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need help covering tracks

by antelope / June 22, 2005 1:59 PM PDT

so there may be some sites that i shouldn't have been viewing on my computer. anyway, whenever i type the first letter of any address into my address bar (MS explorer on the XP operating sys.), the nearest site (alphebetically) pops up for quick reference. is there any way to delete the content in this bar or arrange for nothing to be recommended? help!

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In IE Help, search for Autocomplete.
by Kees Bakker / June 22, 2005 5:02 PM PDT

And do what is recommended to clear the saved addresses and inhibit saving in the future.

Hope this helps.


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Similar problem. Dropbox won't go away
by lamewaffles / June 25, 2005 3:12 PM PDT

I am using netscape 8 on windows 2k and have been searching on the web for a birthday present for my wife. Google and yahoo remember all the search terms i put into their search bars. I want to clear these forms and prevent them from auto completing. This is NOT the address bar or a google or yahoo! toolbar. This happens on their website. I have tried clearing everything, and I mean everything from the options menu under Tools. It still completes everything. I even went to IE and cleared everything from it and reset the autocomplete. The dropdown box did not open when I looked at google with IE. How do I make it stop showing everything I have tried to look up?

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Try PurgeIE
by sanga / June 25, 2005 11:06 PM PDT

If in IE, Tools >> Internet Options >> Clear History does not work, try PurgeIE; it's a neat 755 kb program that will do the job for you. Just Google it, I think it's a freeware.

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