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Hi guys,

I've been trying to erase my browsing history on Firefox - with very little luck. I've used both Firefox->Clear Recent History (clearing everything) and Onyx. However, immediately after I supposedly deleted everything there was, I got "you've visited this page 3 times" when looking for an online dictionary I used recently and the same kind of thing for the page from which I downloaded Onyx :-(.

Any ideas how to actually delete everything???
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> First thing to learn is that History and Cookies aren't the same thing. I > suspect your problem actually deals with cookies, not history.

I agree but "Clear recent history" in Firefox should delete cookies, cache, browsing and download history, etc. Same goes for Onyx.
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FF - Preferences - Privacy tab

Clearing history does not delete cookies.
Deleting cookies may be done at the above location.

Or use Onyx.

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I've just been into Preferences and checked the box that says " Clear history when Firefox closes", then closed it down. When I reopened it all History bookmarks had gone.

The only thing I can suggest is make sure you are quitting Firefox and just not closing it.

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