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My name showing up on all tracking cookies

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by madeye, Oct 5, 2003.

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  1. madeye

    madeye Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I am kind of concerned after reading posts suggesting that you dont name your computer with your name on it so your name shows up when people search your IP address.

    I seem to be getting tracking cookies every time I open IE explorer, Ill run ad aware and find about 6 or 7 after just visiting a few sites and when I look at the descriptions I have noticed that my Real name is showing up in the tracking information.

    Is this something that can be changed or is it even a big deal? I kinda think it is since the goal of many spyware stuff is to gather information about you.

    Any help would be appreciated very much.

    Thanks A lot
     
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    madeye Thread Starter

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    Thanks! I went and changed the account name to none under the controll panel.

    Thanks for info on how that worked!
     
  4. Rollin' Rog

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    You're welcome.
     
  5. madeye

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    LoL I appreciate it,
    I guess I answered my own question in the first place about naming the computer. I just didnt put two and two together!
     
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