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Q: location bar history clearance ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: location bar history clearance
Category: Computers > Security
Asked by: al4824-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 28 Sep 2002 12:55 PDT
Expires: 28 Oct 2002 11:55 PST
Question ID: 70203
How can I clear out location bar items, (sites that I visited or asked
to vist).I would like that privacy. I prev. tried "clear history", etc

Request for Question Clarification by joseleon-ga on 28 Sep 2002 13:08 PDT
  Which browser are you using? I think you are telling you have used
the "clear history" option, but from your browser or from Windows?

Subject: Re: location bar history clearance
Answered By: rmn-ga on 28 Sep 2002 16:20 PDT
Hi al4824-ga,

There are several ways to clear the location bar in your browser. 
Seeing that you have not specified which browser you are using, I will
provide instructions for the two most popular web browsers: Microsoft
Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.


1. Go to the "Tools" Menu
2. Choose "Internet Options"
3. Click "Clear History"
Note: You may also want to choose "Delete Files" to delete your
temporary internet files for maximum privacy.


1. Go to the "Edit" Menu
2. Choose "Preferences"
3. Click "Clear Location Bar"
Note: You may also want to choose "Clear History" to remove your
History and Temporary Internet Files for maximum privacy.

If you are very interested in covering your tracks on the Internet,
you may be interested in software that will file-shred (delete a file,
and overwrite it in encryption a set number of times) your history and
location bar on your command, or on start/shutdown of the computer.  I
personally use WebEradicator, made by Spytech Software.

"Spytech WebEradicator 2.0"

None.  I used my own knowledge and experience as a computer consultant
to answer this question.

I hope this information is of assistance to you.  Feel free to ask for
any clarification necessary.

Subject: Re: location bar history clearance
From: infrastructurehacker-ga on 29 Oct 2002 11:40 PST
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