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By karenb ·
We are a public library with Internet access. I have just upgraded the PCs (OS--NT & W2000) to IE 6.0, but have found a problem with the history. The PCs are locked down & have no access to Internet Options. I have the history set to 0 but the dropdown still has listings of previous patrons. Need to find a way to clear this out. Thanks

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by jb007 In reply to How to clear history on I ...

How to Clear the History Entries in Internet Explorer

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q157/7/29.asp

Article has been cleared to work up to IE 5.5 you will have to test the setting on ie 6.0 and win2k.


NOTE: be careful of spaces that are added by the posting process.

regards,

jb.

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by fenaikh In reply to How to clear history on I ...

if you have aproblem proceding to the next item on the Connections tab of the Internet Options dialog box just press TAB
again as MS suguessted it pls read these articles from MS.

Good luck

Mohamed


1- No Item Receives Focus When You Press TAB on the Connections Tab of Internet Options
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q296/3/55.ASP

2- How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 6
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q293/9/07.ASP


3- How to Clear the History Entries in Internet Explorer
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q157/7/29.asp

4- Availability and Description of Internet Explorer 6
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q293/5/13.ASP

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by Joseph Moore In reply to How to clear history on I ...

I would try this:
Clear the IE history by clicking the Clear History button on one of these systems.
Then open up Regedit and export the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs
This is the key that the url history is saved it. It makes many subfolders of urls.
Save this piece of the registry (call it nohistory.reg) and put it on each pc.
Then, set up a Scheduled Job to run this REG file every hour (or 30 minutes or however often you want). Open Scheduled Jobs, click Add a New Job, and Browse to this REG file. Set the schedule to run as often as you feel is necessary.
Then let it go.
With saving the Registry piece after you cleared it out, there will be nothing in the REG file itself.
When you import it, it should overwrite the existing Registry piece (with all of the history) with its blank entries.

You would then have nothing in the History.

Hope this helps.

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