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Old 06-22-2007, 02:44 PM
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Anybody know how to erase the memory when searching in google? Example, if I look something up and you start to type it in again in pops up before your done typing it in.
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You need to clear your web browser's cache. It's not google, its your web broswer -- it is set to remember your entries.
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ok, nevermind I just figured out its not google its my browser. That gets rid of a headache
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Interesting: I like the memory feature (it shows last 3 in one view) but as soon as I try to hit the down arrow to see the 4th last place, it scooots all the way to the bottom and all my places inbetween that I may want to revisit are a blurrr - and useless storage.
There has to be a way to see the list sloooooooowly....
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it's good to clear out your history regularly...cookies too. i do it at least once a month. it can really affect your browser performance after a while.
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I know how to delete cookies and files, but how do you clear cache ??????
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internet options and clear history.....
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I clear history also, but if you click on the google line, like you are going type something in, it shows all of the items searched for, how do you get rid of them ?????
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hey domino, thats what I wanted to do. Turns out it has nothing to do with google its you browser cache it. I am running a mac and you just pull down the menu for the browser and click on clear cache.
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Shoot the machine!!!!!! It's evil and is tracking all of your activity and reporting to someone.... we just don't know who??????? (insert emoticon with gun here).......
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Bailey Boat - 6/22/2007 4:57 PM

Shoot the machine!!!!!! It's evil and is tracking all of your activity and reporting to someone.... we just don't know who??????? (insert emoticon with gun here).......



It's me.



And it looks like your Google History needs some attention too:








(insert evil laughing)
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Yep. I'd want to clear mine too.
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Google does however have plans to keep its users search data up to 18 months! Only with the users consent... for now. Here is the article: http://www.associatedcontent.com/art...h_history.html
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Thats a classic Lud! [img]../images/emoticons/laugh.gif[/img][img]../images/emoticons/laugh.gif[/img]
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[QUOTE]Domino Effect - 6/22/2007 4:05 PM

I know how to delete cookies and files, but how do you clear cache ??????[/QUOTE

Don't know about clearing out the cache, but here's a good way to clear out a room:

http://burntelectrons.org/media/fartbutton.swf
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If you want to clear the search history in the pull down on the Google page you can click in the box so that your history pops up. Then move your mouse over an item that you want to delete so that it is highlighted but do not click. The hit delete and it's gone. I have not found a way to get rid of all of it at one time.
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What Sarge said. That's what I do.
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Freedom Tide - 6/22/2007 8:42 PM

Google does however have plans to keep its users search data up to 18 months! Only with the users consent... for now. Here is the article: http://www.associatedcontent.com/art...h_history.html


Actually, according to the article, they routinely keep ALL users' histories for 18 months and with the users consent more than 18 months... it says it helps them refine searches for the individual users... sorta makes sense to me.......

Nevertheless, They haven't asked me yet...

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