deletion of browsing history from computer permanently !

May 29, 2012 at 23:37:31
Specs: Windows 7
how I can delete the history from the cmd which can be seen by giving the command ''dir/s'' in window 7? and where we can find the in window 7?

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May 30, 2012 at 00:39:50
kashifkhanMughal, CCleaner can do both. A REALLY determined snooper MIGHT be able to resurrect History, dunno, but it'll certainly keep less than determined prying eyes (wives, kids, co-workers, etc.) from seeing. Get it free @:
Takes just seconds to run and I run it often (at least weekly if not daily).
Ed in Texas

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May 30, 2012 at 00:43:42
thank you very much, I used the Ccleaner its good but still when I giving dir/s in cmd again its show the downloads? this is problem which is not solved yet ! can you please also try this command (dir/s) in your pc then you can easily understand my problem

Mughal Khan

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May 30, 2012 at 03:07:20
Ccleaner does not clean your "Downloads" folder by default, and there is no tick-box specifically for doing that.

What you have to do is set your "Downloads" folder as a custom folder for cleaning:
Open Ccleaner.
Click "Options", then click "Include".
Click the "Add" button, then use "Browse" to navigate to your Downloads folder which by default is at C:\Users\<your account name>\Downloads

At bottom of include box, under "Options" choose "include files and sub-folders".
Click 'OK'

Now whenever you clean with Ccleaner, your "Downloads" folder will be emptied.

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May 30, 2012 at 03:23:55
yup this is another good information for me. but I talking about download information which shown by cmd due to giving command dir/s. I want to delete this information from said directory??

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May 30, 2012 at 09:57:14
The DIR /S command will show ALL files in the directory & sub-directories. If you know where this "download information" is stored, why can't you just go to the folder & empty it?

Or try this:

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May 30, 2012 at 21:22:57
I don't know the location of folder that's why I asking for how delete this information which can be obtained by dir/s.. need support

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May 31, 2012 at 12:57:20
The "dir /s" command you are using shows you the location
of the folder(s).

Are you seeing only the end of the output of the dir command?

To see all of the output, either use the "more" command:

dir /s | more

which shows you one screenful of output at a time, each time
you press a key (press Ctrl c to quit before the end of the
output is reached), or print the output to a file:

dir /s > kashilist.txt

then read the file with Notepad or any other text file viewer.

When I do "dir /s" I get 617 files listed in 518 directories. You
will probably have more than that.

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis

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May 31, 2012 at 13:15:18
You being in a command prompt and doing dir /s to determine what you should delete... is a VERY dangerous place to be. You can delete things you should not.

You should do the following assuming you are using IE

Go to Tools in IE and select Delete Browsing History
Then go into Accessories/system tools and run Disk Cleanup. check everything and run it.
Then in the same place run Disk Defragmenter. This will overwrite any clusters previously used for the history making recovery very difficult.

I would further advise you make a Internet Downloads folder on your desktop and only allow downloads to go to that folder. This gives you more control to delete what you want.

Answers are only as good as the information you provide.
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June 10, 2012 at 21:00:36
Thank you soooo much to all good information and through this I solve the problem
Khan Mughal

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