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*Run box*

by justmeflo / November 27, 2004 1:28 PM PST

Could someone please tell me how to clear the run box? Even after I reboot, I still have all my url's in there.

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Re: *Run box*
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 27, 2004 6:19 PM PST
In reply to: *Run box*

In Internet Explorer, goto Tools > Internet Options and in the General tab click to clear History. That should do it.

Er, none of my business, but why do you use the Run dialogue box to type in url's?

Why not use the address box in your browser?

Just a thought.

Mark

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Re: *Run box*
by justmeflo / November 28, 2004 12:45 AM PST
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I don' know all the proper terminology but are you saying type in the urls at the top of the page where it says * address*? I usually just click the start and r button on my keyboard and up pops the run box. That is where I type in my www.whatever. Is that what you are speaking of? That I should use the top of the page?

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Re: *Run box*
by roddy32 / November 28, 2004 1:29 AM PST
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Yes, type them in at the top where it says Address and either hit the go button on the right side or hit your "enter" key on the keyboard.

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Re: *Run box*
by swisse / November 28, 2004 2:05 AM PST
In reply to: *Run box*

Open regedit and the registry up to this point:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer. Check if there's an entry with the name ClearRecentDocsOnExit. If there's one double-click it and check if the value is 0, if it's 0 change it to 1. If there's no such entry then right click on the right Window, choose New, then DWORD Value. Regedit will suggest the name New Value #1, replace it with ClearRecentDocsOnExit. Double-click on this new entry and check the value. If it's 0 change it to 1. Close regedit then restart your PC. Check if it works.

Swisse

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