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Weird login problems

Discussion in 'Suggestions & Bugs' started by january1may, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. january1may

    january1may I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    I keep having problems with logging in at QQ on my laptop browser.

    Specifically, every time I try to enter my username and password, I get redirected to the same login screen I started from, as if nothing had happened.

    Weirdly, I was able to log in just fine inside a private window (this is how I managed to post this thread).
    Still, it's a terrible inconvenience for my QQ browsing :(

    If that helps, the browser is Internet Explorer 11 under Windows 8.1.
    Yes, I know it sucks. It worked before - until yesterday.

    Any ideas what might be happening?
    I know that I accidentally clicked the login button without entering the password, got redirected to a registration window, and clicked "back", just before it happened for the first time. So that might be related.
    If so, it's a very unfortunate bug :( any hints for getting out of it?

    (I already cleared my browser cache; didn't work. I'd rather not clear my cookies, for various reasons, but I can do that if there's literally no better way.)
     
  2. HypoSoc

    HypoSoc Time, once consumed, has no meaning

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    You can clear cookies for just QQ. I'm not sure how it can be done on IE, but you can look it up.

    This doesn't sound like cookies though. I would have assumed it to be a cache issue.

    There are also other internet configurations besides cookies and cache that private browsing undoes which a complete wipe of IE would fix. Again, I do not know for IE, but you should be able to find out online again how to selectively wipe those configurations on QQ.
     
  3. january1may

    january1may I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    Just checked, and apparently I didn't have any cookies for QQ. Which is actually weird. But whatever.

    I would also have assumed it to be a cache issue. Not sure how to fix it, though...
     
  4. UrsaTempest

    UrsaTempest Fanatical Yuri Bear (and Archivist)

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    Maybe you don't save cookies on IE? I recall IE has that nifty security sliders thingy.
     
  5. january1may

    january1may I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    No, I had dozens of cookies in there. Just none for QQ specifically.

    Could be a HTTPS thing. I'm not sure.
    (And I can't recall ever deliberately using any kind of security sliders thingy. Not on this computer, anyway.)
     
  6. january1may

    january1may I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    Just wanted to mention that, after several (unrelated) resets of my browser, my QQ login is finally working properly.
    (Well, so far, anyway.)
     
  7. korat56

    korat56 Experienced.

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    this happens to me sometimes with spacebattles i just leave it for a while and it fixes itself i have no idea why it happens but its rare enough that i can't be bothered to try and fix it.