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by xantiaman / January 10, 2007 4:59 AM PST

hi everyone i am using IE xp pro and am using bt broadband through the home hub system.the problem i have is no doubt simple to fix it is this.i cannot erase the typed url history eg when i click on the down arrow on the type url bar a drop down menu of the sites i have visited appears.i have tried window washer and evidence eliminator as suggested by colleagues but its still there all the other histories seem to be erased but not the typed url history.i have been into the internet properties and cleared the history file and set the save history to 0 days, still there has anybody got any idea at all how i can erase this history.i have only just started using the home hub as before i was on bt broadband but using a different router and had no probs whatsoever thanx everyone

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You Could Try This (it's Free).......
by tobeach / January 10, 2007 3:26 PM PST
In reply to: history

It will clear URL history amoung many, many other things:
Get CCleaner (Freeware). It's not an AV but an extensive temp/cache/application cleaner.
Download (& print out for reference) the Help file (descriptions of items to be cleaned), then download, save & install either the "Slim"(suggested) or "Basic"(if you need additional language files) version.These versions are 100% adware/spyware free.
Additionally, add the download page below to your IE Favorites or Bookmarks list and use it to check for updates about once per month.
In "Options", click on "Settings" and uncheck:
"automatically check for updates" to prevent getting an undesirable (adware toolbar) version from built in updater link.
I run CCleaner immediately before & after each net visit as it only takes under 5 seconds to clean.I also have it set to auto-run at boot up.

Help file to print out:

Download Free Program Link:

You'll wonder how you survived without it. You're gonna Love it!!
Enjoy! Grin

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New Current Link for Help File:
by tobeach / May 5, 2007 4:03 PM PDT

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