2
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1answer
43 views

Chromium - Selective Cookie blocking doesn't work

I have a fresh install of Chromium Browser on Windows 7. Chromium Version 36.0.1926.0 (261698). I got to Settings -> Privacy -> Clear Browsing Data .. & clear all cookies from from the beginning ...
1
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1answer
40 views

Privacy with new windows accounts?

Windows 8 is insisting me to use Hotmail account to login into operating system. Having this, will it be possible to identify me with Internet Explorer from any site? UPDATE If I go to Hotmail site ...
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3answers
79 views

Is there an “Incognito mode” for windows? [closed]

I want to use my windows 7 without leaving any traces, like chrome incognito browsing or IE Inprivate browsing but for the whole system, and I don't want to use windows then clean traces using ...
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2answers
287 views

Is there a Windows utility to delete contents of RAM left by an application? [closed]

Ideally, this utility would know where in physical RAM an application was and completely clear its contents when it's closed. Does anyone know of such a utility?
11
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3answers
814 views

How are User files in Windows 7 protected?

I noticed that I cannot access user files from one account across another. However, if someone took my HDD, hooked it up to another computer, would they be able to see the files? Is there a way to ...
1
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0answers
167 views

SymmetricNAT error when using I2P on Windows 8

I'm trying to use I2P, an anonymizing network layer that's written in Java. I've installed the service on Windows 8, but it reports a SymmetricNAT error. I have authorized the Java executables on my ...
2
votes
1answer
14k views

Prevent Windows 7 User Accounts from accessing files in other User Accounts

I'm trying to set up another User Account on my Windows 7 Professional laptop for use by another person. I do not want that person to have access to any of the files in my User Account on the same ...
2
votes
1answer
317 views

Why is my true IP location revealed *inside* my VPS host?

I'm using VPS hosting based on Windows Server 2008. The machine is physically located in the US and I'm connecting via RDP using mRemoteNG from my home in Europe. It's easy to Google many "IP ...
3
votes
1answer
566 views

Opt out of ALL “Customer Experience Improvement Programs” (CEIPs)

Many Microsoft programs (eg. Office 2007, SQL Server 2008, Visual Studio 2010) ask me if I want to participate in a "Customer Experience Improvement Program". I don't. I really don't. Never. Ever. I ...
4
votes
4answers
30k views

How to hide (remove) 'Owner' and 'Computer' information on PDF file?

I would like to share a PDF file on a forum anonymously. When I right click on file and go to 'Details' tab, it shows my computer name and owner name. How do I remove (hide) this information?
2
votes
2answers
295 views

Is there no way to disable the storage of flash videos (FLV) in your temp folder?

I found out that even if you delete Flash cookies, the FLV files of all videos you watch are stored in a temp folder, typically C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Local\Temp. They are deleted when you close ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

i need to encrypt a folder on windows but how to prevent domain admin from reading this folder when i input the key to decrypt that folder?

well i searched the site for software that encrypt folders on the harddisk and i found recommendation for TrueCrypt or similar products. but the thing i wanted to know is that if i open a file on the ...
2
votes
5answers
294 views

Avoid “privacy pitfalls” in Windows and Linux?

I have a Windows and a Linux machine. In Windows, everytime I visit a site, a lot of cache/history files are created on my machine. I setup my Firefox to don't save anything. ...but Windows saves a ...