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Windows 7: How do I clear auto complete of search field for "Installed Updates?"

23 Sep 2016   #1
PlasticGlowStar

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 
How do I clear auto complete of search field for "Installed Updates?"

Hello. I was wondering how I would go about clearing the auto complete field in the windows update "Installed Updates" window. It seems completely independent from the windows explorer search field.

I was checking to make sure no windows 10 or telemetry updates accidentally got installed and now it's FULL of different KBnumbers.

I tried using the "find" option in the registry, but got freaked out when it brought up a bunch of stuff i didn't recognize and i didnt wanna mess anything up.

Thanks in advance,
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23 Sep 2016   #2
PlasticGlowStar

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

I'm not understanding why this got flagged for a move.. There's nothing wrong with my windows update. I just want to know how to clear the auto complete bar.

I can see how if you skimmed my post you could mistake it for an issue.
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23 Sep 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Do you have particular KB# you're looking for ?
Best place to do that is in uninstall a program and view installed updates and use the top right search box and type in the KB# hit the enter key and hurry up and wait

As far as I've noticed these are all win-10 related
Code:
  KB3035583 main one GWX issued many times
kb3013531*.mkv files to Windows 8-10 Phone
kb3021917*performance improvements 10 upgrading
KB3068708 customer experience and diagnostic telemetry 
KB3080149*customer experience and diagnostic telemetry
KB3123862**recalled ? lets users easily learn about Windows 10
There was also an update that removed win-10 GWX issued this month
New KB3184143 Update to Remove Windows 10 Upgrade Offer
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23 Sep 2016   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

What Mike said

There was just an update that was supposed to have cleaned up anything Windows 10 related, you should be fine.
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23 Sep 2016   #5
PlasticGlowStar

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

No no. I mean the search bar in the upper right. I want to clear the autofill data for it. I cleared the autoclear data for windows explorer, but it didn't remove it.
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30 Sep 2016   #6
PlasticGlowStar

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

Oh! I figured it out on my own. Apparently if you hover the mouse pointer over the autofill suggestions you can remove them by pressing "Delete."
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