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Delete all board cookies

Post by magicbutterfly » Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:13 am

What does that mean? My computer is running very slowly - will that help? Thanks!
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Re: Delete all board cookies

Post by erict » Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:29 pm

This will not help your computer run any faster. Does it run slowly only on this site?
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Re: Delete all board cookies

Post by magicbutterfly » Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:17 pm

No, it runs fine - I've been on some that are very cumbersome and slow. But my computer is old and slow, so I am looking for anything to speed it up and I've never seen the delete all board cookies note before. What does it do if I click on it? Does it delete my profile?
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Re: Delete all board cookies

Post by erict » Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:37 pm

The cookies are small files that various sites leave on your computer to identify you in the future. That is how a site knows that its you when you revisit it from the same computer. I don't see how deleting them could speed up anything though.

Perhaps browsing with Google Chrome, with Adblock add-on installed might help a bit.
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