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Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« on: August 20, 2014, 08:00:09 PM »
If so, what's the procedure?

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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2014, 08:18:36 PM »
If so, what's the procedure?

Thanks for any help.

Go into your Profile then into Modify Profile then into Account Setting.

In your Account Setting you will find..........
"These are your account settings. This page holds all critical information that identifies you on this forum. For security reasons, you will need to enter your (current) password to make changes to this information."

This should let you do that.

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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 02:02:41 AM »
Go into your Profile then into Modify Profile then into Account Setting.

In your Account Setting you will find..........
"These are your account settings. This page holds all critical information that identifies you on this forum. For security reasons, you will need to enter your (current) password to make changes to this information."

This should let you do that.

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Nope. I can't do that. I don't see an option called "Account Setting." I actually don't see any way to even access my password, much less change it.
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 05:19:02 AM »
Nope. I can't do that. I don't see an option called "Account Setting." I actually don't see any way to even access my password, much less change it.
Yes, something is screwy, I too have the same issue, and it has something to do with browser settings.
Mr Close PM'd me sometime back asking how to reset, knowing how simple it is, I thought I'd just copy and paste my moves, but when I got to "account settings", they didn't exist.

Maybe Taxed can shed some light on this, because it baffles the hell out of me.
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2014, 07:50:14 AM »
Nope. I can't do that. I don't see an option called "Account Setting." I actually don't see any way to even access my password, much less change it.

Hmm... When I put my mouse on Profile I see a box open up with Account Settings in it. 

Or I can click on Profile and go down to Modify Profile and open Account Setting in there also.

What I see in Account Setting is below.

Email
This must be a valid email address.

Choose password

For best security, you should use eight or more characters with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. 

Verify password 

Secret Question
To help retrieve your password, enter a question here with an answer that only you know.  Answer

Choose carefully, you wouldn't want someone guessing your answer!

why is this blank?

Current Password:

For security reasons, your current password is required to make changes to your account. 
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2014, 08:57:07 AM »
Hmm... When I put my mouse on Profile I see a box open up with Account Settings in it. 

Or I can click on Profile and go down to Modify Profile and open Account Setting in there also.

What I see in Account Setting is below.

Email
This must be a valid email address.

Choose password

For best security, you should use eight or more characters with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. 

Verify password 

Secret Question
To help retrieve your password, enter a question here with an answer that only you know.  Answer

Choose carefully, you wouldn't want someone guessing your answer!

why is this blank?

Current Password:

For security reasons, your current password is required to make changes to your account.

When I mouse over the word 'Profile,' I get two options: 'Summary' and 'Forum Profile.' Neither option will take me to a screen that enables me to change my password. FWIW, I use Iron.
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2014, 09:35:18 AM »
When I mouse over the word 'Profile,' I get two options: 'Summary' and 'Forum Profile.' Neither option will take me to a screen that enables me to change my password. FWIW, I use Iron.
I have Iron and Mozilla, and get exactly the same as you.
I have no problem as admin, but that's to be expected.

Yeah, something changed, and I have no idea what or when that was.
This is something Taxed needs to look into.
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2014, 09:41:33 AM »
Try to do it now...
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2014, 09:50:17 AM »
When I mouse over the word 'Profile,' I get two options: 'Summary' and 'Forum Profile.' Neither option will take me to a screen that enables me to change my password. FWIW, I use Iron.

Hmm... I logged out and came in under a Non Traceable Internet Browser.  I had no problems finding it. 

Could be that I am listed as mod under my user name.   
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2014, 10:05:40 AM »
Try to do it now...

Now it's there, but the form is all blank except my username. In other words, it looks as though I've never entered a password or a security question. Is that how it should be?
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2014, 10:05:53 AM »
Try to do it now...
It works now. What did you do?
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2014, 10:07:17 AM »
Now it's there, but the form is all blank except my username. In other words, it looks as though I've never entered a password or a security question. Is that how it should be?
Yes. So if someone hacked your account, they couldn't change your password without your password.
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Re: Is it possible to change your password at CPF?
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2014, 11:57:17 AM »
It works now. What did you do?

It was a permissions thing.  I just enabled it.
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