History often refers to the list of webpages viewed in a browser or commands used in a particular program. History is often used for undo/redo or back/forward functionality in programs of all kinds.

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Google Chrome history

There's a bug, I think, in the way Chrome manages its history. When I clear the history with CCleaner, I can open Chrome and see that History is blank. However, as soon as I start browsing the web a ...
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Expanding the “other devices” history in Google Chrome

When I open the History in Chrome on my work computer after having spent the morning on my home computer, I'd expect to see a long list of recent tabs from the home machine as well. Instead, I see ...
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Is there any way to check the “history” of burned CDs on Win 7?

I was wondering if there is any way to check what files where burned to what CD/DVD from a Windows 7 computer? In other words, is there a log function which records what files where burned to disk? ...
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How do I get a similar awesome bar (from Firefox) in Chrome?

Before switching to Chrome, I always used Firefox, and I always really liked how you could type into the address bar and it would search (a fuzzy search!) for pages that were in the history that ...
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How to avoid missing chrome history due to duplicate urls?

Chrome does not show complete browsing history, it only shows unique urls. How do I view complete usage history? This is what I did: I entered google.com at 3 PM, then waited 5 minutes, opened ...
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Retrieving Chrome History and History Archives for Mac

I've read some articles here that suggest that we are able to retrieve Chrome's history as SQLite databases: Export history from chome browser How can I view "archived" Google Chrome history ...
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How to delete skype chat history stored on hotmail/live/outlook.com?

Please note, I'm not talking about the skype chat history on the skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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Safari open a web page from cache offline

I want to open a web page which i could see in safari's history offline. At-least i want to get the html contents out of it. It would be of great help if anyone could help me do it.
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Prevent Google Chrome from deleting history [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to make it so history in Google Chrome can be saved to view but cannot be deleted. I figured out denying write but allowing read permissions to the history file will ...
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Quickest way to delete history in google chrome? [duplicate]

There are 2 situations that I would like to happen Delete all history from this day only Delete entire history since the beginning How do I quickly do that? Maybe a shortcut command or a one click ...
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URLs in Chrome won't delete, even when history is cleared

I tried CCleaner and History Eraser. Nothing works. What should I do? Also, going down over the URL and hitting ShiftDel didn't work.
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Anyone really understand Windows File History in Windows 10?

Just wondering if anyone truly understands Windows File History? I have scoured the web for over a month reading every post, article, comment, and snippet I can find on anything related to Windows ...
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Is there a historical computer peripherals or accessories museum or even just a current list?

Thinking about all the unique and different peripherals I've owned over the years, from ISA capture cards, to parallel port controlled shutter glasses for 3d games. I've seen many many accessory or ...
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Delete history from a specific computer

I use chrome at both work, home computers, phones etc... and didn't realize the history was being stored locally on the work computer. I've turned off the sync settings so it will no longer be ...
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How do I export the history of Skype?

Is it possible to export Skype v4 chat history into some readable plain-text format? (.txt, .xml, .html) Alternatively, is it possible to backup/restore skype chat history? (I wouldn't mind backup to ...
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Can I find out how many pages have been printed by a printer?

I want to know how many pages have been printed. Is there any way? I am using Brother HL 5350DN.
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Internet Explorer 11 remove frequent sites history

When I open a new tab in IE 11, a new tab page opens just fine but I also get a popup box showing the last 10 addresses. I try to clear log, no change. I try private browsing, no change. I try clean ...
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Windows PowerShell - How to view commands history date/time

I want to list entered commands in Windows PowerShell with their respective timestamps. How can I do it with Get-History command? Also if that isn't doable then please show me a way to check which ...
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Show history from all devices in Chrome

I have Chrome set up to sync history between my devices work PC home PC laptop Android phone Pulling up the history on any of these shows only the history for that specific device, but it ...
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Android Chrome's synced history location on dekstop - extracting history

Since Chrome can't keep record of browsing history past 3 months time which I need, I figured I would have to find a way around it. So what I could think of is to extract history data before Chrome ...
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Bash History Not Preserved Between Terminal Sessions on Mac

My bash history mysteriously stopped working, and I have no idea how to fix it. This is what my .bashrc looks like: HISTSIZE=500 HISTFILESIZE=500 HISTFILE=$HOME/.bash_history However, when i ...
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Getting the list of command history using Clink

I recently installed Clink and I'm quite happy with the history being kept in between session and the ability to search history using Ctrl+R / Ctrl-S. However, I would very much like to have access ...
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Delete URL history in Google Chrome

I'm looking for a way to delete a whole URL in Google Chrome. Do I need to run some other program or can it be done in the browser itself?
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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Recover Chrome history

Today I reinstalled my computer and I want to recover my history from before the reinstallation. I logged into my Google account and I checked my history, but there I found history only from my phone. ...
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Chrome recently closed tabs are gone

I'm using Google Chrome for Windows 8.1 64 bit and what I do is I love to stack tabs. I always have 200-250 tabs in 4-5 different chrome. Thing is when I restart or close the browser I always had ...
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List site history by domain?

Is there a way in Firefox to group and count history by domain? I'd like to see where I've been at a glance and be able to purge it.
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Can I switch from Firefox 32-bit to Firefox 64-bit without losing data?

I'm currently using Firefox 32-bit, but since the release of the version 43.0, Firefox is also available in 64-bit for Windows. I would be pleased to use this Firefox build, but I don't want to lose ...
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Bash history loss

I like to keep a lot of history, so I have histappend set in my .bashrc. Most of the time everything works fine, with history built up from many shells appending. However, every once and a while, I'll ...
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File history drive disconnected

So I was just sitting around watching youtube videos, and this error message popped up. What in the world is this? I have never seen this problem before. Thanks.
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Create an hidden location for HIstory [firefox]

I have got a desktop computer XP with Firefox 38.0.1 How to create another location [a second location] for Firefox history so that when someone deletes it closing Firefox automatically and/or ...
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Chrome, recover history in incognito before tab closing

as many articles here said, google chrome removes history in incognito mode only when last incognito table is closed. So from this comes my question, is here posibility to access this history (when ...
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How i can restore my skype chat history after system reinstallation?

Is there way to restore skype chat history after system reinstallation or history cleaning? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.
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Backup chat history from Viber on Android or Viber on Desktop

I'm curious how to back up user history (with icons, photos, time and everything) from Viber installed on Android or Android on my Desktop. The best way I guess would be exporting it as html with ...
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Git - rebasing a file into past history of that file

Lets us say I have a file filename in a git repository in subirectory dir1 with a history something like this: v7 --- v8 --- v9 --- v10 The file is part of a larger repository with various ...
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How can I access the history list in FoxIt Reader?

In Preferences → History, Foxit Reader has the settings Maximum number of documents in history list and Maximum number of documents in Recent Documents list. The former can be set as high as 200, and ...
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How do I export the Browsing History in Firefox?

I lost a load of open tabs in Firefox that I want to recover. The details are in the browsing history but it is not the most friendly area of Firefox to wade through. The Export option there actually ...
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Firefox sort history based on time

Sadly it only seems possible to sort history on date After collecting all sites of today (way too many) Firefox orders the history alphabetically. I want to sort only on time and date. Like with ...
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Check program history in Windows Vista

Is there a way within Windows Vista to check program history, much like how a web browser logs web pages that you have visited? Let's I wanted to see when chrome.exe was started. I'm not looking for ...
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How to make bash keep most frequently used history entries for ever?

Duplicates are already turned off, but that's not enough (I feel like I have to enter commands too often). Assume I have a capacity of 2000 entries of by bash history and a command which I used very ...
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How to transfer Google Chrome history to IE?

I switched to Google Chrome for about two months to try it out (on Windows 8.1) and now I am switching back to IE. I can't be opening up Chrome every time I need to access my history. I also get ...
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LInux csh shell: gaining full command history

I am trying to retrieve some recent commands which I entered using the csh shell in Linux. However, when attempting to use the history command and various combinations of flags I am unable to view ...
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Working with Box Sync, is there an easy way to diff to previous versions?

I am used to diff text files using tools like P4Merge or WinMerge. Now I have to work with box.com and Box Sync. I want to diff my current file to a previous version. Do I have to go to the web ...
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Can a school network administrator see app search history? [closed]

Quick question, If your college network is monitored by a network admistrator, I know they can see safari browsing history and traffic, but let's say you are using the tumblr or facebook app on an ...
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Where and how can i view skype logs (Chat and Voice history)?

Where and how can I view my skype logs (Chat and Voice history)? Does it get saved somewhere in PC by default? Can I choose a folder location myself to start saving voice and chat history?
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How do I re-sync Google Chrome's URL bar suggestions with my history?

Chrome has a bug: Visit a URL in Chrome Delete that entry from your history Start typing that URL into the URL bar Expected behavior: the full URL is not suggested. Actual behavior: the full URL ...
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Where can I download Google's full browsing history?

Google's signed-in devices (can) sync browsing history, as explained here. I tried to use Takeout to download it, but it only seems to offers Search history. Where can I find this data?
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How to set up Firefox to absolutely never to delete any history items?

Is there a way to set up Firefox in a way that it absolutely never removes any items from its history (automatically)? In the past maybe there were a 'keep all history items', then you could set it ...
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Skype Chat History: Adding person to current chat sees previous history?

I had a private conversation with someone over IM and then added a third person to the group for a call. Is the third person able to see the history of my previous conversation? Or they only can see ...
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Google Chrome doesn't delete my browsing history correctly

I have deleted everything that I could from my browser history: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData I checked everything and select the begining of time Then when I access browsing history: ...