Cookies Information

How to Enable Cookies

To enable cookies, follow the instructions below for the browser version you are using.

Mozilla Firefox (1.0 final release and earlier)

  • Go to the “Tools” menu.
  • Select “Options”.
  • Select the “Privacy” icon in the left panel.
  • Check the box corresponding to “Allow sites to set cookies”.
  • Click “OK” to save changes.

Netscape 7.1/Mozilla 5.0

  • Select “Preferences” from the Edit menu.
  • Click on the arrow next to “Privacy & Security” in the scrolling window to expand.
  • Under “Privacy & Security”, select “Cookies.”
  • Select “Enable all cookies”.
  • Click “OK”.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0+

  • Select “Internet Options” from the Tools menu.
  • Click on the “Privacy” tab.
  • Click the “Default” button (or manually slide the bar down to “Medium”) under “Settings”.
  • Click “OK”.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x

  • Select “Internet Options” from the Tools menu.
  • Click on the “Security” tab.
  • Click the “Custom Level” button.
  • Scroll down to the “Cookies” section.
  • To enable:
    • Set “Allow cookies that are stored on your computer” to “Enable”.
    • Set “Allow per-session cookies” to “Enable”.
  • Click “OK”.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x

  • Select “Internet Options” from the View menu.
  • Click on the “Advanced” tab.
  • Scroll down to find “Cookies” within the “Security” section.
  • To enable:
    • Select “Always accept cookies”.
  • Click “OK”.

Netscape Communicator 4.x

  • Select “Preferences” from the Edit menu.
  • Find the “Cookies” section in the “Advanced” category.
  • To enable:
    • Select “Accept all cookies” (or “Enable all cookies”).
  • Click “OK”.

FireFox 1.5.0.1

  • From the Menu Bar, choose “Tools”
  • Choose “Options”
  • Click on the “Privacy” icon
  • Click on the “Cookies” tab
  • Be sure there is a check in the box beside “allow sites to set cookies”

FireFox 1.0

  • From the Menu Bar, choose “Tools”
  • Choose “Options”
  • Choose “Privacy”
  • Click on the “+” sign to open the Cookie folder
  • Make sure there is a check mark in the “allow sites to set cookies” box
  • Click “OK”

Mozilla 1.7

  • From the Menu Bar, choose “Tools”
  • Choose “Cookie Manager”
  • Be sure that “Use Default Cookie Permissions” has a bullet beside it
  • If it does not, then click beside this option
  • If successful, you will see a confirmation message

Netscape 7.1

  • Verify that your browser is at the K-State Libraries Home Page: http://www.lib.ksu.edu
  • From the Menu Bar, choose “Tools”
  • Choose “Cookie Manager”
  • Make sure “Unblock cookies from this site” is greyed out
  • If it is not, then choose “Block cookies from this site”
  • If successful, you will see a confirmation message

Netscape Browser 8.0 or later

  • In Netscape Browser, click Options on the Tools menu.
  • Click the Site Controls icon.
  • Tick Allow cookies.
  • Click OK.

Opera 8.0 or later

  • In Opera, open the Quick preferences menu on the Tools menu.
  • If Enable cookies is not already ticked then tick Enable cookies on the Quick preferences menu.

Opera 7.x

  • In Opera, click Preferences on the File menu.
  • Click Privacy.
  • Tick Enable cookies.
  • Select Automatically accept all cookies.
  • Select Accept from all servers.
  • Click OK.

Mac IE 5.x

  • Click Edit
  • Select Preferences
  • Under the Receiving Files option, select Cookies
  • Under “When receiving cookies:” select the desired level of cookie acceptance
  • Under “When receiving cookies:” select the desired level of cookie acceptance
  • Click OK to finish

Mac IE 4.x

  • Go to My AOL on the menu bar
  • Pick WWW
  • Go to the Advanced Settings option on the Category menu
  • Click “Cookies”
  • When receiving cookies: Click “Never Ask”
  • Click OK

AOL 9.0

  • From the AOL Toolbar, select Settings.
  • Select Internet [Web] Options
  • Select Use your Internet Explorer Settings to set advanced browser options.
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Select Advanced
  • Deselect override automatic cookie handling button
  • Click OK to exit.

AOL 8.0

  • From the AOL Toolbar, select Settings.
  • Select Preferences
  • Select Internet Properties (WWW)
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Select Advanced
  • Deselect override automatic cookie handling button
  • Click OK to exit.

AOL 7.0 with IE 6.x

  • From the AOL Toolbar, select Settings.
  • Select Preferences
  • Select Internet Properties (WWW)
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Select Advanced
  • Deselect override automatic cookie handling button
  • Click OK to exit.

AOL 7.0 with IE 5.5

  • From the AOL Toolbar, select Settings.
  • Select Preferences
  • Select Internet Properties (WWW)
  • Select the Security tab
  • Select the Custom Level tab
  • Under “Allow Cookies that are stored on your computer” click “Enable”
  • Under “Allow per-session cookies (not stored)” click “Enable”
  • Select OK, Yes you want to save the settings

AOL 6.0

  • From the AOL Toolbar, select Settings
  • Select Preferences
  • Select Internet Properties (WWW)
  • Select the Security tab
  • Select the Custom Level tab
  • Under “Allow Cookies that are stored on your computer” click “Enable”
  • Under “Allow per-session cookies (not stored)” click “Enable”
  • Select OK, Yes you want to save the settings

AOL 5.0

  • Go to My AOL
  • Pick WWW
  • Click the Security tab
  • Go to Custom Level
  • Scroll down to find Cookie
  • Click “Enable”
  • Click OK

AOL 4.0

  • Click on Preferences
  • Select on the WWW button
  • Click on the Advanced tab
  • Select the “Accept all cookies” checkbox
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