What is WebtrendsLive?

WebtrendsLive seems to be an old tracking cookie that could keep information about user’s interests. As you might be aware, such data can be used for marketing purposes or to be more precise, to show you targeted advertisements, offers, and so on. While there is nothing malicious in it and lots of various web pages do so too, some users may still not like the idea they are being tracked when browsing the Internet. If you do not want to be followed by websites that could be using WebtrendsLive, you should simply erase this cookie from your browser. The instructions below the text will explain how to eliminate it and if you need more information about the application you could find it by reading the rest of our article.

Where does WebtrendsLive come from?

According to our researches at Anti-spyware-101.com, the tracking cookie might have been created by webtrends.com. We could not find any websites using WebtrendsLive at the moment of writing, but we cannot say there are no sites that could still use it to track their visitors. The file could end up on your browser if you visit a website that still uses it. However, given the cookie is old, we do not think it would be easy to encounter it. The good news is it is not difficult to remove such applications and if you want to you can even block tracking cookies; all you have to do is enable a specific feature in your browser.

How does WebtrendsLive work?

As explained earlier, WebtrendsLive should be placed on the user’s browser after entering specific websites that track their visitors with this cookie. Our researchers say it might be used to collect various data related to the user’s browsing habits or in other words anonymous information. For instance, it could be clicked advertisements, purchased goods, search phrases, and other data that does not reveal the user’s identity. The described information could be recorded in WebtrendsLive and later used by the website's creators to learn about their visitors’ interests.

To be more accurate, the tracking cookie could be used to learn about the web page’s visitors to display them more tempting advertisements, offers, and so on. Besides, such data may help the website’s developers make the site more easy to navigate or make other improvements. It is important to stress; such activities are not harmful. Nevertheless, it is understandable some of you might find it irritating and may not wish to be tracked. In which case, we would recommend removing the cookie.

How to remove WebtrendsLive?

Fortunately, WebtrendsLive is not malicious, or else its deletion process would be more complex. It can be erased as any other cookie by deleting it from the affected browser. If you have no idea how to get rid of cookies, you could follow the steps available a bit below this paragraph. Additionally, our researchers recommend blocking tracking cookies if you do not want them to settle in on your browser. What’s more, should you have more questions about the application, do not hesitate to leave us a message below.

Eliminate WebtrendsLive

Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt+X.
  2. Go to Internet Options.
  3. Select the General tab.
  4. Take a look at the Browsing History section.
  5. Press the Delete button.
  6. Choose Cookies and website data.
  7. Press Delete.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon with three dots (Open menu).
  2. Navigate to Privacy & Security.
  3. Have a look at Cookies and Site Data.
  4. Choose Manage Data to delete WebtrendsLive alone or tap Clear Data to erase all cookies.
  5. Choose Remove Selected/Clear.
  6. Tao Save Changes/Clear.

Google Chrome

  1. Press the Customize and control Google Chrome button.
  2. Navigate to Settings.
  3. Scroll down and choose Advanced.
  4. Have a look at Privacy and security.
  5. Press Clear browsing data.
  6. Mark Cookies and other site data and tap Clear data. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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