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InPrivate Filter for hiding your browsing history

In an age of surveillance cameras, social networking websites and free public databases, maintaining privacy on the web has become a difficult task. Similarly, it is equally easy for others and also various websites to checkout and retrieve the entire list of websites that you visit during your browsing session. As a result, it gets extremely difficult to protect your online identity on the web, especially while using Internet Explorer and InPrivate browsing filters. The combination of these two features will help you to protect your surfing data from everyone else.

In the recent times, several new systems have been designed that help in hiding your surfing history. However, until now, there were only systems that allowed you to clear your entire history and not specific websites. Hence, Internet Explorer offers you the chance to manually delete certain websites from your history and thus leave behind a trail of your recent history.

Manually clearing your History

While manually clearing off your recent history on Internet Explorer 8, it is possible to keep back cookies, temporary files and also other interesting files. This will also help you to store your website preferences. However, to clear the unwanted history without disturbing the settings for your favorites, follow the given steps:

  1. In the Internet Explorer browser, Click Safety Button. Click on to the Delete Browsing History option.
  2. Within the Delete Browsing History dialog, click onto the Preserve Favorite website checkbox.
  3. Here, click the given check boxes for all the websites that you wish to delete. Finally, click on Delete.

Internet Explorer 8 has certain internal settings that help you to save all your settings while you delete all your unwanted history.

Browsing websites with InPrivate without a leaving behind any trail

Manually clearing all your history is usually much more preferable by people as it allows you to recheck all your favorite websites again. Although with Internet Explorer 8 and InPrivate, you have the option to browse any webpage without even leaving the slightest trail behind. In order to use InPrivate Browsing on your Internet Explorer, follow the given steps:

  • Open a new Tab, and Click on Open an InPrivate Browsing window.
  • Now Click on the Safety Button. And Click on InPrivate Browsing.
  • Finally click on Ctrl+Shift+P

After these settings are made, when you start the Inprivate Browsing system, it will open a new window on your screen. Hence, as you browse through, the Internet Explorer 8 removes all the cookies or the temporary files from the history of the computer, thus leaving no trail about the websites you visited or the various files you downloaded from the web for your use. Just as you close this InPrivate Browsing window, all the unwanted files and history will get deleted. As a result, you should take some extra time to slowly close the InPrivate Browsing window.

The InPrivate system usually needs to save certain data for the easy working of the various websites for the next time you browse them. As a result, when you are making certain changes in one of the websites you are browsing, the InPrivate system remembers the alteration made, but deletes it when you shut down the window.

How To Resove Error Message:”Internet Explorer Cannot Display The Webpage”

When you are using the version 8 or earlier version of Internet Explorer for viewing the web sites then you might get an error message which says that Internet Explorer can not display the webpage. This problem can be solved in two ways. You can ask the team of Microsoft to fix the problem for you or can do it on your own. The choice is yours but the main focus of both of these commands is to solve the problem for the user.

Getting Microsoft’s help

In order to get the automatic help for solving this problem you must click on Fix it for me link available at Microsoft’s web site. Then from the Automated Troubleshooting Services page you must click on Run now button and then follow the instructions accordingly that appear in the wizard.

Fixing the problem yourself

You can also fix this problem by yourself. Any beginner or the intermediate computer user would be able to do this task without any difficulty. If the problem still remains you can look at the advanced troubleshooting method available on the web site of Microsoft.

Check if you can see another webpage

The first thing which you should do is to see if you are able to open any other web page or not. For this start Internet explorer and write some other address in the address bar such as http://www.msn.com/ or http://www.microsoft.com/ etc. If you did not receive any similar message of error then you must contact the owner of that particular web site. There are chances of that website to be offline temporarily.

Run Network diagnostic tool

In Internet explorer you must try to access the web page which is showing the error message. Click the link of Diagnose connection problems on that page, which will run the Network Diagnostic tool. After it has finished running it will show some message such as it was unable to locate the problem or a problem was detected. The next steps will be told with the help of the tool from which you can troubleshoot the problem. In IE6 Detect Network settings should be clicked by the user. Click on the IP address and note it down. Follow the steps that are shown by the Network Diagnostic tool for fixing the problems with the connection and then start IE.

Reset modem and router

If the problem stays then disconnect the cables that connect your computer with the modem. Also, disconnect the modem and the router too and restart your computer. Plug in all the cables ones again to the modem and router and restart your computer. Then start Internet Explorer.

Delete browsing history

If you were unable to resolve the problem with other ways then deletion of browsing history might help you. Temporary internet files, form data and history should be removed. If you are using the version 8 of internet explorer then you must first start explorer and on the Tools menu click on Internet options. Click delete under the browsing history. Then select the check boxes of Preserve Favorites website data, temporary internet files, cookies, history, form data and Inprovate filtering data. Click delete present at the bottom of the window. Close IE and start again to access the page again.

This can help you solve the problem and if you still could not resolve the problem then you must see advanced troubleshooting on Microsoft’s website.

Be part of HiTweetory And History

The US Library of Congress has acquired the database of the famous social micro-blogging service Twitter. According to their blog, the Library will now host tweets from almost 75 million tweeters across the globe. At least, all public tweets starting from the company’s launch since 2006.

A study published by RJMetric on Computer World Magazine last January 2010 shows that of the 75 million users at the end of a large number of the accounts are inactive with 40% of it not even sending a single tweet yet and 25% not having any followers at all. Twitter also adds up to 6.2 million users monthly.

Twitter, a social micro-blogging service, generates about 55 million tweets a day. Only a small percentage of its tweets are deemed private since it is popular for its public updates from the users themselves. The US Library Congress acts as a research arm for the Congress. It houses a collection millions of books, journals, magazines, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts. The largest library in the world, it is also one of the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

The Twitter and the Library of Congress collaboration have a big impact on sharing of information across the globe for research and preservation purposes. Although there would be a 6-month delay in the publishing of tweets in the archives of the Library of Congress, Twitter’s decision to donate their database to the public, gives the population an access to momentous events in the history. These include tweets pertaining to issues that delve on the politics, economy, natural disasters and even personal triumphs. The plethora of information that will be available will be a boon for researchers interested in the “vox populi”. Access to these data are however limited to internal library use, non-commercial research, public display in the library itself, and preservation.

On the other hand, Twitter’s tie-up with the Library of Congress should raise some eyebrows for security conscious users. The idea of their tweets being immortalized might be a bit daunting for users who would have regretted and will eventually regret some of their tweets. With tweets coming unedited like they are, there are bound to be some mistakes that will definitely find its way in the Library of Congress.

Don’t Let Debris Throttle Your Computer Use Ccleaner

Finding the right solution for your sluggish computer’s performance doesn’t automatically mean upgrading your system or buying a new one. Underneath your computer’s debris of files is a system that it is raring to be unleashed. Ccleaner is a system optimization tool that, as it names suggests, scrubs off your computer’s pile of rubble acquired from running and installing apps. Ccleaner not only cleans your temporary files, history and cookies from your browsers, it also cleans your unnecessary files from third- party apps such as Microsoft Office, Open Office, Adobe programs and other utilities you have installed in your computer.

The GUI of this feature-packed program is user intuitive and can be easily maneuvered. Though cleaning your computer of detritus might become taxing if done manually, Ccleaner’s completely customizable cleaning parameters makes it easy for you.

This freeware from Piriform also offers to get rid of your unessential registry entries. When your computer starts up, it automatically loads programs that are listed in your start-up items. This can lead to a slow boot-up process especially if you don’t take note to disable this during a program’s installation. Ccleaner lets you manage your start-up items without the hassle of re-starting your computer.

To run the program, you have to click on the applications that you would want to be cleaned. The program automatically looks for programs installed in your computer and gives you the option to select and unselect them before you start cleaning. There are two tabs that you should check, the Windows tab and the Programs tab. Once you have set your cleaning parameters, cleaning is just two steps away. Step 1, click the analyze button. Step 2, click on the Run Cleaner button. You would be surprised at how much disk space you’ll be able to recover after this operation.

Ccleaner also has its own Uninstall Program. You can cleanly uninstall your programs from the Tools tab and select Uninstall. It also offers secure file deletion by integrating a method to erase your files without leaving traces behind.

Ccleaner is also completely compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7. A.3.3 MB download, this one installs in your computer in a breeze. It can also be run from the USB–something someone concerned for their privacy in using public computers should never be without.

Bottom Line

As in the case of most freeware, Ccleaner is not the best of the lot. After using it you might find yourself looking for more features. Fortunately, it is one of the best. A great enough program that will not require you to pay before it starts to do its job properly. Of course, if you’re really satisfied with it and want to show your gratitude, Piriform accepts donations thru PayPal, Visa and Mastercard.

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