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how do I delete "Recently Closed Tabs" from History in the Tool Bar to protect others from viwing them?


When I go to History in the Tool Bar I can go to Show All History and delete what is there, but even after deleted, if I click on Recently Closed Tabs, some websites visited will still be there, and I don't necessarily what anyone else tha might be using my desktop or laptop to view them. It's a privacy issue, don't you know. I have tried for three days noe and haven't found a way to get rid of them even if I delete all cookies.

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You can set the pref browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo to 0 to clear or disable the "Recently Closed Tabs" list.

To open the about:config page, type about:config in the location (address) bar and press the "Enter" key, just like you type the url of a website to open a website.
If you see a warning then you can confirm that you want to access that page.

Your above posted system details show outdated plugin(s) with known security and stability risks.

  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r12

Update the Flash plugin to the latest version.

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Go to TOOLS on toolbar and press enter. On CLEAR RECENT HISTORY press enter. Check all the boxes in the menu. On CLEAR NOW press enter. All of your Recently Closed Tabs and Recently Closed windows will get removed and you couldn't recall them unless you yourself revisit the website and windows and nobody will know the places you been visiting.