One of the best cookie cleaner tools that you can use to remove them from your computer is called CCleaner. Right as soon as you finish installing CCleaner on your computer, the application will prompt you to confirm if you would like to enable the CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan or not. Most of the users that install the software usually click on the No button but we strongly recommend you to click on yes and enable the CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan.
This article will explain you what is the CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan and how is it useful in your day to day use. Most users want to remove the cookies from their computers so this is why they usually install software like CCleaner.
Each time that you visit a website (with any browser) a cookie will automatically be saved to your computer, containing all sorts of information about the website like login credentials and such. This will help the website to recognize you the next time you visit because the information from the cookie will be sent back to the website.
Usually, when a cookie is removed from your computer with a software like CCleaner it will automatically be saved again the next time that you visit the website. Doing this will cause your Firefox or Internet account log-in settings for a website to be completely removed, requiring you to enter them again. However, even if you use CCleaner to remove cookies from your computer, there is a way to keep them stored on your computer. This would require you to enable the CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan feature that comes built-in the software.
In order to keep Internet Explorer or Firefox cookies on your computer while using CCleaner, you will have to enable the CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan. You can do that by going to the Options menu from CCleaner and then to the Cookies section. In this window, CCleaner will display all the cookies that are going to be removed from your computer in the ‘Cookies to delete’ box.
If you have enabled CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan as we recommended, the application will automatically detect your cookies for Gmail, Yahoo or any other credentials based log-in website and will add them to a section called ‘Cookies to keep’. By doing this, you can be sure that your cookies will be skipped when running CCleaner.
Alternatively, you can always search manually a cookie and once you find it you can right click on it. Then you can select from the menu to keep the cookie or use the CCleaner Intelligent cookie scan option. The same applies for cookies that you do not want to keep in your computer.