How to delete your internet history

Don’t you want friends and family to find out the list of websites you’ve visited? I guess not. What you need is to delete your browser history. Log in to your browser settings that you use to surf on the web (example Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox) and erase your web history.

Can’t you find the right settings? Do not be afraid. Now we’ll see together how to risolve the problem step by step in all the most popular browser for Windows!

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If you want to learn how to delete the history and you use Microsoft Internet Explorer browser, all you need to do is start the program, click the gear icon or the Tools menu in the upper right side (depending on the version of the software installed on your PC) and select Internet Options from the menu that appears.

In the window that opens, click the Delete button located under the heading Browsing History, make sure there is a check mark next to the items Temporary Internet Files, Cookies and History, and click the Delete button located at the bottom right to cancel navigation data stored in IE. If you do not want the program stores the navigation for Internet sites you’ve added to your favorites, before you click Delete remove the check mark from the item Preserve Favorites website data.

If you use the touch version (Metro) of Internet Explorer for Windows 8 and Windows RT, you can delete your browser history by placing the mouse cursor to the top or bottom right of the screen and selecting the Settings item from the toolbar that appears at the side . Then you have to go  into Internet Options and presses the Delete button to complete the operation.

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Deleting the internet history is a really simple thing even on Chrome. If you want to “forget” the last visited sites in the Google browser, all you have to do is launch the program, click the Menu icon located in the top right side of the screen and select the Settings item from the menu that appears.

In the page that opens, click on Change advanced settings, in this way you  can display the advanced settings of Chrome, and click the Clear Browsing Data button. Make sure therefore that there is a check mark next to Delete browsing history, select other options that might mean to apply (example, Clear download history to delete the list of downloaded files recently, Clear Cache to clear the cache, etc.. ) and click the Clear Browsing Data button to complete the process.

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Finally, let’s see how to clear the history in Mozilla Firefox. Just start the browser, click on the orange Firefox button that is located on the top left and select History> Clear Recent History from the menu that appears.

In the window that opens, make sure there is a check mark next to the items browsing and download history, cookies, cache and accesses made​​, and click the Clear Now button to complete the operation. By default, Firefox deletes only the history of the last hour but you can easily change this setting using the drop-down menu located at the top right side. You can choose to delete the last two hours, the last four hours, the last day (today) or the entire browser history (all).

You can adjust the period of history to be deleted using the drop-down menu in the top right. You can choose to delete the history of the last four weeks (the default), last week, last day, last hour or select all to delete completely the whole history of Chrome.