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Explorer's Drop down list.

by Trebork / August 10, 2005 6:33 PM PDT

How do I Delete the list of previous requests from the Drop Down menu of Internet Explorer.

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(NT) (NT) Select it and press the delete key.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 10, 2005 10:34 PM PDT
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Explorer's drop down list removal.
by Trebork / August 11, 2005 5:31 AM PDT

Thank you (NT), but it failed,When 'Drop down list is opened the 'Delete is not available.The same on Google and Yahoo.What am I doing wrong.? Thank you.

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Try this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 11, 2005 5:37 AM PDT

When the drop down item is in the box, tap the delete key on the keyboard.


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Explorer's drop down list.
by Trebork / August 12, 2005 3:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Try this.

Thank you for your reply,however I have tried this and found that the item in the box simply returned to the drop down list.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 12, 2005 3:45 AM PDT

You'll have to use the Internet Options clear autocomplete entries since your particular list didn't respond to the usual delete method.


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Clearing History.
by Trebork / August 12, 2005 6:58 AM PDT
In reply to: Then...

Thank you for your help.If it helps others, In Internet Explorer, Empty Cache,clear history in Preference Pane. and follow instructions. To clear Google click site on left of Google sign and click 'Clear history' the same action for Yahoo.

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