HTTP Cookies – Part 3 – Chrome Cookies

Chrome Location

Windows 7 onwards:

%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

Unlike Internet Explorer (and like Firefox) Chrome does not use individual text files, but instead uses a SQLite database. In order to view this you will need a SQLite browser (easy to get via Google).

Chrome Removal

As with Internet Explorer and Firefox Ctrl + Shift + Del will shortcut you to the delete history page to allow fast removal.

If your wife hasn’t just walked through the door, and you don’t know what Private Browsing is, follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Customize and control Google Chrome” menu in the top right of the browser
  • Choose “Settings” – or type “chrome://settings” in the URL bar
  • Scroll down to the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data…” button
  • Choose the appropriate tick boxes and time frame from the drop down
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