How to delete cookies from your computer
Internet offers a wide variety of useful services such as free e-mail accounts, online forums, and e-commerce sites. Cookies help websites to remember choices that you made as you navigate through a web site.
Another type of cookies (persistent cookies) allow web sites to recognize you when you return to these sites. Every time you visit a website, it will look for its cookie on your hard drive.
While cookies are useful, they can also store sensitive information you might want to keep private. If you work on a public computer, cookies can compromise your privacy as other users can easily view your browsing history as well as sensitive information like your name and password on protected login pages, account information, choices you have made, etc.
Deleting cookies is a great way to protect your privacy and free up disk space.
Most browsers provide 'Delete cookies' options. But if you delete cookies using these options, Windows does not completely delete cookies from your computer as the content of cookies files still exists until Windows overwrites it with new information. To protect your privacy, you should erase cookies from your computer without any chances to restore them.
With Clear All History software you can delete cookies files using the U.S. DoD 5220.22-M(E) algorithm to give you confidence that deleted history files can't be recovered. The program supports Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, and other browsers.
How to delete and manage cookies
Most browsers offer an easy way to delete cookies, enable cookies or disable cookies.
This article describes how to delete and, if necessary, disable cookies in Internet Firefox, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Opera.
Erase cookies in Internet Explorer 9.0:
Select 'Delete Browsing History' from the Tools menu and select 'Cookies', then click the 'Delete' button.
To set Internet Explorer to delete cookies automatically on close, check the 'Delete browsing history on exit' option.
To erase cookies in Internet Explorer 8.0:
Open the Tools menu and select 'Delete browsing history'.
Check the Cookies option and click the Delete button.
Delete cookies in Firefox 4.0:
Open Firefox and open the Tools menu
Open the History menu and select 'Clear Recent History'
Click the drop-down menu next to 'Time range to clear' to choose the necessary period.
Click the 'arrow' button next to 'Details' and select 'Cookies', then click 'Clear Now'
Delete cookies in Firefox 3.0:
Open Firefox and select the 'Tools' menu
Then select 'Options' and open the 'Privacy' tab.
Under the Private area click 'Clear Now'.
In the 'Clear Private Data' window select 'Cache' and click 'Clear Private Data Now'.
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