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Google Accounts has taken over my browsers. How do I stop it?


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#1 lkwut

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 11:51 AM

For work, i keep google account A open on Firefox so I can use hangouts in gmail, and google account B open in Opera so I can do work on my youtube channel.
 
Until recently, that is. Now, when I log into account A in one browser, it forces the other browser into that same account. This is ridiculous and screwing up my job. how do I fix it?
 

I've deleted my cookes and have extensions running that limit cookies as much as possible without actually preventing me from logging into anything.

 

Thanks,

LK

 



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#2 britechguy

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 11:58 AM

I'm not saying that what you've reported is not true, but I will say it makes no sense under uncompromised conditions.   Different web browsers can and do operate completely independently of one another.

 

I would definitely clear cache in both of your browsers, as you could have corrupt browser cache.  [Do a web search, the exact mechanics vary by browser.]

 

Also, you might want to consider running a manual antivirus scan and an antimalware tool such as Malwarebytes or Zemana Antimalware.  The fact that things are "jumping browsers" makes me very nervous that something nefarious might be going on, but I can't say that this is definitively true.   It never hurts to be thorough, though.


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