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Hello instructables.com i have to say that sometimes when i turn on my computer and keep my self logged in to instructables.com it logs me off. i would like to be logged on unless i log off. help please!

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...does the same for me. it logs me off even if I don't shut down firefox (e.g. by following a link) and I haven't blocked any cookies. please help. I disabled all add-ons and such. for people turning off the monitor instead of the computer: don't you think that's not environment-friendly? I'm a treehugger here. so, just a thought.
rachel9 years ago
At the moment the keep-logged-in cookie requires that the user logs in from the same IP address as last time. For people with dynamically assigned IP addresses, this often logs them out when they turn off the computer. This is an attempt to prevent hijacked accounts, but we've had several complaints and we'll probably be removing that constraint in the near future. In other words, we're going to fix it, sorry for the inconvenience! (Probably will take a few weeks, though.)
DJ Radio rachel8 years ago
i found a workaround if you use firefox, turn off the computer with the browser still on. when you open it up again, click "restore previous session"
SeMi_AuToMaTic (author)  rachel9 years ago
thanks!
DJ Radio8 years ago
try turning your computer off with your browser still open, this works in firefox
DrWeird1179 years ago
or you could just turn off your monitor like me, not the computer.
SeMi_AuToMaTic (author)  DrWeird1179 years ago
it saves power that way.
i almost always turn the monitor off when i go to sleep.
mcadwell9 years ago
I would so appreciate this as well.