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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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7.8. Save Web Sites Longer to Surf More Efficiently

You can improve the efficiency of your Web surfing by increasing the number of days that Internet Explorer maintains a record of the sites you have visited.

When you navigate to a Web page, Internet Explorer adds the page's title and address to the History list, which is part of the Favorites Center. The History list is an important Internet Explorer feature because it enables you to easily and quickly return to a page that you have previously visited.

The History list also enables you to view the pages that you have visited most often, so it gives you an easy way to see which pages are your favorites. By default, Internet Explorer keeps a page in the History list for 20 days before removing ...

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