Thanks for the lead.....I went there to download it, but found it is only useful for Internet Explorer. I use IE only one those once-a-year occasions when the site requires it, and Netscape or Mozilla are not supported. ````` Bill Lurie Spider wrote: > > >Of all the things that you are vulnerable to on the Internet these days, >cookies would have to rank at the bottom of the list. They generally are >not harmful and in most cases are actually helpful in websites that you >visit frequently. They have the ability to let you customize the look of a >website and "remember" your settings each time you visit. IMHO the best >setting for IE in Tools / Internet Options on the privacy tab is to choose >"Custom" settings. Over ride IE's cookie handling and set it to accept 1st >party cookies and block 3rd party cookies. Third party cookies are where >you will get most of the tracking cookies that are detected by >spybot/ad-aware scans. My favorite free software for controlling cookies is >called Cookie Wall by Analog X. You can get it here: >http://www.analogx.com/contents/download/network/cookie.htm I just let it >run on startup and occasionally open it up and look at the cookies it >gathers. If they are sites I visit regularly I move them to the right side >and keep them. If they are obvious advertising type of cookies I move them >to the left to block them. I simply delete all others occasionally. I like >it because it allows me to purge my system of most cookies without having to >delete the ones I know I want. > > > >Spider >http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/spiderweb1.htm > > >-----Original Message----- >From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >[mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of >yyixi001@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx >Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2004 8:44 PM >To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [24hoursupport] cookies > > >Everytime I use IE and surf, I end up with cookies with my first initial and >last name on them. I want to anonymize this. Where do I find this entry in >my pc and change it to a meaningless ID? I am running Windows 98. > > > > -- William B. Lurie For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.