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Q: History Kill of google ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: History Kill of google
Category: Computers > Security
Asked by: jbee2727-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 28 Feb 2004 14:51 PST
Expires: 29 Mar 2004 14:51 PST
Question ID: 311828
How do you turn off the "history" of google searches?  For example
when I write P everything that starts with P pops up.
Subject: Re: History Kill of google
Answered By: robertskelton-ga on 28 Feb 2004 16:46 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi there,

I have presumed that you are using Internet Explorer - please ask for
a clarification if it is another browser you are using.
If you are visiting the Google website to do your searching, and the
searchbox has your previous enquiries, you can remove them by:
1) In IE go to Tools / Internet Options / Content / AutoComplete.   
2) Untick the box beside "Forms" (if you wish to deactivate the search
history feature) and click on "Clear Forms" (to clear the current
If it is the Google Toolbar you are using:   
1) Click on the Google logo to access the drop down menu.    
2) Choose the Clear Search History option.  
To delete individual entries, use the down arrow key to select
previous search keywords, then press delete to remove a highlighted
To stop the toolbar remembering queries: 
1) Click on the Google logo to access the drop down menu.  
2) Select Toolbar Options 
3) Untick the box next to "Keep a search history in a drop-down list
under the search box"
Google FAQ:  
Search strategy:   
Personal experience   
Best wishes,   
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