How to find tracking cookies

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How to find tracking cookies
Find and view your tracking cookies. (Internet image by Holger B. from Fotolia.com)

Tracking cookies are used by website administrators to understand the surfing habits of their visitors. Tracking cookies allow administrators to see where users are coming from and where they go after their visit. Cookies are typically text files that sit on your computer.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Launch your Internet Explorer.

  2. 2

    Click "Tools" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Internet Options."

  3. 3

    Hit the "Settings" button in the "Browsing History" section.

  4. 4

    Click the "View Objects" or "View Files" button. They both contain tracking cookie files.

  1. 1

    Launch your Firefox browser.

  2. 2

    Click "Tools" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Options."

  3. 3

    Hit the "Privacy" tab. Click the "Show Cookies" button. View tracking cookies in this list.

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    Launch your Safari browser.

  2. 2

    Click "Safari" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Preferences."

  3. 3

    Hit the "Security" tab. Click "Show Cookies." View your cookies.

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