How To Clear Browser History

December 2017

The vast majority of Internet browsers store a lot of information about the pages that 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 way to erase your browsing history and protect 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 left 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 of the values ​​that you would like to disappear, except the value named (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 out our page: How To Delete Google Chrome History.

How To Erase Your Browsing History with CCleaner

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

Image: © quka - Shutterstock.com

Related

Published by MelissaCCM. Latest update on November 5, 2017 at 07:36 AM by owilson.
This document, titled "How To Clear Browser History," is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net).
How To Delete a WhatsApp Contact on Android
The Best Internet Browser Software