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Deleting URLs

by squinn54 / March 31, 2010 9:17 AM PDT

I have window Vista. I am trying to delete my typed URLs. I have been following the click on HKEY-CURRENT- USER and going all the way down to Typed URLs but I can't get the URLs to appear. What do I do. It seems that Vista is different.
Thanks

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Well
by Jimmy Greystone / March 31, 2010 12:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Deleting URLs

Well, first off, don't go spelunking around in the registry. You're going to break something, and then you'll be upset about that.

Second, generally speaking, it helps if you use a few nouns. Typed URLs from what, for instance? Obviously we can deduce a web browser, but which one? Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome?

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Deleting URLs from drop down History
by squinn54 / March 31, 2010 8:44 PM PDT
In reply to: Well

Thank you for replying. I will certainly be more discriptive in explaining what I am doing. My Operating system is Windows Vista Home.
I want to delete the Typed URLs. When I Googled for my answer,this is what showed up. Click on Start,then on Run,type REGEDIT and click OK.
Click on the + next to the following folders.(Vista does not have a +
next to the folders,it has an arrow on the left side of the folder.)
Here are the folders.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Software
Microsoft
Internet Explorer
Typed URLs
The Typed URLs does not have an arrow next to it.
Basicly I want to delete Typed URLs from the drop down History Bar.
Is Vista in fact different from other Operating Systems?
Thank you

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Re: different
by Kees Bakker / March 31, 2010 8:48 PM PDT

Well, different browsers are different and might have their own place to store their data. It's not an OS issue.
So why didn't you tell what browser you use, as Jimmy asked?

Kees

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Deleting URLs
by squinn54 / March 31, 2010 10:50 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: different

Hey Kees & Jimmy,

My Browser is Microsoft Internet Explorer.

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Re: deleting URL
by Kees Bakker / April 1, 2010 7:23 PM PDT
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In IE8, it's Tools>Delete Browsing History, then check the History checkbox and click on Delete button.

Kees

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Get out of the registry. Use a tool?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2010 8:48 PM PDT

Why not use CCLEANER for this?

Clearing the drop down list might be as easy as selecting an item in that box and tapping the delete key.

Bob

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Google...
by Papa Echo / June 23, 2010 12:46 PM PDT

Try googling for deleting browsing history for ideas.

HERE

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Deleting of any kinds of history
by outgoinGSuck / June 22, 2010 8:01 PM PDT
In reply to: Deleting URLs

can be possible with a program not manually. Try Mil Shield.It automatically cleans search, application & URL history of Firefox, IE, Opera, Chrome, etc. Never disappoints me.

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