Flash Cookie Cleaner

Flash Cookie Cleaner

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 26 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    146,306
  • Date Added:
    September 25, 2009
  • File Size:
    1.21MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    343
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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Flash Cookie Cleaner offers to help clean up your computer and eliminate unwanted and unneeded cookies. While this may sound like a big task, this program breaks the job down into its simplest pieces for incredible ease.

The program's interface could not have been simpler, which was a delightful surprise. Scaled down to three simple command buttons, we were not upset that the program had no Help file or instructions, since we didn't need them. The program scanned our computer for cookies and behavior-tracking files. We were able to view each of these cookies and determine whether they held any value to us. Finally, the program deleted the cookies we selected in a matter of seconds, even though we had several hundred to clean up. This resulted in a faster-running computer and smoother Internet surfing. The program doesn't offer any special features, though we would have liked a feature to customize the delete option to ignore certain cookies. Regardless, this is a smooth-running program that performs its tasks quickly and with a minimum of fuss.

Flash Cookie Cleaner is freeware. Its simplicity and effectiveness made it a great tool, and we highly recommend it. If only it could help you eliminate unneeded cookies from your diet as easily as it does from your computer!

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"This cookie doesn't crumble!"

January 13, 2012  |  By BillNyeDSciGuy

 |  Version: Flash Cookie Cleaner 2.0

Pros

Wicked quick easy way to clean cookies, the auto clean all flash cookies is awesome!

Cons

Can't believe it's free!

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4 stars

"Simple, clean, effective"

November 08, 2011  |  By DougJH

 |  Version: Flash Cookie Cleaner 2.0

Pros

Brings cookies into one place for easy editing

Cons

Criteria for deciding which to remove are not clear; you have to recognize teh source to decide whether to delete or ignore.

Summary

Very useful if you know what you want to do.

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4 stars

"Solid stand-alone flash cookie manager."

August 26, 2011  |  By TonyBeGoode

 |  Version: Flash Cookie Cleaner 2.0

Pros

Easy to use, attractive interface, auto-updates, can be stored anywhere you like in your system, and carries a light footprint.

Cons

Advertisements on the opening splash screen (but no big deal, really)

Summary

I've been using the Firefox extension "Better Privacy" for some time now, and recently started using NirSoft's excellent "flashcookiesview", so I felt right at home with FlashCookieCleaner. The 3 programs all do the same thing, but go about it in different ways: whereas "Better Privacy" is a Firefox extension, it can only be accessed by opening the browser and drilling down a couple of menus to get to it. "flashcookieview" is more closely tied in with the OS (it displays the program interface using Notepad and stores protected cookies in your documents file) and is a fairly bare-bones program, lacking the flashy GUI that many users are accustomed to. With FlashCookieCleaner you get the benefits of the other 2 programs, including the ability to auto-clean all flash cookies, in an attractive package that's very easy to use. Simply choose the cookie you want to save and press the "Ignore" button.This moves it to the "Ignore File" , which saves the cookie and prevents future deletion by the program. Slick and easy. I'm not sure yet whether cookies in FlashCookieCleaner's Ignore File are protected from deletion by similar programs as I haven't had enough time to play with it yet; hopefully, it will be like Better Privacy, whose "protected folders" are not detected by the other programs - time will tell. In the meantime, if you don't use Firefox, ( or want another program to use for when it crashes) and prefer the look and features of a "consumer-friendly" tool (as opposed to the more technical operation and look of a "developer-type-tool), then FlashCookiesCleaner is for you. Highly recommended.

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4 stars

"Solid 6 7 8 9 10"

May 14, 2011  |  By michelvo

 |  Version: Flash Cookie Cleaner 2.0

Pros

Much better than previous version, you can save needed cookies.

Cons

As I have no cons this is ten characters + to satisfy your ridiculous minimum and be allowed to post my review.

Summary

Good product, and you can't beat the price

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher ConsumerSoft
Publisher web site http://www.consumersoft.com
Release Date September 29, 2009
Date Added September 25, 2009
Version 1.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows 3.x, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.21MB
File Name Install_Flash_Cookie_Cleaner.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 146,306
Downloads Last Week 343
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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