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Per-Session Cookies Are Not Cleared Until You Close Browser

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When you end a session with a Web server, per-session cookies are not cleared from the cache.
To clear the per-session cookies from the cache, close Internet Explorer 5.

If you have a security concern, configure the Allow per-session cookies (not stored) security option to either Prompt or Disable. For information about how to configure cookie options, please click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
196955 How to Set and Customize Cookies Settings in Internet Explorer 5
For additional information about per-session cookies and security zones, please click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
223799 Explanation of Persistent and Per-Session Cookies in Internet Explorer
174360 How to Use Security Zones in Internet Explorer 4.0

Article ID: 224304 - Last Review: 06/22/2014 20:03:00 - Revision: 4.0

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