Article ID: 196955
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This article describes how to configure and customize cookies settings in Internet Explorer 5. A cookie is a file that is created by a Web site that stores information about you and your preferences. For additional information about cookies, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260971This article discusses the following topics:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260971/EN-US/ )Description of Cookies
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185/EN-US/ )How to Manage Cookies in Internet Explorer 6
How to Access Cookies SettingsTo view or modify cookies settings, follow these steps:
How to Customize Cookies Settings for Each Security ZoneYou can set custom cookies settings for each security zone. To do so, follow these steps:
How to Customize Settings for the Use of Session or Persistent CookiesSession cookies are deleted when you quit Internet Explorer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer.
How to Customize Settings to Use Persistent Cookies
How to Customize Settings to Use Session Cookies
If you receive an error message that states that you are unable to accept cookies, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/175662/EN-US/ )Error Message: Not Accepting Cookies
Article ID: 196955 - Last Review: January 11, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
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