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How do I stop Spybot scanning for tracking cookies?

April 20th, 2016

To disable the detection of tracking cookies during a System Scan:

  • Open Spybot by right-clicking on the Spybot icon and choosing the option to “Run as administrator”.
  • Go to System Scan.
  • The System Scan window will open and a scan will begin automatically.
  • Stop the System Scan.
  • You can then click “Disable these cookies” under the “Tracking Cookies” header.
  • This will prompt you to select the profile that you would like to prevent from accepting 3rd party cookies.
  • You can re-enable certain profiles by clicking on the dropdown arrow beside “Disable these cookies”.

Disable Tracking Cookies


FAQ Category: General, Spybot 2, System Scan