Sign in again to protect your account

islandlady91

New Email
I keep getting a msg. fm Hotmail to sign in again to protect my account. I could understand if I were away from my computer for an hour or more, but I'm getting this so frequently. At times I am just going from an email to a link in it and back and I get this. I have already set up gmail accts. and like others I agree, they are much easier to deal with. I clear my cache everytime I close out of the internet and sometimes in between, depending on what I'm doing. Between this msg. and asking me to verify my account, it's becoming a real pain!!!!!:confused:
 

popowich

EQ Forum Admin
Staff member
When you are clearing your cache are you also deleting your cookies?

Deleting your cookies is likely what is causing your Hotmail login to timeout.
 

islandlady91

New Email
I do delete my cookies, my history, everything and I try to do this in whatever browser I may be using. I also have them set up to do all this when I close out, but periodically I do it manually, especially if I have entered private information.
 

islandlady91

New Email
Actually, that may have been the problem. I forgot that both laptops I have been using have recently been wiped out. I checked and I didn't have them set to delete cookies, but they all have been now:D It was interesting though, everytime I went to a different browser and deleted the cookies, it made me sign in again, but today I haven't had to at all. Thanks a lot:thanks::siterock:
 

islandlady91

New Email
Hotmail is still making me sign in again when I have been online a short time. I quit using it for emailing friends and my new business related acct.; I switched to Gmail and it's been much smoother with no requests to verify my acct. or sign in again to protect my acct. If so many businesses that I have bought from didn't have my Hotmail address, I would quit them completely. I have become krojic about deleting history, cookies and clearing the cache.
 
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