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  1. William F. Torpey profile image77
    William F. Torpeyposted 8 years ago

    How do I get the computer to remember my HubPages password when I sign in? When I check off "Remember Me" my computer forgets. Either I have a defective computer or there's some kind of trick to it. (Up until now I've been typing in my email address and password each time -- but I'm getting tired of doing that.)

    1. thisisoli profile image69
      thisisoliposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That happens to me quite a lot too, fortunately i leave my laptop on most of the time so it keeps it saved tongue

      1. William F. Torpey profile image77
        William F. Torpeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I've written it enough times to remember it, thisisoli, but it's still a pain typing it in because its lots of letters and numbers.

    2. Shirley Anderson profile image66
      Shirley Andersonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I don't have an answer for you, William.  Just wanted to say that I have the same problem at different places.  I count on those things to remember because I can't!

      Hopefully, someone from the HP team will pop in and help.  Or you could email them.

      1. William F. Torpey profile image77
        William F. Torpeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks, Shirley. I'll wait to see if anyone has the answer. I'm sure there are hundreds of hubbers who know the secret.

    3. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hey William,

      I am going to try and help you with this problem, but I am unsure if I can explain it in the detail you need to do it. But, I'll try.

      (a) you can look into the desktop software you are using, to find password storage. It should be in your help section.
      (b) if you have your disk clean up on a scheduled task, then it could be wiping out, the cookies required to remember them.
      (c) if you have a different cleaner for your machine, such as CCleaner(which I use), you can choose what is saved during the cleaning phase, and it will store them, and wipe-out everything else.

      I am just trying to cover all the bases. I even could have left out other possible things. However, I do believe your passwords are embedded into your browser, so you can recall at any time, and that's a feature of it. So, it leads me to think (a) would be best.

      But, that's just what I can think of right of hand. smile Good luck. smile

      1. William F. Torpey profile image77
        William F. Torpeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I appreciate your explanation, Cagsil. Unfortunately my lack of expertise on the computer makes it difficult for me to follow your advice. I might be able to work it out, but it will take me a year and a day (not your fault, mine!) I'll keep working on it. In time, I may get results. Thank you.


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