How to Delete Internet Explorer Browsing History?

Jun 19, 2013

Unless you are using InPrivate Browsing mode, Internet Explorer keeps a history record of your web browsing activities. The browsing history may include temporary internet files, cookies, saved passwords, text that you entered in web forms, list of websites you visited etc. Those information posses a great risk to your privacy. If others have access to your computer, you should clean Internet Explorer history regularly.

Wondering how to clean your browsing history? Continue reading to learn how to remove or clean Internet Explorer history.

Clean Internet Explorer History

How to Delete Browsing History in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Internet Explorer web browser.
  2. Go to the command bar and press Safety button. Then Select Delete Browsing History from the menu that appears. Alternatively press Ctrl+Shift+Del buttons on your keyword.
  3. The Delete browsing history window will appear. Select all options (or options of your choice) in the window and press the Delete button.
  4. Internet Explorer will process deleting your history. If you never cleaned your history before, it might take a while. When the process ends, window showing status will close automatically.

That’s it! You have just cleared all browsing history stored by Internet Explorer. The above action removes copies of web pages, images, videos, scripts, list of visited sites, websites cookies, form data, passwords etc. Note: if don’t want to keep the cookies of your favorite sites, ensure that Preserve Favorites website data check box is unchecked.

Note: Deleting browsing history in Internet Explorer does not delete your list of favorite websites or subscribed feeds. In order to avoid leaving all history, you can use the InPrivate Browsing feature of Internet Explorer.

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