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Why is my LogMeIn Rescue session logging itself out in Internet Explorer 8?


Your LogMeIn Rescue session logs out whenever you log off a different website (i.e. Facebook or Outlook Web) in a separate tab/window in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8).


The issue is due to IE8's session handling. The browser handles all other tabs and windows in a single session.


Option 1

Running LogMeIn Rescue in a separate IE8 session:

  1. Open Internet Explorer 8.
  2. Click File menu (Alt+F) > New Session. A new window will appear.
  3. In this new window, sign into LogMeIn Rescue at
Important: Make sure you only use this new window for your LogMeIn Rescue session. This will keep it separate from other websites that may interfere.
Option 2
Use the Firefox browser available at:
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022