If keeping your browsing history secret is important to you, then you have to be adamant about clearing out the applicable data when you are done browsing. Alternately, you can have this automated for you by using IE Privacy Keeper.
IE Privacy Keeper automatically cleans up the browser history once you are done surfing the net. The program will correctly clean up all index.dat files without the need for a Windows restart.
Despite it’s name, this free utility works on both IE and Firefox. Additionally, you can use it automatically clean your system ‘browsing’ data (temp files, registry entries, etc.).
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