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#1 redhate

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 08:22 PM

No problem here I don't think, I'm just curious about something I noticed recently.

I use XP/IE8.

My cookie names used to be informatively named after the web site that created them. In the past month or so I noticed that now they are all a seemingly random string of eight characters like: XPLTA8GR.txt

Does anyone know why?

I am also getting help here diagnosing a virus so I hope that is unrelated.

I just discovered how to select cookies to exclude from deletion using CCleaner but the new names were making it hard to figure out the ones to keep.

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 09:53 PM

No problem here I don't think, I'm just curious about something I noticed recently.

I use XP/IE8.

My cookie names used to be informatively named after the web site that created them. In the past month or so I noticed that now they are all a seemingly random string of eight characters like: XPLTA8GR.txt

Does anyone know why?

I am also getting help here diagnosing a virus so I hope that is unrelated.

I just discovered how to select cookies to exclude from deletion using CCleaner but the new names were making it hard to figure out the ones to keep.



Hello,

I am not an expert but i do know that if you are receiving help with malware removal it is best that during the process you do not use CCleaner or others such as TFC unless advised to do so by your helper.

Best regards




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