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Why Spybot Search & Destroy apps detects MSSQL cookies

When clicking "Disable these  Cookies" we get a message of 3rd cookies to select (see below).   We noticed that all are SQL.  Can some EE explain why these cookies?  Why SQL have 3rd party cookies? - please shed some light on the topic

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did you run SQL Express management via web before running the scan?
spybot isnt as good anymore try using free online scanner nod32
You would have to make an exclusion for the cookies.  Old versions of Symantec Endpoint used to do this as well
not that i know but try it you may change your antivirus program after you yse it :)
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Thank you guys, but my question is Why Spybot detects these MSSQL cookies.
Look under the SpyBot settings and preferences for Exclusions as I note above.

This is an older product. If the settings are not there (not available to set) then you may need to change your Anti Virus.
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Understood; i just wanted to know the why, why it’s being detected.  Did some search with no results, thus went to EE.
>  my question is Why Spybot detects these MSSQL cookies.

that's why i asked below question in the first comment.

did you run SQL Express management via web before running the scan?
it is a fault of the product, these are called false positives. This is why it happens. To resolve it follow the procedures suggested by the experts mentioned above.
> it is a fault of the product, these are called false positives.

that's exactly what i am thinking about and what i want to investigate why. i guess the author accessed SQL Express management via web on the local computer, which might leave some cookies remaining and detected by Spybot - which will be false positive.
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Did not run SQL Express management via web before running the scan (never ran via web).
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Our question is more on why my SQL have 3rd party cookies detected or why listed as seen below?

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what’s your Windows version? i will try installing SQL Express 2016 an reproducing the symptom.
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Hi,

Windows 10 Pro.

My question is why?  As to my knowledge SQL use is local here we don’t use SQL access databases via the web or VPN.

My question is why do this message pops up? (Note we have run spybot  previous and after placing this question with no problems - yet this message is always present when clicking the disable cookies button.  And yes we know the short answer “they are cookies” - but why are they there?).

Hope I have transmitted the concerne we have.
I think its a very notmal warning, the App is warning you against non Windows cookies which is something to do with how it is configured.

If you set it up to accept third party cookies then it probably wont pop up again.

Its nothing to do with security really. Otherwise you will get a more serious warning.
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Thank you very much! Super clear!
Welcome, glad to clarify!!