When surfing the net, websites will leave little bits of information, known as cookies, stored on your PC. These cookies allow your browser to remember your login details or site preferences. It's very easy to enable and disable them. We've already shown you how to do it in Firefox 5 and Internet Explorer 9 but it's slightly different to implement in Google Chrome. Here's how.

Step one
From the tools menu, which is accessed via the spanner icon in the top right-hand corner, select Options.

Step two
Select the Under the Bonnet tab and then press Content Settings.

Step three
From the section marked Cookies, tick the box next to Allow local data to be set, which will allow first-party and third-party cookies.

Step four
Alternatively, if you want to disable cookies, check the box next to Block sites from setting any data