If you want to investigate index.dat files for yourself, click the link above to download the necessary software, and click the "View History" icon to have the program automatically scan for index.dat files and list the sites your computer has visited.
Delete browsing history, index.dat files, cookie files, cache files, temporary Internet files, and other types of sensitive information with an Internet eraser. WhiteCanyon's SecureClean is an Internet eraser tool designed by forensics experts and approved by the US Department of Defense.
Clear your browsing history in Safari on Mac. You can remove all records that Safari keeps of where you've browsed during a period of time you choose. If your Mac and your other devices have Safari turned on in iCloud preferences, your browsing history is removed from all of them. Clearing your browsing history in Safari doesn't clear any
Erasing history on a computer can free up hard-drive space your computer has allocated to save items you have viewed. It will also prevent someone from gaining access to private data that may cause harm to you, your family, or friends. Your computer tracks and saves many of the activities you perform on it.
Delete your browsing history. Regularly deleting your browsing history helps protect your privacy, especially if you're using a shared or public PC. In Internet Explorer, select the Tools button, point to Safety, and then select Delete browsing history. Choose the types of data or files you want to remove from your PC, and then select Delete. On your computer, open Chrome. At the top right, click More . Click History History. On the left, click Clear browsing data. A box will appear. From the drop-down menu, select how much history you want to delete. To clear everything, select All time. Check the boxes for the info you want Chrome to clear, including "browsing history." To delete individual history items, right-click them and choose Delete, or press the Delete key to clear selected history items. To clear everything, click Clear History. Use the drop-down menu to choose how far back to delete your history. Click Clear History. Safari on iPhone and iPad View or delete your browsing history on iOS