How To Erase and Clear Browsing History

April 2017

The vast majority of Internet browsers store a lot of information about the pages you visit, including searches, browsing history, and downloaded files. They also have the ability to remember login data from your online accounts.

Depending on the type of information collected by the browser, storing this information on your hard drive can put your security at risk. In this article we explain the most secure and effective methods to erasing your browsing history and protecting your privacy.


How To Completely Delete Browsing History in Internet Explorer

There is an easy way to delete your browsing history in Internet Explorer. However, sometimes there may be traces on the hard drive. To completely eliminate the traces of your Internet activity, go to the Start menu > Run, type regedit and click OK:




Next, go to the key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs. There you can delete all the values ​​that you think are convenient, except the default:



How To Clear your Browsing History in Mozilla Firefox

In Mozilla Firefox, click Tools > Clean Private Data. Check all boxes and click Clear Private Data Now:


How To Delete All your History in Google Chrome

Check our file: How To Delete Google Chrome History.

How to Erase All your Browsing History with CCleaner

You can also use CCleaner to completely remove your browsing history.

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Published by MelissaCCM. Latest update on February 7, 2017 at 09:38 AM by MelissaCCM.
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