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AnninGlos Report 5 Mar 2013 15:20

I have been in and out of messages all day so why a few minutes ago when I received one did I have to sign in. I will never understand this system. :-(


terryj Report 5 Mar 2013 16:14

i asume its because you may be on a shared computer and so re signing in stops nosey people


AnninGlos Report 5 Mar 2013 16:15

No, I am not on a shared pc, it is just one of the foibles of this site.


terryj Report 5 Mar 2013 16:41

they don't know you are not on a shared computer


AnninGlos Report 5 Mar 2013 17:47

I have been on here since 2003 and rarely have to sign in, especially to messages when I am already on the site.

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 5 Mar 2013 18:31

Yesterday I was adding some notes to people in my tree. Brought up the person. Went to the 'notes' part. Nipped over to the Ancestry page I had open to check details. Came back to GR tree, the person, notes which was also open and every flipping time it took me back to me as the home person. In the end I gave up. It did this once before and then righted itself.


KenSE Report 5 Mar 2013 19:00

Are you signed in on all 4 GR sites? If not then following a link might put you on one of the sites that you are not logged on to, you may not notice until you try to post or look at messages when it will want you to sign in.

If the PC goes into sleep mode and you have a GR page open that may sign you out.

I find that if I sign into My Account, then when I come out of My Account I have to sign in to use the site.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 5 Mar 2013 19:12

Having to sign in has been occurring more frequently recently.


Gins Report 5 Mar 2013 20:05

Maybe they kick everyone off the signed in status, to clear the server?

FreeBMD seem to do the same

It happens from time to time, to me too


KenSE Report 6 Mar 2013 08:56

My comment about My Account doesn't seem to apply any more, It must be the new system they introoduced yesterday that has fixed it.