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Q: Cookies... What are they ? ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Cookies... What are they ?
Category: Computers
Asked by: alsinger-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 06 Oct 2006 00:27 PDT
Expires: 04 Nov 2006 23:27 PST
Question ID: 771215
I use a website where one can ask a question and expect an answer
after a week or so.
The website owners have experienced some spam. They have now
introduced a safety system so users shall fill in a code - a system
called CAPTCHA.
The system works sometimes - and sometimes not.  It looks to me as if
it depends on which computer I use (I have tried to access from
borrowed computers in three countries).
And now my question:  When the system denies access it gives a message
which ends with: ".....please ensure that you have enabled cookies in
your browser".
Now - please explain what "cookies" are and please explain what I can
possibly do so I can get access ?
Subject: Re: Cookies... What are they ?
Answered By: easterangel-ga on 06 Oct 2006 01:25 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hi! Thanks for the question.

The website provides an easy explanation on what
cookies are and how they work. Please go to this link to get to know

"How Internet Cookies Work"
by Marshall Brain

In your next question, in order to access such websites, you must
enable cookies in your browser. Here are a list of instructions on how
to enable cookies according to the type of browser that you have.

How to Allow Cookies

"Enable Cookies in Firefox"

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how to enable cookies

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alsinger-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00
Thanks this useful answer.

Subject: Re: Cookies... What are they ?
From: easterangel-ga on 12 Oct 2006 00:23 PDT
Thanks for the kind words and for the tip! :)

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