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Blocking Unwanted ADs with Internet Explorer 8

IE 8 has some nice new features to help you stay safe and keep out those unwanted adverts.

You could of course just use the "IN PRIVATE" browsing option in the safety tab.

Whilst there take a look at the "In Private Filtering settings"

In there you will find a list of recently visited sites and you can select which ones get blocked or not.

Almost anything that says google syndication, google analytics, doubleclick, quantserve, addthis, can be blocked.

I would suggest do a couple at a time and browse normally for a few days. If you have any issues remove one of the blocks and check the site that had issues works OK before adding any more blocks.

Its a process of learning your browser to stay safe and keep you safer.

Blocking AD type cookies can on occasion speed up browsing as it no longer has to wander around the INTERNET to find the advert it wants you to see.

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How to set Private Browsing?


The procedure to set private browsing can vary from browser to browser. Also, the term used for private browsing is different for different browsers. To know more about what term a browser uses for its private browsing mode as well as to know how to set private browsing, refer to the following section:

For Internet Explorer
Known as "InPrivate Browsing"
Refer to:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/internet-explorer/products/ie-9/features/in-private

For Google Chrome
Known as "Incognito mode"
Refer to:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95464?hl=en

For Mozilla Firefox
Known as "Private Browsing"
Refer to:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/private-browsing-browse-web-without-saving-info

For Apple Safari
Known as "Private"
Refer to "To visit sites without making history, turn Private on or off in Safari section":
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?utm_source=Agillic%20Dialogue

For Opera

Known as "Private browsing"
Refer to:
http://help.opera.com/Windows/12.10/en/private.html
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stopping browsing history


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Stop Web History on Internet Explorer b> Every time you visit a website, the web address, date and time of your visit is recorded in your Web browser history. The length of time this information is saved varies depending on what browser is used. If privacy is a concern, popular browsers such as Firefox and Internet Explorer offer enhanced privacy features that allow you to prevent your browser history from being stored.

Update your Web browser to the latest version of the product. Browser updates often include important security patches. Automatically clear your browser history each time you exit. In Firefox, this option is located under "Tools" and "Options." Select the "Privacy" tab and check the box marked "Always clear my private data when I close Firefox." If you're using Internet Explorer, click on "Tools" and "Internet Options" and check "Delete browsing history on exit." Use private browsing if your browser supports it. Private browsing prevents your browser from storing any information about your browsing history, including cookies, temporary Internet files and history. Pressing CTRL+Shift+P on your keyboard will activate private browsing mode in both Firefox and Internet Explorer. It can also be accessed in Firefox by clicking "Tools" and selecting "Start Private Browsing," and in Internet Explorer by clicking "Safety" and selecting "InPrivate Browsing." Private browsing must be activated each time you open your browser.

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Security Internet Explorer

These days online threats usually fall into two categories:

  • Attacks on you
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Browse privately. If you want to help protect yourself from fraud when you use a public computer, it's a good idea to erase your tracks. InPrivate Browsing tells Internet Explorer not to record or save your browsing history, temporary Internet files, form data, cookies, and user names and passwords. For more information, see Internet Explorer 8: Browse privately. The newest version of Internet Explorer helps protect you from both of these threats.

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This extension is a must for anyone who has set their browser to automatically delete all cookies when they close their browser. Using just the browser settings you are able to delete all traditional cookies. However, many sites now use "Super Cookies" which are Local Shared Objects (LSO). These are files typically installed by a flash-plugin and are stored with your local system files. These cookies are never deleted.BetterPrivacy

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