Losing login status - cookie problem?

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Jetsamano
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Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by Jetsamano » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:17 am

Since updating to Version 18.0.1.0 (based on Chromium 64.0.3282.119) (Official Build) (64-bit) I have noticed it is losing my login status for several forums including this one, so I have to keep logging in each time I start Slimjet.
I have always had the setting "Clean the following selected items at exit" set to remove "Browsing History" and "Cached images and files" but retain "Cookies and other site data" and I've had no problem with this until now.
Has anyone any idea what this could be or could it be a bug in the update?
I've done the "Repair Browser Registry Settings" option.

BTW I've just noticed in Important Announcements that the latest stable release is 9.0.
How can I be on version 18? I'm really confused now!

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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by oftentired » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:51 am

Login problems as you described probably have to do with cookie problems. After you open Slimjet and navigate to the forum. Click the link near the bottom right of the page that says Delete all board cookies. Then close the browser and restart and come back to the forum and login.

I don't know where you were looking but I do not see an important announcement about ver 9.
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Jetsamano
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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by Jetsamano » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:53 pm

I deleted all board cookies and closed Slimjet.
Opened Slimjet, logged in, clicked on this thread and then closed Slimjet.
Reopened Slimjet and I had to login again to the forum.
Never had to login before.

BTW, I'm even more confused now, are we looking at a different forum?
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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by sleeper10 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:56 pm

Not sure why it's deleted, but you can try saving it with a cookie manager, Here's one:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... nfo-dialog

Obviously, 9.0 is not the latest stable release since that was posted Mar 26, 2016. Latest is in General, Announcements.

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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by Jetsamano » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:03 pm

sleeper10 wrote:Not sure why it's deleted, but you can try saving it with a cookie manager, Here's one:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... nfo-dialog. ...
Thanks for the suggestion but I'm quite happy with the way I control cookies at the moment using CCleaner to weekly delete all cookies except ones I want to retain. I've been using this method successfully since 2005 when I first started using CCleaner.
I use about 5 forums every day that are losing the login status so it's not just the Slimjet forum.
It has only started happening since updating to 18.0.1.0.

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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by oftentired » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:11 pm

Jetsamano wrote:BTW, I'm even more confused now, are we looking at a different forum?
I see. I was looking at the General Forum at the Announcements.
As was pointed out. Look at the dates on the post. Your referring to older topics. They have historical value.
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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by sleeper10 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:39 pm

It doesn't work for me either. Checking ' Log me on automatically each visit' does nothing. Never tried it before, so can't say if it worked in previous versions. Maybe the cookie must be saved within slimjet or the forum somehow?

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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by Jetsamano » Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:46 am

sleeper10 wrote:It doesn't work for me either. Checking ' Log me on automatically each visit' does nothing. Never tried it before, so can't say if it worked in previous versions. Maybe the cookie must be saved within slimjet or the forum somehow?
I've always had the "Log me on automatically each visit" set otherwise I would expect to have to login every time.

EDIT:
BTW, I used Firefox before Slimjet. I've just tried Firefox and it still kept all the login statuses from when I last used it!

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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by sleeper10 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:08 pm

The ' Log me on automatically each visit' keeps unchecking itself for me. It seems something isn't being saved somewhere.

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Re: Losing login status - cookie problem?

Post by Jetsamano » Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:41 am

sleeper10 wrote:The ' Log me on automatically each visit' keeps unchecking itself for me. It seems something isn't being saved somewhere.
How do you know it's that and not a cookie problem?

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