How to remove cookies in Internet Explorer

If you wonder how to remove cookies in Internet Explorer, then you should know that there are tons of utilities developed to manage and remove cookies in various browsers. One of them is Tracking Cookies Removal Tool by Security Stronghold. In this article we will show you couple of basic ways to view and remove cookies in Internet Explorer. You can either watch the video or follow simple text-image instructions.

Method 1 – How to remove cookies in Internet Explorer – Semi-automatic Way

Removing all cookies from Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 10 and 11

  1. Click on the cogwheel icon in the upper-right corner of the window and choose Internet options.
  2. internet option in internet explorer 10 and 11

  3. On General tab under Browsing history click Delete button.
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  5. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data check-box, and select Cookies and website data.
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  7. Other check-boxes are optional to choose. Click on Delete button. Click OK or Apply

Internet Explorer 8 and 9

  1. Click Tools button, and select Delete Browsing History….
  2. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data check-box, and select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History.
  3. Click Delete.

Internet Explorer 7

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper-right corner of the window, select Delete Browsing History… .
  2. In order to remove your cookies, click Delete cookies… .
  3. Click Close, and then click OK to exit.

Method 2 – How to remove cookies in Internet Explorer – Manual Way

Removing certain cookies from Internet Explorer by removing appropriate cookie files

Internet Explorer 10 and 11

  1. Click on the cogwheel icon in the upper-right corner of the window and choose Internet options.
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  3. On General tab under Browsing history click Settings button.
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  5. In Website Data Settings window click View files button.
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  7. In Temporary Internet Files folder change files view to Details and structure them by name. Locate .txt cookie files
  8. Choose cookie or group of cookies you want to remove and push Delete button on your keyboard.

Internet Explorer 8 and 9

  1. From the Tools menu, or the Tools drop-down at the upper right corner of IE window, select Internet Options.
  2. Under Browsing History, click Settings.
  3. Click View Files button.

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