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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by imustbeanidiot, Sep 16, 2004.

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  1. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    Hi all,
    I hope someone can point me in the right direction here:-

    I am at the moment using my daughters pc as mine went kaput!

    I have noticed that if I try & buy anything on a certain website, here in the uk (ebuyer) the site wont let me login and i get the message "Cookies must be enabled in your browser"

    BUT? they are? Or at least I think they are :-
    ie, tools/internet options/advanced/security/custom settings/security settings - cookies are all set to 'enable"

    What else could it be?
    I have checked & I have no Adware/malware or Spyware issues; no trojans/virii etc?

    thanks for any help.

    regards,
    imbai :confused:
     
  2. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Retired Moderator

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    What version of Windows are you running and what version of IE?
     
  3. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    sorry, i should know that by now!

    Win98SE
    IE 5.51
     
  4. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    Anybody got any other ideas?
    tia.
     
  5. Cheeseball81

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    Is there by any chance a program called AdSubtract listed in your Add/Remove Programs?
     
  6. Cheeseball81

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    If so, click AdSubtract, and then click Add/Remove. Follow the instructions to completely remove AdSubtract from your computer.
    To disable AdSubtract but not remove it, right-click the AdSubtract icon in the notification area, and then click Exit.

    If not, double check your Security settings...

    Internet Explorer 5.x
    1. Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
    2. Click the Security tab.
    3. Click the Internet zone.
    4. Select a security level of 'Medium' or lower

    Internet Explorer 5.x - go to Tools, Internet Options, the Security Tab, click the Custom button and scroll about 1/3 of the way down to see the options for Cookies, and make sure both of the options have 'enabled' checked.
     
  7. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    There is NO programe called Adsubtract on this pc.

    I have already checked the security settings before posting my original message & they were set exactly as you described.

    but thanks anyway.
     
  8. Cheeseball81

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    Have you cleared your cache?
     
  9. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    Daily.
    Its an obsession of mine! :)
     
  10. Cheeseball81

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    LOL... me too

    I went looking for some info on Google
    Are your date and time settings correct?

    Also, in your Security (tab) settings...have you tried lowering it?
    Or when you click on Custom Level, is 'allow per session cookies (not stored)' enabled?

    In the Advanced tab, scroll down to bottom where Security is... are the SSL's checked?
     
  11. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    I just checked.
    Funilly enough for some reason the date was set one day ahead.
    I reset it & tried ebuyer again......still no joy i'm afraid.

    I have tried the security settings at all levels. :(

    Yes, SSL2 & SSL3 are both checked.
     
  12. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Retired Moderator

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    Have you tried rebooting the computer after making all these changes?
     
  13. imustbeanidiot

    imustbeanidiot Thread Starter

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    Well, actually, all I have changed was the date back one day; everything else was already as described.
    But I will reboot now & try again.
    Back in 5 ;)
     
  14. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Retired Moderator

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    Ok good luck (y)
     
  15. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Retired Moderator

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    Also another thought..

    In Security tab - click on "Trusted sites" - click on sites and try adding the ebuyer one you are trying to view, then click OK
     
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