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What are cookies

Cookies are delicious delicacies. HTTP cookies are explained in Wikipedia.

Where are cookies stored

Cookie information is stored in two files: cookies.txt and hostperm.1 (older versions used cookperm.txt instead of hostperm.1). Both of these files are located in your profile folder.

File Description
cookies.txt Holds all of your cookies, including login information, session data, and preferences.
cookperm.txt
hostperm.1
Holds preferences about which sites you allow or prohibit to set cookies, to display images, to open popup windows and to initiate extensions installation.

See also