Disabling auto-complete on my web browser

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tpscheetz

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Hey,
I have Windows XP and MSN 9.0 powered by IE
I can't figure out how to disable the auto-complete on my web browser. You know the type "a" and all previous searches starting with "a" appear in a drop down list under the search bar. I know how to disable it in my OS but not software specific. Could someone help me out.
 

EAFiedler

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Hi tpscheetz

To clear the Web Addresses currently in the Address Bar:
Control Panel > Internet Options > General tab
Click the: Clear History button

To keep the Web Addresses from being saved,
Control Panel > Internet Options > Content tab > AutoComplete button
Under Use AutoComplete for:
Uncheck: Web Addresses
Apply, OK to save and close.

Let us know if that works for you.
 

tpscheetz

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Thanks, but it only worked for a little while. It reverted to some old searches for about 24 hours then went back to its original stae. Is there anything else I can Do?
 

EAFiedler

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I currently have MSN 7.0 so I am unable to try these steps:
In MSN Explorer:
Settings Page > All Settings > Internet Options > Browsing History
Confirm

Let us know if that works or not.
 

tpscheetz

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Hey,
It only works on things in the address bar, not on search bars. I currently have msn 9.0 if that helps.
Thanks alot for your help
Tpscheetz
 
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