Internet Explorer 8 has options for clearing the browsing history. To access the clear options you can press either Ctrl + Shift + Del or click on the Delete Browsing History available under the Safety menu. The Delete Browsing History provides
different options such as Clearing Temporary Internet Files, Cookies, History, Form data, Passwords and In Private Filtering data. And if you keep the
Preserve Favorites website data check box ticked, then cookies and temporary Internet files that enable favorite websites would be retained.