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Offline schmidthouse

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #30 on: June 14, 2020, 10:58:07 PM »
Well whatever, it's bloody annoying.
Why all of a sudden??

Hard to say, I guess it thinks you are a bot not a human (but it usually just throws up a check box), where it knows I'm 'Certainly Bot' :)

Has your ISP changed it IPs or method of connection ?

No nothing changed. Is the issue forum related or Browser, any idea?

Well yes and no. 

Yes, Forum - When I have to log in, I can see the fact that ReCaptcha is enabled on that page. 
See image in Reply #14 https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=234675.msg1549226#msg1549226

No, Browser - I think that if it were directly browser related - I would have expected to see a much larger activity level about the problem.

I don't know if it might possibly be add-on related, HideMyAss style add-ons where it is trying to mask you.  I use uBlock Origin but have it disabled for the Forums. I also use uMatrix and google analytics I haven't allowed.  I also use Privacy Badger and Disconnect add-ons and both are enabled on the forums.

You could try running your browser with add-ons disabled and see if that makes any difference.

I also use uBlock Origin, along with HTTPS everywhere and duckduckgo Privacy Essentials.
You bet I'll play around but still can't see why all of a sudden when I've changed nothing.
Well in any case it won't change my world, just one of those things that make go.... Mmmm.  8)
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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #31 on: June 15, 2020, 12:30:39 AM »
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I also use uBlock Origin, along with HTTPS everywhere and duckduckgo Privacy Essentials.

You bet I'll play around but still can't see why all of a sudden when I've changed nothing.
Well in any case it won't change my world, just one of those things that make go.... Mmmm.  8)

Whilst you may have changed nothing, if the validation on the forum changes, e.g. the possible introduction of the ReCaptcha check (and I don't know if and when this happened) could then come into conflict with browser security.

On the subject of browser security, have you also got the Avast Secure Browser if so you could try that also.
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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #32 on: June 15, 2020, 01:20:48 AM »
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I also use uBlock Origin, along with HTTPS everywhere and duckduckgo Privacy Essentials.

You bet I'll play around but still can't see why all of a sudden when I've changed nothing.
Well in any case it won't change my world, just one of those things that make go.... Mmmm.  8)

Whilst you may have changed nothing, if the validation on the forum changes, e.g. the possible introduction of the ReCaptcha check (and I don't know if and when this happened) could then come into conflict with browser security.

On the subject of browser security, have you also got the Avast Secure Browser if so you could try that also.

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #33 on: June 15, 2020, 02:16:19 AM »
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I also use uBlock Origin, along with HTTPS everywhere and duckduckgo Privacy Essentials.

You bet I'll play around but still can't see why all of a sudden when I've changed nothing.
Well in any case it won't change my world, just one of those things that make go.... Mmmm.  8)

Whilst you may have changed nothing, if the validation on the forum changes, e.g. the possible introduction of the ReCaptcha check (and I don't know if and when this happened) could then come into conflict with browser security.

On the subject of browser security, have you also got the Avast Secure Browser if so you could try that also.

Thanks David  :)


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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #34 on: June 15, 2020, 12:01:07 PM »
You could try running your browser with add-ons disabled and see if that makes any difference.

During my dozen-or-so attempts to avoid the "Google-test", I disabled uBlockOrigin and Firefox's tracking protection to no avail

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #35 on: June 15, 2020, 12:03:55 PM »
Well whatever, it's bloody annoying.
Why all of a sudden??

Hard to say, I guess it thinks you are a bot not a human (but it usually just throws up a check box), where it knows I'm 'Certainly Bot' :)

Has your ISP changed it IPs or method of connection ?

No nothing changed. Is the issue forum related or Browser, any idea?

@schmidthouse,
You (and I) may have changed nothing, but uBO (for example) filters are updated several times a day.  One of them may be "over-zealous" I guess...

However, see my previous post.

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #36 on: June 15, 2020, 01:00:24 PM »
Hi guys, I forwarded it. Let's see...
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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #37 on: June 15, 2020, 01:39:37 PM »
I'm only see it once a day and can be logging in several times over that period on Edge Chrome browser - Windows Security with Adguard Premium

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #38 on: June 15, 2020, 05:08:17 PM »
Hi guys, I forwarded it. Let's see...

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #39 on: June 17, 2020, 03:08:16 PM »
Thanks Asyn.

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #40 on: June 18, 2020, 10:54:15 AM »
You're welcome guys. Unfortunately, no reaction/aswer yet. :(
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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #41 on: June 27, 2020, 06:42:57 PM »
I encountered a recaptcha today. First time I have seen since start of this thread. Luckily it was not too difficult to solve, but an annoyance nevertheless.

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #42 on: June 27, 2020, 08:02:57 PM »
I encountered a recaptcha today. First time I have seen since start of this thread. Luckily it was not too difficult to solve, but an annoyance nevertheless.

Still not encountered it.

Has anything changed on your system, browser security/extension, VPN, etc. etc.  ?
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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #43 on: June 27, 2020, 08:18:07 PM »
Seems activating location on my system stops the captcha, I haven't experienced it for 3 or 4 days now.

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Re: RECAPTCHAs Back Again?
« Reply #44 on: June 28, 2020, 10:51:20 AM »
Hi Alan, did you try the "Keep me signed in" option..!?
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Seems so , that it doesn't matter, if you choose that option or not (see screenshots). And it's only under XP!?

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