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shift+alt +delete= happy days

for the ultimate in speed file deletion..............
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You are sitting at your computer screen, happily searching away for something that you really shouldnt when you hear a creak of a floorboard. At this point you realise that you have to delete all history, temporary internet files and cookies before the unsuspecting other half / sibling/ friend/ guardian enters the room. what i propose if a fast effective way of doing this so that it deletes all cookies etc from the last half hour of web browsing.

i think that shift alt and delete would be a good combination, with a number added for how long you have been on. say shift alt delete and 2 if you were on for an hour.

this effective deterrent against being caught is far better than conventional deletion as google images for example takes so long to delete individual items and going through cookies etc does also.

i think this function is a necessity for the up and coming connaiseur of the internet age...

mistro, Feb 21 2006

(??) A New Solution to Getting Caught http://www.davesdai...lips/303-eye-fi.htm
Found as the first return to [DrCurry]'s suggested search. [Mr Phase, Feb 22 2006]


       Set your browser to shred the evidence when it closes, and simply close the window (Alt-F4).
DrCurry, Feb 21 2006

       Doesn't get around remote systems management and monitoring, though.
bristolz, Feb 21 2006

       Though with respect, I think that the idea is aimed more at alleviating worry for the domestic PC-using teenage onanist, as opposed to escaping censure for work (or other vaguely social forum) based porn consumption.
calum, Feb 21 2006

       [+] I know many an angst-filled teenager whose desperate efforts to keep his dirty habits a secret would be needless with this. Enjoy your pastry.
Mr Phase, Feb 21 2006

       A *friend* of mine told me that a reasonable way to do this vis-a-vis history on a lone PC is to download a web browser that you don't often use (one of IE, Firefox or Opera might provide enough choice for Windows users) and use said browser for the sole purpose of 'questionable' connoisseurisation of said internet. Once the session is complete, simply do as [DrCurry] suggests, but only the questionable data in the secondary browser is lost, and not all your Mum's cookies for Tescos etc.
zen_tom, Feb 21 2006

       P.S. why isn't the technical term for this "tossing your cookies" ?
DrCurry, Feb 21 2006

       Why not just write a shell script to do that?
Galbinus_Caeli, Feb 21 2006

       Or run the browser in virtual computer software in non-persistent mode.
spidermother, Feb 22 2006

       I feel that they are both too complex for your standard teenage boy looking at 'images'. This could come as standard and be easier.
Germanicus, Feb 22 2006

       Just google on "how can i look at porn without getting caught" - given the number of standard teenage boys in the world, this must be a well-researched topic.   

       (Alternatively, search on "How can I catch my Dad looking at porn" - that will give you some leverage for your own explorations. "Husband" may give more hits.)
DrCurry, Feb 22 2006

       the best thing is probably just nto to use the internet at all and just use something like limewire or ares, they are easy to delete and most people don't know where the files so so they are easy to hide and delete.
mistro, Feb 24 2006

       I can always tell when my Dad's just that minute been looking at porn, because it looks like his moustache is on back to front.
spiritualized, Feb 25 2006

       I would love this. For no particular reason.   

       Stop looking at me like that.   

       And limewire made my computer spit viruses out of every port. I'm a little miffed at it.
notmarkflynn, Feb 27 2006

       really? doesnt do that with me. just be careful and get a firewall.
mistro, Mar 02 2006

       I've opted to rely on my imagination and other such analog sources.
notmarkflynn, Mar 03 2006

       What are you looking at that no one else should see?
the fiddler, Mar 03 2006

       Don't delete happy days, I rather liked the fonz.
RayfordSteele, Mar 04 2006

       I'm looking a disgusting niche porn. What else?
notmarkflynn, Mar 04 2006


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