A cookie is a small text file saved by a specific website with relevant information about its web page preferences and settings saved by the user. The webpage retrieves it when the user accesses the web page again. Mostly, cookies are very important for e-commerce websites and search engines. Windows tech support guidelines for enabling and adjusting cookie settings as per your preference are given below.
Enable All Cookies
Enable Cookies based on type
Enable Cookies from selected websites
These Windows tech support guidelines must have helped you adjust cookie settings in Windows Vista. Since cookies can store passwords and credit card details, it is advised not to disable cookies of websites that you use often.