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Solved: Stop Aol remembering history!

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by dotty999, Jun 12, 2010.

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  1. dotty999

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    My Aol settings are to delete history /cookies etc. on exit and in IE8 too, yet every time I sign on to Aol an old web page opens and other history has been saved.

    I've manually deleted everything yet it still doesn't change the outcome.

    I found a small utility prog called History Sweep which is a trial version supposed to sweep clean Aol but even that didn't work as when I rebooted, the same sites were there!

    Does anyone know of a more aggressive cleaner that can be set to work in the background and auto clean history without having to do it each time I sign on/off?
     
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    please don't mention Talk Talk to me! I was completely misguided into joining them last year and they were a nightmare! They've now taken over Aol but both are run differently.

    I threatened to expose their dirty tricks campaign on a consumer tv programme as they had told me lies to get me to sign up and I was then stuck in a 12 month contract or pay to get out!

    I was then contacted by their Chief Executive who duly apologized, refunded my money and more besides provided I didn't take it further, deal done!:D
     
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    hope it was chief exec as anyone their calls themselves Chief exec, by the way we should be watching football!!!, to be faif though i pay £16.00 a month free calls after 7 and weekend and am on their pro package and get 11meg constant, so i cant grumble
     
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    ps web root i am sure can be set up to auto clean
     
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    I pay £14.99 + £7.49 for unlimited free calls 24/7 including International as I call the USA often!(y)

    Back to my problem.. I think I've found the culprit that's causing these issues, Aol Search! I've been trawling Google to find how to remove it, I've set the preference in IE and Firefox and deleted Aol and other search engines,just need to find how to get rid of the blighter!:D
     
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    CCleaner.
    As long as you know the full path to where the items you want
    deleted are sitting, then you can enter that into CCleaner.

    That information would be entered at Options->Include.
    The only real requirement is to know how to enter paths.
    Fool with your entries until CCleaner deletes what you intend
    for it to delete.

    Donationware/Freeware.
    CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download:
    http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner
     
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    I contacted Aol and they said the version I was using had become buggy and I needed to update it.
    Thanks for your advice, I can mark this solved now:)
     
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