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    Thanks, Jerry and HTG.

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    When I'm tired of seeing ads for all of the products I have recently checked out on the web, I clear the temporary internet files. Or when I'm tired of companies seeing everywhere I've been and every product I've seen on the web.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
    When I'm tired of seeing ads for all of the products I have recently checked out on the web, I clear the temporary internet files. Or when I'm tired of companies seeing everywhere I've been and every product I've seen on the web.
    I'd be surprised if that helps much. Google probably keeps its own records independent of temporary Internet Files. Perhaps you're thinking of Cookies which is different from TIFs and is more often used by trackers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwitalka View Post
    I'd be surprised if that helps much. Google probably keeps its own records independent of temporary Internet Files. Perhaps you're thinking of Cookies which is different from TIFs and is more often used by trackers.

    Jerry
    It probably helps a little. At least it feels like I have more privacy when I don't see ads for products I just looked at.

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