If you're not the only person who uses or has access to your computer, you may be concerned about keeping your personal business away from the prying eyes of others. Every Web address that you visit while surfing the Internet is recorded in your Web browser's history, which makes it convenient for you to quickly revisit a site. However, unauthorized people may be curious about what sites you have visited and try to view your browser's history. To safeguard your privacy, you can erase or delete a Web address that you have visited.
Click on "History" in your browser's menu. A page or a window will appear, showing a list of all the pages you have visited recently. How far back the list extends depends on the preferences setting you made, such as one week or at least 90 days.
Browse through the list of Web addresses, also known as URLs or uniform resource locators, or type in a keyword in the search history box to find the page you want to delete.
Right-click on the page link and select a command such as "Delete" or "Delete This Page." The link will be deleted. If you do this, you will retain the rest of your history, whose entire deletion might inconvenience you or raise questions in snoopers' minds. Otherwise, if you want to delete all Web addresses in your history, click on "History" or "Tools" depending on what browser you use and then select the command to delete or clear the entire browser history.
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