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- Spybot S&D can't see my Firefox cookies
December 18, 2004, 3:10 am
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forced to reinstall XP from scratch onto the same C drive. I then
reinstalled Spybot S&D v1.3, but now it only detects MSIE cookies,
nothing at all from Firefox, my main browser. A check within Firefox
shows there to indeed be many cookies there.
When I say "can't see" the cookies, I mean that when in Spybot Advanced
mode I look under Settings / Ignore cookies, and only the IE cookies
appear for me to check or uncheck. Before my upgrade and XP reinstall,
Spybot was able to see cookies from both IE and Firefox.
One thing that did happen after reinstalling XP is that under the
Documents and Settings folder, three new folders were created: All
Users.WINDOWS, Default User.WINDOWS, and a last one with my user name
appended to my computer's name. The previous similar folders remain.
for their settings, but it's hard to say for sure, or even whether this
is related to the problem I'm having with Spybot.
Is there a way to tell Spybot where to look for cookies, or to
otherwise find all my cookies?
- Michael J. Pelletier
December 19, 2004, 5:26 am