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    by highlander718 ·

    how can I delete one single item from the drop down box containing the last visited addresses in IE 6 ?
    In previous versions there was a Internet History folder under Windows, containing these addresses, now I see I have a History button on the toolbar but that doesn’t appear to be related to whatever I have in the drop down box. (I have “keep History” for 1 day, but still, in the box I have stuff I used weeks ago).

    Thanks,

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    • #2684987

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      by kees.valkenswaard ·

      In reply to Internet History

      Probably there is a folder Documents and Settings on the same drive as Windows. Look for the right user. Look there for the folder Local settings, There under for History. In that folder are sub-entries for today, last week etc. Search for the correct name and delete it.
      Good luck

      • #2684804

        Reply To: Internet History

        by highlander718 ·

        In reply to Reply To: Internet History

        Tried it, still it only shows the last 2 days in there. I deleted the entry I wanted to test (the one I really want is not showing up in History folder, as user didn’t used it in a long time), still the test entry is showing up in the drop-down box).

        Thanks,

    • #2684986

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      by dklippert ·

      In reply to Internet History

      Open History in IE. Ctrl+H
      Right click the offending entry and choose delete

      • #2684809

        Reply To: Internet History

        by highlander718 ·

        In reply to Reply To: Internet History

        I tried this already, as I said there is only stuff from today inthere (I have Historu set to 1 day). Even if I delete a page that shows up inthere, it doesn’t disappear from the drop down box.

      • #2684805

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        by highlander718 ·

        In reply to Reply To: Internet History

        I tried that first thing. Doesn’t work.

    • #2684981

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      by dmiles ·

      In reply to Internet History

      ok open IE, then go to ‘Tools’ then ‘Internet Options’ and on the first
      >General tab, click ‘Clear History’ and all the addresses you’ve visited will be gone,
      >if you want to clear history of all websites you have been to, press ‘Delete Cookies’
      >and ‘Delete Files’ and include all Offline Content, but really you should download
      >a program that does this automatically, personally i use a program called Windows
      >Washer, you can download it here >>>> http://www.webroot.com/wb/download/trial/1/wwsetup1.exe
      > , this program also deletes other junk and obselete files that your computer builds
      >up!

    • #2684978

      Reply To: Internet History

      by dmiles ·

      In reply to Internet History

      How to Use the AutoComplete Feature in Internet Explorer 5 [Q217148]
      http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q217/1/48.asp

      How to Use the AutoComplete Feature in Internet Explorer 4 [Q171230]
      http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q171/2/30.asp

      To delete addressbar autocomplete entries, delete IE History. If that doesn’t help, you may need to delete the history folder in its entirety – instructions here.

      To clear search engine entries, and data on forms, go to IE tools, internet options, content, autocomplete and clear your forms cache. Passwords are cleared in at the same place.

      The more stubborn entries on the addressbar may need a visit to the registry. If you delete any entries, make sure you keep consecutive numbering.

      HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs

      Other autocomplete data is also stored in the Registry. Deleting the DWORD AskUser in the right hand pane may help if all else fails – it should cause IE to ask if you want to save passwords.

      AutoComplete, User Names and Passwords on Forms (delete the ‘askuser’ DWORD to force IE to ask if you want to save passwords).
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IntelliForms\SPW

      AutoComplete, Web Addresses
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedUrls

    • #2684803

      Reply To: Internet History

      by highlander718 ·

      In reply to Internet History

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