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I have two SharePoint 2013 sites. Site1 and Site2. I have two IDs. MyID and TestID.

MyID is the ID I also use to log into Windows 7.

I used TestID to do some testing on Site2. Now no matter what I do, TestId is the default ID for Site2. I tried logging in as a different user using MyID but when I come back to my site it goes back to TestID as the default.

What is worse is that I cannot get into Site2 in designer. It never prompts me to login. I am thinking it is using TestID to sign into my site. If I get into Site1, I am being asked to login with the default user as TestID but I am given the option to use another ID. I use MyID and I get in. I can then also get into Site2.

I tried clearing cache as found here

http://benprins.wordpress.com/2013/09/03/sharepoint-designer-clearing-the-cache/

but that was no help. Any idea how to straighten this mess out?

We are still using IE8. Maybe part of the issue.

We are using SharePoint 2013 foundation.

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I think the issue is with IE8. If you still didn't, try with compatibility view. For my testing with different users anyway it is better to use different browser. I am using IE, Chrome and Firefox with 3 different accounts exactly for this reason.

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  • But what about the Designer issue? Or could it be IE8 affecting it too? I sure wish we would upgrade. I was just upgraded to Win 7, 2 days ago. :) – Bruce Stemplewski Apr 24 '14 at 16:26
  • Happy if you solved with this. Anyway "officially" IE8 is not compatible with SP 2013, even common users can have a lot of issues with it. – Marpio Apr 25 '14 at 8:27
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I think I fixed the issue with MyID on the web. I switched users, used MyID to login then check Remember My Credentails. That seemed to fix it.

Also seems to have fixed the Designer issue.

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