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How to Save Cookies in Internet Explorer

Don't lose those important changes you've made to all your online accounts. Have the computer remember how you like things done using cookies and make surfing the web a breeze.


  • Step 1: View your saved cookies by clicking on View Temporary Files or Settings under Browsing History and then View files. Now you can delete or save your cookies in a separate folder as a backup.
  • Step 2: Press OK to save your settings. Each cookie will be saved automatically in your temporary files folder allowing the computer to remember your preferences for each website you visit.
  • FACT: Special types of cookies, called spyware cookies, can collect personal information on you for use by online retailers every time you go online.
  • TIP: Internet Explorer will tell you what each level of the bar does and what will be allowed and what will be blocked.
  • Step 3: Adjust the settings by sliding the bar up and down. Move the bar to the bottom of the window to allow all cookies to be saved or all the way to the top to block all cookies.
  • Step 4: Click on the Tools menu button, and then click on Internet Options from the bottom of the drop down menu. The Internet Options window should open.
  • Step 5: Locate the Privacy tab and click on it -- this will bring up the Privacy settings window. Here you can adjust which cookies to save and which to discard as your cruise the world wide web.
  • Step 6: Open up your Internet Explorer browser and wait for your homepage to load. Locate the Tools menu on the far right-hand side of the browser window.

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