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Enabling Cookies

An Important Note about Changing Browser Settings/Configurations

The internet browser settings and configurations we suggest in this article relate to the optimum performance of the LexisNexis® family of web-based products only. The settings you choose in configuring your browser directly affect all of the internal and external browser-based applications you use. You should always check with your Network Administrator or your PC/IT team before you change any system setting or configuration. If you have questions or concerns about the browser settings you should use with your LexisNexis® products, please contact our Customer Support team.

The LexisNexis® services only connect with internet browsers that accept cookies. Take the following steps as appropriate for your browser to enable cookies:

NOTE: Not all LexisNexis products support all the browsers referred to on this page.

Microsoft® Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer 6.0
Internet Explorer 7.0
Internet Explorer 8.0

America Online®
AOL 9.0
 
 

FireFox®
Firefox 3.0
Firefox 3.5
 
 
 
Macintosh Browsers
Safari 3.0 for Macintosh
Safari 4.0 for Macintosh
Safari 5.0 for Macintosh
Firefox 3.0 for Macintosh
Firefox 3.5 for Macintosh

Netscape® Navigator
Netscape Navigator 9.x


Safari® for Windows®
Safari 3.0 for Windows
Safari 4.0 for Windows
Safari 5.0 for Windows


Internet Explorer 6.0

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Internet Explorer.
  3. Click Tools on the menu bar and select Internet Options.
  4. Click the Privacy tab and click Advanced.
  5. Check the box next to Override Automatic Cookie Handling.
  6. Select Accept under First-party Cookies.
  7. Select Accept under Third-party Cookies.
  8. Check the box next to Always Allow Session Cookies.
  9. Click OK to close the Advanced Privacy Settings window.
  10. Click OK to close the Internet Options window.

NOTE:

If you do not want to accept cookies for all web sites, you can add the LexisNexis domains to your browser's trusted sites.

 

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Internet Explorer 7.0

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Internet Explorer.
  3. Click Tools on the menu bar and select Internet Options.
  4. Click the Privacy tab and click Advanced.
  5. Check the box next to Override Automatic Cookie Handling.
  6. Select Accept under First-party Cookies.
  7. Select Accept under Third-party Cookies.
  8. Check the box next to Always Allow Session Cookies.
  9. Click OK to close the Advanced Privacy Settings window.
  10. Click OK to close the Internet Options window.

NOTE:

If you do not want to accept cookies for all web sites, you can add the LexisNexis domains to your browser's trusted sites.

 

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Internet Explorer 8.0

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Internet Explorer.
  3. Click Tools on the menu bar and select Internet Options.
  4. Click the Privacy tab and click Advanced.
  5. Check the box next to Override Automatic Cookie Handling.
  6. Select Accept under First-party Cookies.
  7. Select Accept under Third-party Cookies.
  8. Check the box next to Always Allow Session Cookies.
  9. Click OK to close the Advanced Privacy Settings window.
  10. Click OK to close the Internet Options window.

NOTE:

If you do not want to accept cookies for all web sites, you can add the LexisNexis domains to your browser's trusted sites.

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Netscape® Navigator 9.X

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Netscape Navigator.
  3. Click Tools on the menu bar and select Options.
  4. Click the Privacy icon.
  5. Check the box next to Accept cookies from sites.
  6. Click OK.

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Firefox 3.0

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Firefox.
  3. Click Tools on the menu bar and select Options.
  4. Click the Privacy icon.
  5. Check the box next to Accept cookies from sites under the Cookies section.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Firefox 3.5

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Firefox.
  3. Click Tools on the menu bar and select Options.
  4. Click the Privacy icon.
  5. Check the box next to Accept cookies from sites under the Cookies section.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Safari 3.0 for Windows

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Safari.
  3. Click Edit on the menu bar menu and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Security icon.
  5. Under Accept Cookies choose one of the following: Always or Only from Sites that you Navigate to.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Safari 4.0 for Windows

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Safari.
  3. Click Edit on the menu bar and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Security icon.
  5. Under Accept Cookies choose one of the following: Always or Only from Sites that you Navigate to.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Safari 5.0 for Windows

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Safari.
  3. Click Edit on the menu bar and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Security icon.
  5. Under Accept Cookies choose one of the following: Always or Only from Sites that you Navigate to.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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AOL 9.0

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open AOL browser.
  3. Click Start, select Settings and Control Panel.
  4. Double-click Internet Options.
  5. Click the Privacy tab and click Advanced.
  6. Check the box next to Override Automatic Cookie Handling.
  7. Select Accept under First-party Cookies.
  8. Select Accept under Third-party Cookies.
  9. Check the box next to Always Allow Session Cookies.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click OK.

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Safari 3.0 for Macintosh

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Safari.
  3. Click the Safari menu and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Security icon.
  5. Select Always next to Accept Cookies.
  6. Click the Red ball in the top left corner to close the Safari Preferences window.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Safari 4.0 for Macintosh

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Safari.
  3. Click the Safari menu and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Security icon.
  5. Select Always next to Accept Cookies.
  6. Click the Red ball in the top left corner to close the Safari Preferences window.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Safari 5.0 for Macintosh

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Safari.
  3. Click the Safari menu and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Security icon.
  5. Under the Accept Cookies section, select either Always or Only From Sites I visit. Choose Never to disable cookies.
  6. Click the Red ball in the top left corner to close the Safari Preferences window.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Firefox 3.0 for Macintosh

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Firefox.
  3. Click the Firefox menu and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Privacy icon. Under History, click the arrow to change the setting for Firefox will: and select Use Custom Settings For History.
  5. Check the box next to Accept Cookies From Sites.
  6. Click the X icon on the top left side of the Cookies window to close it.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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Firefox 3.5 for Macintosh

  1. Close all browsers.
  2. Open Firefox.
  3. Click the Firefox menu and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Privacy icon. Under History, click the arrow to change the setting for Firefox will: and select Use Custom Settings For History.
  5. Check the box next to Accept Cookies From Sites.
  6. Click the X icon on the top left side of the Cookies window to close it.
  7. Close and reopen the browser.

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