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Windows 7: How do I clear this list?


02 Jan 2013   #1
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How do I clear this list?

Recently, I tried to create a new shortcut on the desktop, and was presented with this dialog. Nothing unusual about that, except that when I started filling in the field, I was offered some suggestions that, frankly, I'd rather not have other users of the computer see. (Honestly, I don't see why this box uses a history list, since it's unlikely that anyone would want to use the same URL more than once to create multiple shortcuts, but that's neither here nor there.) I went poking around in the registry, intending to clear this list, but I couldn't find it. Does anyone know where this information is stored?




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02 Jan 2013   #2
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Control Panel--> Internet Options --> General Tab --> Browsing History
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02 Jan 2013   #3
TBugReporter

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)
 
 

Okay, that's the sledgehammer way of erasing everything (which, I'll admit, I would have never thought of because I never use IE), but where's the scalpel? What if I don't want to erase everything in the list, but just remove one or two entries?
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02 Jan 2013   #4
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Open Internet Explorer, Open up the History/Favorites , manually find the two entries and delete them.
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02 Jan 2013   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

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03 Jan 2013   #6
Bongo

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