Let me rewrite that...
The TypedURLs list is stored in the registry- not the IE History folder. The
"Clear History" button has been programmed to clear that list. Choosing to
keep 0 days of History does not, as you've discovered, clear that list.
Tip: Only URLs typed into the Address Bar are saved in this list. If you
type URLs in via File> Open, instead of the Address Bar, they aren't saved
in the TypedURLs key and you can keep a select few URLs in the drop-down
It sounds like, once it's out of beta testing and released, you will like
IE8's Privacy Mode. I am not recommending that you install IE8 Beta 2 at
[MS MVP- IE]
"Alison" <Alison@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> If its not part of IE History, how come they are erased when i delete the
> browser history manually by going to the internet options menu?
> "Don Varnau" wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The TypedURLs list is not a part of the IE History- it's a registry key.
> > http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=157729
> > I don't think you can clear it automatically without using a third-party
> > program.
> > CCleaner www.ccleaner.com can be configured to clear TypedURLs and other
> > data at startup.
> > IE Privacy Keeper: http://browsertools.net/IE-Privacy-Keeper/index.html
> > be configured to clear data when IE is closed or at startup.
> > "Alison" <Alison@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:63782C13-5F00-4808-A235-E7E96EADD81E@microsoft.com...
> > > I have my history setting to get rid of my history every night by
> > it
> > > to keep history for "0 days." It does get rid of my history if I open
> > the
> > > history section, however, my typed URLs (the ones you can see by
> > the
> > > down arrow next to the URL bar or by pressing F4) still appear even
> > > later, unless I clear the history manually. How come it is not
> > > every night from the "0 days" setting? Please help.