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Set and block external changes on a cookie

Apple is blocking a webpage because they don't have a French translation and they think I'm French: I know that it works if the "locale" variable is something else like EN-US, here is the cookie ...
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Strategy & Steps to whitelist Chrome cookies for Sites whose logins & passwords are saved?

Strategy & Steps to whitelist Chrome cookies for Sites whose logins & passwords are saved? Current: Have lots of logins & passwords saved in Google Chrome; fewer in opera & firefox ...
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How to get rid of my personal details from AdChoices?

I've visited some random page for the first time and to my surprise my personal previously posted advert on Gumtree (not specifically the one below) appeared in the public advert. I would like to ...
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How to copy Chrome cookies on Android to Chrome on Windows?

Is there a way to do this? I found a few extensions that can do it but doesn't work on Android Chrome. Is rooting required?
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Understand structure of Chrome User Profile data to Transfer to new PC/ OS & avoid Settings corruption Error?

Older answers are not working so I'm including things that may work in pieces. Chrome Version: 44.0.2403.155 m - 44.0.2403.157 m I used to be able to copy entire Chrome User Profile\Default from OS ...
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How to make Firefox open all links in a private window by default?

How to make Firefox open all links in a private window by default? (I mean, unless I manually chose to open a link in "normal" mode, or it's a link from a site to itself, it should open it in a ...
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View when cookies or temp files where used last

I was wondering if it is possible to view when a cookie or tmp file was last used by the internet. For example, if the cookie was used yesterday could I see that in properties or log it in a text ...
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How to view the content of cookie file

In the chrome,lists all the cookie and site data.In that the contents are in some format.I need to know all in that section detail(settings->advanced settings->privacy->cookie->site data) in chrome. ...
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How if at all is it useful to clear cookies when clearing the cache? [closed]

The Refreshyourcache site (http://www.refreshyourcache.com/) does not mention clearing cookies, and says that its instructions "to clear your browser's cache [will force] it to download all latest ...
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How can Chrome browser cookies cause internet issues?

Alright, so I'll make this as short and concise as possible. I have both DishNET and mobile data/hotspot for internet. I noticed DishNET was really slow today(I would estimate less than 5KB), so I ...
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When a subdomain considers me logged out while I'm logged into the main site, why does clicking a login link instantly log me in? [closed]

Like if I'm logged out on battlelog.battlefield.com, but logged in on origin.com, as soon as I click LOG IN, it instantly performs the login without me having to enter my username or password. What ...
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Remove specific cookie on firefox

I am doing some testing of firefox and got myself into situation where I need some cookies to be present while some others to be removed. I could write javascript that would do this, but was wondering ...
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How to export Firefox 39 cookies

I am using firefox 39. I'd like to export some cookies on the browser into a text or json format. there are multiple cookie exporters listed in the firefox add on directory (screenshot) , but most ...
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Where is autofill in stored?

When I changed the filename of the firefox cookies file I noticed that when I went to facebook I now did not instantly get on my account as I normaly do. I expected this to happen. However when I came ...
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How do I auto-accept all website cookie warnings?

Every time I go to any website in the UK it asks me if I accept cookies or not. Is there a way to disable this question and accept all cookies universally?
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How can I add a cookie to a mobile (kindle) browser?

I'm having problems logging in to a site on my kindle; the browser isn't too great. I want to log in on a computer, copy the cookie, and get that on to the kindle browser; I think it might work after ...
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Can cookies read information from different Firefox profiles?

I've been working now for a couple of years by splitting my web activity in different firefox profiles. I use one only for gmail, another one for general browsing and some others for spotify and ...
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Edit cookies in Internet Explorer 10

Is there a way to modify a cookie in IE10? (windows 7) I've tried editing the cookie in the following folder but it had no effect: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\
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How does a website remember me after I've deleted cookies?

A news site I visit often has a limit on 10 views a month. I don't log in and I delete my full browser history and use Chrome incognito mode. The website still remembers my page view count. I'm ...
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Can not disable cookies for HTTPS pages

In Firefox v36 (Windows) I set the Privacy / History option to "Never Remember History", but they still seem to be used for HTTPS pages. For example the page ...
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How to alert if an unwanted Cookie was set on my own website?

My website needs 4 different cookies. From time to time an additional cookie appears (Update: for my domain!) that is not set through my PHP code. As I do not use external javascripts as long I'm ...
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What happens to a site that is NOT in trusted sites?

Anytime that I open a web app (uses javascript ESRI code) via window.showModalDialog I get the following error: Using window.open does not cause any issues. I have played around with privacy ...
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What is preventing Firefox from deleting active logins/cookies on exit?

Alright, so I want Firefox to delete all active logins/cache when I close it. My privacy settings are: Accept cookies from sites Accept third-party cookies: Always Keep until: I close Firefox ...
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Can Amazon or eBay track and identify your PC or router MAC address? [closed]

I read on many blogs about Amazon seller department being able to see seller's MAC address. Is that true? I mean I understand that they can track you with your public IP address or browser ...
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Proper use of “network.cookie.lifetime.days” in Firefox

Firefox doesn't have an option in its Privacy menu to select for how long to keep cookies, it's either all or nothing. A workaround is to set network.cookie.lifetimePolicy to 3 and then set the number ...
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Why is Chrome not Blocking Third-Party Cookies on YouTube Visit?

Here's my Chrome configuration. You can see it's configured to block third-party cookies and for the most part it does just that. There's one weird exception, however. When I visit the site ...
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Is there a way to block the Verizon tracking cookie using Privoxy?

I'm using Privoxy on a DD-WRT router to do ad blocking on my local network. Is there modification I can make to the Privoxy configuration to block the infamous Verizon tracking cookie?
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How long are cookies stored on Internet Explorer & how are they ordered?

my question is about cookies stored on Internet Explorer on a Samsung Galaxy 4. My specific question for you is: How long can cookies be stored on Website Settings? Are the cookies website listed ...
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Export/Import of cookies in Internet Explorer 11?

There is a lot of Q and A about this on earlier versions of Internet Explorer (ex: How do I transfer / copy cookies from one browser to another or same browser from one machine to another?) but there ...
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Can a website tell what device you're using? [duplicate]

If I were to visit a website on different occasions and from different IP addresses but from the same device, could a website potentially tell? If so, would deleting cookies prevent this?
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How can I save specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? [duplicate]

How can I save one or more specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? My original thought was to find a cookie ...
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Is there a way to read chrome's “safe browsing” files?

I was looking through my appdata and I noticed that in < AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data > there are files that start with "Safe Browsing" and ending in "Bloom, Bloom prefix set, cookies, ...
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Accounts can't log into a specific website, happening only on their IP, on multiple devices [closed]

Logging into one specific website does not work if tried from one specific IP. Multiple devices were tried. It says their username and password is incorrect even though it is not. Another account ...
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Google Chrome SQLite cookies contains keywords : drugs, illegal and pornography?

I was just testing some things with cookies in Chrome. I opened Local Storage and its content with SQLite browser. Then I found something weird... ...
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How does a website remember not to store cookies?

A popup on a website showed up, and asked me if I allowed the website to store preferences in cookies. By accident, I said "no". Refreshing/restarting does not bring the popup back. Is there a ...
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Wget - Problems recursively downloading with authentication

So I'm trying to download the entire domain of a private wiki page. I've saved the cookies in a cookies.txt file and using it with wget for authentication like so: wget --load-cookies=cookies.txt ...
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Downloading an authenticated large file with command line tools

I need to download a file sized around 1.6GB. I's like to get it download via a command line tool like axel, wget or curl However, how can I download a file which needs to be logged in to the site ...
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How to manually add a cookie in opera 12.17?

I have to test some functionality on a web page using Opera 12.17. Therefore I need to create a cookie with a specific value beforehand. How can I create a new cookie for a specific host in Opera? ...
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What is the origin of the word 'cookie'? [closed]

I was wondering, how did pieces of information saved by websites and stored in a web browser come to be known as cookies? Who came up with the name, and when? What is the logic behind the choice of ...
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Save cookies immediately in dwb

I use the dwb browser and I would like to share the cookies between the different windows. So, I set the file-sync-interval setting to 0, but if I open a new window, the cookies are not saved. I ...
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HTTP headers of Gmail

I just examined the headers of HTTP requests and responses regarding to Gmail. First, I submitted username and password and examined the headers. Then deleted an email from inbox and examined again. ...
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Firefox doesn't honor “Remember Me” choice on websites (persistent cookies)

I've noticed for a while that I have to manually log back in to websites frequently even when I check "remember me" to enable permanent or long-lasting cookies. I always thought it was an extension ...
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Keep facebook in a single chrome tab

If I log into facebook, even once the tab is closed, sites I visit know my real name (presumably through cookies). Is there a way to use Chrome to completely isolate a single tab for facebook, so that ...
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Completely Disable Firefox Cookies

I'm a web developer and I'm trying to test a web site with ALL cookies disabled using Firefox 24.6. From looking through the Tools...Options.....Privacy, I only see an option to "Tell sites that I do ...
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If I disable third-party cookies, is there any point installing anti-tracking extensions?

I have already disabled third-party cookies. Is there any further advantage to be gained by installing Ghostery, Adversity, DoNotTrackMe etc, or do extensions like these simply allow fine-tuning?
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Is it possible for one browser to read/write cookies of another one?

I'm not looking for a way to synchronize cookies between browsers, this has been answered here. I'd like to know, if Chrome could read/write Firefox's cookies, with or without me realizing. (Or any ...
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How can I find out which third-party sites a webservice (in this case: Spritzlet) is using?

I'm comparing the current incarnations of various "Spritz" applications, like the official Spritzlet, and the unofficial Squirt, OpenSpritz, Readline, etc. -- The official Spritzlet is a bookmarklet ...
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firefox plugin to show cookies for a site [closed]

In Firefox, I've been using Cookie Monster for years to block/delete site cookies and third party cookies, in order to (partially) protect my privacy. But this is getting harder as sites require more ...
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Zombie cookies are apparently stored in different locations, inside a computer, common to all Web Browsers installed on that specific computer, right?

Zombie cookies are apparently stored in different locations, inside a computer, common to all Web Browsers installed on that specific computer, right? Does the same process works when someone is ...
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Chrome cookie values are not stored

i wanted to browse my cookies, so i went into %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default and took the file Cookies. I opened it with Sqlite database browser, but the cookies have no ...