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    cookies
    Im running safari 5.1
    I have used netshred to empty my cache/cookies as well as safari's delete cookies.
    but each time I re-open up safari it downloads a load of cookies again as in the the link to a screen capture album below,
    I have tried the demo version of Macscan, but it doesnt come up with anything, is there anything I can do to stop all the crap being downloaded straight off ?
    cookies pictures by negativepitch - Photobucket

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    Do you have "Top Sites" loading in Safari? If so, turn it off as that will download cookies. Also, in Safari Preferences, Security, do you have "never" accept cookies checked off?

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    cookies are selected on "block cookies from third parties etc"
    where do I find the top sites option ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by negativepitch View Post
    cookies are selected on "block cookies from third parties etc"
    where do I find the top sites option ?
    There are some top site settings in Safari preferences.

    Safari Preferences> General> New Windows open with: Change 'Top Sites' to either empty page, or a.n.other.

    Also change 'New tabs open with: ' to empty page'.

    You can also remove the icon which calls up the 'Top Sites'.

    In the Bookmarks Tab of Safari Preferences, uncheck the 'Include Top Sites'.
    Cheers.

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    already done on all accounts

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    Quote Originally Posted by negativepitch View Post
    already done on all accounts
    Hi,
    I can see you are blushing but did this help or had you already done it?

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    I had already done it all before I started the thread

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    I think I read somewhere since that it's unchangeable...

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    Hmmm...Ok, many thanks for trying though

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