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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by hercpilot, Jul 6, 2007.

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  1. hercpilot

    hercpilot Thread Starter

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    How do cookies automatically appear? Cookies from sites that I have not visited are appearing on my computer. I have been told that cookies do not just appear and that you have to visit the site to get the cookie from that site. Is that true?
     
  2. MFDnNC

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    IE - Block Third party cookies
    1. Click on the Tools button on the Internet Explorer tool bar.
    2. Highlight and click on Internet options at the bottom of the Tools menu.
    3. Select the Privacy Tab of the Internet Options menu.
    4. Select the Advanced... button at the bottom of the screen.
    5. Select override automatic cookie handling button.
    6. To block third party cookies select block under "Third-party cookies".
    7. Select "always allow session cookies".
    8. Click on the OK button at the bottom of the screen.
     
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