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Private browsing allows local storage on Safari

Private browsing isn't completely private because websites are allowed to leave data in local storage. I'm not really sure what it does, but it's awfully hard to get rid of. I delete it from the ...
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How To Clear History & Cache in Google Chrome While Leaving Chrome Extension Local Storage alone?

I have a plugin that I like, and it uses the Local Storage feature. How do I configure my Chrome browser to let me clear everything but leave the Local Storage feature alone? This may also be a ...
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Can I create a RAID 10 configuration starting with data from one HDD?

I have one HDD with around 1TB of data on it. I also have 3 identical empty HDDs that I would like to add to it and create a RAID 10 setup. Is there any way to do this without first clearing out the ...
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How to clear localStorage for all sites I've visited, but keep cookies, with Chrome?

How to clear localStorage for all sites I've visited, but keep cookies (that I manage separately, with an extension; some of them are whitelisted and should not be deleted)? Unfortunately, Chromium ...
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How can I transfer all localStorage data from Google Chrome to the new Chromium Edge?

I recently switched browsers from Chrome to Edge (not the legacy one). I had some localStorage data saved in Chrome that I now need in Edge. I've already searched various search terms like "...
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Is it possible to locally save/load OneNote 2016 notebooks in OneNote for Windows 10?

I've been using Microsoft OneNote 2016 on a new Surface Book 3. I have several large notebooks through that app. I store each in different folders depending on what project they pertain to. However, ...
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Drastically different copying speed when accessing Smb share on non Windows machine

I've done some experimentation across 3 machines, and I am not sure what to pin down the issue on. The situation: Nas is connected to the network, with file 1 on network. Its an omv OS with a setup ...
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How do I recover lost chromebook local data?

When you change your Chromebook password, it asks for your old password when you sign back in. If you forgot your old password, it erases all local data. Local data is supposedly the files and ...
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Viewing the Local Storage of a HTTP website that now redirects to HTTPS

The Notepad website I've been using lost all of the data that I had kept on it. Not only that, it turns out the snapshots I was downloading were all empty! Unfortunately, I had important data on it, ...
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How to examine and edit google-chrome Local Data?

How does google-chrome store its Local Data? Specifically, I'd like to have a command-line script that would display, or make a few specific changes to, some of the browser's local data. I'm not ...
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Limiting the size of browser's local storage

Modern browsers offer local storage to websites. Some websites use a very small amount of storage. But other websites seem to think that my local computer shall be their playground. Slack for example ...
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Block (deny) the use of localStorage/sessionStorage by domain in Chrome

I know localStorage can be disabled entirely in Chrome, but is there a way to disable it per site (domain/URL)? Blocking cookies doesn't do it, either using Chrome's built-in functionality or the ...
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Find out what is setting local storage

I have noticed today that in every site I visit there is a new key value pair called randid in my local storage in chrome. I searched it but I couldn't find anything on it. I noticed it as I was ...
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Telegram web client does not remember my login in Firefox?

I have recently reinstalled Firefox (my OS is macOS 10.14 Mojave) and the Telegram web client no longer remembers my login. Always used to work fine before, but not anymore. Every time I start ...
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Stop sharing localStorage among servers behind a reverse-proxy (same-origin passes for all)

Consider two backend servers: https://server1.example.com https://server2.example.com When accessing these servers directly, they naturally have independent localStorage objects, since their origins ...
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How to prevent deleting a FireFox Local Storage value?

For an example, I have this yt-player-quality value for www.youtube.com domain in my firefox local-storage which saves the visitor's youtube player quality. The value has set to: {"data":"medium","...
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Is there a way to clear all local storage but save cookies in macOS Chrome?

I know from the chrome://settings/siteData?search=cookie page that I can see "all cookies and site data", trash individual items, or "remove all". And I know I can open Chrome DevTools for any ...
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Why do softwares often keep local data in $HOME/.<appname>?

Most application I usually install (opam, cargo, vscode, julia, ...) keep a local storage in my home folder. Is there a reason for this preference? Or better, are there downsides to the alternatives? ...
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localStorage IE 11 does not work

I have a problem with running sites that used localStorage. I connect to Windows Server 2012 R2 and open IE using cmd with simple site that has access to local storage and all works fine. Then I ...
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Chrome 61: Local Storage Location Changed?

Since upgrading to Chrome 61, new local storage files are no longer created in... %localappdata%\google\chrome\user data\default\local storage\ Any ideas where local storage is now held in the ...
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Firefox won't show localStorage for a domain even when the values are there

TL;DR: Firefox won't show localStorage for a domain and I need to get some data from there. I need to copy the value of a localStorage element, which is a really long string so just echoing on the ...
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How to rebuild missing trash bin (and possible other system) folder(s) in Mozilla Thunderbird

Frequent related problems : I can't delete any message in Mozilla Thunderbird The trash bin in Thunderbird is gone missing, causing the impossibility to delete any message
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How to configure Google Chrome to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs?

I am looking for a way to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs on Google Chrome. In Firefox there is an extension called: "Self-Destructing Cookies" that does ...
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Azure: Load Local Storage from Blog Storage

I notice that with my Azure VM I get a certain amount of SSD "Local Storage". I also see a ton of references online to this only being temporary storage, however I have a large amount of static data ...
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On my Windows 7 PC The Free Space Is Going Up and Down

On my Windows 7 PC the free space on the local disk is increasing and decreasing automatically, and I haven't installed anything recently.The total space of my local disc is 39.00 GB.It is going up ...
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Firefox 47 Storage dev tool not working. Just me?

Original Question I've just upgraded Firefox to 47. No matter which site I go to, the Storage tab in dev tools always says "No data present for selected host". Can anyone else replicate? Go to this ...
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localStorage on Edge produces “An internal error occurred in the Microsoft Internet extensions”

When a page attempts to use localStorage, or I enter localStorage in the console, Edge throws Using sessionStorage works perfectly. I have tried reinstalling Edge with PowerShell: Get-AppXPackage -...
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How would I restore data of a Chrome extension only using backup?

My Mac essentially stopped working, but I have this awesome extension for Google Chrome called Simple Window Saver, which saves a window with lots of tabs, so I can open it whenever I want to. I ...
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Can I retrieve Firefox localStorage data for a URL that no longer exists?

Kind of a weird question, but here's the basic situation. A while back I wrote a basic little todo app for use by some coworkers on an internal corporate network, and I was hosting it on a shared ...
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MicroSD card is write protected [duplicate]

I have a 32 GB Lexar microSD which had been working perfectly for the past 3 months on my phone. But recently I noticed I am unable to write new files to the SD Card. I tried to format it from my ...
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Local disk: “These files might be harmful to your computer”

When moving or copying files from my local harddisk, I get the message: These files might be harmful to your computer. Your internet security settings suggest that one or more files may be ...
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How to actually change HTML5 localStorage size in browsers?

I'm interested in HTML5's localStorage feature which surprisingly doesn't appear to be all that well documented. I found this excellent StackOverflow answer about the size limits of localStorage per ...
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Share a Harddisk between two Windows Hosts on ESXi

is it possible to share a VMDK between two Windows Hosts running on ESXi? I don't want to share the disk via CIFS because one windows machine acts as a VPN-Client where the VPN-Client-Software is ...
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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...
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Is it possible to access someone else's C:/ drive?

Last week I did work on someone else's computer because they were away for a week and well, they have two monitors (which are both bigger than my one) and a better computer config and it was ...
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How to store personal data locally (non-cloud solutions)? [duplicate]

As the title pretty much summarises, storing data in External HDD (especially the ones which require power supply) is not exactly a risk-free solution. I have burnt my hands more than once even with ...
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On a TP-Link router, what's the difference between Storage Sharing, FTP Server, and Media Server?

Can someone properly explain? As I can understand in all three cases you just connect a USB hard drive to the router. I'm using a TP-Link TL-WDR4300 router.
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Why does chrome never delete google.com localstorage?

I have selected the "Keep local data only until I quit my browser" option in Chrome settings under Content Settings -> Cookies. When I exit Chrome, I can see that every website file in my Local ...
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IE10 on Windows 7, where is localStorage stored in the file system?

I'm looking for the location in the file system for IE10's localStorage in Windows 7. Interestingly, there are subdirectories for the web domains that have localStorage objects at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\...
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“This website is asking to store data on your computer for offline use”

Whenever I visit some websites using Firefox, I get the dialog below asking me to "store data on your computer for offline use". It is displayed if I am using Firefox but not if I am using Chrome. ...
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Is there something in between external and shared storage?

On a computer setup I'm aiming to achieve 2 things: I want high speed external storage for my main PC. USB 3.0 fits well. Also be able to share that storage with other devices. LAN speeds would be ...
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How to control websites' use of localStorage in Firefox?

As more and more sites switch from using cookies to using localStorage to store their data (including "tracking bugs"), I'm concerned about in how far the user can control this. With cookies, one ...
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Reducing Disk-Access Timeout in Windows (Especially for Removable Media)?

Whenever a bad volume (dying hard-disk, scratched CD, bad flash-drive/memory-card, etc.) is accessed, Windows tends to wait an excruciatingly long time (a minute or two?) before giving up and ...
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Major issues after updating IE10

When I first upgraded to IE10's final Preview on Windows 7, I immediately started getting the following error whenever a script tries to access localStorage: SCRIPT3: The system cannot find the ...
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Where do I find localStorage data in Chrome?

Is there a place in Chrome's settings dialog where I can view the localStorage data? I'm on MacOS, but I'm looking for a browser based interface for localStorage (not via browsing the file system)
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What are the impacts of moving Local Storage from one machine to the other?

In this other question I learned where the local storage is physically located on the disk. Suppose I copy this whole folder from one machine and paste it on other machine, running same version of ...
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Store temporary WAV files on local disk with Exact Audio Copy (EAC)

Using EAC I am storing FLAC files on a NAS drive. EAC rips a WAV file first then creates a FLAC file and then deletes the WAV file. When selecting the NAS drive for storage of the FLAC files, the WAV ...
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IE10's localStorage is broken?

I recently ran CCleaner to clean up my laptop. Since then, every time any site tries to access window.localStorage, the following error appears: The system cannot find the path specified. It also ...
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Clear HTML5 local storage on a specific page

Is it possible to clear HTML5 local storage on a specific web page? I was editing a Javascript demo on http://jsfiddle.net, and I re-arranged the windows in such a way that one of them became ...
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Where does Google Chrome save LocalStorage from Extensions?

I just had to format my Windows 7 system and start over, I made some backups of certain files/folders though and I am trying to find out where Google Chrome stores users data that extensions save, ...