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Manage Cookies: Firefox 2.0

What can I do to Stop, Clear or Delete cookies being installed on my Firefox 2.0+ / 3.0+ / 4.0+/ browser?

If you are using Firefox 2.0+ / 3.0+ / 4.0+/ to disable cookies:

  • Go to 'Tools' in the menu bar
  • Click on 'Options'
  • Click on 'Privacy Tab'
  • Disable the box that says 'Accept Cookies From sites'

To clear existing cookies:

  • Go to 'Tools' in the menu bar
  • Click on 'Options'
  • Click on 'Privacy Tab'
  • Click on "Clear Now"
  • Select "Cookies"
  • Click on "Clear Private Data Now"

This procedure will stop sites from installing cookies on your firefox browser.

Visual demonstration on Managing Cookies in Firefox

To Disable Cookies

1.Go to 'Tools' in the menu bar and click 'Options'
2.On the Options box and click 'Privacy Tab'
3.Disable the box that says 'Accept cookies from sites'

To Clear or Delete Cookies

4.From Step 2 Click 'Show Cookies' button
5.On the popup To Delete All Cookies at the bottom Click 'Remove All Cookies' button
6.On the popup To Delete A Specific Cookie, Select a website and click 'Remove Cookies' button

Managing Cookies from the Latest Firefox 8.0 Browser

You can specify your cookie options under Firefox 8.0 by selecting Tools -> Options -> Privacy. On the Privacy box, you can disallows websites from tracking you by checking on the “Tell web site I do not want to be tracked” under Tracking. But even if you are tracked, you can go to the linked “remove individual cooker” which opens up a new dialog box containing the websites and their respective cookie files saved by the browser.

You can individually delete the cookies, search for specific cookie or just delete all of the with one click.

Stop cookies being installed on other browsers

To find out your browser Click "What is my Browser"