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Q: using Google ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: using Google
Category: Computers
Asked by: dd798-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 03 Aug 2003 17:52 PDT
Expires: 02 Sep 2003 17:52 PDT
Question ID: 238642
How do I get rid of sites searched and listed in the small pull down
rectangle to the right of Google and immediately before the binoculars
on on the tool bar.
Subject: Re: using Google
Answered By: missy-ga on 03 Aug 2003 18:42 PDT
Hi there!

You don't say which version of the Google Toolbar you're using, so
I'll give you the instructions for both the new Beta 2.0 version, and
for the previous version:

BETA 2.0

On the Google Toolbar, to the right of the orange Blogger button, is a
button labeled "Options".  Click that.  It will bring up a menu with
three tabs.

Select the "More" tab, then in "Search Options", uncheck the box that
says "Save the search history across browser sessions".

Close your browser, then restart it.  Voila, no more saved searches!

If you don't have the browser configured to show the "Options" button,
you can still accomplish your goal by clicking the "Google" on the far
left, selecting "Options" from that menu, and following the steps
listed above.  (To clear searches only at the end of each session,
instead of preventing saves altogether, click the "Google" button, and
select "Clear Search History")

VERSION 1.1.70

On the Google Toolbar, click the "Google" button on the far left. 
From the menu, select "Clear Search History".

To prevent the Google Toolbar from saving your search terms across
browser sessions, click the "Google" button, then select "Toolbar
Options".  This will pull up a resident page.

In the section titled "Search box", uncheck the box labeled "Keep a
search history in a drop-down list under the search box."  (This will
also uncheck the box immediately below it.)

Close your browser, then restart it for the new settings to take

If you aren't using the most recent release, you can upgrade here:

Google Toolbar

Hope this helps!


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