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#1 paulvernon

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Posted 19 October 2006 - 08:48 AM

:thumbsup: Hi,

I can't seem to modify the security settings for IE. Specifically I am trying to log in to my Yahoo e-mail account and I get a message saying "The browser you're using refuses to sign in (cookies rejected)". The privacy report says that, indeed, several versions of the yahoo web-site have cookies blocked even though right clicking on the sites clearly shows that "Always Accept cookies from this site" is selected. I can see nothing wrong with the cookie settings and have cleared caches, temp files etc as suggested by many other solutions out there. Internet search suggests that there should be a P3P entry in the registry but I can't see it anywhere. Where would these records be? I've run Ad-Aware and SpyBot with no improvement.

The PC is running Ranger, a schools based OS but I've removed it with no difference.

XP Windows Pro SP2, IE 6.

Any thoughts gratefully received.

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Posted 19 October 2006 - 10:56 AM

Have you tried moving Yahoo into your "trusted sites?"
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Posted 19 October 2006 - 11:38 AM

Do you have security programs that might be blocking cookies?

For example, my ZoneAlarm Security Suite has a privacy section in which I can, by default, block all cookies if I want to which I do. I then have to manually allow cookies for the individual sites I use that need them.

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