that to "Old Fart English"?
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Close ALL browser sessions and flush your browser cache. IF you use Google Chrome, then launch a new browser session in Incognito Mode.

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When I close all browser sessions and flush the browser cache, I am prompted to logon again.
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:27 AM   #9
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I never have to login or give a password. Good thing I might not remember the password.
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Old 01-18-2020, 09:36 PM   #10
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Hello,
am having trouble with selecting discussion links from home page getting a error page suggesting it might be cookies not being allowed. I have changed in preferences and opened Firefox browser to except everything. There are occasions that it takes me to link chosen but only occasionally after several tries I managed this one to open.
On a Linux mint 19.2 Cinnamon OS.
Tried uninstall Firefox removing all files and Reinstalled yesterday seemed ok for a while but now back to were it was.
This has been going on now for a week or so.
Does Not do it from another windows 8 Laptop but the same on another Linux machine ?
Could any one help me with this please.


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The recent Firefox update has been a headache for many users. For some folks a reinstall of Firefox seems to help as does disabling browser add-ins. Frankly my best advice is to Try chrome. The forum has not changed....
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I clear all cookies and website data whenever I am done. Some sites give you this pop-up that says if you log in you agree to cookies but if you check your data the site has already set a cookie and a bunch of web data even if you don't log in.

I still have the big box displayed but I always choose the little one because I'm paranoid.
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