Married Man

Richmond, KY

#1 Apr 2, 2013
Is there any way after someone deletes the browsing history on a computer to be able to bring it back up and find out what they have been doing on the computer. Just courious.

United States

#2 Apr 2, 2013
Don't know if you could ever retrieve that info but sometimes it will remember previously visited sites by just typing in a few letters. I know that's not much help, but it's worth a try if you supect any certain sites. One thing is for sure, if they are deleting the browser history they are hiding something. Good luck.
Married Man

Richmond, KY

#3 Apr 2, 2013
Thanks for the info, I already knew that just too many sites to do that and I honestly think it is just time to sit down and find out what the hell is actually going on here. But thanks.
cookie monster

Lexington, KY

#4 Apr 2, 2013
look at my the cookie files... (if the site sends/accepts one)

San Diego, CA

#5 Apr 2, 2013
Read the index.dat file. It is hidden but just Google it. It is a Microsoft tag file and it records everywhere the computer has been on the internet, and cannot be deleted as Microsoft has it protected.

San Diego, CA

#6 Apr 2, 2013
One more thing. Until the hard drive it was written on is melted into scrap, nothing is ever really gone.

Jeffersonville, IN

#7 Apr 3, 2013
Try using an undelete/recovery program. That will recover segments of the harddrive that have not been wrote over yet. Being browser cache chances are good that the data you are looking for has already been over ridin. Don't let the laptop be used until you have used the recovery software.

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