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Logging out from Stack Exchange does not work [duplicate]

The "log out" functionality of Stack Exchange appears to be broken. You can reproduce this with the following steps: Logging in: Click "log in" on the top bar Click "log in with Stack Exchange" ...
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I can log into Stack Exchange without my password [duplicate]

I found myself in the following situation. I forgot my password to my account. After resetting my key I logged into Stack Exchange. By mistake I forgot to save it in my password manager. Since I still ...
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Able to login after logout from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I have been using Stack Overflow for a few months now. Yesterday, after I logged out from the Stack Overflow site, I again clicked on the Log In link, then the "Login with Stack Exchange" image, and I ...
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How to do global logout on given browser/computer? [duplicate]

I've noticed that when I log out from the site, and even from Stack Exchange (I'm using StackExchange OpenID), I'm not fully logged out. When I click 'log in', I'm automatically logged in using my ...
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Why I don't have to enter my password while Sign In (no password save in browser)? [duplicate]

I found that login in to Stack Exchange from another device put my privacy under risk. I can press Log Out button but I don't have to enter my password any more. This is insane! The problem is that I ...
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I can't completely log out from Area51 and sometimes from other sites, too! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Exchange OpenID credentials not removed on logout, allowing insecure re-login I'm having big problems with current auto-login feature. It is similar problem as stated ...
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Delete saved password for StackExchange [duplicate]

I've changed my password for SE and am trying to learn it. So I want to be logged out of SE when I close my browser or turn off the computer or similar, so that I learn the password by typing it lots. ...
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Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need?

Which browsers are officially supported by Stack Exchange? Also, what else is needed in order to use every feature of the site? Return to FAQ index
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How does SO's new auto-login feature work?

SO and SU just told me I've been logged in. I'm guessing because I'm already logged into my Google account... but how does SO know that?
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1answer
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Storing Stack Overflow login details in local storage considered harmful

This has been brought up many times before, Search: Can't Log Out I can't get my account not to auto-login at work Why can't I log out of Stack Overflow Undesired auto-login to meta? Improve SE ...
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auto logout feature and closing of session when closing the browser window for stackoverflow and meta stackoverflow

I'm using google chrome browser. After logging in to stackoverflow , when I leave the system idle for long time or closing the browser does not affecting the logged in session. when I open the browser ...
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New Stack Exchange users are registered with OpenID provider without notice or consent

Apparently, new users of the Stack Exchange Network automatically are being registered with an OpenID provider. The registration process appears misleadingly merely to offer an option to register with ...
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Why does Stack Overflow not let me login with a different Stack Exchange OpenID account?

I logged in to Stack Overflow with Stack Exchange OpenID using an old email account. Now, even after removing cookies in FireFox, etc, I can't log in with my other account. Every time I click "Log in ...
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1answer
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Improve SE OpenID logout security and user experience on shared or public machines

In May, Stack Exchange became an OpenID provider. It's now the first available choice when creating a new account on an SE site. When selecting it, you're offered a well-integrated login and ...
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Tell me how to log out of Stack Exchange OpenID

I've logged in to my account using Stack Exchange OpenID. That is, I just clicked the "log in" link in the top bar, and typed in my e-mail address and password. When I now want to log out again, ...

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