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#1 the_thunderdog


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Posted 24 June 2006 - 10:14 AM

To empty this area of memory on your computer that can contain confidential information, such as bank or credit card information and passwords. The change is insignificant though you may have to re-enter your sign in information each time you visit a particular site. The wait and inconvenience is worth well it, in terms of reducing your exposure to cache robbing. Found more details on this issue at www.asyset.com which is focused more on computer privacy

PC Windows Internet Explorer
1. Select "Tools" from the pull-down menu (IE 5.01 SP2 or higher).
2.- Select "Internet Options" under the General tab. In the section "Temporary Internet Files", click on the 'Delete Files' button.
3.- Check the box option to "Delete all offline content", then click "OK".
4.- When clearing is complete (hourglass returns to mouse pointer), click "OK".
Optional- Follow the same steps above, and Select "Delete Cookies".


Mod Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum and closed tags.~ Animal

Edited by Animal, 24 June 2006 - 11:01 AM.

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