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Your browser stores 3 types of information while you surf the web.

1. Browser History - your browser stores the URLs (web addresses) you visit. On both Internet Explorer and Firefox this is for 20 days.

3. Cookies - these are small go directly to files which websites use to identify users and keep track of their preferences. By just looking at the cookies person could easily tell what websites you have visited and what you do on the site.

3. Temporary Internet Files- both browsers previously selected pages and images this folder to speed up browsing. In FireFox this is also realise as the "cache."

How to delete internet history

There a number of ways to straighten out your online tracks. In Internet Explorer you can visit your "internet options" to make changes to your settings. For example, you may want to reduce how long your browser stores you history for - the safest option being "0" i.e. no days. For this menu you can delete cookies and clear your interim internet history and browser history.

Firefox has similar functionality but usual does it a little turn better than Internet Explorer! In FireFox there is a tool to "Clear Private Data" which you can from the "Options" menu. You throne configure this tool to clear what you want i.e. cookies, cache, passwords, internet history etc.

While FireFox in particular helps you to free your data there is still current unit number of steps you need to follow. Remember your internet history is not the only privacy issue you need to worry about. Your stores much more information about you which you may want to hold private. For example, it stores your instant message history, the files you download including video files, files you open on your computer and more.

files which websites use to identify users and keep track of their preferences. By just looking at the cookies person could easily tell what websites you have visited and what you do on the site.

3. Temporary Internet Files- both browsers previously selected pages and images this folder to speed up browsing. In FireFox this is also realise as the "cache."

How to delete internet history

There a number of ways to straighten out your online tracks. In Internet Explorer you can visit your "internet options" to make changes to your settings. For example, you may want to reduce how long your browser stores you history for - the safest option being "0" i.e. no days. For this menu you can delete cookies and clear your interim internet history and browser history.

Firefox has similar functionality but usual does it a little turn better than Internet Explorer! In FireFox there is a tool to "Clear Private Data" which you can from the "Options" menu. You throne configure this tool to clear what you want i.e. cookies, cache, passwords, internet history etc.

While FireFox in particular helps you to free your data there is still current unit number of steps you need to follow. Remember your internet history is not the only privacy issue you need to worry about. Your stores much more information about you which you may want to hold private. For example, it stores your instant message history, the files you download including video files, files you open on your computer and more.