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Delete AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) History

March 17th, 2008

If you are using AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), it is possible that every chat you participate in is being recorded and saved on your computer. Depending on how your settings are configured, you could be saving all of your instant messenger conversations, all of your AOL chat conversations or both. To delete your AOL IM history, you can perform the following steps:

1) Open AOL Instant Messenger
2) From the Edit menu, select Settings…

 

How to Turn Off AutoComplete

March 12th, 2008

You can delete your AutoComplete history manually, though the next time you go online, AutoComplete will revert to saving your searches, forms and web addresses. For those with privacy concerns about their AutoComplete history being saved, or just annoyed by the drop down when you do a search at Google or try to type in a web address, you might want to turn this feature off.

 

Delete AutoComplete

March 8th, 2008

You may have noticed that when you type a search into a web site search box (such as Google or Yahoo!), a list of previously searched for terms are displayed. These previous searches are not saved by any web site, but are actually saved by your web browser through a feature called AutoComplete.

 

Permanently Erase Files

March 3rd, 2008

An important concern with respect to computer privacy has to do with the security of deleted data. For most, deleting a file is a two-step process in which the first step involves placing a file into the Recycle Bin. This is an intermediate step in the deletion process, and you can easily take the file out of the Recycle Bin if you do not intend on removing it. One would think that emptying the Recycle Bin is the final step, but this does not actually erase the data from your computer. Data will actually stay on your computer until it is replaced, or overwritten, with other data.

 

Delete Yahoo Search History

February 19th, 2008

You may have noticed that when you type a search into a Yahoo search box, a list of previously searched for terms are displayed. These previous searches are not saved by Yahoo, but are actually saved by your web browser through a feature called AutoComplete. To manually delete Yahoo search history, you can perform the following steps:

 

Delete Google Toolbar History

February 6th, 2008

The Google toolbar saves all of your personal searches so that when you type a search query, it can guess what you are typing and offer suggestions in real-time. Unfortunately, this has caused many privacy concerns for users. Not only does it permit Google to collect personal private data for those using the Google toolbar, but the history is made easily available to anyone with access to that computer.

 

Delete Google Search History

January 22nd, 2008

You may have noticed that when you type a search into Google’s search box, a list of previously searched for terms are displayed. These previous searches are not saved by Google, but are actually saved by your web browser through a feature called AutoComplete. To manually delete your saved Google searches (AutoComplete history), you can perform the following steps:

 

Computer Clean Up

January 10th, 2008

With all of the recent news stories about identity theft, it got me thinking about my PC. What kinds of information did I have stored on it? And is it really something that a hacker might want?

 

Delete Temporary Internet Files

December 5th, 2007

Imagine someone else sitting down to your computer and opening up all your temporary Internet files. This person would be able to see everything you had seen in your recent Internet sessions. They would see pictures, video, text and more just as you had seen it.

 

Delete History

October 30th, 2007

Whether you know it or not, your computer stores information about you every time you go onto the Internet. Little pieces of information like login names, passwords, shopping preferences, visited websites, and even credit card numbers are stored in places like browser history and other temporary Internet files. If you care about your PC privacy, then you need a way to delete history and other Internet traces.

 

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