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deleting cookies

by hockey77 / May 2, 2004 3:18 AM PDT

I go down my list of cookies using ctrl key to get all the ones I want to delete. This fine but what am I doing wrong that I wind up with a bunch of copies toward the end of the list that I am selctively deleteing???

JIM

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Re:deleting cookies
by dcmorris / May 2, 2004 3:50 AM PDT
In reply to: deleting cookies

Not sure I understand the question.
Here is how I do it. With ctrl key depressed I hover the arrow over each cookie I want deleting thereby highlighting it. When I have made all the selections I want I depress the delete key. Those that were highlighted are gone and the rest are still there.
Does this help?

DC

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Re:deleting cookies
by hockey77 / May 2, 2004 5:20 AM PDT
In reply to: deleting cookies

to DC
That is the way I do it. I hold ctrl key and point to and click each one I want to delete. Many times I have a bunch of copies at the end of the cookies list.
Sometimes more copies than I started with.

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Do it ''automatically''
by Cursorcowboy / May 2, 2004 9:48 PM PDT
In reply to: deleting cookies

1. Download the "12-Wash" utility from Tucows ("Tucows" I guess that means five (5) as there are five pictures of a cow) that is listed in the "Index" near the bottom of the page -- a free!1.5MB file.

2. When run, you'll see the tab IE, IE, AOL (click to see a screen shot) which when clicked give you the option to delete "cookies" among other things along with an "Except" button that allows you to select those to keep and for which they are subsequently written to the system registry and not changed unless you do so.

3. Either create a batch file to start on boot with the two lines below and placed in the Startup folder or place the first line only in the Autoexec.bat file to purge cookies:

@<drive> \ <path> \12wash.exe /silent /washall
@exit

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Re:Do it ''automatically''
by dcmorris / May 3, 2004 2:24 AM PDT

Thanks, Cursorcowboy. 12Ghost Wash is a great improvement over my manual "system".

DC

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