Cookies

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Where are the cookies are stored in the machine, And what information do we get from these cookies if we open this cookies.?
ASKED: March 3, 2008  5:11 AM
UPDATED: July 18, 2010  2:09 PM

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By default the cookies are stored in:
Windows Vista: C:\Users\<i>UserName</i>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files
Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<i>UserName</i>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files

If you opened the cookies you would see what ever information the website which saved the information decided to save. Examples of information saved would include your username, password, demorgrphic information, when you’ve viewed the site, a unique id, etc.

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  • Jerry Lees
    MrDenny is right on the nose here. Some cookies are encypted, so you likely won't get much information unless you know how they store them-- which would be very hard to know unless you wrote the web site that stored them. Be sure and check out my blog here on ITKE for more Network administration and VBSCRIPT tips. The VBScript Network and Systems Administrator's Cafe
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  • Afrouz
    you can find it easily at : IE: Tools menu -> Internet Options -> General tab -> Browsing history section -> settings -> view files.
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