How to Find the Cookies on a HP Laptop?

By Michelle Varsallona

Cookies are temporary Internet files that are stored to your computer's hard drive every time you view a site. Information from each site is stored on small files in the "Temporary Internet Files" folder. If your internet seems to be running slower than normal or you need to clear some space on your Windows HP laptop, deleting your cookies is the first step you should take.

Step 1

Click the "Start" menu button at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2

Select "Control Panel."

Step 3

Click "Security."

Step 4

Choose "Internet Options."

Step 5

Click "Settings" under "Browsing history" in the "General" tab of the "Internet Properties" window that appears.

Step 6

Click "View Files" to open the temporary folder that the cookies are stored in.