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SPECIAL REPORT : Cookies

A browser cookie holds a small packet of information which is shared by several pages in a website, or which can be saved for later use when the user returns to the site.

Some people disable cookies because some sites use cookies to save personal information which people don’t want saved: depending on the browser and/or add-on used to control cookies, people may be able to disable all cookies, or certain classes of cookies, or cookies at particular sites.

Right now cookies are not enabled.

The following tells you how to enable cookies in various modern browsers:

Note : .if you use an add-on (plug-in) to control cookie usage, you will have to find out yourself how to enable cookies for this site.

Chrome

To enable cookies:

  • Click the icon that looks like a wrench: when you point to this icon, the text “Customize and control Google Chrome” appears.
  • A drop-down menu appears: click “Options”.
  • A dialog box named “Google Chrome Options” appears: click the tab labelled “Under the Hood”.
  • Move down to the option labelled “Cookie Settings” and select an option other than “Block all cookies”, for example “Allow all cookies”.
  • Click “Close” to close the dialog box.

Firefox

There doesn’t appear to be an option to disable cookies, however, you may have an add-on which can do this: if so, you will have to find out yourself how to configure the add-on the way you want.

Internet Explorer

To control how you want Internet Explorer to handle cookies:

  • Click “Tools”.
  • A drop-down menu appears: click “Internet Options”.
  • A dialog box named “Internet Options” appears: click the tab labelled “Privacy”.
  • Many options are available to control the use of cookies, e.g. a slider bar to select general security levels, and buttons for fine control over cookie usage: choose the settings you prefer which enable cookies for this site.
  • Click “Okay” to close the dialog box.

Opera

To control how you want Opera to handle cookies:

  • Click “Tools”.
  • A drop-down menu appears: click “Preferences”.
  • A dialog box named “Preferences” appears: click the tab labelled “Advanced”.
  • Look on the left side of the dialog box for categories of options: click on “Cookies”.
  • Many options are available to control the use of cookies: choose the settings you prefer which enable cookies for this site.
  • Click “Okay” to close the dialog box.

Safari

To control how you want Safari to handle cookies:

  • Click “Edit”.
  • A drop-down menu appears: click “Preferences”.
  • A dialog box appears: click the tab labelled “Security”.
  • Look under the heading“Accept Cookies” choose the settings you prefer which enable cookies for this site.
  • Close the dialog box.

SeaMonkey

To control how you want SeaMonkey to handle cookies:

  • Click “Edit”.
  • A drop-down menu appears: click “Preferences”.
  • Look on the left side of the dialog box for categories of options: click the '+' control for “Privacy and Security” to view the list of categories of options.
  • Click on “Cookies”.
  • Choose the settings you prefer which enable cookies for this site.
  • Click “Okay” to close the dialog box.

 

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