The option to manage session cookies in Internet Explorer is located in the browser’s Advanced Privacy Settings. You can access the Privacy Settings through Explorer’s Internet Options utility. Websites use session cookies to recognize and track your movement from one Web page to the next during your time on the site. If you don’t enable session cookies, a website cannot save any changes you make during your browsing session -- such as placing an item in the shopping cart of an online store.

Step 1

Press the "Alt-X" keys to open the "Tools" menu, and then choose "Internet Options."

Step 2

Select the "Privacy" tab, and then select "Advanced" in the Settings section.

Step 3

Select the "Override Automatic Cookie..." option, and then click the "Always Allow Session Cookies" option.

Step 4

Click the "OK" button, and then click the "Apply" button to save the new setting.