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How do I "un-register" a computer in the new login function that uses the security question?

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How do I "un-register" a computer in the new login function that uses the security question?

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This is kind of an opposite problem. I can get to my email, and set up the security question and picture. However, when I login it automatically checks the "register this computer" box. If i login in haste and forget to uncheck that box, how would I un-register a specific computer?

I still have password protection, but i think there needs to be the ability to undo the registration, perhaps in my profile, or maybe its a cookie I need to delete?

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Re: How do I "un-register" a computer in the new login function that uses the security que

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Deleting Verizon cookies should unregister it.   It will probably be easier to delete all Verizon cookies than try to identify the specific one which is causing the problem. 

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Deleting Verizon cookies should unregister it.   It will probably be easier to delete all Verizon cookies than try to identify the specific one which is causing the problem. 

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Thanks, that did it. Its what I thought, but thought it could've been a specific cookie. Deleting them all (for Verizon) wasnt too difficult though.

I realize the "register" box is auto-checked for convenience, and I may be in the minority, but since it is not that obvious how to undo that, I lean toward the side of safety - to make users check it. Like for the case of public access computers and such. (I had a similar mild comment on the Discover card site a while back, they did something similar, but that was more critical credit card info. I dont think they ever changed it either. Or they changed their login scheme altogether.)

 

For those that wish to register, but forget, its at most a 2 step process to register the computer at the next login. If you inadvertently leave the register box checked, like I mentioned (and hence this post), its not as obvious. Just my 2 cents, anyway.

 

But I'm all set now, thanks.

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