Delete cookies to remove the information websites have stored on your computer

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Cookies are stored on your computer by websites you visit and contain information such as site preferences or login status. This article describes how to delete cookies in Firefox.

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu Fx57Menu and choose Options.Preferences.
  2. Select the PrivacyPrivacy & Security panel and go to the History section.

  3. In the drop-down menu next to Firefox will:Firefox will choose Use custom settings for history.
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  4. Click Show Cookies.... The Cookies window will appear. Deleting Cookies Fx 5 - Win1 Deleting Cookies Fx 22 - Win1 ab963d736461b221f497eb33a7f09b1a-1252719697-583-1.jpg
  5. In the Search: field, type the name of the site whose cookies you want to remove. The cookies that match your search will be displayed.
  6. Select the cookie(s) in the list to remove and click Remove Cookie.

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    • Select the first cookie and press Shift+End to select all the cookies in the list.
    • Click Remove All Cookies to remove all cookies stored on your computer.
  7. Click Close to closeClose the Cookies window.