Enabling Cookies for Desktop & Laptops

Many of Corexcel’s online courses require cookies to be enabled. They are used primarily to improve performance and functionality within our courses. This post contains directions for enabling cookies on desktop and laptop computers. If you plan to take a course using a tablet or mobile device, see our post on enabling cookies on mobile devices.

Follow the instructions for the browser you intend on using for the course.

Google Chrome

  • Click the menu button (3 vertical dots in the right corner of the browser)
  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the word Advanced (additional settings should display)
  • Scroll down and click Content Settings
  • Click Cookies
  • Make sure Allow sites to save and read cookie data is enabled

Chrome Cookie Settings


  • Click the “hamburger” menu in the upper right corner of the browser (3 vertical lines on top of each other)
  • Choose Options from the menu
  • Select Privacy & Security
  • Under the Cookies and Site Data heading make sure Accept cookies and site data from websites is selected

Firefox Cookie Settings

Internet Explorer

  • On the Tools menu choose Internet Options
  • Click the Privacy tab
  • Under the Settings heading click the Advanced button
  • You may have to check the Override automatic cookie handling box, if your version of Internet Explorer has that option. (not depicted below)
  • Make sure Accept is selected under First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies
  • Click OK and then OK again

Internet Explorer Cookie Settings


  • Click the Settings button in the upper-right corner of the browser (gear icon with an arrow to the right of the image)
  • Choose Preferences
  • Click the Privacy icon
  • Under Block cookies make sure Never is selected
  • Close the window

Safari Browser Cookie Settings

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