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Hi vines48, all you have to do is to download "CCleaner" from filehippo.com, its free software. there you can clean all cookies and junkfiles in your computer, also you can fix registry errors here. Thanks, just comment if you like my post..!

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BROWSER COOKIE FUNCTIONALITY IS TURN OFF. UNABLE TO TURN IT ON


A cookie is a string of information that is sent to your computer from each website that you visit. Cookies are harmless. Why would you want to delete them then? The reason you would want to delete cookies from your computer is that they can store information such as user name, IP address, password, email address, shopping cart items and any strings of information that can be related to your identity. Cookies that are on your computer may slow your computer down. Therefore you may want to delete cookies from your browser. Here is a very simple guide on how to delete cookies manually from your computer.

Click on "tools" in your browser. This is usually located in the upper right corner of your browser. Click on Internet options. This will appear in the drop down box and is usually at the bottom. Under the "General" tab look for "Browsing History." Under this heading you can click "Delete" to have the computer delete all cookies for you automatically however to delete the cookies manually click on the "Settings" tab Click on the "View Files" tab under the "Temporary Internet Files and History Settings" box that pops up. When you do a second box will pop up with a list of cookie containing files. This may take a few seconds to load so be patient while waiting for the cookie files to load. Highlight any cookie file that you would like to delete. You can highlight more than one at a time by holding down the 'Ctrl" button on your keypad Delete the files that are highlighted by clicking on the "delete this item" located to the left in the same box. As soon as you do you will see the selected files disappear. When you are done just "X" off; this completes your task of manually deleting cookies.

You might also do a disk clean up click start click on computer to open right click on your hard drive usually C: select properties in the general tab select disk clean up click ok you can view files to be deleted

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How to delete cookies?


A cookie is a string of information that is sent to your computer from each website that you visit. Cookies are harmless. Why would you want to delete them then?


The reason you would want to delete cookies from your computer is that they can store information such as user name, IP address, password, email address, shopping cart items and any strings of information that can be related to your identity.


Cookies that are on your computer may slow your computer down.

Therefore you may want to delete cookies from your browser.


Here is a very simple guide on how to delete cookies manually from your computer.


Click on "tools" in your browser.

This is usually located in the upper right corner of your browser.


Click on Internet options.

This will appear in the drop down box and is usually at the bottom.


Under the "General" tab look for "Browsing History."

Under this heading you can click "Delete" to have the computer delete all cookies for you automatically however to delete the cookies manually click on the "Settings" tab


Click on the "View Files" tab under the "Temporary Internet Files and History Settings" box that pops up.


When you do a second box will pop up with a list of cookie containing files.

This may take a few seconds to load so be patient while waiting for the cookie files to load.


Highlight any cookie file that you would like to delete.

You can highlight more than one at a time by holding down the 'Ctrl" button on your keypad


Delete the files that are highlighted by clicking on the "delete this item" located to the left in the same box. As soon as you do you will see the selected files disappear.


When you are done just "X" off; this completes your task of manually deleting cookies.


Hope this helps.



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When I sign to yahoo that shows as below. Sorry, we can't find " URL ". Please check the spelling of the web address. Please correct this to me. Thank you. Owen


Hello there!

When surfing the web, each website you visit stores a cookie on your computer. These cookies take up space and can affect the performance of your computer. Therefore, it is important to routinely clear your cookies for optimal performance. This article will teach you how to delete cookies from your computer. 1. First you will need to open Internet Explorer (this is your internet browser) and locate the Tools tab on the toolbar at the top. Now you will click on Tools and find Internet Options. Click on Internet Options and then under Browsing History you will see a button that says Delete and one that says Settings. You will then choose delete. At this point you will see Cookies as the second option. Click on delete cookies and wait for all cookies to be deleted. Now you have deleted the cookies from your computer and you should see better performance from your PC. Now, try to go to www.yahoo.com and open your email. Regards, fossildude







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What are browser cookies?


A cookie (also tracking cookie, browser cookie, and HTTP cookie) is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer by a web browser. A cookie consists of one or more name-value pairs containing bits of information.

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When I sign in to windows hotmail, even though I check remember me, it remembers only the last user how do I fix this? thanks


The "remember me" function uses a cookie on your computer. If multiple users sign in from one computer, the previous user is logged off and the cookie is deleted. The easiest way to deal with this is to only have one user per computer (or each user signs in with a different browser - User A uses IE only, User B uses Firefox, User C uses Chrome, etc.) Otherwise you would need to lock the cookie (make it permanent/undeletable) with a cookie editor. (This is an add-on feature that I'm not very clear on. I'm more familiar with the cookie removal tools.)

I wish that I could be of more help.

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(There may be cookie editors that set some cookies to be dependent on the persona logged in but I can't recommend any.)

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How do i get rid of cookies off the computer


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To delete the cookies from computer go to control panel->internet options->under browsing history click on delete and check cookies and click on delete. This will clear your cookies.

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Cookie: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=I6ULXOL2hYU; __utma=27069237.3582438350991212000.1239168012.1245777657.1245801341.248; __utmz=27069237.1245220189.213.2.utmcsr=xat.com|utmccn=(referral)


In computing, a cookie (also tracking cookie, browser cookie, and HTTP cookie) is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer by a web browser. A cookie consists of one or more name-value pairs containing bits of information such as user preferences, shopping cart contents, the identifier for a server-based session, or other data used by websites.
It is sent as an HTTP header by a web server to a web browser and then sent back unchanged by the browser each time it accesses that server. A cookie can be used for authenticating, session tracking (state maintenance), and remembering specific information about users, such as site preferences or the contents of their electronic shopping carts. The term "cookie" is derived from "magic cookie", a well-known concept in UNIX computing which inspired both the idea and the name of browser cookies. Some alternatives to cookies exist; each has its own uses, advantages, and drawbacks.
Being simple pieces of text, cookies are not executable. They are neither spyware or viruses, although cookies from certain sites are detected by many anti-spyware products because they can allow users to be tracked when they visit various sites.
Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, and the time frame to keep them, but rejecting cookies makes some websites unusable. For example, shopping carts or login systems implemented using cookies do not work if cookies are disabled.


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My computer is not accepting cookies.


Assuming you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, you have to do this:
  1. In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  2. Click the Privacy tab, and then click Advanced.
  3. Click Override automatic cookie handling, and then specify how you want Internet Explorer to handle cookies from first-party Web sites and third-party Web sites (a Web site other than the one you are currently viewing).
    • To specify that you want Internet Explorer to always allow cookies to be saved on your computer, click Accept.
    • To specify that you want Internet Explorer to never allow cookies to be saved on your computer, click Block.
    • To specify that you want Internet Explorer to ask whether or not you want to allow a cookie to be saved on your computer, click Prompt.
  4. If you want Internet Explorer to always allow session cookies (cookies that will be deleted from your computer when you close Internet Explorer) to be saved on your computer, click Always allow session cookies.
 Notes
  • Some Web sites require cookies; therefore, if you select a setting that does not allow cookies to be saved on your computer, you might not be able to view certain Web sites.
  • When you change your privacy settings, the changes might not affect cookies that are already on your computer. If you want to ensure that all of the cookies on your computer meet your privacy settings, you should delete all of the existing cookies on your computer. When you return to Web sites that previously had saved cookies on your computer, the Web sites that meet your privacy settings will save cookies on your computer again. The Web sites that do not meet your privacy settings will not be allowed to save cookies on your computer, and might not function properly. 

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Losing computer cookies


Your browser is probably set to delete the cookies after it closes. Go to the settings or preferences menu and under cookies change it to keep the cookies.What browser do you use?

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Cookies


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here is a guide of how to enable cookies on you browser :

http://www.comx-computers.co.za/cookies-enable.php

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