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Remove a single website from address bar history / autocomplete?

Question: Remove a single website from address bar history / autocomplete?

In Chrome you can start typing a website and when the autocomplete comes up, press SHIFT-DEL to remove it. In Internet Explorer, you can just click on the black X in the autocomplete list that comes up.
In Edge - how do I remove a single site from history/autocomplete? For example. I typed in the wrong website www.facebok.com. Now, when I start typing "facebook" in Edge, it autocompletes to the wrong one "facebok" instead. I'd like to just remove the incorrect one from the list.

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Answer: Remove a single website from address bar history / autocomplete?

Good question.
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Can someone tell me how I can remove a single address visited from history

The ONLY way is to clear settings - but what if I don't want to do that

Let's say I was trying to visit www.techguy.com
And instead I typed www.techgur.com
Whether or not the wrong address had a valid link doesn't matter - the damn address stays in browser history
I'll find myself visiting the wrong address again and again and again!

I'll type the first few letters and will of course get the suggestions - from which I naturally choose the first one without looking
But even if I pay attention, it's annoying having the damn wrong address just popping up again!

Thanks
OM
 

Answer:Chrome: How do I remove a single address from history?

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I am running windows vista basic and internet explorer 8. I have tried multiple times to clear my browsing history using both the "safety" and "tools" drop down menu in internet explorer. The history under the "favorites" icon clears, but the history and autocomplete in the address bar does not unfortunately delete. I have tried to delete each item in the address bar separately, but every time I load internet explorer, the history is still there. I have tried to reset the internet explorer settings under the advanced tab, and I have also tried to reset the history under "control panels." I have tried to delete the autocomplete history under the content tab and the sites remain. I tried running CCleaner and am still having the same problem. The history is cleared, but the address bar with autocomplete stills shows the browsing history. I have run multiple antivirus and malware scans on my computer using AdAware, superantispyware, defender, symantec, and malware bytes. The only thing that came up was superantispyware detected "rootkit.agent/gen_local." I deleted this from my system yet the problem remains. I have also tried to go under the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\typed URLs but no files show up to delete individually. Any thoughts? Thanks

Answer:internet explorer 8 autocomplete address bar history not clearing

Hi elliott05,Very sorry, you slipped through the cracks. Did you rerun SuperAntiSpyware to make sure it comes up clean? If not, please do that using the following settings for the scan. They are slightly different than the default settings.Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe to launch the program.If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from SAS updates. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program.Do not run a scan just yet.
In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
* Under Scanner Options make sure that only the following are Unchecked ( make sure all others are checked ):Scan only known file typesScan for tracking cookiesDisplay scan option in Explorer context (right click) menuTerminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button ... Read more

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I have an annoying problem on the AT&T log-in page. It started a couple of days ago when I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. To log in I must first enter my email address. The first time I accidentally mistyped it and now every time I log in it offers (suggests) this incorrect email address as an autocomplete option. HOW DO I DELETE IT FROM AUTOCOMPLETE? I would actually prefer NO prompt at all. I do NOT check the box asking if I want AT&T to remember my email address and password. Again, how I remove this incorrect autocomplete email address prompt on the log-in page, and hopefully remove any email address prompts.

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Answer:how to remove the history on address bar

Assuming this is Internet Explorer 8... Go to Tools > Internet Options, and click the "Content" tab. Click the "Settings" button under the "AutoComplete" heading, and in that window, uncheck "Browsing history".

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I have "inline auto complete" set on internet explorer so that it types the rest of an address for me. I have several addresses in there that I would like to get rid of. (for example, when I start to type ebay.com, ebay.ca comes up first and I never want to go to that address) How can I delete the addresses I don't want in there?

I don't want to hear a word about mozilla...
 

Answer:How can I remove address bar history in IE?

Open IE
Click Tools > Internet Options
Click the Content tab
Click the Auto Complete button

From there you can enable and disable auto complete, and clear stored forms (which is the URL's you're talking about)

Oh and... MOZILLA...

just playin with ya

edit: I just realized you might want to just clear *some* URL's and keep others. I don't know if that's possible...
 

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At work I use windows 2ooo O/S on my PC ,the PC is also used by the night shift guy who takes over from me.The problem is that he constantly uses the Internet to surf sites related to cars and car specifications etc.We have been told not to use the Internet other than for bona fide reasons and car specifications do not in any way relate to our work , the problem is that the nights guy blamed me when the manager happened to notice the previous search history via the drop down box.Firstly is there a way to manually delete the history from the address search bar , and secondly is there a way of logging the times that these sites were visited as this would vindicate me ?Thanks for all helpers !

Answer:Remove address bar history

click here or click hereParicularly notethis bit on the second one - (Note: Clearing the recent documents history from start menu properties will clear this list as well.)

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Please I need a solution for the history folder path in address bar of windows

here is the screen shot of what i want to be removed:

Answer:How to remove the history folder path in windows explorer address bar

Ccleaner will clean it up every time you run it. I do not know of a way to completely disable it though.
CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download

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I was wondering where IE's Autocomplete history is stored.
I can clear the Autocomplete history from Internet options but would like to know where it is actually stored.
 

Answer:Autocomplete history

The Auto Complete entries are taken from a couple of sources. They are as follows...

1) The Address Bar - which contains a list of the last 25 URL's entered. This list is kept in the registry under "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs"

2) Visited URL's - Also used for Auto Complete. Located in the index.dat file usually found in c:\windows\temp\history\history.ie5. Make sure it's in the upper level History folder as there a several differnt index.dat 's spread throughout the file system.

Also, Autocomplete data is used to fill in the usernames and passwords, and other data on HTML forms. It is stored in encrypted format in the registry at:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Protected Storage System Provider
 

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i am just wondering if it is possible for internet history or auto complete to be recovered even if deleted with a deletion program (from download.com)???
if so, how much can be recovered??
 

Answer:internet history and autocomplete

You can clear the histroy in IE by RIGHT clicking the blue "E" on the Desktop and choosing Properties. This will clear your history and you can clear the temp internet folder also.

As can this be recovered? Yes, if someone wanted to spend some money on some top end recovery tools, any data can be recovered if, and this is a big IF, the data hasn't been overwritten or if the drive hasn't been what's known as "zeroed" . The average person does not have the skills to recover deleted data very easily.

Becareful downloading those 3rd party programs that claim to wipe your system clean. Lots of times they add other software you may not be aware of and that software may be spyware type programs that will cause you more grief. More often than not, they take your money.
 

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I have an address bar autocomplete entry that I would like to remove. However, the item is not in my history, unless I do a search for it in history then I can find it.
If I right click and delete it the item is not removed.

Does anybody know a way of removing single items from the auto complete address bar without using Internet Options and clearing all of my history data?

Answer:Autocomplete / History Items

You can try this.

EditURLs - Edit the URL Address Dropdown List for Internet Explorer
http://www.aandrc.com/editurls/index.htm

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Hi,

I have a huge list of product numbers, for example; 1234567-00-A. I want excel to auto complete the product number when i typed in a single cell.

I have two sheets;
Sheet A has all the lists of unique Product Numbers.
Sheet B has only few records linked with sheet A via vlookup.

Question; when i typed any product number, i have to type complete number.

Is it possible if when i type only first 3 or 4 numbers the complete product number is autocompleted.?
BR///Muhammad
 

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I'm running W98SE with IE6.
I have a few incorrect entries (specifically my e-mail address) that I mis-typed. The only problem is that every so often I select one of them in a small window (I try to remember to click on and check to be sure it's the right one- but every now and then I get in a hurry and choose the wrong one).
There are also several that I just don't want to pop up anymore. I don't want to clear the entire AC entries file (thats easy enough) because of all the different places with passwords and such remembered will have to be re-entered manually. Sounds trivial, but I would love to be able to selectively delete items.
After searching MS (and reading and learning WAY more than I need to Know) I finally came to a site that said you can't view the AC form history list. That's reasonable just because of the passwords and account info that you wouldn't want anyone else to get. I don't need to see the whole list- just lose the ones that I don't want anymore.
Any ideas, or do I clear it all and start typing again? Which would really tick me off if I did it again in the future.
Many thanks for any replies.
 

Answer:Solved: IE6 Autocomplete form history

I don't use Autocomplete, but try this:
When the drop down appears, use the down arrow key to highlight the entry and hit Delete. See if this will work.
 

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I cannot get my history drop down to open at all in IE8 unless I turn on Autocomplete. If I do, then it works, even if I shut it off again, at least until I close the browser and reopen it. Anyone know if there is a way around this? I really cannot imagine that the drop down arrow button only works now if you have autocomplete on.
 

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I use Google for most of my searchs and I use the history often ,but now there are so many it's getting to be a pain is there a way to clear the history???
 

Answer:[Resolved] clearing IE history {autocomplete}

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I'm using Internet Explorer 6.0, and I want to clear the program's AutoComplete history. However, whenever I try doing this through the Internet Options menu, my browser freezes, possibly because the data file is so large.

Is there another way to clear this? Thanks in advance for your help.
 

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I am configuring settings for a library computer lab with 45 domain-joined computers. They run Internet Explorer 11 and all automatically log in to a shared public domain account. I want to use a GPO (or GPP, or any tool that lets me achieve my goal for
that matter) to disable AutoComplete for browsing history, but leave URL suggestions enabled. In other words, I want to be able to change the settings found in "Internet Options > Content > AutoComplete Settings" to have the "Browsing
History" box unchecked, but I don't want to do it on each computer individually. The other settings there (e.g. Favorites) don't matter to me
All I have found is to disable AutoComplete completely in my GPO completely by disabling "Turn on inline AutoComplete" found in User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\Internet Settings\AutoComplete. This
is less than ideal, because it also disables search suggestions from Bing, which will be a useful feature for the lab's users.
So my question is: can I disable browsing history autocompletion, but leave Bing search suggestions enabled without having to go and change the settings on each computer individually?

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Hello! I've got a problem with Internet Explorer's Autocomplete.

Using Autocomplete for easy access to URLs I recently visited is great, but one day I came home and typed one letter to bring up the Autocomplete history log, and it desplayed a rather... rude URL. :\

To get rid of this offensive URL, I tried clearing my history folder. It cleared Autocomplete of everything BUT the offensive URL. I also checked favorites folders and did a "find" on my computer for the offensive website's name and got nothing.

It's really embarrassing to have this URL pop up when friends or family use this computer. The only way I've been able to get rid of the offensive URL appearing among my Autocomplete options is to turn Autocomplete off. But since it's such a useful feature, I don't want to turn it off.

I've also checked my computer for Spyware using Spybot. Still no luck.

So is there a way to keep this offensive URL from appearing on my autocomplete list without turning my Autocomplete off? Thanks
 

Answer:IE's autocomplete (for web adresses) displaying offensive URL that history wont clear

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I have Windows Phone 8, I have deleted my Internet Explorer history under settings, deleted temporary storage under settings and did it twice.
When I open up internet explorer and start to type in the address bar within the first 2 letters searches show up that I have done before.
I have deleted what I would think would have taken care of this but yet it remains and I cannot clear it out.
where is coming from and how do I clear my past searches?

Answer:Why didn't my Internet Explorer autocomplete/history delete after I cleared it all?

I think you have to clear from Cortana or from Bing history.

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In IE7.0, when you type a search term, there is auotcomplete capability on your search terms, deven if you dont actually perform the search. Im trying to figure out how to delete the list of terms. Anyone? Thanks
 

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im a beginner pc user , and i dowloaded a lot of private stuff on my laptop that i don't want anyone to see, but everytime the save as dialog box appears the autofill reveals the names of the private files i've dowloaded before, so how do i disable the autofill in the save as dialog box, i' ve tried the shift delete technique and it doesn't work, i use chrome as browser btw
 
 
 
PS. english is not my first language, so sorry for bad grammar
 
tnx in adnvance

Answer:Disable (or at least clear history) AutoComplete in Open/Save As dialog boxes

bump (is bumping a thing here?)

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My Outlook autocompletes when I start to type an e-mail address in a new e-mail. However, most of the other office PC's do not do this. Using Outlook 2003. Any ideas why?

Answer:Outlook Address Bar Autocomplete

Tools, Options, Preferences, email, advanced email, tick 'suggest names...' box

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I cannot remove this from my computer or this other program called super guitar chord finder. I go into add remove programs but it doesnt work. and I cannot work out how to remove them. ANy ideas on how to get rid of these 2 programs?

cheers
 

Answer:yahoo address autocomplete

http://www.ready4music.com/
homepage of super guitar chord finder, you could try a fresh install, then an uninstall, but just because the program is listed in Add or Remove Programs doesn't mean it is on your system, (check Program Files folder) as the uninstaller might not be doing the whole job. In that case it is a registry issue. See this page
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314481
Yahoo has links on this page for that issue:
http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/bizmail/autocomplete/autocomplete-01.html
Hope this is a bit of help...
Bug
 

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I am using Windows XP with Internet Explorer 6.0. on a new computer. Concurrent with initial use of this computer, the autocomplete feature in the address line of my email programs (Hotmail, Yahoo) stopped functioning. This also occurrs when using the Opera 7.0 browser. Autocomplete works in the Address Line, and the browser offers to (and does) remember login name(s) and password(s). Can you tell me how to recover the feature of autocomplete in the email address lines?
 

Answer:Autocomplete in address line

Open Outlook Express and go to Tools > Options and click the Send tab, see if you see anything like automatically complete email addresses.
It's in OE 5.5, not sure about OE 6, not booted to that partition now.
 

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In Hotmail: How to delete ONE autocomplete email-address ?When I type a letter in the "to" field, there appear a dropdown-menu of all addresses I have typed through time - also the ones I typed wrong!! :-((How do I delete a single unwanted address from the autocomplete-list ??Best regards / Henrik / Denmark.

Answer:In Hotmail: How to delete ONE autocomplete address ?

I found (and tried) the answer and it worked (I'm on Firefox)...DO this:In Hotmail go to OPTIONS & Under 'Customizing Hotmail' title, Click Advanced Privacy Options, and under AUTO-COMPLETE Options there's the following: 1. Only suggest people in my contact list is what you want Ticked, then click Save and send an email and notice it no longer is there.

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does anyone know a way to copy or export outlook autocomplete email address's (the address comes up automatically as you type the first few letters) form a computer with xp with outlook 2003 to a windows 7 computer with outlook 2003? thanks

Answer:Outlook autocomplete email address's

NK2.info is a small utility to view and export the contents of an Outlook auto complete file

NK2.info Project

Or just do a search in start *.nk2

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I have just upgraded from Win XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro
I reinstalled my MS Office 2007 and backed up and restored my data, however my autocomplete of email addresses is no longer is there any way to retrieve those and restore to my new computer

Thanks
 

Answer:Coping the autocomplete email address

I believe you are referring to the .NK2 file.

In XP, it is stored here:

drive:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\<profile name>.NK2

and in Win7:

drive:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook\<profile name>.NK2

I believe it should just be a straight copy and paste job. Although you may have to start outlook using the following Run command:

outlook.exe /importnk2

I have only copied over NK2 files from '07 to '10 and you are required to start outlook like that for it add your NK2.

NOTE: If your profile name has changed (by default I believe it is 'Outlook' but I may be wrong) change the name of the NK2 to that of your profile.

To check your profile name, go to control panel, mail and then show profile and it should come up there.
 

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Win XP Pro SP2
Firefox 1.0.7

address bar autocomplete is "on". I want to disable this "feature".

FF > tools > options > privacy > "save information . . " is unchecked

2. userChrome.css
http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/edit#css
This file sets the display rules for various elements in the Firefox user interface and is located in the sub-folder called chrome in your profile folder. As with user.js, this file does not exist by default, so you need to create it before you can start adding your preferences. There's actually an example file that exists by default, called userChrome-example.css. Basically, you can just rename that file by removing the -example part

I created userchrome.css, as above & added
/* Hide auto-complete in address bar */
#PopupAutoComplete, .autocomplete-tree { visibility: hidden !important;
display: none !important; }

/* Remove arrow from Address bar */
.autocomplete-history-dropmarker { display: none !important; }

My userchrome.css contents:
/*
* Edit this file and copy it as userChrome.css into your
* profile-directory/chrome/
*/

/* Hide auto-complete in address bar */
#PopupAutoComplete, .autocomplete-tree { visibility: hidden !important;display: none !important; }

/* Remove arrow from Address bar */
.autocomplete-history-dropmarker { display: none !important; }

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* This file can be used to customize the look of Mozilla's user interface
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There was a letter in July 2005 PC Advisor page 183 stating how to find the Outlook autocomplete address book as a file with an extension of nk2.At the time it worked but since the multitude of Microsoft updates I can no longer find any files with this extension. I am looking in all hidden and system folders but the search function does not find any. I am finding the XP search function is very tempermental and unreliable. It remembers what it has done before and does not even go away and search the required areas a second time. Any ideas please how to find this nk2 file?

Answer:Outlook autocomplete address book

The only .nk2 file that I can find is C:\Documents and Settings\Default\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings.NK2

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I have a web address that auto completes in my address bar even after I have gone to tools, internet options, clear history, delete cookies, delete temp files.

The address is www.bodymiracleatlanta.com/models03.html

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Solved: Internet address won't leave address auto complete history

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Anyone know how to do this? I have one misspelled address that I keep selecting over and over again, driving me nuts...

Answer:Clear email address from autocomplete on Mail app?

Originally Posted by svassh


Anyone know how to do this? I have one misspelled address that I keep selecting over and over again, driving me nuts...



Which mail application?
Post screen shot if you please.

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Hello.

I currently maintain 15 websites, for various different DIY products. Each website has its own email address. We have some one who deals with all email enquiries. We are noticing large amounts of spam. It has been suggested that we use a single email address for all 15 websites.

Other than its going to be a nightmare editing all of the websites to 1 email address, what other pros and cons are there for this idea.
Thanks

Michael
 

Answer:Multiple Email Address' or a single address

not sure how this will reduce the spam necessarily.

a good spam filter may help.
o you know which email is giving you the most spam

I have about 5 websites and emails and get spam in most of them, infact one email I use most of the time for webuse and that gets most of the spam
 

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Can anyone give me a logical explanation as to why Outlook 2000 does not have the autocomplete email address feature that is contained in Outlook Express???See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325340/en-us THis seems like a really moronic mistake but maybe I'm missing something.Anyone??

Answer:Outlook 2000 - autocomplete email address feature

Microsoft is the only explanation I can come up with.

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I need to recover deleted website/browser history. I was reading somewhere that you can get a list of the websites that have been visited by logging into your router and checking out the logs. I've done that, but do not see a list of websites.
Please help. I need to check out the history for this past week that has been deleted.

Please reply ASAP, as this is urgent..

Thank you!
 

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I just bought an eMachines eM250-1162 with an Intel Atom N270 CPU and Windows 7 Starter. Oddly, the task manager CPU Usage history shows two graphs with independent progress.

The Intel Atom N270 is not supposed to be dual core. I can't imagine this little netbook has two processors.

What is W7 tracking as two independent CPU usage history trails? Any ideas?

I can send a screen snapshot of the Task Manager showing the two CPU graphs.
 

Answer:Dual CPU Usage History for single processor

Welcome to Major Geeks.
Sounds like a Hyper-Threading CPU. My P4s are the same way.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Atom

Go down the page and read about the N series.
 

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I am trying to disable and remove Autocomplete entries from Windows Explorer Search Windows NOT Internet Explorer. IE Tools / Options / Content / Autocomplete and clearing everything and unchecking everything does NOT work for Windows Explorer.

Without using additional software is there any way to do this in XP?

Thanks.

Answer:Remove Autocomplete entries from Windows Explorer

In the registry HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\(subfolder)......

Look in the (subfolder)<some number.

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Microsoft Outlook somehow saves all email addresses that you send to, even if they aren't part of your contacts lists. When typing filling out the To section of a new message, Outlook tries to autocomplete with a huge list of email addresses that you have used in the past. I find it extremely annoying to repeatedly see an email address that I used only once several months ago and will never use again.

Where does it same them? How do you remove them?

Thanks

Outlook 2003
 

Answer:Solved: Outlook - Remove Addys From Autocomplete

I found the solution in the archives here.

It's amazing what you find when you search with the right terms. Duh. . . ;-)
 

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how do i delete the history of the address bar?

Answer:how to delete a address in the history address bar

Assuming you mean in IE, to delete Autocomplete entries from the Address bar list:

The AutoComplete feature saves previous entries you've made for Web addresses, forms, and passwords. To delete entries from the Address bar, you must clear your History folder. You cannot clear individual entries from the list of saved entries.

On the Tools menu in Internet Explorer, click Internet Options.
Click the General tab, under "History" click Clear History.

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Background:
A long time ago, i got a new computer with the new vista home premium OS. to connect this new computer to the internet, i replaced the broadcom modem with a linksys wmp54g ver.1 wireless pci adapter. i missed out on the gripes of many about vista simply b/c i didn't notice them. i just used the computer for games and school work. however, i did notice one huge thing. while i would play games online, it would seem my connection would always freeze for a few moments and then come back.

i did some research back then and found that disabling the wireless autoconfig in vista would always search for new, better network connections, which caused the constant freezes. so, i turned it off through the cmd prompt and life was good for awhile. untill, fairly recently, maybe may or june, regardless of whether autoconfig was on or off, i'd get the freeze ups in online gaming. not only that though, but it spread to web browsing, where pages wouldn't load and i'd have to refresh or downloads would get interrupted and i'd have to start them over.

this was around the time of the release of SP1 for vista, tho i hadn't upgraded yet, vista still had those autoupdates going. i figured a move to vista SP1 would fix the problem. it didnt.

annoyed, i reformated my computer to XP professional sp3, thinking my woes were over. but they weren't. i was still getting a really bad freezes during online gaming. the xp equivalent of vista's wireless autoc... Read more

Answer:A long history of a single wireless networking issue that i can't escape.

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I'm a computer rookie. Original problem was typing in a website would send me to the wrong website. Found this happens with clicking on links too. Always the same wrong website. Followed the prep guide to follow prior to posting HJT log. The steps didn't solve the prob but found (unable to fix) clogger.c, downloader.small.BAR and banker.VB.AG. was able to fix DNSchanger.hg. In looking at those problems they date back to June 2006. The prob with the wrong website has only been around the last month. Hope you can help. Much appreciated.BN40Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 16:43:01, on 10/03/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exeC:\Program Fi... Read more

Answer:Website Address Sends Me To Wrong Website

Welcome to BleepingComputer BN40Please disable Spybot S&D?s Resident[TeaTimer] protection,or it will interfere.When everything is done and your log is clean,you can re-enable it.If TeaTimer gives you a warning afterwards that some changes were made,allow the changes,don't block it.How to disable TeaTimer during HijackThis Cleanup:http://russelltexas.com/malware/teatimer.htmThen download ResetTeaTimer.bat:http://downloads.subratam.org/ResetTeaTimer.batDouble click ResetTeaTimer.bat to remove all entries set by TeaTimer.********************************Download and run Fixwareout from the link below: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/lonny/Fixwareout.exeAfter the reboot post the contents of the logfile C:\fixwareout\report.txt in your next reply,along with a new Hijackthis log.

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Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a basic form with an input element for email
2. Add autocomplete attribute with value "email" and name attribute with some random value (not email).
3. When filling this form, autocomplete doesn't work(no previously used values of emails are listed).


Actual results:

No previously filled values of email are listed even though we have provided autocomplete attribute as email.


Expected results:

Previously used values of emails should have been listed as we have provided the autocomplete attribute as email.

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I'm currently tearing my hair out with an intermittent problem I just can't fathom. Now and again I need to access a website which just refuses to download at all, hangs, or partially downloads. Currently, my problem site is click here but there are occasionally others. I use Firefox but have also tried it with IE7. I also have a Belkin wireless router and use Windows XPI've cleared the cache and anything else that could be changed.What the hell am I missing???

Answer:Single website problem

MTU perhaps; click here

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Am trying to access mapambo.com but its not going through although I can ping and tracert it.

Tracing route to mapambo.com [70.32.66.141]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 4 ms 3 ms 3 ms 41.215.21.105.accesskenya.com [41.215.21.105]
2 3 ms 3 ms 4 ms 41.215.21.33.accesskenya.com [41.215.21.33]
3 98 ms 3 ms 4 ms ge-1-0-0-bp_core01.accesskenya.com [196.207.31.3
3]
4 5 ms 4 ms 4 ms TenGE-2-1-BP_EDGE01.accesskenya.com [196.207.31.
145]
5 189 ms 187 ms 327 ms if-12-1-6.mcore3.LDN-London.as6453.net [195.219.
195.205]
6 201 ms 210 ms * Vlan1254.icore1.LDN-London.as6453.net [195.219.1
95.90]
7 256 ms 178 ms 286 ms xe-10-2-0-edge3.london1.level3.net [4.68.63.105]

8 178 ms 338 ms 245 ms ae-34-52.ebr2.London1.Level3.net [4.69.139.97]
9 1591 ms 256 ms 249 ms ae-44-44.ebr1.NewYork1.Level3.net [4.69.137.78]

10 258 ms 255 ms 328 ms ae-10-10.ebr2.Washington12.Level3.net [4.69.148.
50]
11 265 ms 253 ms 255 ms ae-5-5.ebr2.Washington1.Level3.net [4.69.143.221
]
12 257 ms 294 ms 292 ms ae-62-62.csw1.Washington1.Level3.net [4.69.134.1
46]
13 254 ms 254 ms 255 ms ae-14-69.car4.Washington1.Level3.net [4.68.17.6]

14 259 ms 291 ms 649 ms WBS-CONNECT.car4.Washington1.Level3.net [4.79.17
0.226]
15 333 ms 256 ms 252 ms cr01-1-1.iad1.net2ez.com [65.97.48.254]
16 255 ms 253 ms 281 ms mt-cr01.mediatemple.net [65.97.50.2]
17 * * 306 ms static-70-32-64-178.mtsvc.net [70.32.64.178]
18 254 ms 252 ms 254 ms vz420.mediatemple.net [70.32.66.3]
19 260 ms 253 ms 252 ms gotissuez.com [70.32.66.141]

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Answer:Can't access single website

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Ok, one of our work computers is driving me nuts!

I can access any website I want, except 1 on THIS Computer only, I can access it from any number
of computers in the same building, using the same ISP.

I tried dnsflush
I tried Release and renew
I even tried assigning an specifiv IP address and dns and nada.
I am using windows 7, with IE8

any suggestions???

B

Answer:Single Website will not connect

Have you seen this solution....One Certain Site will not load! Help!! [Solved]

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I am unable to access a single website. eharmony.com

I was able to via DSL but just switched to cable (optimumonline). The curious bit is that I have a router and didn't change any settings.

Using the wired connection I am unable to connect now, but if I remove the router I can connect. Previously I had no problem with this router in place.

I have this issue with all browsers. Also, if I open up AOL software (full version), I can then access the website without a problem with any browser.

It seems as if the combination of the cable modem and router is causing the problem as the DSL modem and router worked fine, and the Cable modem without the router works fine. I was told TCP ports 443 and 80 need to be open and according to windows they are.

Other than that I'm lost at present and I'm getting the run around from the companies.
 

Answer:Unable to access a single website

I'm also able to connect wirelessly when using a windows vista laptop, but I'm unable to wirelessly when connecting via a windows xp laptop.
 

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Specifically, the website I seem to be having issues with is newegg. I've been trying to order computer parts from there, but I can't connect to the website entirely.

Most of the website loads without any lag whatsoever, just like every other website. When I attempt to login, add to wishlist or add to cart, or view my cart, however, it simply times out or resets. I'm not sure what the problem as is and would like input based on observations if anyone knows what it may be.

1.) Sometimes, not all the time, my antivirus prompts me with:

'Firewall alert! Intrusion attempt detected: NMAP TCP Scan:
Firewall has blocked this traffic.'
Direction: Inbound
Services: TCP High Ports in

It seems to be in connection with trying to connect to any link involving secure.newegg.com, while the general newegg website works with zero problems. I time out or reset when I try to add to wishlist, add to cart, login or view my cart.

- I've attempted turning off intrusion prevention, my firewall in entirety and my antivirus entirely, including all three at the same time. It still doesn't work

- I've tried doing the above, as well as restarting both Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Neither browser seems to work.

2.) I have, however, noticed that if I quickly close Firefox or IE, whether my firewall and av are on or off, then go to the newegg website immediately upon restarting Firefox/IE. I can add one or two items to my cart/wishlist or move to the login/registry page. A minute later, h... Read more

Answer:Connectivity issues with a single website.

Go to the virus section and follo wOsiris's guide to spyware removal. There has to be something on your machine. I have been to newegg just the other day and i placed a order no problem.

Plus there is no viruses on the site. So something has to be prompting your browsers to time out on the site and also prompting your AV to go off.

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Greetings,

I'm hoping someone here can help me with an odd problem getting into a single website.

Four days ago, my webhost moved my site to a new server. ONE person is having trouble getting to the new location from a SINGLE computer within the household. The message she is getting looks like the old location/IP is stored in the DNS cache, except she has flushed the cache (several times).

Another computer in the house and her tablet, both using the same wireless router, can get to the website. If she does a tracert on her computer, it goes to the correct server. She has checked the host file to see if there is an entry directing her browsers (she has tried with three different browsers) to the old/wrong server. There is nothing there.

So the computer WILL get to the correct IP/server using a tracert, but the browsers do not.

Any thoughts about what is going wrong? What have we overlooked?
 

Answer:Problem accessing a single website

Also on the browser:
delete AutoComplete data
delete Browsing History
uncheck "Preserve Favorites website data."
then delete the Temporary Internet Files and Cookies.
ipconfig /flushdns
restart system


Trying using one or all of these Chrome, Maxthon, Opera, IE, Fire Fox try all these browser do you get the same results.If just one browser causing this issue uninstall the browser in re-install it. If it's IE then, clear out the system. Ping the the site your trying to get too from that browser. Does it time out..

Use Microsoft FiX-it Reset TCP/IP or follow the examples given on the link below.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
 

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Last few days my computer has been running very slow on one particular website,its ok on all other sites I normally use.Have just run virus scan/spyware fullscan & CrapCleaner & found nothing.Can anyone help/advise please.Website in question is:click here & software for that site.Thanks.

Answer:running slow on single website

wilco,If it's only the one site, the problem is likely to lie with the site. It may be having bandwidth problems or just a lot more traffic than normal.Regards,Felix

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Hi there everybody...I have been asked to set up a PC 'kiosk' for a family member's store. They want a PC that will display their website only, so that customers can browse stock listings etc, mostly to show stock that can be ordered but is not in store. I am thinking about recommending one of the new touch-screen all-in-one PC's. I have a good amount of experience with computers (currently studying) and have a few ideas but I thought someone is bound to have a great recommendation for me!!Any information would be a great help, I want to get this right the first time so it can be trouble free. I am going to ensure the PC purchased has inbuilt WiFi for the existing connection instore, and I want to make it as maintenance-free as possible - the owners of the store are not very tech savvy.It needs to be able to be fired up by the staff and get started with minimal input.Thanks in advance!!Bener

Answer:Set up kiosk PC restricted to single website

How about - Firefox with a Kiosk plugin?Here's one -https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/509/I've never really tried it, but seems like it would work. And...you're gonna run WiFi but you want minimal maintenance?? .... I would run a cable.

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For some reason in the last 2 days i cant seem to connect to twitch.tv on my laptop or via my iPad and iPhone Application wont work either. How ever, every other website works just fine.
 

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Hello, this is my first post here.
I am having trouble accessing the site: Skulduggery Pleasant UK. It is only this version of the site I have a problem with, as the US version works fine.
I tried retyping the address, but the address is correct. At first I thought that perhaps the site was down or something, but two of my friends confirmed that they could get onto the site without a problem.
I have tried to run the site in both Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and neither work.
I have gone through the routine of checking and unchecking SSL and TLS options in the Advanced Options in the Internet Options, and this has made no difference at all.
I have also tried to get onto the website via my other computer, which runs XP, as the laptop I am using right now is Vista. However, I have had no success here either.
If it helps, I am using Internet Explorer 8 to the best of my knowledge and the internet on the other computer is an older version, though I'm not sure the exact one.
As far as I know, the site isn't blocked by Firewall. I have checked and it has shown nothing that suggests this.
I have AVG and this doesn't seem to be blocking the website either. The XP computer has AVG too, as far as I know.
Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Question: website history

I am using Windows XP and have Mozilla Firefox as my web surfing option. Here is my problem, I have a site that won't leave the site history. I don't know how it got there but I don't want it to stay. I have already tried to clear it with the clear history button in the internet options under the control panel, as well as putting it in the restricted sites area. What do I do now?

Josh
 

Answer:website history

from windows explorer - you willneed to set up to see hidden files
tools>
options>
view tab>
have a look in
documents and settings
your user name>
local settings>
history>

should be in there - if not
check the other accounts
administrator etc
 

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Question: Website History

You know when you go to a website, and then want to go back to it later how if you type 3 letters of the site it pops up? Well when I go to "TOOLS", "INTERNET OPTIONS", "CLEAR HISTORY" it doesn't delete the websites I have been to...

I am running Win XP Pro, what is going on?
 

Answer:Website History

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The last few days I have noticed that every single webpage I go on links random words in the text to this website: hxxp://localgiftspanel.com/uk/cserv/index1.php Even on reputable websites random words in the text link to this site.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-3300M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 5610 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6480G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 457478 MB, Free - 367202 MB; D: Total - 15196 MB, Free - 1686 MB; E: Total - 4055 MB, Free - 1126 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3566
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 19:43:50, on 18/11/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16455)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Users\Ollie\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickWeb\hpqwutils.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP On Screen Display\HPOSD.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\Solution Menu EX\CNSEMAIN.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Network Scanner Selector EX\CNMNSST.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPMSGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\YouCam\YCMMirage.exe
C:\Users\Ollie\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
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Answer:Links to spam website on every single web page

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Background: 2 days ago I updated from my very old dated modem to the newer 2wire model from my ISP. Everything appeared to go fine and operate correctly with one exception...

As soon as I go to blogtv.com (using firefox) and as soon as I try to load any live stream my internet connection drops and shows network cable unplugged under the network connections tab. About 20 seconds or so later it will reconnect to the net but as soon as blogtv reloads same old problem.

If I do this on IE the page sometimes load, sometimes not but does not kill my connection.

Any ideas and/or help would be much appreciated as this kinda thing isn't my strong suit.

Darren
 

Answer:Single website kills my internet connection

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Ok.. i was reading up on this and I want to make sure its as easy as it says..

1 Server running Win 2003 SBS Server
1 IP Addy (we will list it as 44.44.44.44 Not the real ip but for this question it is)

It is hosting a site site1.com the domain is configured through
networksolutions.com using advanced dns settings
the A record is
www.site1.com 44.44.44.44
@.site1.com 44.44.44.44
*.site1.com 44.44.44.44

the MX record is site1.com

Ok so if you go to www.site1.com it goes to site1's website.. which is what it is supposed to do..

Well last night I registered a new company at godaddy.com
we will call it site2.com
I want to host the stuff myself on that same server.
I read I can just go into IIS and add it as a website.

Then I just go to godaddy and add the www/@/*.site2.com as 44.44.44.44
in the A record and site2.com in the MX record and the server should be
able to figure out when people go to www.site1.com it goes to site1 web
and www.site2.com will go to site2 web even though its the same IP?

Ive never done it so before I change the dns record for site2 and knock site1 off and get yelled at.. i want to make sure it will work
 

Answer:Multiple Website / Single server question

Dont know the specifics with IIS im afraid (its easy with apache vhosts ) but MX records have very little todo with 'www' (used for email).
 

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Where's the version # of my FF browser???

Anyway, I want to move the toolbar icons, and the address bar, into the top line, with 'file', 'edit', 'view', etc...

Any help?

Thanks.
 

Answer:single-line for menu, address bar...

To find out the version, go to Help, and the About Mozilla Firefox

To move the toolbars, right-click on the File, Edit Toolbar, and select customize

You should then be able to move the mouse over the toolbars, and left-click and then drag them anywhere
 

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Hi,

I use Outlook 2002 SP3 extensively. I enable the "autocomplete' feature which fills in the email address automatically after the first 3 digits. Nice feature, but sometimes if you accidentally mis-spell the name, or the person moves to a different company, you can end up with many names for one person and some of them are wrong. Outlook seems to store these "autocomplete" names in some file, and not in the Address Book that can be found under "tools". In fact, may of the names aren't in there. When you reply to a message to anyone, that email address then becomes part of this "autocomplete" listing.

It's a nice feature, but I need to be able to go in and modify the file to delete or edit incorrect email addresses, so I don't accidently send it to a bogus address when in a rush. Can someone tell me where to find this file, and how to edit it correctly.

thanks,.
 

Answer:Outlook's hidden "autocomplete" address file

To remove one address from the list so that it won't be suggested again, open a new message and begin typing in the address. Use the up and down arrow keys to select the address to be removed from the addresses suggested. When the address to be removed is highlighted, hit the Delete key.

To remove all the saved addresses, delete the .nk2 file where Outlook stores them. The file is normally located in Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook folder for each Outlook profile.
 

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Is it possible to check Website History on another computer such as a laptop that accessed the internet using a wireless network, without checking on the specific laptop itself? Thanks
 

Answer:Check Website History

Multiple Postings - It is simply not acceptable to post your question more than once, or to post it in more than one forum. Choose the forum that your question or post best fits in, and place it there and only there. If, after posting, you feel it should be in another forum, use the "Report Thread" button at the bottom of the post and we'll move it. We also reserve the right to move posts to other forums and delete duplicates.Click to expand...
 

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Ok is it possible to track the web history of computers on a wireless network, such as using a laptop. Could I check the history of that computer without actually checking on the laptop itself?
 

Answer:Check Website History

Some newer SOHO routers have URL logging. Otherwise your best bet would be to setup a proxy server on your network to log and block what sites are visited.
 

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I am on Win10, using IE11 instead of Edge. One website I frequent is a forum, with many subtopics. None of these subtopics I visited ever get saved in history; and so, of course, the links never change color. This also happens when I visit the site with
Chrome. I have tried all the "solutions" for general history problems, with no success. This is unsurprising since the problem is limited to this one site. I have asked the administrator to pass along my issue to the websmaster, as I am convinced
it has something to do with the site, but I keep getting told to "check cookies" (which I have of course). Any ideas?

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I have a website in the IE history i cannot delete no matter what. i have done the usual steps which clear everything but these sites of >Tools>Options>Clear history. i have also used internet eraser and netcleaner. As well i have hunted for them in Local Settings but cannot find them. they don't seem to cause problems, but i don't like things don't work as they are supposed to. anyone got any ideas?

Answer:Undeleteable website in IE history

Try CleanUp! click here

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Hi,

The website psychologytoday.com is inaccessible through our home network, via both wifi and ethernet. We recently switched to a newer router and that didn't solve the problem.

Pinging the website suggests that it works. I can even access it using 3G on my phone (but not when the phone is connected to the home wifi).

What could be making this website inaccessible over the entire network at our home?

Thank you.
 

Answer:Can't access a single website with home ethernet and wifi

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Good morning ladies and gentlemen,
Over the past couple of days I have been troubleshooting a problem were a web based HTTPS secured password manager hosted internally on a RedHat server would only work from some workstations. After some investigation I identified KB3172605 as a cause for
this problem. I am by no means a programmer or web expert - but after installing this update the website started working again. There is a Microsoft support article mentions something about TLS and SHA being effected. We will have to reinstall this update
at some point again, and I was hoping I could get some guidance on how to make this website work
with the update installed.
My first thought was to maybe exchange the self-signed certificate on the web service I am trying to reach, but in my organization that is quite a process - so before I start with this maybe you could give me some pointers?

Thank you for your help!
Best Regards!

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How to remove formtting around links such as http://hadooponlinetraininghyderabad.com/ and make it with a simple text. Also I need to filter the column such that it does not contain duplicates of the same website domain. anything after / is making it unique. So any thoughts to this which make remove characters after / and make column duplicate free.

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Okay so I delete my history on internet explorer and then directly after i go to my address bar type in you and i get a bunch of youtube videos i looked up and its under history on my address bar. Its very annoying i figure when i delete my history it means i well delete my history. i dont know how to fix it its very pesky and annoys me greatly.. HELP PLEASE!!!
 

Answer:Address Bar History

Hi

What Windows version and Service Pack you using and What IE version?


But generally its Autocomplete that is causing this so turn it off, and its located in IE at Tools > Internet Options > Content tab > Autocomplete and untick all options

or alternate is to install CCleaner and install then when you run its cleaner option it shoudl delete history, temps, cookies and autocomplete.
 

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Hi all, just fitted a new hard drive and I now have an annoying problem with explorer. Problem is, after I have visited web pages, they used to be storred so I could just use the drop down arrow at the end of the address bar, which would give me a list of all the web pages I have visited. I could then click on the web address and be taken straight to the page. This no longer happens because as soon as I log off when I log back on even if it's minutes later, clicking on the drop down arrow shows no web addresses. As I am a virgin media customer I am running PC Guard on my computer. does anyone know if it's explorer or PC guard that is stopping the web pages being remembered. Hope i have explained this clearly. Thanks for any help.

Answer:Address bar history

Do you use Internet Explorer?If so, go to Tools>Options>Content tab>Enable AutoComplete.In Firefox it's done from the Privacy tab.

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Every time I google on something, a drop-down list appears under the Google search box showing everything I've ever visited in the past. This search box history feature is a nuisanace. Not only that, but if a computer is shared, someone else can see what has been visited. When I posted earlier today, I got the Google Search Box confused with the IE address bar. I edit to read Google search box. Apologies.Thanks for any info.

Answer:Getting Rid Of "history" On Address Bar

Try this:Click on the Capital 'G' next to 'Google' -> Go to Manage -> Features -> Search Box Settings -> Untick Suggest Popular Searches & Suggest Searches from my search history -> OK -> OK

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The History section in Internet Options dialogue under General tab is grayed
out and unusable. How to restore it? My OS is WIN XP Home w/SP2 installed.
Browser is IE.
 

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What I mean is address bar don't save the visited addreses,because it was accidentally deleted.Is there a way to restore it? (Excuse me,but I don't speak english very well)

Answer:I don't have address bar history at all

Right click on the top bar and add back the menu bar and any other tool bar you need/want.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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I have Windows XP Pro, sp3 and use Firefox 3.

Sometimes there is something in the history of address bar that you can access via a "drop down list" and is very close to what you need. But when I click it, it goes right to the site that the address points to, not giving me a chance to alter it. Is there a way that I can get a URL from history into the address bar without it being activated so I can alter it or somewhere else (convenient), so I can alter it?

Thanks,

reoneill
 

Answer:Is there a way to use something in the history of the address bar

Welcome to TSG.

Not sure about FF3 but it should be the same as FF2 and IE.

Open the history side bar (CTRL+H or toolbar icon, usually a clock). Once you find the link there, you can right click, then choose Copy Link Location from the pop up menu. You can then paste it into the address bar and edit it, or into your favorite text editor, etc

You can always click the link, and edit it while/after the page loads, or click stop then edit.

HTH

Jerry
 

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I have done a search but must apologise for such an old question.I wish to print out my address book with only name and email address all on one line ie about 20 or more per pageDone it before but cannot remember howMany thanks

Answer:Printing Address book ?? Single lines

Which address book? Outlook Express? Outlook? Other?

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In win Xp you could double click to call up the history on a website ie: usernames, passwords, address etc. in Win 7 it is now a triple click. Does anyone know what registry string to edit to make it double click?
 

Answer:Win 7 Double click history in a website box

I think it depends on what object has focus. I've seen it be a single, double, and triple click.
 

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I live in a Bed and Breakfast, and just installed a wireless network. Is it possible to detect what websites and other things the guests use while they are on the network wihtout physically looking at their computer? Thanks for the help techies!
 

Answer:Is it possible to check website history on computers?

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Yesterday when attempting to go back to a web page I'd visited several times earlier in the day I couldn't find it in my XP ie8 History. All other sites are being faithfully recorded but not www.sony.co.uk. I have logged on to this site lots of times in the past few days, but when I checked further back in my history, it says the last time I was there was about 2 weeks ago.

I've tried clearing the cache and cookies but to no avail. History adamantly refuses to acknowledge that I've visited sony.co.uk. Sony.com yes, but sony.co.uk no!

Does anyone have any suggestions why this is happening? Corrupt history folder maybe?
 

Answer:ie8 History refuses to remember one website.

What you REALLY need to do is to add and save your frequently-visited sites in your browser favorites/bookmarks list.

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Hi there Tech Support Guys..

I have been asked to set up a PC 'kiosk' for a family member's store. They want a PC that will display their website only, so that customers can browse stock listings etc, mostly to show stock that can be ordered but is not in store.
I am thinking about recommending one of the new touch-screen all-in-one PC's. I have a good amount of experience with computers (currently studying) and have a few ideas but I thought someone is bound to have a great recommendation for me!!

Any information would be a great help, I want to get this right the first time so it can be trouble free. I am going to ensure the PC purchased has inbuilt WiFi for the existing connection instore, and I want to make it as maintenance-free as possible - the owners of the store are not very tech savvy.
It needs to be able to be fired up by the staff and get started with minimal input.

Thanks in advance!!
Bener.
 

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Anyone,
Clicking on the down-arrow on IE's address bar brings up the last 25 sites visited (default setting). Is there any way to set that to a much higher number on Win XP?? Must be a registry setting, I suppose. Any suggestions? Thanks.

EW
 

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My wife has just got a new laptop with Vista home premium and IE7 for internet access. When trying to open the list of recently accessed URLs by clicking on the down arrow at the RH end of the address bar, the computer reports an unhandleable error and gives two options. Either shut down or click accept to debug. Both cause immediate shutdown of IE. Any ideas please?Fairy Snow

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I deleted address bar history,what can I do to restore it?

Answer:I deleted address bar history

maybe a system restore will work...I'm not really sureSome HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Medals

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Hi, I hope you can help me out. I have a client who was having some troubles with there computer asked if I would look at it. When I did, I found some malware.

One of the users had a bunch of porn sites in the address bar drop down. How do those get there? I am under the impression that they are items that were typed into the address bar. Is that true, or can you get those from a pop-up or any other way?

Thanks
Harv

Answer:IE Address History Dropdown

Depending on the browser and the settings, those can be from directly typed URLs, links that have been clicked, or pages that have been visited by any means (popups, etc.), or a combination of those.

The short answer is that if an address appears in the dropdown, it's been visited by the user, either on purpose or inadvertently. Malware may add addresses to the list or may redirect the user against his or her will to such sites.

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Hello, my little sister was on my laptop computer this holiday and she visited 2 sites that I cant remove from my address history. I've done "tools" "internet options" "delete cookies, files, offline content, and clear history" and yet they remain...I try deleting them manually but they don't show up on the C drive at all, the only thing there is a Index.DAT file...This is annoying and troublesome...the 2 sits were bleachexile.com and one particular page of a story on fanficion.net. I'm a college student and I use my computer for school and work its embarrassing when someone types in a address with the same starting letters and those address pop up...it makes me seem unprofessional and explaining is compacted.Needles to say Anna will not be using my laptop for "just checking on email" again.Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have a latitude/ d820 and use internet explorer?

Answer:I can't delete all of my address history...

http://www.worldstart.com/tips/tips.php/1009

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I have a craigslist ad i viewed that will not delete from the history in my address bar. I have deleted my history and cookies. I appears to be deleted but when i close and reopen internet explorer it reappears... How do i delete this so it doesnt come back?

Answer:History in my address bar keeps reappearing

I have the same problem any ideas

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HELP!

Each time I shut down my PC the address bar history seems to disappear :cry

Any ideas how I can get it to stay ?? I don't really want to be re-typing site addresses all the time. I kinda liked the drop-down menu

Am using XP home, IE7. The problem started when I downloaded and used Dustbuster drive cleaner. I have deleted the offending program, but with it seems to have gone the ability to keep an address bar history!! :cry :cry

Hoping someone can help! confused

TIA
 

Answer:History from the address bar keeps disappearing

I don't use IE7 but it sounds like that DustBuster changed a setting for keeping history. Go to tools > Internet options > general or something like that. Change the #days you want to keep it.
 

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Hi,there's a problem with my IE address bar in that websites I visited aren't showing up though they are in my history folder.I don't remember changing any of the settings so i don't know why this is happening. Help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Address bar not showing history

Try to restore the defaults of IE

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Although I have gone to Tools/Internet Options/Browsing History... whenever I click the down arrow on the right of the address bar, I keep on seeing visited sites under a History header (a Favourites header with some of my favourites also appears). Even if I click the X button on the right of each entry, they keep on appearing each time I click again in the down arrow and the drop down appears.I cannot ge rid of them. Any hint about how to get rid of that and why it happens?

Answer:Deleting History from the address bar

Guessing you are using one of the latest version of IE select safteythen delete browsing history...mark History (and which ever else you wish)Then press the delete button.You can also download and install CCLeaner .

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I have deleted the history on IE7 but have noticed that if a type in an address that does not commence with "www." it will bring up all websites visited commencing with the letters I type.For example, if a type a "w" up will come an autocomplete such as "whitepages.com.au"Does anyone know how to rid this history?

Answer:IE7 - Delete Address Bar History

Tools/Internet Otions...click the Delete button, then the Delete History button...click OK and/or Apply.Done deal...

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Hello:

I just recently migrated from IE7 to IE8 (Win XP) and have the following problem:

In IE7, I used to be able to see the list of the most recently/used web address from a pull-down menu next to the address bar. Now that IE8 is installed, it is gone. I click the pull-down arrow, but nothing happens and it is clear to me that it is not saving any address.

I know this is kind of the opposite of what people usually want, but for me this feature was very helpful.

Thanks for any help
 

Answer:IE8 address bar not showing history

Check IE settings>options and check your settings you might have the settings to clear on closing browser !
 

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Is it possible to edit IE (v6) Address history 'drop-down' without clearing the whole list? Can it be exported as a text file and re-imported?

Answer:IE Address history - editing

Display the history by clicking the History toolbar button. Right click an entry and select Delete.

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I've just noticed that I have a mountain of history when I drop down, how do I delete it?
 

Answer:Deleting history at Address Bar

Assuming you don't have any fancy software installed..

In registry go to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs\ and delete everything under that key.
 

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