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Restarting my computer signs me out of a lot of things.

  1. #1


    UK
    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

    Restarting my computer signs me out of a lot of things.


    This has happened twice so far. After turning my PC off, and turning it back on in the morning, I find myself signed out of my chrome, my bookmarks, also Including apps outside of chrome, like Dropbox, and Outlook.
    What's going on?

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  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    In the event that you are possibly infected, run a full AV scan and download and run Malwarebytes (Free). In the elevated command prompt run sfc /scannow for possible system file corruption.
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  3. #3


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    This is not Windows 8 problem but in Chrome. You need to set Chrome not to sign you out. Please follow the screen, click on Show Advanced Settings ->Privacy->Content Settings->Cookies = Allow local data to be set(Recommended)

    EDIT: If you have any tune up utility software and clear your browser data then that would happen too.

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  4. #4


    UK
    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1 (64 bit)


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    This is not Windows 8 problem but in Chrome. You need to set Chrome not to sign you out. Please follow the screen, click on Show Advanced Settings ->Privacy->Content Settings->Cookies = Allow local data to be set(Recommended)

    EDIT: If you have any tune up utility software and clear your browser data then that would happen too.

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    As I said, this doesn't only happen in Chrome, it happens on Dropbox too. And yes, it is selected already.

    I think I'll try sfc scannow.
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  5. #5


    UK
    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1 (64 bit)


    /sfc scannow worked!
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  6. #6


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Glad it worked out.
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