Advice needed for removing 'Cookies'.



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Advice needed for removing 'Cookies'.

Postby Space Cowboy » Tue May 01, 2012 11:39 am

My McAfee monthly scan report shows the number of cookies found but doesn't remove the harmless ones, after two years on my present lappy the total is now 955.
My Browers (ToolS) only remove those I have set, a dozen or so.

I know I am picking up the cookies during my web-browsing and that they are probably harmless but I wondered if there is a way to find and delete them - possibly via a purpose built app'

I am using Win7 Professional.
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Re: Advice needed for removing 'Cookies'.

Postby outback » Tue May 01, 2012 6:26 pm

I use CCLEANER,get it from cnet downloads,it seems to do the job.
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Re: Advice needed for removing 'Cookies'.

Postby Alex Evans » Tue May 01, 2012 9:28 pm

In Windows 7

1: Click Start>>Control Panel>>Network and Internet>>Internet Options.

2: Click the General tab, and then, under Browsing history, click Delete.

3: Select the Cookies check box, click Delete, and then click OK.

Remember though that once you delete all your cookies any websites that you use your browser to remember passwords for you will have to manually enter your password the next time you use that site. So remember to note down your passwords before deleting your cookies.
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Re: Advice needed for removing 'Cookies'.

Postby Space Cowboy » Wed May 02, 2012 12:09 pm

Alex Evans wrote:In Windows 7

1: Click Start>>Control Panel>>Network and Internet>>Internet Options.

2: Click the General tab, and then, under Browsing history, click Delete.

3: Select the Cookies check box, click Delete, and then click OK.

Remember though that once you delete all your cookies any websites that you use your browser to remember passwords for you will have to manually enter your password the next time you use that site. So remember to note down your passwords before deleting your cookies.

I've used this method several times but it only deletes the cookies I have set - passwords etc, as you mentioned, the bulk remain.

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Thanks - I'll have a look at CCLEANER.
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