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Click the Menu button and select Settings. In the window that appears, click the Advanced settings link at the bottom of the page. Scroll down to the Privacy section and click the button labelled Content settings.... Under the Cookies header, click the Manage exceptions button. In the box marked Hostname pattern type distrowatch.com and change the Behaviour drop-down box to Block, then click Finished.
Click on the Menu button, click on Preferences and then select Privacy when the settings window appears. Find the "Accept cookies from sites" option and click the Exceptions... button that appears next to this text. In the "Address of website" box, type distrowatch.com and then click the Block button. Then click Save changes.
Click the Opera button, select Settings from the Opera menu. In the Settings window that appears, click Privacy & security from the side menu. At the bottom of the page, under the Cookies section, click the Manage exceptions... button. In the Hostname pattern box, type distrowatch.com and change the Behaviour drop-down box to Block. Finally, click the Done button.
Click the Tools menu and then select Internet Options. In the window that appears, click the Privacy tab. Click the Sites button. In the Address of website box, type distrowatch.com and then click Block. Finally, click the OK button.