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Internet Explorer not clearing cookies after Vista upgraded to Windows 7

By beauty
Dec 23, 2010
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  1. I upgraded a machine running Vista to Windows 7. Now when I try to clear the cookies using that feature on Internet Explorer, they don't clear. I have to delete them manually.

    I am also having a problem with installing updates for programs like Adobe and the error I get is that the installer did not have permission to modify a file in a folder, but when I check the permissions for that folder, everyone has access to and can modify the folder's files.

    I am not sure if the two issues are related, but it seems to me that maybe Internet Explorer for some reason doesn't have permission to modify the cookies folder maybe?

    Any thoughts?
  2. Computerpete

    Computerpete TS Rookie Posts: 151

    If you want to clear cookies use something like ATF Cleaner or CCleaner if you have trouble with IE try Mozilla Firefox or if you prefer IE try reinstalling it.
  3. beauty

    beauty TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    thanks. I think I may try to return the system to Vista. The windows 7 upgrade stinks.


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