Browser , hide recent history how?

  fireball XL5 15:57 28 Jun 03
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after a online security scan i was advised
to hide recent history in my browser,can
anybody tell me where this option is, i use
IE6 and opera7. thanks.

  -pops- 16:06 28 Jun 03

Rather than how , why?

Is this recommendation so that the online scan people can sell you some software to do this?

Brian

  Gandalph 16:08 28 Jun 03

Why not delete all the History instead. Go to Tools in IE and click on Internet Options then click on Clear History.

  powerless 16:12 28 Jun 03

Browser Privacy Check

Description:
Checks your Web browser settings to determine whether your browsing history is available to other Web sites.

Analysis:

WARNING! Your Web browser is not configured to protect your browsing history. This means your surfing habits are potentially available to unknown individuals and companies.

Recommendation:

Reconfigure your web browser to hide your recent history from prying eyes. To get extensive privacy protection, install a personal firewall or a full Internet security suite.

I just ignore it.

  -pops- 16:17 28 Jun 03

If it is Symantec, then it's as I suspected, trying to sell software!!!!

I always suggest using much caution with these scareware or panicware programs which are specially designed to introduce a sense of unease in the unwary.

Like Powerless, I would ignore it.

Brian

  fireball XL5 16:28 28 Jun 03

Yes it was symantec and it said just
what powerless put down. thanks for replys.

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