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Apr 16, 2009 01:03 PM


In the past week, I have had to log in everytime I open the site, whereas previously, my log in was remembered. Is it me, or is it you?

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  1. How many times have you had the issue? If it's a couple of times, it could well be us -- sometimes people do have to log in again, even if they didn't log out. I had that just this afternoon.

    But if it's been many times, it's probably something on your end. Usually a changed security setting in your browser or firewall, or a spyware/adware cleaner that's overzealously removing your login cookies when you leave the site or close your browser.

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    1. re: Jacquilynne

      I am having the same issue - just started today. I thought at first it was CH as it's happening on both home computers. Perhaps it has something to do with security software updates.

      1. re: Jacquilynne

        Same issue here - started yesterday, continues to today. Each time I access CH I have to log in. Yesterday, three times. today I've only accessed one time, this current session and I had to log in again.

        1. re: Jacquilynne

          After opening CH this morning, the upper right corner said "LOGIN" instead of "Hey, Janniecooks". Just for kicks I clicked on My Recent Posts under MYCOW and to my surprise i wasns't logged off after all.

          So the problem seems to be the home page is displaying LOGIN instead of hey, username when the user is already/still logged in.

          1. re: janniecooks

            Thanks jannie. I have been having the same problem since yesterday. Keep logging in, and getting frustrated. Just looked at MyChow and I am still logged on.

            1. re: catrn

              It's been happening to me too. It started on April 16th. I have to login every time.

              1. re: Living4fun

                Try navigating to "My Posts" under My Chow - I think you'll find that you don't need to log in, even though the top right above the search field says "login". You aren't really logged out.

          2. Happening here, too. From two different computers. And it's happening when I don't even close my browser between visits to the site. It's like the "remember me" cookie isn't working.

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            1. re: Brad Ballinger

              It's happening to me in the same way, from 2 different computers.

              1. re: Bob Martinez

                Log in issue started again a day or two ago on both computers.

                However, if you click on MYCHOW like Janniecooks suggested it should show you as logged in.

                1. re: Axalady

                  I tried it and it works. Actually, if you click on ANY board you'll suddenly be logged in. (Obviously we are logged in all the time - the info just displays when we move to a specific board.)

            2. Just to say thanks to whomever quietly fixed the log in issue. Things are back to normal.