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You can change your browser to disable cookies through a very simple procedure. Warning: disabling cookies both username and password will no longer be stored on the login box of the site.
- 1. Open Firefox
- 2. Press the "Alt" button on your keyboard
- 3. In the toolbar at the top of the browser, select "Tools" and then "Options"
- 4. Then select the "Privacy" tab
- 5. Go to "History Settings:" and then to "Use Custom Settings" . Uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" and save your preferences.
- 1. Open Internet Explorer
- 2. Click the "Tools" button and then click "Internet Options"
- 3. Select the "Privacy" tab and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or down to allow them all)
- 4. Then click OK
- 1. Open Google Chrome
- 2. Click the "Tools" icon
- 3. Select "Settings" and then "Advanced Settings"
- 4. Select "Content settings" under "Privacy"
- 5. In the "Cookies" tab you can deselect cookies and save preferences
- 1. Open Safari
- 2. Choose "Preferences" in the toolbar, then select the "Security" panel in the dialog below
- 3. In the "Accept cookies" section, you can specify if and when Safari should save cookies from websites. For more information, click the Help button (marked with a question mark)
- 4. For more information about cookies that are stored on your computer, click on "Show cookies"