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Internet Explorer History & My Computer Folder

Discussion in 'Computer Talk' started by NobleAtreides, Nov 7, 2005.

  1. NobleAtreides

    NobleAtreides Chieftain

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    Does anyone have any insight on how to prevent the 'My Computer' folder and its contents from being displayed in the History Items? (Internet Explorer > History)

    I know I can simply right click on it and delete it, or
    I can erase All history, I don't want to erase all, I just want to prevent 'my computer' contents from showing up.

    I can also use window washers, but this again deletes all.

    Nothing in the registry points me to my computer history contents either.

    I think it may have something to do with the index.dat file, not sure

    I googled this topic for few hours, nothing relevant showed up.

    I'm using WinXP with Service pack 2.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. cidknee

    cidknee Chieftain

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    switch to mozilla. IE is the 2nd worst thing for your computer.
     

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