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Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
Cookies are typically very benign, and don't impact performace much. (Issues with cookies usually revolve around privacy, and even that's typically overblown in the press.) - I would first make sure that you're following the recommendations in this article: http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_keep_my_computer_safe_on_the_internet.html - much of what you describe can be caused by malware of various forms.
I had 139 viruses on my computer all located within my cookies, so I deleted ALL of my cookies and now I can't get into my email account. I get to the homepage, but when I type in my username and password it says that "this page cannot be displayed"...what do I do? As you can tell, I can't get into my email account to check your response, so could you post it here?
hi leo. i have this annoying problem and i hope you can help me. when i sign into msn hotmail and i see there's mail for me i click it. but when its opened and i need to scroll down and then that's when it freezes.
please help me!!!
Can I possibly delete "cookies" and not have to pay even a penny? Or how much $ does it cost to delete "cookies"? I tried going into my hotmail account & it said, "Unusable passport has been blocke by cookies". What are cookies? Please contact me at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. I hope to hear from soon!
You can delete IE cookies, history, autocomplete information ets whit "History Killer" an application from Emergency Soft.
Thanks for the "cookies" information. I am still a bit concerned that I might end up deleting something I may need later if I delete cookies. However I have been accessing some websites that could get me in trouble at home, so I have deleted all my history and probably should get rid of cookies too (each time I stray into questionable territories). Tom
I have a problem searching for certain sites. I'll type in my banks website or even something other than that... but if I dont type it correctly it says page not found and sends me to a porno site. Im sick of it! I dont go to that site but its embeded in my computer. Im not sure how to go about getting it out of my system. It used to be that if I typed something wrong or that site no longer existed, then it would send me to google or something on the lines of that. BUT NOT ANYMORE! Please tell me how to get this to stop.
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Sounds like you have spyware.
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Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32)
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How do I free up memory when I try to print something and it says I'm out of memory.
I am running out of space on my computer. Will deleting cookies help this.
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