Cookies and Internet Temp Files

posted by Firas Sameer on October 15, 2010 in SW/HD Maintenance with 0 comments
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What does Cookies, Cache and Internet temporary files mean?

Internet cookiesEvery time you open a webpage using a browser to read your email or to purchase something online, viewing the weather online, reading the latest news or reading the sports, that information is stored on your computer and Windows operating system for later use.

All the information described above is what we call cache files or Temporary Internet files.

Many websites stores special files on your computer called cookies which includes information you’ve used in some websites like application forms or accessing accounts forms such as user names and passwords (especially when the website asks you to save or to remember those information), personal information when you use some registration forms ….etc.

Cookies are used by almost all websites and no matter which Internet browser you are using as they will be used by default unless you edit your browser settings.

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