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Five tools to clean Internet Explorer

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Even if you are not in the habit of visiting questionable Web sites, you may occasionally find it necessary to clean up Internet Explorer in an effort to protect your privacy and/or improve the browser’s performance. This article discusses five utilities that can help you to clean up Internet Explorer and cover your tracks.

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1. CCleaner

CCleaner is a free tool for cleaning up Windows and Internet Explorer. This versatile tool fixes registry errors, removes temporary files, and things like CHKDSK fragments and memory dumps.

When it comes to cleaning Internet Explorer, CCleaner clears the browser history, and removes cookies and temporary Internet files. The nice thing about this utility (besides its versatility) is that it doesn’t have to perform a blanket deletion of your cookies. You have the option of specifying cookies that you would like to keep.

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