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How to Delete Cookies


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When you visit a web site, cookies store site settings and information on your computer. This can be anything from your user ids, passwords or e-mail addresses to items you’ve added to a virtual shopping cart like on Ebay or Amazon. Cookies can be helpful and don’t pose any real threat in most cases. But if you’re sharing a computer and/or don’t want this type of information stored, you can easily delete them.

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How to Browse and Delete Your Web History


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The browsing history is a list of the sites you’ve visited recently and can be used as an easy way to navigate back to that cooking web site you enjoy visiting so much. For safety purposes, knowing how to clear your browser history is an important step in maintaining your privacy and security, especially on shared computers.

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10 Ways to Spot a Virus


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Your computer can act funny or slow down for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s something simple like a problem with a program. But other times it may be a virus. Viruses can damage your computer and let other harmful programs into your system that steal important information. Knowing how to recognize a virus can help you protect your computer and personal information.

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5 Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams


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Phishing scams are an attempt to steal your personal and financial information. These scams typically involve email, fake web sites or pop-up messages that are used to trick you into handing over personal information such as bank account or credit card information, Social Security numbers, passwords, etc. Knowing how to recognize and avoid phishing can help you protect your information on the web.

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How to Use Windows and Tabs


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When you’re searching the web, there are a couple of ways to open web sites. Using windows and tabs make it easy to view multiple web sites while you’re online.

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Setting up Virus Protection


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Learn how to install antivirus software which is used to prevent, find and remove viruses, worms, spyware and other harmful programs on your computer.

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Printing a Web Page


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Learn how to print from the web.

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Setting up a Free Email Account with Gmail


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Learn how to create an email address using google mail.

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How to Search the Web Using Google


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How to use the search engine Google.

Phishing


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This article defines phishing, gives advice on how to recognize and deal with scammers and provide information on how to report phishing email messages.

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Internet Domains: what Web addresses mean


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Learn what Web addresses mean about where you are online.

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How to Search the Web Using Google


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How to use the search engine Google.

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Google Search Basics


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Online search tips using google.

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How to Browse and Delete Your Web History


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The browsing history is a list of the sites you’ve visited recently and can be used as an easy way to navigate back to that cooking web site you enjoy visiting so much. For safety purposes, knowing how to clear your browser history is an important step in maintaining your privacy and security, especially on shared computers.

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Setting up a Free Email Account with Gmail


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Learn how to create an email address using google mail.

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How to Delete Cookies


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Average: 4.3 (6 votes)

When you visit a web site, cookies store site settings and information on your computer. This can be anything from your user ids, passwords or e-mail addresses to items you’ve added to a virtual shopping cart like on Ebay or Amazon. Cookies can be helpful and don’t pose any real threat in most cases. But if you’re sharing a computer and/or don’t want this type of information stored, you can easily delete them.

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How to Browse and Delete Your Web History


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
3
Average: 3 (5 votes)

The browsing history is a list of the sites you’ve visited recently and can be used as an easy way to navigate back to that cooking web site you enjoy visiting so much. For safety purposes, knowing how to clear your browser history is an important step in maintaining your privacy and security, especially on shared computers.

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10 Ways to Spot a Virus


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http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

Your computer can act funny or slow down for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s something simple like a problem with a program. But other times it may be a virus. Viruses can damage your computer and let other harmful programs into your system that steal important information. Knowing how to recognize a virus can help you protect your computer and personal information.

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Setting up Virus Protection


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Learn how to install antivirus software which is used to prevent, find and remove viruses, worms, spyware and other harmful programs on your computer.

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Setting up a Free Email Account with Gmail


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Learn how to create an email address using google mail.

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