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Flash Cookies question.

by Oper8torMatrix / July 4, 2010 7:30 PM PDT

Hi computer-help guys!
I'm looking for some web site or script,, or maybe a program that could show me where is the flash cookies location. I also want to delete them to make sure that there are no flash file that is left...

Any ideas would be appreciated!

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Locations and tools
by tashahope / July 4, 2010 7:47 PM PDT

Location of the flash cookies:
---- in Windows XP (your disk can be with other name instead C):
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\\support\flashplayer\sys\filename.sol

or C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\[alpha-numeric folder name]\filename.sol

---- in Vista/Windows 7:
C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects

Tools that delete the flash cookies (these two are the best I've ever seen & tested):



Mil Shield (it can both keep and remove cookies)

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Very useful to me,
by Oper8torMatrix / July 12, 2010 4:37 PM PDT
In reply to: Locations and tools

I'm with Win 7, so thank u a lot.I'm starting now these downloads.

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If you use Firefox
by Jimmy Greystone / July 4, 2010 11:12 PM PDT

If you use Firefox, there's an extension called BetterPrivacy which lets you manage Flash cookies. You can delete the ones you don't want, keep the ones you do, have it delete Flash cookies when the browser starts and/or closes, you can even set it to delete Flash cookies every so many days, tell you if some site is trying to set a Flash cookie, etc.

I also rather like Beef TACO, which maintains permanent opt-out cookies for about 100 different advertising companies.

There are just so many more options for these things compared to pretty much any other browser. There's also AdBlock Plus and NoScript to take things just a little further.

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Where to
by Oper8torMatrix / July 12, 2010 4:39 PM PDT
In reply to: If you use Firefox

download this BetterPrivacy extension ?

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First, open Adobe flash cookie manager.
by k4141 / July 13, 2010 2:41 PM PDT
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