How to Delete Google Search History in Vista

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Chances are, your computer automatically keeps a record of your history, including your Google search history. You may want to delete your Google search history because you searched for a topic you don't want other people to view, or to improve your computer's performance by getting rid of unnecessary information stored on the hard drive. In Windows Vista, you can remove your Google search history along with other browsing-related files, or delete only your Google search history.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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    Delete Browsing History

  1. 1

    Click on "Tools" from the top tool bar in your web browser.

  2. 2

    Click on "Delete Browsing History."

  3. 3

    Click on "Delete All."

  4. 4

    Click "Yes" when asked if you're sure. This method deletes your entire history, along with passwords, cookies and temporary files.

    Delete Search History Only

  1. 1

    Click on the star in the upper left-hand portion of the screen.

  2. 2

    Click on "History."

  3. 3

    Click on "Today."

  4. 4

    Right-click on "Google."

  5. 5

    Click on "Delete," and then "Yes" when asked if you're sure. This only deletes the Google search history and not the passwords, cookies and temporary files.

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