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I'm trying to use cookies on my intranet site so that when users visit a certain password protected page, the page will look for a cookie to see if they have already logged in or not, and if they have it will forward them past the login page so they don't have to re-enter their username or password.  I believe the adding part is working (I can get a cookie onto the user's machine after they have successfully logged in once.  But my problem is reading this cookie from the users machine.  It seems that the cookie is only valid while the user's browser is open.  Once the browser is closed and the user tries to access that page again, I get a Page Cannot be Displayed error.  Here is the code:

To add the cookie after a user has logged in:
Response.Cookies("auth") = "yes"
Response.Cookies("auth").Expires = Date + 365

Then to read the cookie if they visit this login.asp page again:

If (Request.Cookies("auth") = "yes") Then
End If

the MM_redirectLoginSuccess variable is the page that is displayed after you successfuly login and I want to automatically send the user there if they have this cookie (auth) with a value of yes.  

If you need to see more code just ask!

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