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Windows 7: Google search history stored online?

25 Feb 2011   #1
Orbital Shark

 
 
Google search history stored online?

The title says it all...

Within that last 2 days I have completely re-installed my Windows 7 machine. Only today did I install Google Chrome and have just done a search on iGoogle

The purpose of the search was to look up game development/creation software but to my surprise when I typed 'Game' it showed something I searched for at least a month ago, maybe more

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I'm now led to believe that google stores previous search information online and am starting to wonder what other information it's storing.


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25 Feb 2011   #2
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hmmm, after some searching I've found that ALL google search history is stored in an online database.

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This only applies if you have a Google account (as I do) and can be accessed via www.google.com/history


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