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Old 07-24-2002, 02:11 PM - Thread Starter
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I will be logged in when I first come on and then for no apparent reason (maybe after I've posted) I will have to log in again. I've noticed this the last couple of weeks. It just seems like I never had to log in before and now I am doing it all the time.
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Old 07-24-2002, 04:50 PM
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This often happens when you have a corrupt cookie in your browser. I can test it if you like by logging in as you and posting to this thread under your username. We can assume that if I consistently have no login issue as you but you do, it must be an issue in your computer with your cookies. The hopeful solution then would be to manually delete your Mothering cookies from your browser and get new ones. But in some cases it means reinstalling your browser.

Would you like for me to try logging in and posting as you?

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Old 07-25-2002, 03:32 PM - Thread Starter
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OK.
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Old 07-25-2002, 03:34 PM - Thread Starter
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Can you then tell me how to do the next steps if it is the cookies in my computer?
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Old 07-26-2002, 11:50 AM - Thread Starter
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Posting as you glh...

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Old 07-26-2002, 12:01 PM - Thread Starter
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Try manually deleting your cookies. To do this in IE 6.0:

Tools -> Internet Options -> Temporary Internet Files -> Settings -> View Files

Then search for the individual cookies for your domain and delete them all. The name should be in the form of:

Cookie:[email protected]
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Cookie:username@www.mothering.com

...and any derivatives of the above. Then highlight the individual cookies and delete each one you find. After this, close all browser windows and restart IE.
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Old 07-26-2002, 12:09 PM
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I checked with vBulletin again to see if they have come up with anything new regarding this problem - it is an occasional problem for some members. They say that in some cases it may not be the cookies but rather a conection problem for AOL users. They found that almost all who had the login issue that wasn't resolved by manually deleteing cookies or reinstalling their browser were AOL users. Others whose issues were resolved were non-AOL users.

But let's take it a step at a time. Try manually clearing your cookies from your C drive according to the directions above.

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Old 07-26-2002, 03:37 PM - Thread Starter
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Deleted cookies and tested. Working so far!
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There is some sort of AOL trauma. I was lurking at another v-board and all the AOL users were having a hard time with it. I guess AOL is trying to work out the bug.

I haven't had any issues yet, but if any of you do, that is it.
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Old 07-26-2002, 05:10 PM - Thread Starter
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My free year with aol is up soon so I may look into another ISP.
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Old 07-29-2002, 04:04 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm having the same problem again. I think I will definitely be switching to a new ISP, my son will be away at college soon and he is the only one who uses all the features on AOL (the instant messenger etc.).
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If you get a chance to login from another computer do give it a try. That way we can make sure the problem is with your ISP or your browser.

Another idea - install another browser and try to access through it. If you have Internet Explorer get Netscape or vice versa.

It's such a drag, I know. So sorry!

Good luck!

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cynthia I love that little thing you drew around your name. I have no patience or talent for stuff like that. I remember one time kamaina mama drew parismaman a lei with thes~ and those* and maybe this @ and I was so impressed!
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Thank you much Ms. Mamapie!

I saw one similar, took a few things away, added a few touches, and threw my name in it. So it's not really an "original" work of art. But I can't get the darned thing to stay even with my name. I can fix it and it looks fine but then after a day or so it's off balance again. So I gave up and left it as is. I'm a little off balance myself so I guess it's meant to be.

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