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Windows 7: Firefox 3.6.3 Private Data ?

28 Apr 2010   #11
brightsun

 
 
Firefox? Privacy -- Clear history

Which option do most people leave it on "Everything" in the time range. ?


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28 Apr 2010   #12
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Brightsun, the answer to that depends on what you are trying to accomplish. If you want to browse without a trace, you can always use the private browsing option and everything is automatically gone when you close the private browsing session.

I keep history for 30 days. Many times, I want to go back to a site or a specific part of a site and I can do this through the history. I keep cookies to facilitate logging in to various websites and to keep my settings on some websites. I do go through my cookies monthly and delete those I don't want. If I want to browse without a trace, I use private browsing.
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28 Apr 2010   #13
brightsun

 
 
Firefox? Privacy -- Clear history

When you leave it on "Everything" in the time range. it clears "Everything" then will it remember to save the passwords when you start going back to sites ?
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28 Apr 2010   #14
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

In the Settings for Clearing History window, click the check mark boxes next to the items you want to have cleared automatically when Firefox closes. In this window, under "Data" leave unchecked the boxes "Saved Passwords' and "Site Preferences" if you want to retain your passwords.

Brightsun, i beg of you, please go through the support artice i linked in my previous post. It describes all the available options and will answer all your questions.
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28 Apr 2010   #15
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I don't have Firefox store my passwords. I enter a password every time. However, many sites have an option to "stay logged in". If you select this option, it is done through cookies. So when I am deleting cookies, I don't delete sevenforums cookies. By doing so, I don't have log in - I don't enter my username nor my password.
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28 Apr 2010   #16
brightsun

 
 
Firefox? Privacy -- Clear history

I went through the support artice It describes all the available options and and answered my questions I got the clearing history cookies cache I did not understand when you clear everything do you have to check passwords to resave passwords ?
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28 Apr 2010   #17
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brightsun View Post
I went through the support artice It describes all the available options and and answered my questions I got the clearing history cookies cache I did not understand when you clear everything do you have to check passwords to resave passwords ?
This is how I have mine setup. For security reasons, I do not save passwords on my computer.


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28 Apr 2010   #18
brightsun

 
 
Firefox? Privacy -- Clear history

when you clear everything do you have to check passwords to resave passwords ?
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28 Apr 2010   #19
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

If you want Firefox to save passwords, you must have "Remember passwords for sites" checked.
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28 Apr 2010   #20
brightsun

 
 
Firefox? Privacy -- Clear history

when I clear everything from the history do I have to recheck save passwords, in the "Remember passwords for sites"
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