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After a scan it all said that there are a threat of tracking cookies. Should I delete my cookies? All 24 threats were tracking cookies. I really don't know what to do because this has never happened to me.

My computer also BSODed when I was playing starcraft and unpluged my headphones.

Norton says my computer is at risk. Do I need to buy Norton to fix this?
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Norton defines "tracking cookies" as things that save your password/logins/location and stuff iirc. They are not harmful, in fact, they are useful.

That's why most people tend to avoid norton.

Your PC is not at risk, listen, follow this:

1) Uninstall Norton
2) Download Microsoft Security Essentials (free)
3) Install it
4) Continue normal everyday activities whilst you are well protected (for free), with little system resource usage.
    
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