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Topic # 112668 17-Dec-2012 09:16 Send private message

Hi Guys

My MacBook running 10.7.5 has developed a problem with Cookies. When trying to adjust my google search settings or even trying to sign into GeekZone (currently using work machine) I can't get anywhere.

Google search comes up with and error that cookies aren't enabled, I had cookies enabled and private browsing turned off. This problem exists in both Safari and Firefox and affected every user on the computer.

I have tried reseting Safari, checking the disk and repairing the permissions. I am running Safari 6.0.2 and the latest version of Firefox.


Any suggestions?

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  Reply # 733399 17-Dec-2012 09:41 Send private message

Are you running any "cleaner" perhaps to protect against spyware?

Does it happen in other networks or only at work?





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  Reply # 734299 18-Dec-2012 13:12 Send private message

Is on my machine at home, I am having to post from my work computer as my home one won't let me sign into GZ. I don't use any cleaner software as most of it is rubbish.

I am very clued up on Mac's but just can't nut this one out.

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  Reply # 734314 18-Dec-2012 13:28 Send private message

Perhaps the router is configured to filter cookies and other stuff? Some Cisco/Linksys routers have this option... Here's mine for example:





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  Reply # 734567 18-Dec-2012 21:01 Send private message

Thanks Freitasm, I was just coming back to post that I had found what you had suggested on an Apple discussion, I have enabled that and it has fixed my cookies issue as well as not being able to download from the iTunes store.

Thanks for your help

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