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Clear Private Data, Empty Caches and Remove Cookies in Your Browser

If you use a web-based email service (such as Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo! Mail) from a public computer (such as in a library or internet cafe) and want to make sure none of your messages or access credentials are left over for the next user to see, you can clear the private data the browser keeps for convenience.

How to Clear Private Data, Empty Caches and Remove Cookies in Google Chrome
On a public terminal? Relatives over for the holidays? Here's how to make sure Google Chrome remembers nothing, no pages, no history, no cookies from your accessing your web-based email account.

How to Clear Private Data, Empty Caches and Remove Cookies in Internet Explorer
Do you access a web-based email account such as Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo! Mail from a computer that other people use as well? By emptying the browser cache, deleting the history and removing cookies, you can make sure your mail is kept private and secure.

How to Clear Private Data, Empty Caches and Remove Cookies in Mozilla Firefox
Web-based email services make sure only you can see your emails. But what about the next person using your computer? Will they be able to extract messages, user names and passwords from the browser's cache and memory? Not if you have deleted your private data, which is easy in Mozilla Firefox.

How to Clear Private Data, Empty Caches and Remove Cookies in Opera
Want to make sure Opera does not reveal your email inbox or what you wrote in your last message? Here's how to clear private data after visiting a web-based email service in Opera.

How to Clear Private Data, Empty Caches and Remove Cookies in Safari
Make sure Safari leaves not traces of your checking your inbox. Here's how to clean the ache, remove cookies, purge the history and more.

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