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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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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

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by highlander718 In reply to

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,

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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

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by highlander718 In reply to

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.

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by highlander718 In reply to

I tried that first thing. Doesn't work.

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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!

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by highlander718 In reply to

I only want to delete one entry, not all

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by highlander718 In reply to

I only want to delte one single item, not all of them.

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by dmiles In reply to Internet History

How to Use the AutoComplete Feature in Internet Explorer 5 [Q21714
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

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by highlander718 In reply to

This is not what I'm, looking for (see previous answers).
Thanks,

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