Yes. Your computer definitely remembers everything you do. And by everything, it means every single file, password, login, data, image, and browser history saved, downloaded or deleted from your computer. Are you really protected? Anyone that uses your computer has the power to know everything about you, your logins and access codes and track your session when you have used your computer. Your personal login for your online banking transactions or the passwords for your networking sites can be accessed by another person just by clicking some things in your computer, even if you didn’t tell them anything about your transactions at all.
There are different ways for a computer to copy the files and information you possess in order to remember them and automatically fill the logins on websites you frequent. When you type in your email and password for a website, your computer saves that information and will remember them when you come back another time. Your browsing history is also recorded so that your internet browser can automate and narrow your search effectively based on the keywords you have entered. In your browser, it is the cookies that allow saving of the information you have input on the computer when you were online. A cookie is a bit of data or text stored by the browser and is used for authentication and saving site preferences. Some cookies are used for tracking. They are embedded in browsers for the purpose of storing the user’s browser history from the time they first used the browser up to the last session that happened. So if you’re not careful, your personal logins can easily be accessed by anyone anytime. However, you can control your browser’s capacity to store information and tracking history by customizing the browser using its Tools menu. You can also delete the history of the browser by going to Tools and click Clear Recent History.
Another way of a computer to store is through making temporary files. When you create a document, or data in any program in your desktop, your computer copies what you are doing as another file. The computer saves these types of information as temporary files which you may delete anytime. Temporary files, also known as temp files, are made for backup purposes. Microsoft Office, for instance, allows this kind of files to be created in order to help you recover the data lost, if ever your computer crashes due to other unknown reasons. Typically, temp files are deleted once the program is saved and closed normally. However, if the particular program crashed while you were on it, the temp file created wasn’t deleted and may accumulate in your hard disk over the course of time, allowing access to anyone who would try to look into your computer. To be able to remove these files and save yourself some identity theft problems in the future, you may delete the temp files without causing harm in your system. You can download our software intended for this purposes and automates the optimization, safety & cleanup for your computer.