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You know how as you type in web addresses it drops down and shows other sites you've been to?

For example, as you type in www.msn.com it'll show all these sites that start with 'm' that you've been too until it matches up with 'www.msn.com'

How do you get rid of those?

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To selectively remove items from your Address History it is a Registry edit. I believe there is a tool, or two, that can aid you in doing it, also.

Are you sure you want to do those sort of edits?

I can do it, and I have done it, but if it isn't too annoying, it will fall off by itself (be removed from your list) after a period of time, AS LONG as you never go back to that same site, during that period. I think that period of time is based on your Tools>Internet Options, General, History - Days setting.

Let us know if you want the steps to manually edit the Registry. Otherwise, I'd say live with it.

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Switch to Mozilla

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What you want to do is much simpler in Mozilla. You select Edit - Preferences - Navigator - History. In the window is an option to "Clear Location Bar" which removes all the addresses of previous sites visited. No need to fiddle with the Registry.

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1. Please note that just above the text editor (where you enter a question on the forum) is the following paragraph, and if certain information is not present in your question, our reply may not be of much help:

Tip: If you are asking for help to troubleshoot a computer-related problem, please be sure to include all the necessary information (ie: operating system, model number, hardware, software, etc) that will help others identify your problem for a speedy resolution.

2. On the Paranoia tab of the PowerToys TweakUI utility is an option to Clear Internet Explorer history at logon which states, "Check the Clear Internet Explorer history at logon box to cause the Internet Explorer URL history to be erased each time you log on. This is a per-user setting."

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thank you. all of you.

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