How do I Find the Internet History If the Browsing History Has Been Deleted?

by Liam Walter ; Updated September 28, 2017

Not being able to find your Internet history can be a frustrating situation. Many employers, schools and parents monitor the Internet browsing history. However, if it has been deleted, they cannot find the information as easily. Locating this deleted information is a relatively simple process and takes less than a minute for both Windows and Mac users.

Windows

Click "Start," then "All Programs," "Accessories," "System Tools" and "Disk Cleanup."

Click "My Files" then "(C:)" file from the drop-down box.

Left-click "Temporary Internet Files and Downloaded Files," "View Files."

Mac

Double-click "Time Machine" icon on your desktop and click "Set Up Time Machine."

Click the "Off" button and change it to "On." This backs up your current system.

Double-click your Safari browser icon.

Left-click "File," "Preferences," "Security."

Left-click "Show Cookies" to view the deleted history.

About the Author

Liam Walter is a self-employed stock operator. In addition to being a financial speculator, he is a lead writer for new-electronics.com, and has been freelance writing since early 2001. Walter studied kinesiology at Austin Community College. Before becoming a full-time trader, Walter worked as a certified nurse's assistant in various nursing facilities.

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