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Safari cookies may fail with future dates Apps
This is more of a solution, than a hint. A few days ago I encountered a problem with Safari, specifically, many sites that requires stored cookie to log in refuses to log in. I tried to reset Safari's settings. No effect. None for cleaning the cache, reinstalling Safari, removing all Safari components manually, using shareware to snoop for hidden cache or spyware. All had no effect.

Finally, I noticed that any new files and folders I was creating had creation dates way into the future (year 2020). I changed the date & time in the System Preferences, and walla! Everything's running fine again.

[robg adds: The system clock affects a number of things; if possible, use the Network Time option to keep the clock synched to a master server -- this will insure that your clock is hopefully always correct, assuming you have a network connection.]
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Safari cookies may fail with future dates
Authored by: notmatt on Mar 08, '04 11:48:43AM

I'm not sure this is specific to Safari; all cookies have expiration dates, so a clock time of 2020 will invalidate the vast majority of them no matter what browser you're using.



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Safari cookies may fail with future dates
Authored by: mrwilly123 on Mar 08, '04 05:47:17PM

A) VOILA not walla
B) ENSURE not insure



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Safari cookies may fail with future dates
Authored by: Unsoluble on Mar 08, '04 07:50:14PM
If you're going to be snobbish, at least be accurate; it's "voilĂ ." Also, rob's use of "insure" was perfectly acceptable.

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Safari cookies may fail with future dates
Authored by: Dephex Twin on Mar 09, '04 10:31:38AM

Actually, the rule is if you write the word in all caps (VOILA) you do not need to put the accent over the "A".

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Authored by: Unsoluble on Mar 09, '04 03:48:31PM

Yeah, you're right about that. Except the original post wasn't written in all-caps. But now we're splitting hairs; my point was merely that one should take a certain degree of care when publicly berating another's use of language.



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