Posts Tagged ‘Clear Browsing Data’

Chrome’s “Clear Browsing Data” to Display Details about Deleted Data

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

This feature doesn’t do much as far as protecting your privacy, but it does provide an interesting look at the types of files that your browser stores on your PC.

Google Chrome’s “clear browsing data” dialog will soon become more useful as Google has started to add information about items that get deleted by it to it. Most web browsers ship with options to delete browsing data directly from within the browser. What they all fail to reveal however is what gets removed when you use the feature. The main issue with that approach is that you may not clear a single item depending on what you are selecting which in turn means that the selected action has no impact on the browser or local storage.


History Eraser: Clear Browsing Traces in Chrome Effectively

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Here’s an interesting extension for Chrome that takes Chrome’s familiar “Clear Browsing Data” function a step or two further …

Whenever you are using a web browser you are leaving traces behind on the system. While you can mitigate some by switching to private browsing modes like Chrome’s Incognito Mode, it is safe to say that data gets saved regularly on your system when you are using your browser.