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How to manage cookies on a Windows PC

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  1. Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select "Settings".
  3. Click "Show advanced settings".
  4. In the "Privacy" section, click the "Content settings" button.
  5. In the "Cookies" section, you can change the following cookie settings:
    • Delete cookies
    • Block cookies by default
    • Allow cookies by default
    • Make exceptions for cookies from specific websites or domains.

Internet Explorer 11

  1. Open the Internet Explorer window.
  2. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, then tap "Settings". If you're using a mouse, point to the bottom-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, then click "Settings".
  3. Tap or click "Options", and then, under "History", tap or click "Select".
  4. Select the "Cookies" check box, and then tap or click "Delete".

Internet Explorer 9/10

  1. Open the Internet Explorer window.
  2. Click the “Tools” button.
  3. Point to “Safety” and then click “Delete browsing history”.
  4. Tick the “Cookies” box, then click “Delete”.

Internet Explorer 8

  1. Click "Safety" on the command bar.
  2. Select "Delete Browsing History".
  3. Select the option for "Cookies" and click "Delete". 

Alternatively, Internet Explorer InPrivate browsing feature allows users to browse the internet without recording information from visited sites (including cookies). To use InPrivate mode:

  1. Click "Safety" from the command bar or "Tools" (dependent on version).
  2. Select "InPrivate Browsing".

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on "Tools", then "Options" (or Edit | Preferences on Linux).
  2. Select "Privacy".
  3. In the "Cookies" panel, click on "Show Cookies".
  4. To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the "Remove Cookie" button.
  5. To remove all cookies click on the "Remove All Cookies" button.