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batpark

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Yahoo (my email provider) has told me to try clearing my cookies to fix a glitch. I went to Firefox 3.6 Tools\Clear my history and checked ALL the boxes and then the Clear Now button. But all the cookies are still there. ?????? Can you see what I am doing wrong?

Am I correct that there is no downside to clearing all the cookies, that they (somehow) get regenerated on boot? Or do I have to be selective in my clearing?
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Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.

Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.
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Thanks. Will try.

But is it ok to delete ALL the cookies, or not?
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Cookies are like a road map of where you have been on the internet. Normally they will not hurt anything and will be reconstructed when you visit sites.
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