Tracking Cookes

  RobCharles1981 19:37 19 Jun 2007
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How can I stop tracking cookies? When I run Spybot or Ad-Aware and others such as AVG AS, I keeps picking up tracking cookes!

Using Firefox and IE 6

Thanks.

  Abi-Moore 19:46 19 Jun 2007

for the regular ones that keep coming back,try blocking them in firefox.
go into tools,options,privacy,exceptions

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:00 19 Jun 2007

They are not a problem, all you need do is run Ccleaner click here once a week or so to clear them.

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  Batch 21:57 19 Jun 2007

'scuse my paranoia Gandalf, but I run CCleaner at least one per day!

you get some on here, i think most of them are for sites to show advertisers how many hits a day they get, so they can sell advertising space, which keeps some sites free to use.
i run ccleaner once a week or so, theres always loads.

  woodchip 22:37 19 Jun 2007

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  RobCharles1981 22:49 19 Jun 2007

Something to look into.

  rawprawn 09:57 20 Jun 2007

Try Firefox using Stealther, you will get less tracking cookies, but it won't stop all of them.

  baldtaco 17:17 20 Jun 2007

Superb control of cookie permissions in Firefox - click here

  RobCharles1981 18:23 20 Jun 2007

Thanks Baldtaco, is there another addon to block Popups?

  woodchip 20:58 20 Jun 2007

Cookies and popups are not the same

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