For some reason, you want to erase your online tracks. We’re not going to discuss why – I’m sure you have an excellent reason to do so. The process involved in deleting your history and all the files associated with it depends entirely on what browser you happen to be using. We’ll start with Google Chrome.
Chrome: First, click on the wrench menu in the upper right hand corner and click on “Options” in the dropdown menu. Navigate to “Under the Hood” and you should see the option to clear all your browsing data right at the top of the screen. Click on it, confirm your decision, and you’re done.
Internet Explorer: You can actually set Internet Explorer to clear all of your browsing history and files after every session. In order to set it up to do this, simply click on the gear icon in the upper right corner. On the first tab of your options menu, you can choose to delete your browsing history. Check the box next to “delete browsing history on exit”. If you simply want to delete your browsing history, well just press the button.
Firefox: Clearing your history in Firefox is pretty simple. Either click on Tools->Options->Privacy then hit the “Clear Now” button or use the “Ctrl+Shift+Del” keyboard shortcut to open up a window from which you can clear your browsing history. Boom, you’re done.
Opera: To clear your browsing history in Opera, click on the small clock along the left side of the screen (it’s the second icon from the bottom). From there, you can do one of two things: either you can select and delete individual items from your history, or you can select all the items on the list (CTRL+A) and then either click on the garbage can along the top of the window or press the “Delete” button to clear them out.
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