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How do I know if I have cookies on my computer?

If you have Internet Explorer, you can locate the cookies in the Windows file of your C: drive (c:\windows\cookies).

How do I delete cookies?

Cookies are easily deleted in your browser. For example, in Internet Explorer, select "Internet Options" from the pull-down Tools menu. You will see a button that deletes cookies.

Are there "good" cookies?

Yes. For example, some cookies allow you to add items to your shopping cart in an online store or keep titles of books on your wish list at Amazon.com.

Our use of cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We would also like to set some optional cookies. We won't set these optional cookies unless you enable them. Please choose whether this site may use optional cookies by selecting 'On' or 'Off' for each category below. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

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