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Windows 7: Can't clear history of Taskbar's Address Toolbar

15 Sep 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate

oh sorry. lol. i didn't know what that meant. lol

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15 Sep 2009   #12


I cannot find anything. In all of this, did you boot? I don't think it will cause any of the fixes to engage, but I am out of ideas.
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15 Sep 2009   #13


That is a very cool video thing though. Can you tell more about it?

I will brb about one hour.
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15 Sep 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate

I just rebooted lol. nothing happened as we both thought.
the recording program that i use in called camstudio. it is a free open source screen recorder.
you can download it and find more information about it at:
CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software
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15 Sep 2009   #15




I typed in DOGHAMMER

Then I searched reg. Deleted both instances.

Now, I will boot.
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15 Sep 2009   #16


And my address bar is clear.

So, one reg entry is easily found, the other may be different on yours. The phrase is TYPEDPATHS


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15 Sep 2009   #17

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

as said by antman, ccleaner can delete all the history.
or try CleanAfterMe - Clean Registry entries and files in your system
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15 Sep 2009   #18
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Just a few more articles to confuse the heck out of you

Review privacy details : Clear your Toolbar search history - Toolbar Help
Customising the Firefox 3.0.* Location Bar. • mozillaZine Forums

What is address bar history?
Address bar, also known as the "Location bar", is a text box used to enter a web site address in a browser. Web browsers allow users to click the down arrow to view the recently visited pages. So, the address bar history shows some of the web sites you've recently visited and anyone who has access to your computer and starts to type in the address bar will get a drop down url list with the web sites you've visited
To delete address bar history in Firefox 1.5:
• Select "Tools"
• Select "Options".
• Select "Privacy".
• Open "History" tab and click "Clear Browsing history now".
• Click OK.
In "History" tab you can specify how long you want Firefox to remember what web sites you visited.
See if this works the same in FF 3.**

And ... apparently old articles on deleting seach history in Firefox work too:
How do I clear my search history in Firefox?
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15 Sep 2009   #19

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello xladieexo,

It may also be AutoComplete in Internet Explorer. In IE8, click on Tools, Internet Options, Content tab, Settings under "AutoComplete, and "Delete AutoComplete history".

Can't clear history of Taskbar's Address Toolbar-autocomplete.jpg

Hope this helps,

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15 Sep 2009   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate

I'd first like to thank EVERYONE that took the time and helped me. all your information was appreciated,considered and used! You guys are great.

Antman fixed my problem. =D

i went into my registry


deleted all the urls
rebooted and they were gone.

Thank you so much Antman as well as everyone else who has helped me. You all rock!!! I hope this thread will become handy for someone who is facing the same problem i was.

i hope you all have wonderful days.

night. =]
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