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By nu4ever ·
Is there anyway you can disable the history folder from being emptied? I'm running windows 98 SE.

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by JEPott In reply to History

This is a fairly easy answer... But before I start, I must warn you that the registry is a crucial part of your system and messing around with it is dangerous. No, it can?t set off some nuclear reaction but improper use of it can severely damage your system. So, I only recommend registry hacks if you?re familiar with computers or at least able to carefully follow my instructions.

Open Registry Editor: Click Start | Click Run | Type regedit | Press Enter

Navigate to the following key (if it doesn?t exist, create it): HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel

To lock the ?Clear History? button, you?ll have to modify the DWORD value called ?History? (without quotes). If the value ?History? does not already exist, right click in the right section of the window and select New, DWORD Value. Name it ?History?.

Now that the value ?History? is ready, double click on it to change its value data from 0 to 1. Click OK. Immediately, the ?Clear History? button in Internet Explorer should be disabled (it turns gray). If Internet Explorer is already open, you might need to restart it to see the changes.

If you?d like to disable the whole General tab (in Internet Options) which contains other functions such as deleting cookies and temporary internet files, follow the same previous steps. The only different thing is that you?ll need to modify/create the value called ?GeneralTab? instead of ?History?.

Hope that helps!

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by nu4ever In reply to

Thanks this has helped alot.

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