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What is the difference between "Delete" & "Forget about this site" when deleting a single item in the 'History' as a 'customising' procedure ?'c'

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I am still using Firefox on Windows XP

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Using "Forget About This Site" will remove all data stored in Firefox from that domain like bookmarks, cookies, passwords, cache, history, and exceptions, so be cautious and if you have a password or other data from that domain that you do not want to lose then make sure to backup this data or make a note.

You can't recover from this 'forget' unless you have a backup of the involved files.

It doesn't have any lasting effect, so if you revisit such a 'forgotten' website then data from that website will be saved once again.

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Hi, 'Delete This Page' removes the site. 'Forget About This Site' removes the site and everything connected with it. More here - Delete browsing, search and download history on Firefox.

If your question is resolved by this or another answer, please take a minute to let us know. Thank you.

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Using "Forget About This Site" will remove all data stored in Firefox from that domain like bookmarks, cookies, passwords, cache, history, and exceptions, so be cautious and if you have a password or other data from that domain that you do not want to lose then make sure to backup this data or make a note.

You can't recover from this 'forget' unless you have a backup of the involved files.

It doesn't have any lasting effect, so if you revisit such a 'forgotten' website then data from that website will be saved once again.

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clanfind said

I am still using Firefox on Windows XP

My sincere thanks to the repliers and the succinct nature of their replies. Clanfind

clanfind said

I am still using Firefox on Windows XP