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

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My Google Chrome remove cookies after I Close browser

Every time I turn off the system or the browser closes, I have to login to all sites again. I was skeptical of only one option, but the problem did not go away. please help. enter image description ...
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Can browser cookies be protected (in Firefox)?

I read an article about identity hijacking that caught my mind. Today I save my credentials locally in Firefox (using a master password). I also use multi-factor-authentication for important sites. I ...
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How can I view the content of cookies in Chrome?

I can only browse them and delete them. What I found online doesn't apply to my situation because my user interface is different. I'm using version 100.0.4896.75 on Ubuntu 20.04. I know that I can use ...
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Installing Microsoft Teams for Linux

I am looking for any way to get Teams working on my Linux installation. It is CentOS 7, with Vivaldi and Firefox. I have tried both the .rpm and the .deb files but discovered that an update to Teams ...
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Chrome deletes cookies and sessions but it shouldn't

I know the cookie setting under Settings -> privacy -> "Delete cookies after closing... . I always had that setting disabled because I don't want chrome to delete the cookies and website ...
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Do Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome share cookies and sessions?

I have been experiencing this issue lately: I logout from a website on Chrome, I am also logged out on Edge. Similarly, if I login on same website with one account on Edge and another account on ...
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Chrome doesn't save extension settings and loses state after closing all windows

In Google Chrome, when I change the setting "Site access" to "All sites" on extensions it only saves this state until I close all windows (but not necessarily quit). As an example, ...
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How to find unsaved passwords in Firefox (if possible)

I created an account for a website, but forgot to copy and save the password I used. I don't remember it because it's a bunch of random characters. I am now logged into the site, but I won't be able ...
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Delete all cookies except those from certain sites with Firefox

With Firefox, how to delete all cookies except those from a custom list of whitelisted sites? (eg. google.com, stackoverflow.com... – I want to stay logged-in) I know the "Clear all history" ...
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nasty cookies from data1.mein-bmi.com

Whenever I visit a website, it shows me that I have cookies from data1.mein-bmi.com. I wonder how I can trace the reason for this. Example to reproduce: I use Chrome on Windows to visit a web site, e....
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How do I prove that cookies saved for each container are actually separated from each other when using Firefox Multi-Account containers?

The whole idea of Multi-Account containers is to keep trackers from checking up on your browsing... the idea is to separate that shopping site from your tax and homecare browsing for example. Is there ...
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Why are Doubleclick cookies appearing on one browser and not another, for the same site?

I have a question about advertising cookies, as someone who doesn't understand them all that well, but would like to understand better how tracking works. I'm looking at this website. In Chrome on my ...
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Why is my Chrome URL bar cookie dialogue different between two profiles?

On my main profile in Google Chrome 96 (on Linux and Windows) I have "Block all cookies" set in settings. When I go to a site that tries to set cookies, I get a little cookie icon in the URL ...
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Cookies Transfer From Google Chrome To Firefox

I want to transfer few cookies from google chrome to Firefox. Could you please help me, how can I do this process?
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Trainer in a web conference able to see what participants are browsing?

Background: While listening to a training session via the bigbluebutton conference web-tool I was googling something and browsing on a webpage. Actually I was using chrome for listening to the ...
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How to save placeit account on your browser while using cookies for access?

I used placeit cookies to access a premium account and i am able to use it as long as i dont close my browser when i close my browser it stops working is there any way possible i can save that account ...
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Move HDD from one laptop to another and retain active logins?

My laptop recently died, and I plan to move the hard drive from the dead laptop to a new laptop. Will I (/can I/when can I) retain my active logins in Firefox or Chrome if I do that? (I am logged into ...
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How to keep logged in on both web:ports?

I have two instances of qBittorrent with different profiles running normally without issue on the same machine. Although profiles are stored separately, both configurations are using the same ...
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console.log (Marketo Munchkin) appeared on my drive

I hope this is the right place for this question, help me if not! I just noticed that in my root folder on my E: drive, which is NOT my system (Windows 10) partition where programs are installed but ...
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Configure Firefox so cookie management is more granular than just first domain below TLD

TL;DR folks: The actual question is bolded in the final paragraph; the rest of this is explanation so people don't assume I have an XY problem. I'm responsible for maintaining the Firefox installation ...
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Restoring Passwords in Chrome

Recent versions of Chrome have been a disaster, crashing constantly and frequently taking windows with it. I backed up everything in C:\Users\me\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data. I uninstalled ...
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Moving social networks cookies from one container to another (Firefox)

I want to move cookies of web.telegram.org and web.whatsapp.com and from one container to another in Firefox, I used the addon "Cookie Quick Manager", it lets you copy cookies from a ...
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How to prevent users from deleting cookies and browsing data on Google Chrome?

I share my computer at work and sometimes other users delete their browsing data and history. I'm the administrator and I would like to prevent anybody from being able to delete cookies and site data. ...
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Making a file cookie HTML

Is there any way I can make a file a cookie? Because the thing I'm going to store on cookie is larger than one line. I've tried these codes: document.cookie = "cookie="C:\logindata.txt";...
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What's the fastest, easiest, or most obvious way to clear cache and cookies from a site when it just redirects you to an error on a second site?

My problem scenario is one that's played out thousands of times with only minor details varying. I am using a web browser and I click a bookmark to "https://desired-site.example1.com/". I've ...
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How to to automatically refuse GDPR consent requests?

How to to automatically refuse GDPR consent requests and only opt-in strictly necessary cookies (session cookies, etc...) ? I tried the Never-Consent WebExtension on both Firefox and Chromium but it ...
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Is there a way to open incognito windows with separate cookies in Chrome?

If you open multiple incognito windows, they share the same set of cookies. I'd like to be able to open windows and have separate sets of cookies (e.g. for testing multiuser applications that require ...
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Field content from other site in hint on a site

Today on some site when I've clicked into guest name field on some site, I saw my full name as been written in state declarations and official documents and never was given on the site, yet I come the ...
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My pc is unable to keep some cookies

I do not know how to explain this problem with precise details other that it seems to mostly target login cookies so I'll try my best. The issue is that at any given time of the day some, or all, of ...
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Firefox: How to Create Shortcut or Button to "Manage Data" (cookies/storage manager)

I would like to have a button to take me here: Tools -> Options -> Privacy & Security -> (scroll down) -> Manage Data. (Load the cookie manager.) I do this continuously, and all the ...
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Switching between stackexchange accounts doesn't work on Brave but works with Chrome

My Stackexchange account was originally created on stackoverflow. That means that if I want to login to any other site, like this one, I have to use my stackoverflow credentials and then get forwarded ...
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Firefox claims I have granted extra permissions for sites and I cannot revoke them

When I visit sites like Reddit and Twitter with Firefox 86.0.1 on Windows 10 2004 moving mouse over left side of address bar bring up following tooltip: Traslated to English tooltip says: You have ...
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How do I use an older version of a website's cookies on Chrome?

I accidentally deleted a banner on PlanetMinecraft and there's no default way to get it back. It seems to have been saved via my computer's cookies instead of my account, so theoretically if I still ...
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How to fix Chrome Portable settings

Once in a while my Chrome Portable v72 on a start pretend it forgot history, cookies, bookmarks, everything, and don't let to update itself. This is a known problem with 10+ years history with Chrome, ...
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Does Keeping a Cookie "Whitelist" Slow Down Chrome?

I use Chrome so that, by default, I block all cookies, but then "whitelist" sites I use often, either fully accepting its cookies or by selecting the "clear on exit" option. As a ...
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Why was I just signed out of all my accounts?

After closing Firefox and leaving my computer for a few minutes, I suddenly found myself signed out of all my accounts - Outlook, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Stack Exchange itself. I definitely didn'...
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What do cookie warnings mean by "Legitimate Interest"?

I've had to decline/accept cookies for a while now. But something I've noticed on a handful of websites are now suggesting that the cookies have 'legitimate interest'? I have a legitimate interest in ...
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Why won't Chrome delete all my cookies when I quit?

Using the latest Google Chrome on Windows 10, Kubuntu 18.04 (Version 88.0.4324.146 (Official Build) (64-bit)) and a Chromebook (Chrome OS 88 stable) I have the same problem. I've configured Chrome to ...
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How to limit cookies of a domain only to that specific domain?

I'm using the new Edge browser, I have added only a couple of websites' cookies to be kept after browser closes and the rest are deleted. YouTube.com and Google.com cookies are among the ones that I ...
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Is there any way to whitelist specific cookies in a browser?

Is there any way to whitelist specific cookies when browsing? I know some things (chromium's built-in settings, umatrix) allow you to generally block cookies, and whitelist certain domains, but not ...
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Browser cookies inspector

In developer tools in FF under Storage, and in Chrome under Application->storage, I can see eg. cookies that is saved on a particular domain. But I must visit the domain to see all the data the ...
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What security can cookies give to my website?

I am a beginner PHP programmer and wanting to continue learning everything that catches my attention, I analyze it until I understand it. I recently came across about 2 pages online, a store and a ...
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RFC6265, cookie can track the user between two sites, HOW is it possible?

In RFC 6265 Section 7.1, it says: Particularly worrisome are so-called "third-party" cookies. In rendering an HTML document, a user agent often requests resources from other servers (...
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Is there any way to permanently retain specific cookies, when deleting all cookies on Chrome?

I am wanting to be able to delete all cookies with one button click, or even a hotkey would be better, while not deleting certain commonly used websites' cookies. More specifically, I want to save the ...
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Problems with cookies and TortoiseSVN

I use Google Chrome and I'm constantly logged off from my Google Account, but also from other websites. The other problem is that also my TortoiseSVN installation lose its user/password setting. I ...
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Don't Save Session Cookies and Cache in Incognito Chrome

Ok basically I'm using wordpress to make a website, and so I'd like to use Incognito mode to view the website as the visitor would see it (so I don't have to log off and then log back on to edit again)...
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How to import/export chrome data without any 3rd party applications/extensions?

Is there any way to import/export Google Chrome cookies from one browser or session without any third party applications? All the methods I searched involved usage of a third party extension or tool.
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Browser cookies being (selectively) reset unexpectedly

I think some browser cookies are being unexpectedly reset. How do I prevent this or figure out what is happening? I changed some settings on a few web apps. The changed settings stick for a while, but ...
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How to delete individual cookies from Firefox in Privacy Mode?

Firefox' official support states states that individual cookies can be deleted using the padlock at the left of the address bar or by the global Manage Data setting. However, when Firefox is set to ...
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How to import cookies from Safari to Chrome using a custom Chrome extension

I would like to import my cookies for a specific website from Safari to Chrome. I am currently following this answer. The main problem I'm having is I do not know how to indicate which cookies I would ...
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