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Q.  How Do I Enable / Disable Or Delete Internet Cookies?

A.  Why Do This:

Users who may not want web pages or companies on the Internet to track their web viewing habits or who may be concerned about personal information stored in a cookie file may wish to disable cookies from being saved on their computer. 

Note: It is important to realize that when you disable cookies, some web pages either will not properly work, or will not allow you access.

Users who have disabled their Internet browser's cookies may wish to re-enable them after finding web pages that they are no longer able to access.

Here’s How:

Microsoft Internet Explorer users

Deleting cookies

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.x users can delete cookies by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options" and clicking the button "Delete Cookies".

Viewing cookies on your hard drive

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.x users running Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000 can delete and/or view cookies on the hard disk drive by opening the "C:\Document and Settings\<user>\cookies" folder, where <user> is the name of your account used to log onto the computer.

Other Internet Explorer users may locate the cookies in one of the below directories.

·         Windows 95 / 98 users - C:\Windows\Cookies

·         Windows NT users - C:\WinNT\Administrator\Cookies

Disabling cookies

·         Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x users can disable or warn for cookies by clicking the "View" menu, "Options", "Advanced" and select "Never accept cookies" or "Warn me before accepting cookies".

·         Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x users can disable cookies by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options", "Advanced" and select "Never accept cookies" or "Warn me before accepting cookies".

·         Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x users can disable or manage their cookie settings by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options",  and selecting the "Privacy" tab.

Enabling cookies

·         Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x users can enable cookies by clicking the "View" menu, "Options", "Advanced", and unselecting "Never accept cookies" or "Warn me before accepting cookies".

·         Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x users can enable cookies by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options", Advanced" and unselecting "Never accept cookies" or "Warn me before accepting cookies".

·         Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x users can enable or manage their cookie settings by clicking the "View" menu, "Internet Options",  and selecting the "Privacy" tab.

Mozilla Firefox users

Deleting cookies on your hard drive

Mozilla Firefox 1.0 users can delete the cookies on their hard disk drive by clicking the "Tools" menu, "Options", clicking the "Privacy" button, and under "Cookies" click the Clear button.

Disabling cookies

To disable Mozilla Firefox 1.0 cookies, click the "Tools" menu, "Options", clicking the "Privacy" button, and under "Cookies" uncheck the "Allow sites to set cookies" option.

Enabling cookies

To enable Mozilla Firefox 1.0 cookies, click the "Tools" menu, "Options", clicking the "Privacy" button, under "Cookies" check the "Allow sites to set cookies" option.

Netscape users

Deleting cookies on your hard drive

Netscape 7.x users can manage and delete cookies by clicking the "Tools" menu and then "Cookie Manager".

Disabling cookies

·         Netscape 4.x users can disable cookies by clicking the "Edit" menu, "Preferences", "Advanced", and select "Warn before accepting cookies".

·         Netscape 7.x users can disable cookies by clicking the "Tools" menu and then opening the  "Cookie Manager".

Enabling cookies

·         Netscape 4.x users can enable cookies by clicking the "Edit" menu, "Preferences", "Advanced", and unselect "Warn before accepting cookies".

·         Netscape 7.x users can enable cookies by clicking the "Tools" menu and then opening the "Cookie Manager"

Opera users

Opera users can manage, disable, and enable their cookies by clicking the "File" menu, "Preferences", and selecting "Privacy".

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