I have installed Magento 1.9. when I try to login to the Magento admin panel, I typed username and password, clicked Login button and nothing happens. No error or any other messages.

If I entered wrong username or password, It shows error.


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There are a multitude of reasons to why this happens I would recommend you take a look at Ashely Schroder articel on this issue


Possible causes could be:

  1. Domain Name with no dots
  2. Timezone differences between server and client
  3. Cookie domain does not match server domain
  4. Multiple Valid Cookies

My Non recommended solution if you absolutely have to fix it and cant find the root cause would be to

Please make a back up before you edit these files

open /app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Session/Abstract/Varien.php

search for


and comment out the above lines.

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