Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Delete Cookies fron Google Chrome

The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and possibly prepare customized Web pages for them. When you enter a Web site using cookies, you may be asked to fill out a form providing such information as your name and interests. This information is packaged into a cookie and sent to your Web browser which stores it for later use.

The next time you go to the same Web site, your browser will send the cookie to the Web server. The server can use this information to present you with custom Web pages.

If you are using a public or shared computer, you should clear all cookies when you are done browsing the Web to prevent other people from gaining access to your personal information. Any user can remove cookies from the Google Chrome Web browser.


  1. Open the Google Chrome Web browser on your PC or Mac computer.
  2. Go to "Tools" in the top menu bar and select "Options" if you are using a PC. Mac users should go to "Chrome" in the menu bar and select "Preferences."
  3. Click on the "Under the Hood" tab at the top of the window.
  4. Press the "Content Settings" button.
  5. Navigate to the "Cookies" tab in the pop-up window.
  6. Hit the button labeled "Show cookies and other site data."
Click on the "Remove All" button and then hit "Close" to return to the main Chrome window. All website cookies have now been cleared.