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no, no, all good - more a 'kindly reminder' if you will. :)

just thought it worth mentioning... you know... take a step back and smell the roses sort of thing...

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36 minutes ago, mta said:

no, no, all good - more a 'kindly reminder' if you will. :)

just thought it worth mentioning... you know... take a step back and smell the roses sort of thing...

Thanks mta.

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13431 Tracking Files Removed 
No kidding.  for the first time running the new update on my notebook PC, having never seen this tracking file thing. 
So these are just any files, or strictly tracking files.      

I know there's tracking cookies and I'd like to know for sure if they could display how many you have so we can go to various websites / run this after & determine which sites are dumping tracking cookies etc. 

Now there's going to be over Thirteen thousand hackers having emotional withdrawals and separation anxiety, who also need closure when they can't track my computer.     
 

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As said above that 'dumbed down' screen reports all files as 'tracking' files. (Go to Options>Advanced and select 'Advanced Report' or 'File List' instead of the dumb 'Summary').

They are all files found, cookies, logfiles, temp files, etc. not things that are actively tracking you, - it's just (misleading) advertising speak.

The file(s) it finds everytime are files that get recreated as empty files (usually by Windows) as soon as you delete them, so they always show up.

My box analogy again:

Think of these recreated files like someone putting an empty box on your desk and then coming back later and putting notes inside it; you throw the box away getting rid of the notes and they immediately put new empty box in its place, you throw that away and they immediately put a new ..............

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