You might be asking… What are Computer Cookies? Do I have them on my computer?
Cookies are small files that websites put on your computer to store small bits of information. A cookie can keep you logged into a website by writing ID information to a cookie file. Cookies can also be used to store the items in your shopping cart. So why delete cookies now?
However, not all cookies are used for gentle purposes. A lot of cookies are used to track your online activity. Ad servers send cookies along with ads to identify viewers and track their habits.This information is used to build profiles of us as viewers that can be used to push relevant ad content at us whether we like it or not. Some of these tracking cookies may be able to actually tie your online activities to your real-world identity.
Start off with this easy step-by-step video on How to Delete Cookies on Internet Explorer. This video is led by one of the professional techs of My Computer Works.
Managing cookies is part of a set of simple actions you can take to protect your information and your privacy. You can also easily clear the history of visited websites that each browser tracks if you don’t want other users of your computer to see your online activities.
Lastly, if you have anymore issues on this same topic, please give My Computer Works a call at (800) 935-6704. Their techs are patient and get the job done well.