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Have an browser on an external HD


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mscaulk

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If i access the net using a browser installed on an external HD, will the web history be available on the main HD of the computer?

I want to know if this keeps the browsing histoy just on the external, or on the main HD cache as well.
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Doug

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If you are running an operating system from your internal hard drive, and that in turn is supporting the loading and function of a browser located elsewhere, you are still using the operating system.

MS Windows has places to hide backups and temps and hidden files that would get past a strip-search at Guantanamo.

If it is essential to you to keep your browsing history separate from your ordinary computing, you might consider installing a second HD into the tower and create a dual-boot setup, doing all of your web browsing from the instance of Windows that you designate as unique for browsing.

The above is not "authoritative" and just represents "my 2 cents" when presented with this consideration.

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