Re: How to stop IE8 from saving history of searches done?
I have never ever searched for or been to racquetballonline.tv, and this
comes up as a search suggestion as I type. It's not a result of visiting the
site, or a previous search, because I have never been there nor done a
The search history could be problematic, especially at work, but what you
report isn't a result of the history. I set my browser to delete all history
at the close of each session. Check the settings of TOOLS>OPTIONS>Browsing
"Morbius" <Morbius@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> While I like the built-in search bat at the top-right of IE8 (set to
> on my machine), I don't like that fact that it saves a history of the
> searches I performed. I know it does this because as I type in a search
> similar to one I've previously done, I see a list of the searches I typed
> earlier that are close. Note that these are not the "suggestions" you can
> turn on and off in the search bar...I've already disabled that. But what
> does is remember every search I've previously typed, and attempts to match
> with one of those. For instance, yesterday I searched on
> "Racqueballonline.tv". Today, when I started to type in "racquetball" as
> search, it brought up a list showing yesterday's "Racquetballonline.tv"
> search as well as a search I did last week for "racquetball gear". I
> remember when I had IE7, there was a setting to specifically disable this
> saving of previous searches, but I find no such setting in IE8?!? Am I
> overlooking this somewhere, or has MS simply made it impossible to keep
> searches from being saved?? If so, I guess I'll have to use another
> method, as I hate this!