How to disable cookies
in Internet Explorer, posted Oct 22nd 2011
Cookies are small pieces of information that websites save on your computer when you visit them. A cookie acts as your unique identification card, and can be used to track your activity on a certain website.
While you can disable the cookies options from your browser, this is not advisable, because some websites will not function properly.
To disable cookies in Internet Explorer browser, first step is to access the "Tools" option (or the button with the gear icon in newer versions), then click on "Internet options".
Go to the "Privacy" tab and then click the "Advanced" button.
Final step is to check the "Override automatic cookie handling" option, then disable all cookies: select "Block" on "First-party Cookies", select "Block" on "Third-party Cookies", and un-check "Always allow session cookies".