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The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. To learn more about what cookies are set on your computer as you browse the Web and how to manage or delete them visit www.allaboutcookies.org.