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How do I erase the "HISTORY" feature of the search bar, which causes every prior search starting with "a" to show all prior searches beginning with "a", etc?
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Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
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Please click Tools, Internet Options.
Click Delete, and delete Browsing History.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

FOLLOWED YOUR SEQUENCE--MY I-net options did not include a "browsing HISTORY" OPTION

Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
Which version of Internet Explorer are you using? (Help-->About)

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
James: Microsoft Windows XP--Media Center Edition--Version 2002--Server Pack 1
Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
Thanks.
When you click Tools-->Internet Options in Internet Explorer, do you have a delete button? If so, press it. What options do you see?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
The whole MS internet column comes up with home page, history (but no browsing history), cookies, etc. There is a delete for cookies and history, but no general delete button
Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
Okay. Click the delete history - that's the option you are looking for.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
no==I have tried that sev eral times, also have it on 1 day delete cycle and it doesn't touch the google bar thing or affect it in any way
Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
The google bar is something different.
Right-click the google bar, and you will see an option to clear the history.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

ok I just tried rt click on google bar (not in white search section) it had many options but not a history and not a delete.

 

So I right clicked in the white search section. there is a delete there. I clicked it as I have before talking with you and no effect on the browse history that keeps dropping down. I just tried it again

Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
You mean the history in the google search, or the history in Internet Explorer address bar?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
history on google search
Tech Support Specialist: James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 8 years ago
See the solution HERE.

J.
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