Delete Internet Explorer Browsing History via command line

In the following tutorial, I’ll show you how to quickly Delete Internet Explorer Browsing History via a command line. The cool part about deleting your browsing history via a command line, is that you can create simplex batch files to automate the entire process of clearing stored passwords, deleting cookies, deleting history and files stored by the Internet Explorer browser.

The following has been tested to work with Internet Explorer 7 and or 8:

How To Delete Internet Explorer Browsing History:

  1. Click Start -> Run, type cmd, then click Ok
  2. From the Command Window, type each of the following commands and press Enter:

To Delete Temporary Internet Files: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 8

To Delete Cookies: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 2

To Delete History: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 1

To Delete Form Data: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 16

To Delete Passwords: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 32

To Delete ALL: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 255

To Delete Files and Settings Stored by addons: Type

RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 4351