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Topic # 15168 7-Aug-2007 23:46
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even though the "remember me" box is ticked.
I manage my cookies with Ccleaner. Geekzone is on the cookie whitelist. Is there another cookie p0laced by this forum that is responsible for retaining the login info? "Mediatracker", for example?

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  Reply # 81519 8-Aug-2007 00:24
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What browser do you use?

If you use FF, then you can install an add-on called Cookiesafe (or similar), which lets you control your cookies.

From what i can see, there are 6 or so cookies associated with GZ, of those only two are required.

 

C:\Users\Ross\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\low\ross@www.geekzone.co[2].txt

That cookie contains my username and password, if you have checked remember me, and then click log out, your username and password are nolonger stored in the text file.

 

C:\Users\Ross\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\low\ross@geekzone.co[2].txt

I am not too sure what this one contains :D


I hope this helps :)




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  Reply # 81543 8-Aug-2007 09:59
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I do use Firefox, it is set to allow cookies from sites (forever) and I clean the unwanted cookies periodically using CCleaner.
I haven't ever clicked the "log out" button, yet still, it logs me out. This only happens with this site, and occasionally (randomly) with the Avast forum.
Tks for the reply.

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 81548 8-Aug-2007 10:36
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One cookie is for your username and password for automatic login. The other cookie is the session information. That's what's needed...







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  Reply # 81551 8-Aug-2007 10:42
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OK, all cookies from geekzone.co.nz are set to stay. Always have been.
Yet the problem persists.

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  Reply # 81666 9-Aug-2007 00:44
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Do you ever sign in on other computers as well? As I find when I do this, I lose my saved info on one, even though I have remember me ticked









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  Reply # 81699 9-Aug-2007 10:12
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No, I have only ever signed in from this one (home desktop). Interestingly, this page opened and I was logged on. That's a first, for a while.Either from a notification link (as in this case) or from bookmarks/favourites.

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