Clear history in Internet Explorer

Clear history in Internet Explorer

The history of the web browser is something quite interesting, because on the one hand it allows you to find a resource that you have visited but have forgotten its address, which is a very practical tool, but on the other hand it is something very insecure, because any other user can see when and which Internet pages you have visited. In this case, to achieve privacy, it is necessary to clear the browser history in time.

Let's see how you can delete history in Internet Explorer, one of the most popular Internet browsing applications.

Complete deletion of web browsing history in Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7)

  • Open Internet Explorer and, in the upper right corner of the browser, click the icon Service as gear (or key combination Alt + X). Then, in the menu that opens, select the option Securityand then Delete the browser registry .... Similar actions can be performed by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Delete
  • Select the check boxes of the items you want to delete and press thekey. Delete

You can also unregister the browser using the menu bar. To do this, run the following script.

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • On the menu bar, click Securityand then select Delete the browser registry ...

It should be noted that the menu bar is not always displayed. If it is not, you must right-click on an empty space on the tab bar and select Menu bar.

You can clear all your browser history with these methods. But sometimes it is necessary to delete only certain pages. In this case, you can use the following recommendations.

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Delete individual browsing history in Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7)

  • Open Internet Explorer. In the upper right corner, press thebutton. View favorites, web feed, and registration as an asterisk (or the Alt + C key combination). Then, in the window that opens, click the tab Register

  • Go through the history and find the site you want to remove from the history and right click on it. In the context menu select Delete

By default, the history of the tab Diary Sorted by date. But this order can be changed and the history can be filtered, for example, by the frequency of use of the site or by alphabetical order

The Internet Explorer browser log contains information such as web browsing data, saved logins and passwords, and site visit history, so if you use a shared computer, always try to clear the history in Internet Explorer. This will increase your privacy.

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