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That depends upon whether you want to install software that searches for such and deletes it or would rather go into your browser settings to delete them. If you want to go into your browser settings, take a look at: http://www.pcworld.com/article/242939/how_to_delete_cookies.html or Gizmo's http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/quick-and-easy-way-delete-internet-browser-caches-cookies-or-history.htm

If you would rather have software do it, you could use Free Internet Erasure, or CCleaner, or Privatizer, for example. Spyware Search and Destroy would probably take care of cookies, too. And I am very pro Spyware Blaster but that is about more than cookie control.

Free Internet Erasure is probably simplest. Privatizer removes a lot of junk but takes quite some time to do it. CCleaner offers a number of check boxes. If you uncheck all except the cookie box, it will simply remove the cookies. There are also browser add-ins that offer a button to erase cookies. Sometimes, people want to keep a cookie as it eliminates them having to login to a favorite site repeatedly. You can find cookie controls that permit you to save or delete a cookie. Such programs may be browser specific. And oddly enough, you may think you have all the cookies off of a system but sometimes they are stored in unusual places. A freeware cookie viewer might show some interesting cookies.

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