Re: How to delete address history in explorer windows?
On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 19:32:36 -0600, link626 wrote:
> i was searching for how to do this, and after finding nothing useful,
> the only way i figured was through the registry.
> since this thread comes up on the 2nd page of hits in google after
> searching "delete windows explorer history", i figured i'd post an
> answer for people in the future.
> your *windows *explorer history is saved in the registry under
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer\TypedPaths
> just delete the url strings, then close/open windows explorer again.
> History is gone.
> you can set acl permissions by right clicking the TypedPaths registry
> key so that your history is never saved. just remove your username from
> the list.
Deleting the registry entries is unlikely to delete the actual explorer
history *files*, but without any visible history in this thread, I have no
way to know what the previous poster(s) wanted.
OTOH, if I click on Tools in the Internet Explorer menu bar, the first
entry in the drop-down menu says "Delete Browsing History".
Gene E. Bloch letters0x40blochg0x2Ecom