Cover Your Tracks

Safety Information when visiting this site.
Hide your browsing.

Internet Explorer

  • Click on the Tools menu (in the row at the top of the browser )
  • Select Internet Options from the drop down menu.
  • You should now be on a tab that says General if not select General.
  • Under the title Temporary Internet Files click on Delete Files.
  • You can also check the box that says delete all offline content.
  • Then under History click on Clear History.
  • Then click OK, at the bottom

Netscape

  • Pull down the Edit menu.
  • Select Preferences from the drop down menu.
  • Click on Navigator (this may be a tab at the top or option in a list on left)
  • Click on the Clear History button.
  • Then click on Advanced (this may be a tab or an option in a list on the left. If it’s in a list lick on the + sign).
  • Then select Cache.
  • Click on Clear Disk Cache.
  • On older versions of Netscape:
  • Pull down the Options menu
  • Select Network Options
  • Select Cache
  • Click on Clear Disk Cache.

AOL

Take the following steps to clear AOL’s browser cache:

  • Go to Start – Programs – AOL – AOL System Information.
  • Click the Utilities tab at the top of the window.
  • Click the Clear Browser Cache button. The Current Cache Size will change to 0 KB.
  • Now close the AOL System Information window by clicking the X in the top right-hand corner of the window.
  • Connect to AOL to see if this has solved the problem. If not, try the following alternative method:

If AOL System Information is not listed in the Programs menu:

  • Sign on to AOL as normal.
  • Go to AOL Keyword Preferences.
  • Click Internet Properties (www) – This will open the Internet Options window.
  • Click Delete Files then click OK to delete your temporary Internet files.
  • Now click OK to close the Internet Options window

PLEASE NOTE:

The information listed above may not completely hide your tracks.

The safest way to find information on the Internet is to do it in a safe place.

This could be at a local library or a friend’s house.