How to Retrieve Deleted Browsing History

Temporary Internet files are not all bad; however, one of the most common phrases you're likely to hear is, "Be sure to delete your browsing history." The benefit of being able to retrieve a once-removed Internet file is that you can determine exactly when you visited a particular website. This includes identifying the exact day and time--to the minute. Another advantage is that you can avoid taking extra steps to save the web page for reference and instead access your deleted browsing history, thereby saving disk space.

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Retrieve Deleted Browsing History

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Select "Tools" from the browser toolbar and then choose "Internet Options."

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Click "Settings" from the General tab.

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Go to the toolbar menu and then select "View Files."

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Locate the file under the desired field heading, either "Name," "Internet Address," "Type," "Size," "Expires," "Last Modified," "Last Accessed" or "Last Checked." (Note: You can click on the arrow within the "Last Accessed" field header to sort the list from either the earliest or most recent files accessed.)

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Right-click on the file and then select "Open in New Window."