Clear History in Windows® 7
What are the advantages and various ways to clear history in Windows 7?
A web browser like Internet Explorer is used to add and collect information to and fro in the Internet. When you surf in the Internet information about the web address that you visit, and the pages that you open would be recorded by the browser. This recorded data is called browser history. You can use the browser history to easily access the frequently required pages. You can also bookmark the favorite pages in the Internet Explorer 8. New spyware in the Internet may attack your system and hack the private data that you have entered in the Internet through the web history record. So, it is very essential that you clear the records of the browsing by removing the browsing history.
Following are the advantages and tips of deleting browser history in Windows 7:
- Delete Internet Explorer 8 history
- InPrivate browsing/li>
- Safeguard your personal information
Delete Internet Explorer 8 history
You can protect your privacy while using the Internet by deleting the history record from the Internet Explorer 8. To clear the history click on the 'Safety' button in the command bar and select Delete Browsing History from the menu. Now a list of web address and webpages that you have visited would drop down. You can choose to either delete the records completely or you may select the required web addresses that should be removed. After selecting the required options click on the 'Delete' button to remove the history records from the Windows 7.
The Internet Explorer 8 that comes with the Microsoft Windows 7 features an option called InPrivate Browsing. When you are using the InPrivate Browsing feature, the browser won’t be recording any information about the websites that you have visited. This allows the user to provide their private information in the Internet without the fear of losing information due to a spyware attack. You can activate InPrivate Browsing by selecting the 'Safety' button in the command bar and then clicking on 'Browse with InPrivate'.
Safeguard your personal information
In our modern world, many people are doing their business operations and money transfers through Internet. If the records of such transfers are kept in the browsing history of your computers spyware can easily steal them in case of an attack from the spyware and your sensitive details like passwords and bank account details would reach in the hands of the author of the spyware who can misuse the information. So, it is very essential that you delete the sensitive pages from the browser history.
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