Question: Where are cookie files actually stored on the hard disk?
Answer: The actual location of cookie files depends on the user's browser and OS. For example, Netscape Navigator 4.x under Windows stored all your cookies in a single file
; a typical location of this file was the following:
Internet Explorer 4.x stored cookies for each website in separate files. The name of a cookie file might be something like this:
Newer versions of IE use a more complex directory structures for cookies and cache files.