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02-Apr-2009, 04:39 PM #1
Solved: Tracking Cookies!!!!!! Grrr!!
How can i block TRACKING COOKIES that AVG Anti Virus keeps finding??? We're talking like well over 30 traces found everytime i scan!
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02-Apr-2009, 05:06 PM #2
the're ONLY tracking cookies, dont worry about them, they are HARMLESS.
They get reinstalled each and everytime you visit the sites that use them.
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02-Apr-2009, 05:12 PM #3
They are what lets the web sites recognize you when you go there.
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02-Apr-2009, 05:46 PM #4
cookies
you could download and run ATF cleaner before your scans.

download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.

http://www.majorgeeks.com/ATF_Cleaner_d4949.html


Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
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02-Apr-2009, 05:48 PM #5
cheers all
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02-Apr-2009, 06:02 PM #6
Also take a look at CCleaner http://www.ccleaner.com/
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02-Apr-2009, 10:25 PM #7
hey,
I am too tired of this tracking cookies, my AVG find them, but it can't remove them all.
it report some backup files as trojan horse even.
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03-Apr-2009, 05:50 AM #8
If you were to use Firefox, you could set it to remove all cookies whenever you close it, however you can add any site whose cookies you want to keep to it's exeptions list as allowed.
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