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How do I remove the URLs suggested when typing into the address bar of a browser?


Whenever you browse sites by typing on the Internet a link (URL) directly to Internet Explorer address bar, The URL will be saved, and can be viewed from the drop-down list. Due to private problems, you can delete or clear history links from the Internet address bar Explorer.

To clear IE address bar history only without deleting folderIE Historywhich contains link history To pages that you recently visited, follow these steps:

  1. Close all windows Internet explorer, and then click Start, click Run.
  2. Edit the registry by typing RegEdit in the text box and click OK.
  3. In Regedit, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Typed URLs
  4. Delete all registry keys (in the form of urlx, where x 1, 2, 3, ...), or just the keys that contain the URL link that you do not want it to appear in the address bar.

Note: If you delete only some keys, make sure that the remaining keys are in sequential order from the beginning of URL1. Or all keys will be damaged or deleted. One way to avoid the problem of choosing the URL you want to keep in IE address bar before performing these steps, so that the selected links with a lower serial number go up. In the new version of IE, such as IE8, just drag down the list in the history address bar and click on the Delete button that appears when you hover over mouse over the record.

Another way is to right-click on the menu Start, select Properties. Go to the Start Menu of the tab, and then click Settings (depending on what you choose). Then go to the Advanced tab. In the last window of documents, click on Clear List, this action will clear the history IE address bar, as well as a list of recent documents that are being used or opened.

Besides, in Internet explorer, select Tools, Properties browser (or go to Control Panel, then click on Internet Options). On the General tab, click the Clear button. Please note that this will also erase all visited and visited websites, as well as web page histories.

Google Chrome URL Autocomplete

A huge number of users use the Chrome browser. To clear the addresses that are offered after entering what letters or phrases, then all you need to do is to reach the address with the arrows and press the combination Shift + Delete. An unwanted address will be instantly deleted.

How to remove auto-complete URLs in Firefox?

When using Mozilla Firefox browsers, deleting the addresses of sites that appear in the address bar during input can be deleted in the same way as in Google Chrome. Type a few letters of the address you are interested in, use the arrows to go to the unwanted one and press Shift + Delete.

How to remove URL autocomplete in Internet Explorer?

There are still users who use Internet Explorer, so I will mention this browser in many articles.

When you start typing a URL, suggestions appear below. In order to remove one of them, direct it with the mouse and a red cross appears on the right, which is responsible for the removal.

You can work with other browsers in the same way. If you encounter difficulties, you have the opportunity to contact the author through comments.

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Google chrome

In order to prohibit the automatic entry of information into the search bar in this browser, as well as to clear the information in the cache section, the following steps must be performed:

  1. In the browser window, click on the icon located in the upper right corner and select the "Options" option.
  2. On the “Basic” tab, in the “Search” group, uncheck the “Enable live search” function.

The “Basic” tab in the “Search” group Open the “Advanced” tab and click on the “Delete browsing data” command.

The "Delete browsing data" command

  • Mark all available items and click OK.
  • Open the settings tab of this web browser, to do this, click on the corresponding icon on the toolbar or press the key combination on the keyboard Ctrl + F12. Browse to the Search tab and uncheck the box next to “Enable search suggestions.” Save the changes by clicking on the OK button and open the "Advanced" section. Select the "History" option and in the "Disk Cache" group select "Clear". Click OK and close the settings tab.

    Mozilla Firefox (free download from our portal)

    In the browser window, go to the "Settings" section and specify the category "Privacy". Run the "Clear Your Recent History" command. In the boot window, you need to specify the time interval for which you want to erase the history and put marks next to the lines "Cache" and "History of search forms." Run the “Clean Now” command and close the settings by clicking on the OK button.

    Internet explorer

    1. In this browser, you need to click on the "Tools" drop-down menu in the main window, then select the "Internet Options" command. In the boot window, click on the “Delete” command in the “Browse History” group, then specify the necessary options and press enter.

    Delete browsing history

  • Go to the "Search" section and execute the "Parameters" command, opposite the line with the system name, click on the "Disable options" item. Close the settings window by clicking on the OK button.
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