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What's the easiest way to detect and delete “Flash Cookies” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automatically remove Flash history/privacy trail? Or stop Flash from storing it? This article has some disturbing information on how "Flash Cookies" even ...
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Surfing the web anonymously [closed]

What is the best, fastest, safest way to surf the web anonymously, and how much anonymity can you really achieve?
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Track kids browsing history even when they know how to clear it manually

I have a colleague with two teenage boys (yes, cue cliche's about 'I have this friend see...') He's currently having issues with them browsing pr0n and wants to do a little spying on their browsing ...
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8answers
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How to track websites that have been visited?

When I check my child's computer, his internet browser history is all blank. I strongly believe he deleted all the browsing history, cache and everything. Is it possible to know what websites that my ...
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10answers
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Blocking pop-up adverts in YouTube videos

I don't have a problem with unobtrusive adverts and why shouldn't websites try to make money from it's users? (someone's gotta pay for the servers!) But what I really find annoying are the adverts ...
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12answers
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How to Clear your browsing history

How do I clear my browsing history? Windows and Ubuntu please. Update: Already do all use ccleaner, clear my flash cookies, etc... Everything minus the sandboxie thing.
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4answers
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How to Set Firefox 4 to only store History for a set period of time, i.e. one day?

I want to setup Firefox 4 to only store my history for 1 day (or some other set period of time), but I can't seem to find an option to do that in the options dialog, all I can see is "Remember ...
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2answers
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How to clear all HTML5 local storage from Safari?

It seems stackauth.com has used some local storage which my Safari does not show me, and hence cannot be deleted. So, in general: how to ensure all local storage is deleted from Safari? Some ...
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2answers
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Firefox addon for anonymous web surfing

I need to switch to anonymous surfing mode for specific sites. Is there a Firefox addon for anonymous web surfing?
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2answers
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Do Chrome and Firefox share a browser cache?

So I was having a problem with some stuff on SO not working that was similar to this post on Meta which recommended clearing the browser cache. Now it wasn't working in both Chrome and Firefox and I ...
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4answers
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Does the swf file download to user's PC before it starts playing/How does Flash Files play on user's PC

I would like to know how a flash file plays/loads in the users PC. For instance, if my code is as below - <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" ...
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3answers
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Windows Temp Files Shredding Tool [closed]

I need a tool to clean and shred temp files from any browser session. I have tried eraser but is there a better tool out there that requires less manual job scheduling?
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1answer
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A bunch of questions on flash player

Whats the difference between adobe flash player activex and adobe flash player plugin? Where is the adobe flash player (include activex and plugin) installed? If I want to view swf file standalone ...
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How to change default directory of flash cookies?

Local shared objects, sometimes referred to as "Flash cookies," are data files that can be created on your computer by the sites you visit Flash cookies are stored in a special directory depending on ...

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