How to Delete Cookies in Windows 7

‘Cookies’ are small text files which are created in your computer while surfing the Internet. Almost every website saves its small and most frequently requested data in form of simple codes on a PC. Removing cookies frequently is important because a bunch of these small files can eventually take up a whole lot of space in your hard disk. Follow this step by step guide to learn how to delete cookies on Windows 7.


Delete Cookies using Internet Explorer

Step # 1 – Go to the Internet Explorer options

In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to delete cookies on Windows 7 using different browsers.
In Internet Explorer, press the “Tools” button at the top right corner of the windows and click on the “Internet options”.

Open Internet Explorer options

Step # 2 – Delete all Files

In the next step, click on the “Delete” button under the “Browsing History” category.

Click on the delete button

Step # 3 – Choose the Cookies option to remove

Now make sure to select the “Cookies” option from the menu and click on the “Delete” button to delete selected files.

Select the Cookies option to delete

Delete Cookies using Google Chrome

Step # 1 – Open Google Chrome Settings

In Google Chrome, click on the “Customize” button at the top right corner of the window and click on the “Settings” option from the list.

Go to the Google Chrome settings

Step # 2 – Clear all Browsing data

Now in the Settings window, move over to the “History” tab and click on the “Clear all browsing data” button. This will help you in removing cookies along with other unused files.

Click on the ‘Clear all browsing data’ button

Step # 3 – Choose the Cookies option

Once you have clicked on the “Clear all Browsing Data” button, choose the option as “the beginning of time” and select the “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” option along with others. Now click on the “Clear browsing data” button to delete all files.

Select the cookies option to remove

Delete Cookies using Mozilla Firefox

Step # 1 – Open Mozilla Firefox options

In Mozilla Firefox, click on the “Firefox” button at the top left corner of the window and open its “Options”.

Go to Mozilla Firefox options

Step # 2 – Clear Recent History

Now in the next step, go to the “Privacy” tab and click on the “Clear your recent history” option.

Click on the ‘Clear recent history’

Step # 3 – Choose the Cookies option to delete

Now choose the option as “Everything” and select the “Cookies” option along with others. Once you have selected these options, click on the “Clear Now” button to delete all files.

Select the cookies option to remove

Delete Cookies using Opera

Step # 1 – Open up Opera Preferences

In Opera, click on the “Opera” button at the top left corner of the window, select “Settings” and click on the “Preference” option.

Go to the Opera Preferences

Step # 2 – Manage Cookies

Now under the “Advanced” tab in “Cookies” option, click on the “Manage Cookies” button.

Click on the ‘Manage Cookies’ option

Step # 3 – Delete all Cookies

Once done, click on the “Delete” button and click on the “Close” button to save these settings and exit.

Click on the ‘Delete’ button to remove all cookies