Internet Explorer: How to Enable Cookies on your web browser

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How to Enable Cookies on your web browser

Overview

What are cookies? Cookies are little pieces of data that can be stored on your web browser, used for visitor tracking purposes. Cookies cannot access your system or retrieve information that isn't already showing on your web browser. Cookies cannot access your hard drive or send information about your computer system. Cookies are just simply a data storage system.
VHL Supersite and Portales sites will operate more efficiently if your Internet browser has certain preferences set. For all supported browsers, “Cookies” must be accepted, Security should be set initially to “medium” or “default” and JavaScript should be enabled.


Quick Guide
Select web browser: WIN IE - WIN FIREFOX - MAC FIREFOXSAFARI
Windows: Internet Explorer v.6 - current version
1. Click on the Tools-menu found on top page section of Internet Explorer browser.
2. Click on the Internet Options item in the menu - a new window opens.
3. Click on the Privacy tab near the top of the window.
4. Click on the Default button to make sure the slider is set to Medium.
5. Click the Advance button and check off "Override automatic cookie handling".
6. Accept "First-party Cookies" and "Third-party Cookies" will automatically be selected.
7. Check off "Always allow session cookies".
8. Save changes by clicking OK – then click OK one the Internet Options window.
9. Close your Internet Explorer browser, restart computer and sign into your account.

Detailed Instructions
1. Click on the Tools-menu found on top page section of Internet Explorer browser.
2. Click on the Internet Options item in the menu - a new window opens.
3. Click on the Privacy tab near the top of the window.
4. Click on the Default button to make sure the slider is set to Medium.
5. Click the Advance button and check off “Override automatic cookie handling”.
6. Accept "First-party Cookies" and "Third-party Cookies" will automatically be selected.
7. Check off “Always allow session cookies”.
8. Save changes by clicking OK – then click OK one the Internet Options window.
9. Close your Internet Explorer browser, restart computer and sign into your account.