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Questions tagged [cookies]

Small files sent by sites, used by web browsers, to keep your session or preferences for next time.

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How to extract cookies from website in netscape format? [on hold]

As in title. EditThisCookie is the only extension i have found that actually lets me get cookies, but i need it in netscape format. I do not now which one is that though, but it is not netscape for ...
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How do i query chrome cookies info using sqlite3? [duplicate]

When i go to chrome://settings/siteData the i look for the info: for example : I can see the value of the content for the session id manually. I tried to do the same from command line and the value ...
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Windows 7 cannot store cookie on non-https sites

I found that my computer cannot remember cookie on non-https sites when I tried to login in a site. I checked the cookies when I submit the form, and as expected the cookies suddenly changed. I ...
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Chrome 70.x not blocking cookies

I have Chrome Version 70.0.3538.102 (Official Build) (64-bit) installed on my machine. In the settings I have some explicitly listed sites to block cookies from like: [*.].facebook.com [*.].twitter....
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Wget On Windows 10 Through Login Screen

I am trying to use wget to download files off of a website that is accessed via a login page. This is the command I have tried: wget --save-cookies cookies.txt --keep-session-cookies --post-data "...
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How do I edit cookies serverside?

I can edit cookies on chrome by opening the dev console and typing document.cookie="cookie=value" but that's only local unless the server is not HTTPOnly. Is there a possible way to edit cookies ...
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Where does macOS Chrome store its cookie block list?

I had dozens of sites listed to block cookies under chrome://settings/content/cookies?search=cookie, but now suddenly (after an update, I'd guess) the list is blank. Where is this stored within my ...
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How is cookie data for a site being created or updated for a site I do not visit?

In Firefox, I noticed that I have updated cookie data for a site I don't visit. How is this possible?
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blocked third party cookies on google chrome but i can still see the 3p cookies being set

I've disabled third party cookies on google chrome but i can still see the cookies being set in the DevTools application tab. I loaded a web page, it led to cookies being set for various domains. ...
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Is it necessary to log out of a website in an incognito window if you’re just going to close the window afterward?

I use online banking, typically in an incognito window. I also use other, less important accounts in incognito windows because I don't want websites to be tracking me across the Internet (tracking ...
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What is Google Chrome's block/allow pattern syntax?

I'm looking for documentation describing Google Chrome's glob/wildcard/pattern syntax used in block/allow lists for content settings. If you're using Chrome, these settings pages are accessible via ...
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Cookie consent vs browser setting priority

Background info This question is about the functional implications of the "EU cookie law" in browsers. General Data Protection Regilation (GDPR) is implemented in EU starting from May 2018 and ...
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Internet Explorer not storing/accepting cookies for all website. Only happens when logged in as a domain user

I'm dealing with an issue that I haven't seen before. We're using Windows 10 1803 Enterprise and machine's are joined to a domain. Recently we noticed that IE doesn't accept/store cookies any longer, ...
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firefox - allow site to read cookies but not set them

I disallow cookies by default. There's an obnoxious site I've encountered that redirects to a "To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser" page. I've figured out the fields that need ...
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How do I view all cookies in Opera - including the one storing the Google Channel ID?

It seems currently impossible in Opera to view all cookies including their values. For instance, google (via its domains google.com, gstatic.com, googleapis.com, probably youtube.com, etc) sets some ...
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How can youtube-dl download videos that require user authentication and 2FA? [closed]

When I try to download on of my private videos I get the following: youtube-dl https://youtu.be/Q-xxxx-xxxx [youtube] Q-xxxx-xxxx: Downloading webpage [youtube] Q-xxxx-xxxx: Downloading video info ...
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Why does Google Chrome forget my logins and passwords every time I close it?

Every time I quit Google Chrome, it clears all of my browser data and cookies. Why isn't Chrome remembering my accounts and sessions?
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How can I automatically set tracking opt-out cookies in my browser?

How can I have Firefox automatically set tracking opt-out cookies? I've recently updated from Firefox 60 from Firefox 52esr, which means I've lost all my trusty XUL add-ons. This includes Beef Taco (...
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How to change the location of chrome's cookie?

I want to put the cookie location on my D drive, because my C drive is too heavy now. but my chrome is on C drive. i just wonder if there anyway to minimize the size of the chrome in C drive instead ...
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login to Google OK but not Google Drive

On my Linux laptop I have recently changed my Privacy preferences to never allow cookies, and then making exceptions for https://google.com and Google in my country, plus https://accounts.google.com (...
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Open Chrome with cookies set?

How can I open Chrome to specific URL with cookies already set? I don't mean cookies from an older session, I want to set the cookie(s) myself, similar to cURL's --cookie option. e.g. something like:...
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can I stop sites sending my login details to 3rd party sites? [closed]

On my Linux system, I have recently started using the LightBeam plugin for Firefox. It shows which sites interact with me without letting me know when I visit sites like LinkedIn (and also ...
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Can a cookie be made permanent (by the browser, not the server)?

I have a program installed K9 Web Protection in my PC. It detects any changes made in the hosts file and blocks the access to that website. I have made these changes in my hosts file ::ffff:216.239....
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How to enable cookies for trusted sites on both IE and Chrome using GPO

I can enable cookies for trusted sites on IE using GPO (a good explanation found here), but I would like to enable the same feature for Chrome as well. Is there a way to do this for Chrome (or all ...
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Login loop with Sharepoint/Office 365

Recently I have disabled the option to allow third party cookies in Firefox. Immediately, I noticed that when I log in to Sharepoint/Office 365, the login seems successful, and redirects me to the ...
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How can I diagnose why a website signs-out when cookies are enabled?

I running Firefox ESR 52.x with cookies enabled (details below) on a Debian-based system. When I close my browser and re-open it most websites, including Super User, "remember" me. A handful do not, ...
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Force Waterfox to delete cookies after closing the Window

There used to be an option in Firefox to delete cookies after closing a tab/window. That is not present in the latest version of Waterfox. Someone I know wants to have to sign in each time they open ...
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Clearing cookies before shutting down automatically

Question is about chrome. I have set keeping cookies until closing the chrome. But I usually just shut down my PC without closing one. So after turning on the PC all cookies are NOT removed. How can I ...
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Why does a session cookie appear to be HTTP-Only in Chrome but not IE

I have a site that stores a random session ID in a session cookie. In Chrome dev tools it looks like this... Notice it says the cookie is http only. But in IE I see it is not set to http-only... ...
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Chrome “clear cookies on exit” feature does not work

I'd like to remove cookies when I close Chrome, but only for a certain site. Chrome can do this, or says it can, but it doesn't work. When I restart Chrome the cookie for the site is still there. I ...
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Is there a way to clear all local storage but save cookies in macOS Chrome?

I know from the chrome://settings/siteData?search=cookie page that I can see "all cookies and site data", trash individual items, or "remove all". And I know I can open Chrome DevTools for any ...
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How to extract cookies from pcap files

I already have a pcap file. I know that when I enter a website, my userid and password is sent through unsecured http protocol. I would like to extract the cookies from the pcap files and import them ...
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Does Firefox Sync also sync cookies?

Does Firefox Sync also sync cookies? Which one of the many options activates this: Open Tabs, Bookmarks, Logins, History, Add-ons, or Preferences?
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How to start a web browser in a given session?

I got a session cookie but I don't see any easy way to open a web browser with it from the terminal. Context: I got a script with few cURL commands. After running it I got a prepered user session ...
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Youtube settings (language, new layout, autoplay) reset once in a while

Every once in a while my settings from youtube just dissappear and revert back to normal(?). My autoplay gets turned off and the new (experimental) layout resets or the dark theme in the new (...
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How does weather.com remember my location if I delete cookies when closing my browser?

I have Waterfox configured to delete cookies every time the browser is closed. I find it unsettling that Weather.com seems to know my location even after their cookies have been deleted. What up with ...
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firefox, change domain of cookies

There is a page, where I use different subdomains like sub1.example.com and sub2.example.com. The subdomains always set cookies for the main domain .example.com. So when I log in at sub1.example.com ...
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Select multiple cookies for deletion in Chrome

I can search for my cookies in Chrome with: chrome://settings/siteData?search=cookies However, that only allows me to delete one at at time. Is there a way to select a number of cookies at the same ...
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How to list only new cookies in Firefox

All Firefox version can be configured to delete cookies on exit, but "white list" certain cookies, preventing those from being deleted on exit. I happen to be using the current version of Firefox, 57,...
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Can cookies collect my entire browsing history? [duplicate]

Can any cookies collect my entire browsing history when they're dropped? I use CCleaner to remove all cookies after I close browser, exceptions are the sites I have accounts.
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Quick access to “Remove individual cookies” in Firefox?

What is a way to quickly open window "Remove individual cookies" in Mozilla Firefox (ideally version 57). Normal way is menu Tools > Options > Privacy & Security > link remove individual cookies. ...
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What are cookies for in a Torrent client (qBittorrent, specifically)?

I noticed that qBittorrent has in "Tools" a "Manage cookies..." section. In it, one finds the cookies stored. My questions are: What are these cookies for? Who stored them there (that is, how and ...
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How to enable First-Party Isolation in Firefox?

I heard that in Firefox 55 a new feature was introduced as a part of the Tor-Uplift project which added a feature to Firefox called "First-Party Isolation" (FPI) which in Tor is known as "Cross-Origin ...
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How can I prevent websites that use a Google Account login to log me out after a while of inactivity?

I observed that some websites that use a Google Account login, such as ShoutEngine or Zendesk, log me out of the session after a certain while of inactivity. Is there any way to configure my default ...
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Chrome incognito windows always opens a second (unwanted) tab

every time I open a new Chrome incognito window, it always open a second incognito tab. The url is: http://norde.us/topelevenchromewebstore that redirects to a facebook app link: https://www....
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Gmail won't work on Firefox Quantum because of cookies

I just updated Firefox to Firefox Quantum 57.0 64 bits and Gmail doesn't work, it shows this error: Gmail requires cookies to be enabled Cookies seem to be disabled in your browser. Gmail ...
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Cookies must be allowed skype error

I'm using Windows 8.1 and Skype version 7.40.0.103. It was working fine till yesterday, but now when I'm trying to login it's displaying cookies must be allowed I've been trying to solve this issue ...
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Can sites still retrieve cookies from me if I have “Accept Cookies from Websites” turned off?

Sometimes I turn cookies on to use a web site, but then forget to turn it off again and the result of this is that I get a blizzard of cookies until I notice and turn it off. Can web sites that have ...
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Login with Chrome to two different AWS accounts at the same time

I log in to AWS console often with two different accounts. Because of cookies, every time I log in to one account, it kicks me out from the other account. What are my options if I'd like to be able to ...
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Youtube and Netflix log me out even though I enabled cookies

I have an annoying thing here. In Firefox, I chose to delete cookies after I close firefox, and entered some exceptions which allow the cookie to be saved. This works well for some forums where I dont ...