Erase your browser history

If your use of the internet is being monitored, you can erase your browser history (the websites you have visited) by doing the following:

Internet Explorer:

  1. In the menu, click on Tools.
  2. Click on Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab under Temporary Internet Files, Click on Delete Files. This will clear your browser’s cache.
  4. Under History, Click on Clear History. This will clear the pages you’ve recently visited.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. In the menu, click on Tools.
  2. Click on Clear Private Data.
  3. Check the boxes beside Browsing History and Cache. You can check Saved Form Information, Saved Passwords, Cookies, and Authenticated Systems if you logged into any services (with a user name and password)
  4. Click Clear Private Data Now

Source: Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo, http://www.wcswr.org/cover-your-tracks/

 

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