America Online Version 5
Click on the video tutorials below to learn how to change your AOL 5 browser settings to control information about your surfing preferences and patterns. Each of the video illustrations is accompanied by step-by-step instructions in text as reference.
This video tutorial shows you how to disable cookies in your AOL 5 browser. By disabling cookies stored on your computer, you will prevent Web sites from tracking your browser as it moves Web page to Web page. Be aware that disabling cookies may make some Web pages difficult to view [More].
Prompt Before Accepting Cookies
If you simply want to know when cookies are placed on your computer you can change your settings to prompt you when a Web site is attempting to place a cookie. By selecting the "Prompt" feature shown in this video tutorial your browser will alert you to the placement of a cookie and request your permission before it is placed. Be aware that some Web sites, especially complex ones, may attempt to place several cookies per Web page. The browser will prompt you for each attempt requiring you to either accept or reject the cookie [View a simulation of several cookie prompts].