Unable to log in to Charles Schwab website
For at least the last 2 months I have had issues trying to log in to Charles Schwab, at either of these pages-
I use Firefox to save my login and after completing the user and login fields and clicking "Log in" the login/password fields go blank and I get this error message in red-
"Feature temporarily unavailable"
Clearing cookies and cache, re-starting browser and entering password manually do not help. I can login just fine using Internet Explorer. I also can log in outside of business hours (late evening) after 2 or 3 tries, also can log in on a different PC with Firefox (configured the same).
Schwab's technical support figure there is something going wrong with Firefox but are unable to figure it out.
Any ideas? Thanks for helping.
All Replies (6)
1) try FireFox safemode for logging in
I just tried restarting in Safe mode, still can't log in.
Any other ideas?
2) When you click on the padlock icon do you get same info? See pic.
Yes I do. Nothing out of the ordinary.
i have seen similar issues by others. this occurs only at some institutions but not all, like my own.
Unfortunately, while i have suspicions as to what is causing issues like yours, i am unable to test it because i am not experiencing them.
However, what i believe is a viable solution is downgrading your FireFox to a previous version, ie a version that did work for your website. We all have ver 87 now. So I believe that ver 86 worked out for everyone with these financial accounts.
Do you recall if a previous version worked well for you?
If so, we can try downgrading your FF. But before then, we should back up your bookmarks and logins. After downgrading, we need to turn off the FF updating feature.
Modified by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben
You can remove all data stored in Firefox for a specific domain via "Forget About This Site" in the right-click context menu of an history entry ("History -> Show All History" or "View -> Sidebar -> History").
using "Forget About This Site" will remove all data stored in Firefox for this domain like history and cookies and passwords and exceptions and cache, so be cautious. If you have a password or other data for that domain that you do not want to lose then make sure to backup this data or make a note.
You can't recover from this 'forget' unless you have a backup of involved files.
If you revisit a 'forgotten' website then data for that website will be saved once again.