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Is there a Chrome plugin to create separate session in a tab?

I have multiple accounts on many of the same services. I would like a better way to manage my sessions. A personal Gmail account, and one for work A personal Amazon account, one for work A personal ...
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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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How to block cookies in Chrome at admin level?

I would like to know, how to block cookies at admin level, in Google Chrome at Administrator level, (therefore, making them impossible to delete) as the SpywareBlaster sets them.
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How to store info on client machine without using cookies in JavaScript [migrated]

I am building a little HTML program (well, not little), but I have got options that I would like to permanently write to the client's machine without using cookies. reason being is cookies will expire,...
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How do I view, add or edit Cookies in Google Chrome?

I wish to view, add and edit the cookies of my google chrome. Can anyone suggest to me a way to do it?
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Why is IE not storing my Cookie?

I'm developing a (J2EE) website, and the cookies it sends are being persisted on Chrome and Firefox, but not IE. I've even set IE up to 'allow all cookies', but the ones from my site are not being ...
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IE11 where are cookies really stored?

On Windows 7 or Windows 10, if I open IE and go to Twitter.com and log in clicking the Remember Me checkbox, log in and log out again, it does indeed Remember Me - my username is stored. However, if ...
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Why are websites suddenly asking me about cookies?

I have for a long time known that websites give me cookies so that small pieces of information can be remembered about my habits, passwords etc. I accept this, but all of a sudden they are asking for ...
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How can I quickly clear cookies for a specific site using Safari for Mac?

I know I can "Reset Safari". I know I can go to Cookies from Preferences and search for a site's cookies and delete those. But is there a faster/easier way to just clear cookies for one site (...
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Enable third-party cookies and site data for certain domains

I want example.com to be able to write and read third-party cookies and site data but no other domain may access any other domain's cookies and site data. It is only possible to globally enable/...
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Delete cookies in Firefox after specific interval of time

Is there any Firefox addon which will delete my all cookies after specific interval of time. I do not want to block any site's cookie; I just want all the cookies to be deleted after every 30 seconds ...
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What is the fastest way to clear cache and cookies in Google Chrome?

The standard way (hamburger icon>Tools>Clear browsing data>Confirm) is slow, especially when you have to clear frequently during development. Currently, I hit F12 to bring up the Console, go to the ...
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Is there a way to watch cookies and their values live?

In chrome you can type in chrome://settings/cookies and see a searchable list of all set cookies in the browser. What I'm looking for is more like a log that I could tail and watch cookies being ...
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Setting/Registry key for each setting in Privacy tab 'cookies' slider?

I want to know which keys control the setting for the Privacy tab slider for cookies (in Internet Options). I have the following official document, which outlines the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\...
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access cookies in google chrome

How can I access cookies my browser stored? I am using Chrome. This is the cookies panel in the Settings->Privacy->Content Settings->All cookies and site data. Is there a way to access ...
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Can a Telnet server detect the client being used through the protocol?

While web browsers send, among other things, the User-Agent string, does the Telnet protocol have a similar method of determining anything about the client connecting to it? OS? Specific Telnet client?...
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Disable ALL cookie warnings and hints

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept common cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them to the user? Eg. does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist ...
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Unable to access MSDN web

I am unable to access any MSDN web page, always being redirected to https://msdn.microsoft.com/cookie.aspx which shows Not Expected The problem is described here & deleting all cookies is ...
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Deleting cookies and history without user intervention

I am looking for a clickless solution for deleting cookies in Chrome or Firefox. Basically deleting cookies and history without my intervention. For example, every time a selected website gets visited ...
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Can Firefox tell me which third-party cookies are blocked for a given page?

I would like to create exceptions for select third-party cookies. But, I don't know what domains the third-party cookies come from (yet). Typically this is for logins to white-labelled support sites e....
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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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Why doesn't disabling Third Party Cookies block authentication sites, LiveID, OpenID, etc

Why doesn't disabling Third Party Cookies block authentication sites, LiveID, OpenID, etc. Trying to not make this political, but I need to explain my motivation to assist those who may answer this. ...
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How to create an exception for third-party cookies in Firefox?

Both IE and Firefox allow you to block third-party cookies. In Firefox the option this option is under Privacy tab in Options dialog. IE browser allows users to set up an exceptions. For example I ...
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Allow only some cookies, and only as First Party (FF+IE)

Basically I want to disable all the cookies, except a few (white list). The few that I want to allow, should only be allowed as first party, not third. If I'm unchecking "Allow Cookies" in firefox, ...
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Creating and launching Firefox with a new/temporal profile in OS X

This question is inspired by: Quickly create a new Firefox profile and load Firefox with it. I am looking for a similar answer but for OS X. Any way to do this from the command line?
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I delete cookies file in chrome but i'm still logged in after i restart chrome

Title says pretty much everything. I'm using linux and google chrome as browser. I know that cookeis are stored at /home/my_name/.config/google-chrome/Default/Cookies. I deleted this file but it seems ...
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How can a website recognise a multiple account usage? [closed]

I would like to discuss which are all the possibilities for a browser game to detect whether a registered user has multiple accounts. With "multiple accounts" is named the practice of one single ...
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Chrome Incognito session cookie location?

What is the location of Chromes Incognito cookies while Incognito is active? We know the location for regular cookies in Chrome for Windows 7 is at: c:\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\user data\...
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Autofill Username Creation

As an administrator I have found various usernames in the autofill bar when you attempt to log in to sites. These usernames are unknown and I was wondering if anyone knew of a way that I can find out ...
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Can I Copy Flash Cookies?

I am trying to copy flash cookies onto my new PC but failing. It seems there are two locations that store flash data: %APPDATA%\Macromedia\Flash Player#SharedObjects %APPDATA%\Macromedia\Flash ...
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Google Chrome cookies, from Mac OSX to Windows 10

Basically my old computer broke so while I was waiting until Christmas to get a new one I had to play games, on Kongregate, on a Macbook Pro. I now have my new computer and was wondering how to ...
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Sort cookies by date

Is there any way to filter or sort cookies on Firefox by date so I can see only the most recently created cookies? In some cases I want to know what cookies a site creates so I can whitelist those ...
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Internet Explorer 9 will not accept cookies from Intranet sites?

My IE9 (Win 7, 64bit) refuses to accept cookies from Intranet sites. If I use the "full" name of the server, it will accept cookies. For instance, if the server is called "server1" and has a full ...
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Is the port 443 required when setting cookie exceptions on Chrome?

In my Chrome cookie exceptions I have a lot of https:// entries. Some have a trailing :443, some others don't. As 443 is the default HTTPS port, is it required in the exception? Would https://example....
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Configuring Google Chrome Cookie Exceptions

I would like to set cookie exceptions in Google Chrome but I don't know how to avoid several entries for similar domain as in: [*.]amazon.com [*.]amazon.co.uk [*.]amazon.co.jp [*.]amazon.de ... ...
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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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permanent cookies for downloading

I sometimes when download from premium websites their cookies expire in about 4 hours. Sometimes I need to pause the download and start again and due to cookie expiration I logout and I have to re-...
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Use reverse proxy to authenticate with cookie

I have a server A running ZWay. ZWay uses cookies to allow clients to request data via http, see here. Now I have a second server B running DomotiGa which is a third party application needing to ...
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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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Why does Safari retain login information after clearing cookies and history, even after full reset?

Safari appears to retain login information, site preferences, or cookies even after clearing history, cache, cookies, etc. I even tried Reset Safari..., which I understand should restore Safari to it'...
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How much does browser cache/cookies impact a websites ability to load?

There's a large retailer here in the UK that can never handle the amount of traffic it gets every time there's a sale. They told me to delete my cookies and browser history, but I wanted to know how ...
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1answer
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How to know which cookies are associated to a specific website?

I am using Firefox, but it could apply to all desktop-based browser (similar but different I think to this one). I am having issues logging to a specific website. All things being equals, only by ...
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Configuring a manual cookie age limit in Chrome

Is there a way to tell Chrome a max length of time before which cookies must expire? That is, I want to automatically delete any cookies that have existed for more than some configurable length of ...
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Accidentally deleted ALL Chrome cookies while trying to view some

I was trying to view the cookies in Chrome and perhaps delete them for a specific site. I tried to click the search box to enter some text to view just the cookies for the specific site, but ...
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how does facebook authentication work?

I use Linux and Google chrome as browsers. I know that cookies are stored /home/gio/.config/google-chrome/Default/Cookies but deleting this file and restarting browser doesn't do anything. When I ...
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Internet Explorer 11 can't disable localhost cookies

I'm developing a site and I need to test some functionalities with cookies disabled. I'm testing on localhost. Looks like IE 11 does not disable localhost cookies. I have tested same code with ...
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Clear HSTS when Chrome is closed

Is there a way to clear all HSTS Cookies when Chrome is closed? The option to deny cookies does not help with HSTS cookies. I used radicalresearch.co.uk/lab/hstssupercookies to check if the HSTS ...
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Chrome not blocking explicitly listed cookie from google

For some reason, when I blacklist [*.]google.com in my Cookies exceptions, I still get a cookie from www.google.com in every session! Here is is the relevant entry in the exceptions screen: And ...
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What's the easiest way to detect and delete “Flash Cookies” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automatically remove Flash history/privacy trail? Or stop Flash from storing it? This article has some disturbing information on how "Flash Cookies" even traditional ...