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Horsefly
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Automatic Logout?

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I used to leave my browser up and on tab on BH for weeks. Sometimes I'd go days without looking at it, but when I did I was still logged in and could quickly see if there were any threads I had commented on that were updated.

Some time recently - maybe in the past week or so - I noticed that I am logged out of BH after a couple of hours, even if the tab is still open and I've been reading threads. Is this new? Is it a good thing?
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Re: Automatic Logout?

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That’s not happening to me.

You might want to private message one of the admins, and ask them to forward your issue to the BH technical team.
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Not happening to me either. Maybe you're hacked - change your BH password is what I recommend.
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Have you recently updated your browser?

Has anything changed in how your browser manages cookies?
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Wow. Thanks you folks for responding. This is really strange.

I use Chrome, which has me update periodically, and certainly has updated during this time.

I think I will change passwords, although if someone were to hack me, this seems like the last place to go after. :wink:
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Here's a few possibiilities:

- When you login, be sure to check the "Remember be" box under username / password fields. Not doing so will log you out when you try to post or do other forum actions (I forget what they are). Don't blame me, I didn't write the software. That's how it works.

- Clearing cookies will log you out.
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Re: Automatic Logout?

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LadyGeek wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:07 am Here's a few possibiilities:

- When you login, be sure to check the "Remember be" box under username / password fields. Not doing so will log you out when you try to post or do other forum actions (I forget what they are). Don't blame me, I didn't write the software. That's how it works.

- Clearing cookies will log you out.
Yep, that was it. Thanks @LadyGeek.

I have no idea how this wasn't getting me earlier. I don't think I've ever checked that box, at least not on purpose. :confused
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