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Hide Your Visit

If you feel threatened or are worried someone is watching your web usage and will react adversely, you may need to hide your visit to this or another website. Please follow this process:

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0

1) Make sure you are not on the website you want to hide; choose a neutral site like www.google.com

2) Select "Tools" from the top navigation menu

3) Select "Internet Options…" from the drop-down menu

4) Under the "General" tab click on the "Delete…" button

A pop-up window may appear giving you various options. Under "Temporary Internet Files" click on "Delete files…" A pop-up button may appear that asks you, "Are you sure you want to delete all temporary Internet Explorer files?"
Select "Yes"

5) Within the same window click on the "Delete history…" button

A pop-up button may appear that asks you, "Are you sure you want Windows to delete your history of visited web sites?"
Select "Yes"

6) Your internet browsing history is now deleted from Internet Explorer 7.0.

Or

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

1) Make sure you are not on the website you want to hide; choose a neutral site like www.google.com

2) Select "Tools" from the top navigation menu

3) Select "Internet Options…" from the drop-down menu

4) Under the "General" tab click on the "Delete Files" button

A pop-up button may appear that prompts you, "Delete all files in the Temporary Internet Files. You can also delete all your offline content stored locally"
Click on the small box next to the words "Delete all offline content"
Click on "OK"

5) Under the "General" tab click on the "Clear History" button

A pop-up button may appear that asks you, "Are you sure you want Windows to delete your history of visited web sites?"
Select "Yes"

6) Your internet browsing history is now deleted from Internet Explorer 6.0.

Or

If you are using Firefox

1) Make sure you are not on the website you want to hide; choose a neutral site like www.google.com

2) Select "Tools" from the top navigation menu

3) Select "Options…" from the drop-down menu

4) Under the "Privacy" tab click on the "Clear Now…" button

5) A pop-up window may appear giving you various options. Ensure you have the following selected: "Browsing History" and "Cache". Then click on "Clear Private Data Now".

6) Click "OK"

7) Your internet browsing history is now deleted from Firefox

Or

If you are using Safari

1) Make sure you are not on the website you want to hide; choose a neutral site like www.google.com

2) Select "Edit" from the top navigation menu

3) Select "Empty Cache…" from the drop-down menu. A window will pop up to ask you "Are you sure you want to empty the cache?" Click "Empty"

4) Select "History" from the top navigation menu

5) Select "Clear History" from the drop-down menu

6) Your internet browsing history is now deleted from Safari

Information from Family Violence Project.