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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.

 

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:

 

Internet Explorer Security Zones: Changing Security Level Settings

July 30th, 2007

There are 5 levels of security setting available for each Internet Explorer security zone. To change the default security level for any zone, perform the following steps:

 

Internet Explorer Security Zones

July 20th, 2007

Security zones are an Internet Explorer feature that allows users to sort websites based on their level of trust in them. By default, all websites are placed within the Internet Zone category, which has a default security level of medium. The other categories of security zones include the Local Intranet Zone, the Trusted Sites Zone, and the Restricted Sites Zone. Each of these zones has a different default security level, however these can be modified in order to suit your specific needs.

 

Browser History

February 21st, 2007

You may think that your browser history is stored somewhere on your C: drive and that getting rid of it is simply a matter of highlighting a file and pressing delete. This is not the case. Your PC actually stores your browser history deep on your hard drive. And deleting stuff at that level is complicated.

 

Web Browser

February 8th, 2007

When a hacker decides to break into your PC, the first door he will try is your web browser. Because of how the Internet works, your web browser acts as a gateway for information. When you open the Internet, you’re actually sending a request for a web page like Yahoo.com. Your web browser shoots your request across the Internet and then translates the information (Yahoo.com’s website) that comes back. Hackers have become very sophisticated and have learned ways to break through this gate way.

 

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