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    When I double click in the space that I type my Google search in, everything I have ever typed in shows up in a drop down box. How does one go about deleting them? I've tried everything I know.
     
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    Firefox - Tools, Options, Privacy, Saved form information - uncheck and clear this option

    Let me know if you're using IE
     
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    Sorry about the lack of information. I am running Windows XP with IE.
     
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    Tools, Internet options, Content tab, Autocomplete, Uncheck/clear from there!
     
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    Or, if you just want to delete certain entries, use your arrow keys to scroll down the list and hit the "delete" key (not the "backspace" key)

    Cheers.
     
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    Thanks jimnyc. That sounded like a good plan, but every time I click on Clear Forms, the hour glass shows up and it just sits there. I click on Ctrl-Alt-Delete and everything says not responding. I closed out everything except IE and tried it a few times and it was the same thing. I am continuously tuning up my computer and have no spy ware of viruses that I am aware of and it performs very good other than this.
     
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    That worked The ClayTaurus. Thanks. I bet there was over a hundred entries in the Google drop down box. There is none now. Thanks again.
     
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    Trying to delete too many at once. Delete them a few at a time using the scroll arrows, then when your list is smaller hit the clear key.
     

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