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#1 swas

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 05:08 PM

Hi everyone :thumbsup: The past few times I have ran ewido anti-malware, It finds several "tracking cookie Tacoda" instances. I've tried running ewido immediatly after ccleaner, but this tracking cookie tacoda is still there. I guess I don't understand why ccleaner hasn't deleted it. I've tried running in safe mode, and also shutting off system restore to prevent it from being backed up. Any suggestions???

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 06:27 PM

If you are allowing Ewido to quarantine or delete the tracking cookie, then you may be allowing the cookie to be installed when you surf the web, or visit a familiar site.
Remember that definitions about tracking cookies may very well vary between companies; that is one reason for using several anti-spyware applications, since each will search for and find instances of slightly different sets.
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Posted 05 November 2006 - 06:45 PM

How to block third party cookies in Internet Explorer:
Click start/control panel/double click Internet Options/click privacy tab/click advanced/check override automatic cookie handling/uncheck always allow session cookies/select block third-party cookies/click OK
Third-party cookies track your use of the Internet for advertising purposes. That is why they are considered adware/spyware.

In Firefox click on tools/click options/choose cookie tab/check allow sites to set cookies/check for the originating site only/in keep cookies window choose ask me every time (this will allow you to decide whether to accept first party cookies or not on the site you are viewing. Firefox will remember what you chose when you next visit the same site.)
Click OK
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Posted 05 November 2006 - 08:50 PM

Hi guys, thanks for the help. The only program I use that picks this up is ewido, so I guess it really isn't that big of a deal. I did change the IE settings so I'll see if that helps

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Posted 06 November 2006 - 01:16 PM

Might want to consider using a "cookie manager", such as the Good & FREE
"CookieWall", best downloaded from :
http://www.spychecker.com/program/cookiewall.html !?

There is info about the program there AND on the program's
"original" site at www.analogx.com .




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