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Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by unregd, Oct 4, 2005.

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  1. unregd

    unregd Guest

    I have a prog WinPatrol that deletes cookies from hard drive on arrival but does not clean the temp int file. After disconnecting from the internet I delete cookies in the temp int file. So why does Adaware sometimes pick up tracking cookies in the cache why are they not deleted when I delete all cookies and is there anyway to delete them on arrival
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    ErikAlbert Registered Member

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  3. AvianFlux

    AvianFlux Registered Member

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    Best cookies solution I've found is to block all cookies, manually Allow site cookies you wish to keep in Internet Options, Privacy, Sites section, and use a cleaner to delete TIFF folders.

    CleanUp!
     
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    Very nice app that one....
     
  5. AvianFlux

    AvianFlux Registered Member

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    Yes, what seperates it from some other cleaners is the option to wipe/erase the files rather than just delete them.
     
  6. unregd

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    Thanks guys. I still do not understand why when I delete all cookies AdAware can find tracking cookies. Are they stored differently or in a different location? What is the difference between a tracking cookie and 'ordinary' cookie?
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    snowbound Retired Moderator

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    Other than what is mentioned above is there any benefit to having this app along with CCleaner?

    I'm thinking CCleaner already does a fairly good job cleaning my system and i wouldn't want to download something else that basically is going to do the same thing.


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    Not that I'm aware of. I prefer CleanUp! for its basic simplicity more than anything else.
     
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