How to control & disable cookies in Internet Explorer for Windows

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How to disable all cookies

  1. Select the gear in the upper-right corner of the screen, then select “Internet Options“. If you have the Menu Bar enabled, you can select “Tools>Internet Options“.
  2. Click the “Privacy” tab.
  3. Select the “Advanced” button.
  4. Under “First-party Cookies” and “Third-party Cookies“, choose Block to automatically block cookies or Prompt to prompt with each cookie request.
  5. Click “OK” and you have successfully set your cookie settings in IE11.

How to disable third-party cookies

  1. Select the gear in the upper-right corner of the screen, then select “Internet Options“. If you have the Menu Bar enabled, you can select “Tools>Internet Options“.
  2. Click the “Privacy” tab.
  3. Select the “Advanced” button.
  4. Under “Third-party Cookies“, choose Block to automatically block cookies or Prompt to prompt with each cookie request.
  5. Click “OK” and you have successfully set your cookie settings in IE11.

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