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I cannot connect to facebook on my desktop which has a Windows Vista operating system. I have tried deleting cookies, cache, browser history everything I could of.

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  • JC Frye Jan 02, 2011

    I Can get to other websites and already have Google Chrome as a browser

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First are you able to login to other websites like google , Microsoft etc ??
IF no then there is internet connectivity problem on the computer.
If you are able to visit these websites and not able to login or browse facebook then try installing Google crome that should fix the problem.

Download google from below link

http://www.google.com/chrome

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

  • Kuber Megharaj Jan 02, 2011

    Please try the below steps and delete the keys mentioned in the below link.
    http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id...

  • JC Frye Jan 02, 2011

    That worked thank you so much. Just so I know for future ref what did that do or what was the problem.

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My home computer will not let me log into facebook anymore. It just keeps taking me to the lggin screen


make sure you are typing in the correct password, and look to see if have the caps lock on. if you are 100 percent possitive that the password is correct, try flusing out your cache on your web browser, steps below. If this does not work you will have to recover your password, enter in your recovery email address, facebook will send you at link for a temp password. Good Luck
Internet Explorer 8 and above
  1. From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History... .

  2. Deselect Preserve Favorites website data, and select Temporary Internet files,Cookies, and History.

  3. Click Delete.
Firefox 3.5 and above for Windows
  1. From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... .

  2. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.

  3. Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose what history elements to clear (e.g., check Cookies to clear cookies). Click Clear Now
Chrome
  1. In the browser bar, enter: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
  2. Select the items you want to clear (e.g., Clear browsing history, Clear download history, Empty the cache, Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data).You can choose the period of time for which you want to clear cached information from the Obliterate the following items from: drop-down menu. To clear your entire cache, select the beginning of time.
  3. Click Clear browsing data.
Safari
  1. From the Safari menu, selectReset Safari... .

  2. From the menu, select the items you want to reset, and then clickReset. As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website datacovers both cookies and cache.

Aug 24, 2011 | Facebook Social Network

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I feel so stupid! How do I clear my "browser cache"?


Internet Explorer 8 and above
  1. From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History... .

  2. Deselect Preserve Favorites website data, and select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History.

  3. Click Delete.
Internet Explorer 7
  1. From the Tools menu in the upper right, select Internet Options.

  2. Under "Browsing history", click Delete... .

  3. To delete your cache, click Delete files... . To delete your cookies, click Delete cookies... .
    To delete your history, click Delete history... .
  4. Click Close, and then click OK to exit.
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Firefox 3.5 and above for Windows
  1. From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... .

  2. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.

  3. Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose what history elements to clear (e.g., check Cookies to clear cookies). Click Clear Now.
Firefox 3 for Windows
  1. From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... , and then select the items you want to delete (e.g., Browsing & Download History, Cache, Cookies).

  2. Click Clear Recent History... .

Hope this helps
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Jul 19, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I having troubled logging out my facebook


Clear all your recent history, individual cookies and caches(you'll find all this option under tools and Option, depend on which internet browser you are using) from the browser and try sing out now.... now it you should be able to sing out from your face book account.

Jun 14, 2011 | Facebook Social Network

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Asked for reset of password and i cant get back in i am stressed


Thanks for visiting FixYa!

If you are prompted to reset your password when you log in to Facebook, your problem may be related to your internet browser. Please follow these steps to troubleshoot the issue:
  1. Upgrade your browser.
    To optimize your Facebook experience, please download the most up-to-date version of your Internet browser.

    Mozilla Firefox

    Safari

    Google Chrome

    Internet Explorer


  2. Clear your cache and cookies.
    Sometimes your Internet browser may be the cause of the problems you experience on Facebook. To fix your problem, you may need to clear your browser's cache and cookies. Please follow the instructions below.

    • Internet Explorer 6.0
      1. Click "Tools," then "Internet Options."
      2. On the General tab, in the "Temporary Internet Files" section, click the "Delete Files" button.
      3. Select "Delete Cookies."
      4. Click "Close."
      5. "Quit" the browser.

    • Internet Explorer 7.0
      1. Click "Tools," then "Delete Browsing History."
      2. In the "Temporary Internet Files" section, click on "Delete Files" and select "Yes."
      3. In the "Cookies" section, click on "Delete Cookies" and select "Yes."
      4. Click "Close."
      5. "Quit" the browser.

    • Internet Explorer 8.0
      1. On the Internet Explorer Tools menu, click "Internet Options."
      2. The Internet Options box should open to the General tab.
      3. On the General tab, in the Browsing History section, click the "Delete..." button.
      4. In the "Delete Browsing History" window that comes up, make sure that "Temporary Internet Files" and "Cookies" are selected.
      5. Click the "Delete" button and restart the browser.

    • Safari 3.0 and 4.0
      1. Open Safari.
      2. Select "Empty Cache."
      3. Click "Empty" on the "Are you sure?" message.
      4. Select "Preferences," then the Security tab, "Show Cookies," "Remove All."

    • Firefox 3.0 for PCs and Macs
      1. Click "Tools" and select "Clear Private Data."
      2. Make sure that "Cache" and "Cookies" are selected.
      3. Click on "Clear Private Data Now."
      4. Exit and relaunch browser.

    • Firefox 3.5 for PCs and Macs
      1. Click "Tools" and select "Clear Recent History."
      2. Make sure that "Cache" and "Cookies" are selected.
      3. Click on "Clear Now."
      4. Exit and relaunch browser.

    • Google Chrome for Macs
      1. Click the "Chrome" category and select "Clear Browsing Data."
      2. Make sure that "Empty the cache" and "Delete cookies and other site data" are selected.
      3. Click on "Clear browsing data."
      4. Exit and relaunch the browser.

    • Google Chrome for PCs
      1. Click the "wrench" icon in the top right-hand corner and select "Options."
      2. In the "Under the Hood" tab, click the "Clear browsing data..." button.
      3. Make sure that "Empty the cache" and "Delete cookies and other site data" are selected.
      4. Click on "Clear browsing data."
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  3. If you cannot log in after completing steps one and two, reset your password here.

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Feb 23, 2011 | Facebook Social Network

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Incorrect email address The email address you entered does not belong to any account. You may try clearing your browser's cache and cookies by following these instructions.


Here are the steps on how to clear your browser's cache and cookies:

* For Internet Explorer:
1. Open your Internet Explorer and click on "Tools".
2. Go to Internet Options > click the "Delete" button under the browsing history.
3. Delete the cookies, internet files, and history > OK

* For Mozilla Firefox:
1. Open your Firefox > Tools > Clear Recent History
2. Time range to clear should be set to "Everything".
3. Expand the details and make sure that cookies, cache, browsing and download history are selected. > OK.

Thank you and good luck!

Nov 18, 2010 | Facebook Social Network

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When I log into one of my facebook accounts it will not let me connexct to farmville. My other facebook avvount works fine. I can visit this farm as a neighbor farm but cannot open it on its own.


First, verify if the problem is your Facebook account is working on different computer. Try to access your FarmVille (FV) in a different computer that is CONNECTED in a DIFFERENT network and see if the same problem will occur.

If your FV works on diff. computer, then it's not your FV, the problem could be your internet browser. You may either access your FV using another internet browser (Mozilla Firefox, Opera) in your computer, or clear the cookies, cache of your browser.

To clear the cookies and cache, here's how:

* For Internet Explorer:
1. Run Internet Explorer and click on 'Tools' menu.
2. Go to Internet Options and locate the Browsing History section.
3. Click the 'Delete' button and delete the Temporary Internet Files, Cookies and History.
4. Close the Internet Explorer and re-open it.
5. Access your e-mail.

* For Mozilla Firefox:
1. Run Firefox and hit 'Tools' menu.
2. Go to 'Clear Recent History' and click the drop-down arrow for 'Time range to clear'.
3. Select 'Everything' and then click the line beside details.
4. Check browsing & download history, form & search history, cookies, cache.
5. Click "Clear Now" button.
6. Close and re-open Firefox.
7. Access your e-mail.


* For Safari:
1. Open the Safari.
2. Click the Safari menu (right beside the Apple icon) and select "Empty Cache".
3. When asked "Are you sure you want to empty the cache?", click "Empty".
4. Click the Safari menu (right beside the Apple icon) then go to "Preferences".
5. From the security dialog box, click "Bookmarks".
6. Click on "Show Cookies" button and then hit "Remove All" button.
7. Select "Done".


Thank you and good luck!

Jun 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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On facebook games ,i used to play any game i wanted but now only certain games load ,how do i fix this problem with such as farmville,ponzi inc


First, try to access your account in a different internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera) or different computer, if you can access the other games, then the problem could be the internet browser that you are using.

You need to try optimizing your internet browser. Here's how:

* For Internet Explorer version 6
1. Open IE6 > Tools > Internet Options.
2. Click the Delete Cookies button and Delete History.
3. Click on OK > Close and re-open your IE6.
4. Try accessing your e-mail account.

* For Internet Explorer version 7
1. Open IE7 > Tools > Internet Options.
2. Click the "Delete" button under the Browsing History option.
3. Delete the Cookies, Internet Files
4. Click on OK > Close and re-open IE7
5. Try accessing your e-mail account.

* For Mozilla FireFox
1. Open Firefox > Tools
2. Select "Clear Recent History"
3. Select Cookies, Cache, Browsing and Download History.
4. Close and re-open Firefox
5. Access your e-mail

Good luck!

Apr 04, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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I need to know how to refresh my browser and also clear the cache


Press F5 to "refresh" (repeat the download and display) a web-page.

Within Internet Explorer, click "Tools" then click "Internet Options".
The "delete browsing history" button should be visible.

Oct 31, 2009 | Microsoft Windows? Vista Home Basic...

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Facebook will not load on any browser. I have tried everything I can think of. Is it cookie or cache related? Is there any setting on my computer I have accidentally changed, deleted? Basically I get the...


Try deleting browser history, cookies, etc. Should work. If not, maybe you have an old version of Internet Explorer, go and download the newest version

Jul 18, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Every time i get on you tube it says 400 bad request


Hi,

If we talk about 400 bad request error, read the meaning of the same :-

http://www.checkupdown.com/status/E400.html

There might be several reasons :-

1. There server is down at the time when you try to access youtube.
2. Your internet browser might be at fault.
3. Your internet connection might be at fault.
4. Miscellaneous etc.

Now, as you informed me that you are unable to view youtube. Is that always or sometimes?

If everytime, there is an issue from your end.

Try to remove cookies from your browser. Go to tools on the top of our browser>Internet connection

You need to remove all the cookies and then restart your system and check.

If you are using Firefox and windows Vista operating system , check the link below :-

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/216740-firefox-minefield-fix-400-bad-request-youtube-cookie-error.html

General procedure to remove cookies :-

Internet Explorer 6:
> Tools > Internet Options
> Delete Cookies > OK
> Delete Files > OK
> Clear History > Yes
> OK

Internet Explorer 7:
> Tools > Internet Options > Delete...
> Delete files > Yes
> Delete cookies > OK
> Delete history > OK
> Close (browsing history window)
> OK

Mozilla Firefox
> Tools > Clear Private Data
(x) Browsing History
(x) Download History
(x) Saved Form and Search History
(x) Cache
(x) Cookies
> Clear Private Data Now

Any further help, let me know.

Thanks for using "Fixya".

Jun 04, 2009 | YouTube Videos

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