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Have You Tried ..... Browzar


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#1 mypenry

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Posted 31 August 2006 - 08:41 AM

Just seen this ....

With Browzar you can search and surf the web without leaving any visible trace on the computer you are using.

Browzar is free, it only takes seconds to download and you donít even need to install it, so you can download Browzar time and time again, whenever and wherever you need it to protect your privacy.

found at............. http://www.browzar.com/

has any one tried it yet...? if so comments most welcome


Thanks ........... mypenry

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Posted 31 August 2006 - 09:05 AM

Browzar is in Beta. It simply will not keep cookies, cached files or history. That is easily accomplished by running a program such as Ccleaner or manually cleaning your present browser.
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Posted 01 September 2006 - 11:36 AM

BBC News has an article (1 Sept.) about Browzar, which indicates that it automates certain privacy features in IE:


"... Browzar offers users the chance to surf the web without leaving any evidence of their activities on the computer they use.
It works by automatically deleting all private information about your surfing habits."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/5305250.stm


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Posted 02 September 2006 - 03:55 AM

For browsing privacy you can always use SandboxIE.
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Posted 05 September 2006 - 10:36 AM

New Browzar gets accused of being Adzware
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Already, however, controversy has erupted over the browser, all stemming from a BBC article that claimed many people were classifying the application as "adware." In its default configuration, Browzar sets the user's home page to its own search engine portal. The BBC article reported that "many of the results are for sponsored links or adverts. These are included within the search results, rather than in a discrete "sponsored links" section, as on many search engines." In the style of the "telephone" game that is news reporting on the Internet, this statement turned into a warning that Browzar contained "adware," which then later morphed into "malware."


The usage of Adzware is of course a play on words. Do not be confused. ;)
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Posted 05 September 2006 - 04:00 PM

If I understood it correctly Browzar is an IE shell, and so all security concerns still apply.
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