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Consumer Reports is advising people to “stay away from Healthcare.gov for at least another month,” as technicians attempt to sort out what has been a rocky rollout of the Obamacare enrollment website, with an unending list of “glitches” hampering people from signing up.

In a post last week, as part of Consumer Reports’ series on the new healthcare law and how to navigate it, the organization offers tips from a software tester “How to successfully register for health insurance on HealthCare.gov.” The advice itself highlights a number of pitfalls.

For instance, No. 1) “Follow instructions when creating a user name” is a task described as “not as easy as it seems.” The post describes the instructions as “garbled.”