Web browsers keep track of the websites you have visited in case you want to go back to them later. In Internet Explorer you can view a list of the most recently visited sites by choosing View, Go To. A list of recently visited web sites will be displayed to the right. You can go […]

Your web browser creates a folder on the hard drive where it saves (or “caches”) certain items that have been downloaded for future access. The browser often downloads images to this folder as you visit different websites. If you visit the same site more than once, the browser will check in this folder first to […]

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded and saved to your hard drive when you visit a website. This text file contains information that can be read by the web server the next time you visit that same site. Cookies are used in a number of ways. One common use of cookies […]

Pop-up windows are often used to display advertisements that appear when you visit a web page. One way to stop these pop-up windows is by using a web browser that has a built-in pop-up blocker. Most of the major web browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Netscape, and Mozilla Firefox, now feature a pop-up blocker. If […]

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