If you are using Internet Explorer go to Tools > Internet Options and go to the privacy tab. Click on 'Sites', enter this board's URL, and then click 'Allow' to add the board to the allow list.
That is only possible if the setting is on 'High' or less. 'Block all Cookies' does what it says.
That is the most common cause for attempting to log in and being a 'Guest' while the online user list shows them.
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