Browser , hide recent history how?

  fireball XL5 15:57 28 Jun 03

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?


  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

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


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.


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.


  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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