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HS2234

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Tracking cookie
« on: May 05, 2012, 04:09:17 AM »
Whenever I scan my comp with hitman it deletes a tracking cookie, in the appdata microsoft/ cookies.  How can I stop this?
I use chrome and waterfox
chrome plugins
click&clean
ghostery

Offline mikaelrask

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Re: Tracking cookie
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2012, 09:32:08 AM »
hey i would suggest you use the program cclener to clean your internet activity. that should stop that cookie track. cclener also have a good registry cclener in it that almost everybody here is using.

http://www.piriform.com/CCLEANER

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Re: Tracking cookie
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2012, 09:37:53 AM »
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Whenever I scan my comp with hitman it deletes a tracking cookie, in the appdata microsoft/ cookies.
every time you surf the net....many pages will leave cookies on you machine....and many of them you need, like your bank log in

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How can I stop this?
hmmm....stop using Hitman....or turn off cookie scan if possible

tracking cookies are not malware/dangerous

Are cookies really spyware and are they dangerous?
http://www.superantispyware.com/supportfaqdisplay.html?faq=26
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
« Last Edit: May 05, 2012, 09:41:19 AM by Pondus »

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Re: Tracking cookie
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2012, 02:01:18 PM »
hey i would suggest you use the program cclener to clean your internet activity. that should stop that cookie track. cclener also have a good registry cclener in it that almost everybody here is using.

http://www.piriform.com/CCLEANER

Ccleaner is an excellent program for cleaning up the crap left behind when browsing the net or using programs that leave garbage behind.
The registry cleaner portion if if good should only be used by experts since changing items in the registry could leave you with an un-bootable system.
I personally don't use any reg. cleaner. If it ain't broke, don't try to fix it.
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Re: Tracking cookie
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2012, 08:47:44 PM »
Whenever I scan my comp with hitman it deletes a tracking cookie, in the appdata microsoft/ cookies.  How can I stop this?
I use chrome and waterfox
chrome plugins
click&clean
ghostery

Try adding "DoNotTrackPlus" to Chrome.  I think it works with Chrome.  Better yet switch to Firefox and use Ghostery,  DoNotTrackPus,  and "Cookie White List With Buttons" add-ons. 
« Last Edit: May 05, 2012, 08:51:13 PM by Nesivos »

HS2234

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Re: Tracking cookie
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2012, 03:36:08 AM »
It does but it places cookies in order to block sites, Ghostry does, but ghostry does not place cookies, but not as effective :P