Knowledgebase: Working with Browsers
Enabling Cookies & JavaScript in Internet Explorer
Posted by on 04 February 2016 02:13 PM

Cookies are small files that websites put on your computer to store information about you and your preferences.  Cookies can enhance your browsing experience better by remembering your preferences or letting you avoid signing in each time you visit certain sites.  Since cookies can track sites you visit, they can potentially put your privacy at risk but they are extremely common and very safe.

1. From the Tools menu, select Internet Options. You see the Internet Options dialog that provides a number of tabs that allow you to set your browser preferences.

2. To enable session cookies, click the Privacy tab. 

3. From the Settings section of the tab, click Advanced.

4. Locate and click the checkbox next to Always allow session cookies

5. To enable JavaScripting, click the Security tab.

6. Locate the Custom area of the Security tab, and click the Custom Level button

7. From the Security Settings dialog that opens, scroll through the options until you see Scripting

8. Check the radio buttons next to Enable Active Scripting and Scripting of Java applets

9. Click OK to accept scripting and cookie handling changes and close the Security Settings window

10. From the Internet Options dialog, click Apply to effect settings then OK to close the dialog