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is there anyway to stop kids deleting their browser history :)
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Deleting browser history from within the web-browser (options or tools) cannot be prevented but many people don't realise that Windows also keeps a record of visited websites within a file called 'index.dat' (hidden by default).

You can use the 'search' tool (set it's options to search hidden files and folders, and system folders, and sub-folders) and it will find the index.dat files on your PC. They can be opened and read with 'Notepad'.

Of course, If your kids are very 'computer-savvy', and if they have reason to do so, they can easily delete these index.dat files with a free utility, whereupon Windows simply creates new ones which initially contain no website information at all.

If you are concerned about what sites you're children are visiting you should consider buying some 'parental control' software.

Edited by pip22, 13 November 2007 - 04:06 AM.

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thank you
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