Why 2 cookie folders in XP?



Jim Murphy
07-09-2005, 09:09 PM
Would someone please explain the XP cookie storage system to me? Why
does XP store cookies in two locations?

There is a cookie folder in C:\\Documents and Settings\Owner in which
the cookies appear to be listed in separate files in alphabetical order.

There is also a list of cookies in Temporary Internet Files that seems
to have the cookies listed in the order in which they were acquired BUT
which also seems to contain cookies ( not files) that do not exist in
the folder in "Docs and Settings".

Is there a difference between these two lists and, if so, what might it
be?

Jim Murphy

Thorsten Matzner
07-09-2005, 09:09 PM
no_working_mailbox@webtv.net (Jim Murphy) wrote:

>Would someone please explain the XP cookie storage system to me? Why
>does XP store cookies in two locations?
>
>There is a cookie folder in C:\\Documents and Settings\Owner in which
>the cookies appear to be listed in separate files in alphabetical order.
>
>There is also a list of cookies in Temporary Internet Files that seems
>to have the cookies listed in the order in which they were acquired BUT
>which also seems to contain cookies ( not files) that do not exist in
>the folder in "Docs and Settings".

This is by design. Empty the TIF folder to clear all the Cookies.
Further help with the IE is available from
news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser.

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Jim Murphy
07-09-2005, 09:09 PM
Thank you for your reply, but when I click the link in your response, I
receive a message that the group does not exist.

Thorsten Matzner wrote:

"This is by design. Empty the TIF folder to clear all the Cookies.
Further help with the IE is available from
news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser
"

Jim Murphy

78 and counting
07-09-2005, 09:09 PM
Works fine for me.


"Jim Murphy" <no_working_mailbox@webtv.net> wrote in message
news:2531-42834063-15@storefull-3151.bay.webtv.net...
> Thank you for your reply, but when I click the link in your response, I
> receive a message that the group does not exist.
>
> Thorsten Matzner wrote:
>
> "This is by design. Empty the TIF folder to clear all the Cookies.
> Further help with the IE is available from
> news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser
> "
>
> Jim Murphy
>

Nepatsfan
07-09-2005, 09:09 PM
Try either of these:

http://support.microsoft.com/newsgroups/newsReader.aspx?lang=en&cr=US&dg=microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser&sloc=en-us

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/newsgroups/reader.mspx?dg=microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser&lang=en&cr=US
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Nepatsfan
"Jim Murphy" <no_working_mailbox@webtv.net> wrote in message
news:2531-42834063-15@storefull-3151.bay.webtv.net...
> Thank you for your reply, but when I click the link in your
> response, I
> receive a message that the group does not exist.
>
> Thorsten Matzner wrote:
>
> "This is by design. Empty the TIF folder to clear all the
> Cookies.
> Further help with the IE is available from
> news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser
> "
>
> Jim Murphy
>


Why 2 cookie folders in XP?