Aug Updates Require new login @ passwd. protected sites

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Chad Harris, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. Chad Harris

    Chad Harris Guest

    I'm on Windows Vista SP1 boxes (an Asus Notebook and a Dell Dimension
    laptop) and I have installed every Vista update provided by MSFT. I get
    advanced notice (which anyone can) of the updates and install them promptly.
    I did not install a scintilla of new software in over a month or a software
    update that would interfere in the equation.

    Immediately after installing all of the August updates MSFT provided, I
    noticed that at the many sites I have to supply a user name and password to
    sign in, I had to supply the user name and password as if I'd never signed
    in.

    This required a bit of searching for some, because there are too many to
    remember, and the requirements for passwords are varied.

    This happened immediately upon installing the August 2008 updates that I
    installed a couple days ago.

    I'm posting to ask if anyone else noticed this after installing them?


    Many thanks.

    CH
     
    Chad Harris, Aug 14, 2008
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  2. Chad Harris

    Alias Guest

    I assume that this happens with Internet Explorer 7? Does it happen with
    Firefox?

    Alias
     
    Alias, Aug 14, 2008
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  3. Did you install Vista SP1 via Windows Update or manually?

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    PA Bear [MS MVP], Aug 14, 2008
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  4. Chad Harris

    Gis Bun Guest

    Almost sounds like you had some corruption. Windows would then set IE back to
    defaults.

    [BTW, setting to auto login on confidential sites is a big no no.]
     
    Gis Bun, Aug 18, 2008
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