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there’s a trick we can use to prevent browsing history from being recorded in Chrome. Here’s how.(...)
Clear Browsing Data, make sure the box “Clear Browsing History” is checked, and then select “from the beginning of time” from the drop-down menu. Press the Clear Browsing Data button at the bottom of the window to complete the process. (...)
quit Chrome to prevent any conflicts, and then find Chrome’s history file. In OS X, this file is stored at the following location:
In Windows, it’s:
C:Users[User Name]AppDataLocalGoogleChromeUser DataDefault (...)
you’ll find a file called “History” with no file extension. This is the file we need to lock. In OS X, right click on the file and choose Get Info (or highlight the file and press Command-I). Under “General,” check the box for Locked. This will prevent Chrome from modifying this file and thus stop any future browsing history from being recorded.
For Windows, right click on the History file and choose Properties. In the Properties window, check the box for Read-Only and then press Apply.
originally posted by: SocratesJohnson
i bet those *ATS edits* at google still record your stuff
I mean you might go to a hate site and need to be punished, look at an offensive picture and need to be punished, or laugh at the wrong meme and need to be punished
originally posted by: badw0lf
But this is nothing more than preventing websites from storing your visits, most of which are required for some things. Things that you take for granted, and locking your history file will only make using the net a problematic experience for you...