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This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history

Quick, someone’s coming…

IF YOU SPEND every day on your laptop or PC, then it’s likely you’ve saved quite a lot of info on your browser.


Not just web pages, but caches, cookies, autocomplete passwords and usernames and other data is saved for future reference.

For the most part, this data is useful as it allows for faster page loading, ensure you only have to log in once to access an account and in some cases, personalise your experience. But if you share a device with someone, chances are you don’t want them knowing all the sites you’ve been on.

If that’s the case, you can bring up history on your browser, but there is a faster way to do this.

Simply hitting Ctrl + Shift + Delete will automatically bring you into the clear browsing data option, where you just choose what to delete and click clear.

This works for most modern browsers like Chrome and Firefox so it’s a quick and efficient method of freeing up space.

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