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Windows 7: cookies

16 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7

If you delete cookies and temp internet files, some sites still know who you are. How is that possible? Just curious? thanks

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16 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

Some websites will recognize your IP address
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16 Dec 2010   #3


Others use "Super / Flash Cookies" that you don't clear by the normal means. An article on them:- Super Cookies Lurk in Your Browser – The Blogs at HowStuffWorks
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16 Dec 2010   #4

windows 7

Thanks for the replys, just curious. Have a good day.
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16 Dec 2010   #5

windows 7

I deleted my hidden cookies. The site I was looking for wasn't listed, guess they were using IPC address? My computer has ( in-private browsing), never used it, it works, the site doesn't know who I am. After looking around, a proxy server, will work also, depending on which one you use. It will hide your ipc address.

I have no reason to hide my ipc address, not trying to do anything illegal. Just wondered how some sites always knew who I was, even with deleting cookies? Now I know, thanks again.
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