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How do I enable cookies in my web browser?

See the instructions below on how to enable cookies in Internet Explorer and Netscape.  If you are an AOL user, click here for instructions.

Internet Explorer 6.x (Windows):

  1. Select the Internet Options option from the Tools menu.
  2. Click on the Privacy tab and then click the Advanced button.
  3. In the Advanced Privacy Settings window, check the box marked Override automatic cookie handling, and then select one of the choices presented.
  4. Click the OK button to close the window.
  5. Click the OK button to finish.

Internet Explorer 5.x (Windows):

  1. Select the Internet Options option from the Tools menu.
  2. Click on the Security tab and then on Custom Level...
  3. Scroll down to the Cookies option, and select one of the choices presented.
  4. Click the OK button to finish.

Internet Explorer 5.x (Mac):

  1. Select the Preferences option from the Edit menu.
  2. Select the Receiving Files option and then select Cookies.
  3. Next to When receiving cookies:, select the desired level of cookie acceptance.
  4. Click the OK button to finish.
     

Internet Explorer 4.5 (Mac):

  1. Select the Preferences option from the Edit menu.
  2. Select the Receiving Files option and then select Cookies.
  3. In the list, select the cookie whose setting you want to change.
  4. Click the Accept Cookie button. The actual text on the button will change depending on the state of the cookie that you have selected.
     

Internet Explorer 4.x (Windows):

  1. Select the Internet Options option from the View menu.
  2. Click on the Advanced tab and scroll down to the Security option, and select Cookies.
  3. Click on the appropriate radio button to enable or disable cookies. You can also select to be prompted each time a cookie is delivered to your computer.

Netscape 7.x (Windows & Mac):

  1. Select Preferences from the Edit menu.
  2. Select the Privacy & Security category in the Preferences window. You can do this by double-clicking on Privacy & Security.
  3. A list of options will display. Select the Cookies subcategory.
  4. Select one of the options below:

Netscape 6.x (Windows & Mac):

  1. Select Preferences from the Edit menu.
  2. Open the Privacy & Security category in the Preferences window. You can do this by double-clicking on Privacy & Security.
  3. A list of options will drop down. Select the Cookies subcategory.
  4. Select the option labeled Enable all cookies on the right.
  5. If you wish to be warned before a cookie is stored, check the box beside Warn me before storing a cookie.
  6. Click the OK button to finish. 
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