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can a technician trace websites after delete history?


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aimi

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hi guys,

now dont get suspicious i didnt do anything wrong. it's just that the laptop belongs to the office and it was meant to be only for work purposes but i have been web surfing though i always delete history whenever i close down the laptop.
so im wondering if i hand the laptop back to the technician (because apparently there are some problems with the laptop), can he like trace up the websites i went?
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(Hopefully, you are using a Windows OS);
Depends how smart he is and how you "deleted" your history.
a.) Who's network was it on? If it was the school's, he could probably check sites you've visited.
In that case, you're screwed.
*IF you were doing it on a different network, you still might have a slight chance of getting away with web surfing.

b.) If you hit Ctrl+H and then deleted your history, there are still tracks left behind.
You have to find a way to deleted your cookies via a program (such as "CCleaner") or via your default browser.

*Note
-You need to know exactly where all of your extra temporary internet files are stored on the hard drive.

TIP: Navigate to the %appdata% folder, it will show you most of the sites you've loaded. This contains data such as saved progress in games; if you've ever played them on that computer. If so, just delete the folder that contains the "unallowed" content, then clear your recycling bin.
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...i am a dumb person. what's windows OS? crap i dont even knw which version of windows it is tho i think its xp.
um its not the school, its my mum's office -.-

so if i delete all the files in the temporary folders,then i wont be traced? i tried looking for the temp. folder before but i couldnt find it ><. is there a way for me to search the folder? btw the laptop is very restricted so im not sure whether if it will show
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http://blogs.msdn.co...-index-dat.aspx
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This topic is a continuation from the original topic located HERE
As stated the issue needs to be brought to the attention of your mom's IT department and let them correct it.
Closing this topic for duplication.
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