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Old 12-18-2006, 10:55 AM   #1
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Default pc storing unwanted information.

hello,
I have recently noticed that when i search on google or some other text entry field on the internet, that a dropdown box with previous searches appears. I can delete them by rolling over one of them and tapping delete several times, but is there a way to stop these from being remembered?
here is a pic of what i mean: http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l1...oyingthing.jpg

i have looked through many options and control panel several times, still with no luck, so any help is well needed.
many thanks dan.
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Old 12-18-2006, 11:00 AM   #2
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Default Re: pc storing unwanted information.

Just goto tools in IE, then select internet options, then the general tab, then browsing history settings
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Old 12-18-2006, 11:02 AM   #3
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what browser are u using. in firefox go to tools -> options -> privacy tab -> uncheck "remember what i enter in forms and the search bar" not sure about explorer, i don't use it anymore.
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Old 12-18-2006, 11:07 AM   #4
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hmm, still no luck, all i get now is this


i know its not temporary internet files, because i use a registry cleaner to remove these every day. also they seem to be kept there for months, rather than 0 days as it is set now.

EDIT - sorry if the pic is too big
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Old 12-18-2006, 11:43 AM   #5
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Have you tried disabling the "Autocomplete" feature in your web browser? It should be in the Internet Options applet from within the Control Panel. Tools/Internet Options/Content (tab)/Autocomplete. Then take off the check marks in the little selection boxes. Give that a try and see what happens.
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Old 12-18-2006, 01:16 PM   #6
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yes, this has fixed the problem. thanks TRDCOROLLA!
(btw if anyone else has this problem, disable the forms check box)
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