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REGISTER.COM Cookie

How to Remove REGISTER.COM Cookie from Your Computer

You can effectively remove the register.com cookie from your computer with Exterminate It!.

After installing the program, run a scan to display the register.com cookie in the Scan Result screen and remove this file. For information on running scans and removing the items found, see the Exterminate It! Help.

Please note, that during the removal of the register.com cookie using Exterminate It!, the cookie is only temporarily removed and it will be automatically recreated when you visit the register.com website again, or when you visit any other website that uses any of the register.com components.

For information on how to permanently prevent the register.com cookie from being recreated, refer to Permanent Blocking of register.com Cookie section.

Tracking Cookie

Normally, cookies, which are small text files that certain Web sites leave on computers to store information identifying users and customize Web site content for them (such as the user’s Web site settings and preferences, a list of visited pages, computer details, and shopping card information), are harmless. However, some cookies may be used to track and transmit browsing preferences or other private information to online marketers and spammers.

Be Aware of the Following Tracking Cookie Companions:

TrafficSyndicate, mytrix.com, 411affiliates.ca, webdiversity.co.uk, About.com.

How Did REGISTER.COM Cookie Appear at My PC?^

The following are the most likely reasons why your computer got populated with register.com cookie:

  • You have directly visited register.com
  • A website that you have visited uses some of the components (pages, files, images, and so on) of the register.com website
  • A software application with Internet-enabled functionality that had previously accessed the register.com website was running on your PC (in this case, the register.com cookie will be saved in Internet Explorer)

Detect / Delete REGISTER.COM Cookie^

You can detect the presence of the register.com cookie in your system using the Exterminate It! Antimalware. This way, the detection and removal will be performed automatically.

Alternatively, you can manually perform the following steps, depending on the browser you are using:

To detect / delete register.com cookie in Internet Explorer

  1. Click the Tools menu item and choose Internet Options
  2. Under Browsing History, click Settings
  3. Click View Objects or View Files
  4. Check if for the register.com cookie is present on the list

    You can identify the register.com cookie files by checking the file names beneath the Name or Internet Address column. The files will contain the Cookie: register.com element.

  5. To delete the register.com cookie:
    1. Select it from the list
    2. Choose Delete from the File menu

To detect / delete register.com cookie in Mozilla Firefox

  1. From the Tools menu, select Options
  2. In the upper section of the Options window, click Privacy
  3. In the Cookies tab, click Show Cookies or remove individual cookies link
  4. In the Cookies window, enter register.com in the Search field and run a search, or you can scroll down the list to check whether the register.com cookie is present there
  5. To delete the register.com cookie:
    1. Select it from the list
    2. Press Remove Cookie button

To detect / delete register.com cookie in Google Chrome

  1. From the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar choose Settings
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings... link
  3. In the Privacy section, click Content settings
  4. Click All cookies and site data... button
  5. Start typing register.com cookie name in the Search cookies field and cookie list will be automatically filtered, or you can scroll down the list to check whether the cookie exists
  6. To delete the register.com cookie:
    1. Hover the mouse cursor over cookie name in the list to highlight it
    2. Click X button that appears on the right corner

Permanent Blocking of REGISTER.COM Cookie on Your PC^

Below, you will find instructions on how to block the register.com cookie permanently in the Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.

Note: The blocking of the register.com cookie may result in the register.com website working in your browser incorrectly or not working at all.

To block register.com cookie in Internet Explorer

  1. From the Internet Explorer Tools menu , select Internet Options
  2. Select the Privacy tab, and then click Sites. The Per site privacy actions window will be displayed
  3. In the Per site privacy actions window, enter register.com in the Address of Web site field
  4. Click Block

To block register.com cookie in Mozilla Firefox

  1. From the Tools menu, select Options
  2. In the upper section of the Options window, click Privacy
    1. In the History group choose Use custom settings for history item from the Firefox will field and Click on Exceptions
    2. For older Firefox versions in the Cookies tab, click Exceptions
  3. In the new Exceptions - Cookies window, enter register.com in the Address of Website field and click Block or Disable

To block register.com cookie in Google Chrome

  1. From the Chrome menu , on the browser toolbar, choose Settings
  2. Click Show Advanced Settings... link
  3. In the Privacy section, click the Content settings
  4. Click Manage Exceptions... button
  5. Enter register.com in the Hostname pattern (located at the left corner)
  6. Choose Block from the Behavior field (on the right)