Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes new feature so you can delete your porn history

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Microsoft has started rolling out its Windows 10 Anniversary Update to users around the world.

The blockbuster update brings with it a host of new features including improvements to the Cortana digital assistant, the Start Menu, increased security and better continuity between your phone, tablet and PC.

Microsoft’s Edge browser is also set to get its own set of new features and functions, one of the most notable being very useful for anyone who wants to hide what they have been looking at online.

The updated version of Edge now lets users to automatically delete their search history the moment they close a tab or exit the browser.

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Users are also able delete their cookies and cache every time the close the Edge browser.

While this has been an option on most other browsers, such as Google Chrome or Firefox, for quite some time, it is the first time the option has been available on Microsoft Edge.

To enable the new able the new feature you will need to have installed the Anniversary Update and then follow these steps:

  • Once installed, open the Edge browser.
  • Click on the settings icon in the top right of your screen.
  • Under Clear Browsing Data, click on Choose what to clear.
  • Select clear browsing history cookies and cache.
  • Select the option to “always clear when I close the browser”.

Microsoft has also announced that extensions will also be available on Edge as part of the Anniversary Update.

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The extensions, which sound similar to the those available on Google Chrome, enable users to personalise their browser.

Well known extensions from the likes of Save to Pocket, LastPass, Evernote and Microsoft Translator are now available to download from the Windows Store.

Windows 10 extensions

Anniversary Update brings extensions to the Edge browser for the first time.

Earlier this week, Microsoft launched a new video series on YouTube called This Week on Windows, that highlights the new features on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

The first video gives you quick look at some of the improvements to Windows Ink and Cortana, as well as to some of its new apps.

Microsoft has said a new video will be published each week.

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