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I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium with IE8 (tried IE9 -- hated it.)

From the C:\ directory I can do dir username@*.txt /s and find a lot of cookies in C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\Low -- I delete them. Then I run SpybotD&D -- it finds other cookies that I can't find with dir or regedit.exe

Where are these cookies stored? They're stored somewhere -- not only in IE8 memory -- because they persist after rebooting. Only Spybot can find and delete them.

In what super-secret location are these cookies stored?

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Found them. They're in C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\index.dat

To find them, do

cd \Users\username
findstr /C:"username@known_cookie-site" /S * >results.txt

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