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How Do I Remove My Browser Internet Cookies?

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Question: How Do I Remove My Browser Internet Cookies?
(continued from related article, What Are Browser Cookies?)
Answer:
1a) Removing Cookies from Internet Explorer:
    • Click Tools menu, Internet Options...
    • On the tab titled General, click Delete Cookies...
    • Confirm OK
    • It should take a few moments to erase all the .txt cookie files from your hard drive.
1b) Preventing All Future Cookies in Internet Explorer:
    • Click Tools menu, Internet Options...
    • On the tab titled Privacy, click Advanced ...
    • Check mark the Override Automatic Cookie Handling checkbox
    • Check both of the Block option buttons
    • Confirm OK, and OK to complete.
    • From this point on, no more cookies will be allowed to track your browsing information in IE6.
2a) Removing Cookies from Firefox 3:
    • Click Tools menu, Options...
    • On the tab titled Cookies, click View Cookies...
    • Click Remove Cookies or Remove All Cookies
    • Confirm OK
    • It should take a few moments to erase all the .txt cookie files from your hard drive.
2b) Preventing All Future Cookies in Firefox 3:
    • Click Tools menu, Options...
    • On the tab titled Cookies, click View Cookies...
    • Disable the checkbox Allow sites to set Cookies
    • Confirm OK
    • From this point on, no more cookies will be allowed to track your browsing information in Firefox.

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