How to Delete Private Browsing

When you share a computer with others, privacy can be an issue. Whether your family has a single computer or you use a public computer at the library, there are times when you want to keep your browsing private. Maybe you've been researching an embarrassing medical condition, shopping for a surprise present for that special someone or looking for an old love and don't want anyone to know. At any rate, your business is your own, and with a few simple steps, you can delete your browsing history and keep you Web surfing private.

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Everytime you surf the Web, you leave a trail of where you've been.

Internet Explorer

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Open Internet Explorer.

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Click "Tools" on the top menu bar.

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Click "Internet Options."

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Under "Browsing History," click "Delete."

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Click "Delete All."

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Check the box that says, "Also delete files and settings stored by add-ons." Click "Yes."

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Wait for deletion to finish and then click "OK" in the Internet Options box.

Mozilla Firefox

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Open your browser.

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Click "Tools" on the top menu bar.

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Click "Clear Recent History."

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Check all boxes that apply.

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Click "Clear Now."