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Turn on autocomplete in Firefox

Q: Turn on autocomplete in Firefox

To turn on inline autocomplete in the Firefox web browser...

1. Enter about:config in the URL field
2. Right-click on the page and create a new Boolean value
3. Enter browser.urlbar.autoFill as the preference name (note, case-sensitive: 'F', not 'f')
4. Set the value to true

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hi guys
i have firefox 16.0.2
and i want that when i am typing the name of a site that is in my history of browser , the address bar does not complete the addrees but show the adddresses of history below that.
when i turn of autocomplete from privacy , it does not appear any suggetion for domains.i want that just delete autocompletion in address bar

A:turn of autocomplete in firefox

Navigate to options>'Privacy' (the tab)
On the bottom in the dropdown, select 'nothing'

That's obviously not what you are looking for. Instead, you can delete the suggestions by deleting your history. You can also configure by the option above to only use your history or your favourites.

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To turn on inline autocomplete in the Firefox web browser...

1. Enter about:config in the URL field
2. Right-click on the page and create a new Boolean value
3. Enter browser.urlbar.autoFill as the preference name (note, case-sensitive: 'F', not 'f')
4. Set the value to true

A:How to turn on AutoComplete in FireFox

mine did it on default .....

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How to turn off AutoComplete feature on IE?  I turned it on but would like to turn off for security reason.


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Hi everyone,

How can you turn autocomplete off once you have turned it on?



A:How do you turn autocomplete off?

Sorry I did not quite understand the full meaning of your question. Did you want to turn off autocomplete or Disable it Permanently ? Please elaborate a bit more.

Take a look at this site: http://browsertools.net/IE-Privacy-K...ocomplete.html

If this is not what you were looking for please explain your problem with details.

Have a Fun and Computing Day,

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Stupidly decided to click Google's Autocomplete to ON. Terribly distracting and a downright nuisance for my needs!!! Have tried Tools>Internet Options>Content Tab>Settings in AutoComplete section of window>Uncheck boxes>Click OK. To be on safe side, I even restarted computer BUT I still have that annoying autocomplete in google search. Also tried Tools>Internet Options>Advanced>Remove the checkmark next to Use inline AutoComplete------OOPS, could not do that as it was already unchecked. So I still have Google's Autocomplete. I have Windows XP home version with recently installed IE8. Please any knowledge suggestions would be greatly appreciated and calming to my frayed nerves with this unwanted "service".

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A:Turn Off AutoComplete from Google

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Question: How do I permanently conduct a web search via Google without being interrupted by the annoying autocomplete/suggestion feature?

Answer: access Google via this url

Then, bookmark this page with this url for future reference. If you use Google as your home page, once you have opened the page, just default it as your search engine.

A:Google autocomplete turn off

alternatively, you can just turn that feature off.....

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I use Internet Explorer 7 and my operating system is Windows XP.

Everything's been fine until a month ago that strangely coincided with one of those automatic Security Windows Pack installations. Initially there were a few of my customized settings that had reverted to defaults (eg my saved cookies had gone in my CCleaner and Tune-Up Utility). But the main annoyance was that Autocomplete had been enabled. I hate this as I think it compromises security, especially with passwords. Anyway, I have so far:

Unchecked the 3 items in Tools>Internet Options>Content>Autocomplete Settings. ie Web Addresses, Forms, User Names and Passwords.

Unchecked the 'Use Inline Autocomplete' box in Internet Options>Advanced>Browsing.

Downloaded TweakUI from Windows Powertoys and unchecked the Enable Autocomplete Box under Common Dialogues.

Looked on the Internet for a registry fix and went to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Autocomplete>REG_DWORD but didn't understand how to change values that would perhaps disable any Autocomplete prompt.

However, every so often, when I'm typing into a Google search or the 'Run' command or any other application requiring data input, I have the annoying animated pop up 'Do you want to turn autocomplete On'? Well, erm, no I don't!

Please help me. It's not major but it's doing my head in!

Any suggestions much appreciated - and I did do a search on a... Read more

A:Pop Up Prompt 'Do You Want To Turn Autocomplete On?'

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Two error messages pop up every minute or so. How do I turn them off? One asks if I want AutoComplete applied top web addresses, forms and user names. The other asks if I want to clear previously saved passwords. I've tried checking, unchecking, canceling. Nothing makes them go away.

A:AutoComplete error messages - How turn off?

Try Tools, Internet Options, Content, Autocomplete and click Clear Forms and Clear Passwords.

EDIT; UNLESS you want them saved - then say so.

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I have W98, and use IE and Mozilla browsers. I am not sure if this is a browser setting or operating system, but in websites, when filling in a form, I type the first letter, and autocomplete gives me options of stuff I have previously typed. I want to turn this off. How do I do it?

Thanks much


A:How do I turn off autocomplete in forms in IE and Mozilla?

For Internet Explorer 5.0 and above go to Internet Options\Content\Auto Complete and clear the boxes of info you do not wish to maintain. Click OK then Apply then OK again.

For Mozilla Firefox open it then go to Tools\Options\Privacy and click Saved Information. Uncheck forms button.

Hope that helps


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The two error messages shown in the attachment pop up every minute or so. How do I turn them off? I've tried checking, unchecking, canceling. Nothing makes them go away.

A:AutoComplete error messages - How turn off?

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Word 2000 has an autocomplete function for dates that I want to turn off but can't work out how. I can see how to turn off autocomplete for words but not for dates.
The date format used by the autocomplete is different to the date format we use in this part of the world and therefore will never be used.

A:How to turn off autocomplete for dates in Word 2000

I am not sure how to turn off the auto-completion of dates but if the format is not how you require it, maybe you could change that instead?

In Word go to Insert > Date and Time and in the Language drop-down field choose the country which displays the format you desire. For example I have English (New Zealand) chosen. Once you have made your selection click on "Default..." to save your choice into the normal.dot file so that new documents will now display that format.

Hope that helps. If not, post back as someone else may have more ideas.

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I have a firefox autocomplete ? it can remember what you've entered in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. After you've entered something into a form on a web page (such as a search box), the next time you visit that page, your previous entry will be available to re-use

Where do I delete everything in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. dose this inclue save passwords will be deleted also ? get back to me please

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I’m having a problem with Firefox’s autocomplete function in Google.

For Google I use Google.com//webhp?complete=0&hl=en.
This turns off Google’s automatic query & fill function, and then lets me use the autocomplete of searches I've done before.

But it stopped working yesterday for no apparent reason. Maybe I accidentally hit a certain key, I don’t know. And it will not remember any new search words that I enter either.

But if I use Firefox’s Help > Firefox Help and start entering a word in it’s search box, my previous searches show up. And it will remember new search words that I enter. IOW my data is still on the PC, just not accessible via Google like it was.

When previously transferring programs & files to a new computer I found the autocomplete form data stored in a Firefox profile file named Formhistory.sqlite. And this file is still there.

All the settings in Firefox appear to be correct. Again, autocomplete still works in Firefox Help but stopped working in Google.

Any idea how to get it working again?

A:Firefox Autocomplete

I'm having the same problem on chrome. The only thing I can imagine is that Google changed something again. I hope there's a workaround again though as that's how I get to most of the sites I go to.

(Yes I know it'd probably be easier to bookmark everything or start typing the url, but I'm more comfortable with typing in the first few letters of my favorite sites, clicking the autocomplete and hitting "I'm feeling lucky")

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In IE 6 I could set my AutoComplete not to track/keep my URLs in the Address Box. I can't seem to find that option in Firefox. I prefer not to keep the history in the Firefox Location bar.

A:Firefox AutoComplete process?

Tools>>Options>>Privacy>>Saved Form Information

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The only thing I want autocomplete set on is for my address bar and for usernames and passwords. I don't want it with search bars and things like that. Is this possible to customize it this exact?

A:Is there a way in Firefox to set to only use autocomplete with logins?

Sorry, the Saved Forms tab of Firefox Options says:
Save information I enter in forms and the Search Bar.

-- Tom

P.S. You should visit Firefox support and post a question to see if there is an extension that does what you want.

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This may belong in the other software forum and if so I appologize but I was wondering if there was a way to access the information firefox stores for auto complete for forms. I know theres a way to view saved passwords through the tools>options menu, is there such an option or perhaps a settings file that would let me do the same for all the auto complete data?

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I have installed Firefox 3.1.10 and when I type www. into the address bar a dropdown list appears with previously visited sites. How can I delete this and disable it.

A:Solved: Autocomplete in Firefox

Hi xblackrat,
Apparently in Firefox 3 autocomplete is an automatic feature that cannot be turned off, however you can delete stored autocomplete entries so that the autocomplete list does not drop down. Check out the following link -> Firefox Autocomplete Info

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Have been researching Firefox for needed improvements and this is two of them
the third is adding more speed to the browser. http://autofill.mozdev.org/

To turn on inline autocomplete in the Firefox web browser...

1. Enter about:config in the URL field
2. Right-click on the page and create a new Boolean value
3. Enter browser.urlbar.autoFill as the preference name (note, case-sensitive: 'F', not 'f')
4. Set the value to true

The speed thing gets it very near DSL, I'm running it on this computer.
Will post it later.

A:Found a Autofill, Autocomplete for Firefox


Hi Dr Dave,

I used your advice of speeding up Firefox--it worked, as they say, like a charm. Thank you very much. Not long ago I discovered this browser and fell in love with it. You obviously also use Firefox. Thus you are the guy to ask about the following problem: I'm unable to download anything using this browser because it, in a grip of paranoia, blocks all downloads. So far I haven't found any way to fix the problem. I will appreciate your help.



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Win XP Pro SP2
Firefox 1.0.7

address bar autocomplete is "on". I want to disable this "feature".

FF > tools > options > privacy > "save information . . " is unchecked

2. userChrome.css
This file sets the display rules for various elements in the Firefox user interface and is located in the sub-folder called chrome in your profile folder. As with user.js, this file does not exist by default, so you need to create it before you can start adding your preferences. There's actually an example file that exists by default, called userChrome-example.css. Basically, you can just rename that file by removing the -example part

I created userchrome.css, as above & added
/* Hide auto-complete in address bar */
#PopupAutoComplete, .autocomplete-tree { visibility: hidden !important;
display: none !important; }

/* Remove arrow from Address bar */
.autocomplete-history-dropmarker { display: none !important; }

My userchrome.css contents:
* Edit this file and copy it as userChrome.css into your
* profile-directory/chrome/

/* Hide auto-complete in address bar */
#PopupAutoComplete, .autocomplete-tree { visibility: hidden !important;display: none !important; }

/* Remove arrow from Address bar */
.autocomplete-history-dropmarker { display: none !important; }

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I have a firefox autocomplete ? it can remember what you've entered in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. After you've entered something into a form on a web page (such as a search box), the next time you visit that page, your previous entry will be available to re-use

Where do I delete everything in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. dose this inclue save passwords will be deleted also ? get back to me please

A:firefox autocomplete? (Moved from Windows 10)

Here you go:

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I'm not sure this is the right forum for this.

Well, that's the problem. It had been working fine. I have Windows xp Home. In Firefox Options>Security I have a check for Remember passwords for sites. In the Privacy tab I have a check for Ask me before clearing private data. Is there some place else I should check? How can I get it to work again? Thanks, grandpaw

A:Solved: Firefox AutoComplete quit working

When you go to Options > Privacy tab > Settings, make sure the box is not checked next to Saved Passwords.

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Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a basic form with an input element for email
2. Add autocomplete attribute with value "email" and name attribute with some random value (not email).
3. When filling this form, autocomplete doesn't work(no previously used values of emails are listed).

Actual results:

No previously filled values of email are listed even though we have provided autocomplete attribute as email.

Expected results:

Previously used values of emails should have been listed as we have provided the autocomplete attribute as email.

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I've been using IE9 beta for a couple of months and have a minor issue concerning AutoComplete. I have it turned off via Internet Options. Every time I use IE9 to search for a website I get a pop-up at the bottom of my screen asking if I want AutoComplete to remember web form entries.

I used Option 3 to see if I needed to edit the AutoComplete registry entry but it's not even showing.

I have a habit of clearing cookies whenever I turn off my computer so I thought this pop-up was cookie related. It's not. It still shows up even if cookies have not been deleted. Is this just an annoying glitch in IE9 or do I need to configure some other setting?

A:Turn off "AutoComplete to remember web form entries" pop-up in IE

Hello Lee,

Not sure if just clicking on No in the pop-up alone would stop it from popping up again.

This tutorial is not really for that, but you might see if using step 2 in OPTION TWO may be able to stop the Auto Complete message from popping up again afterwards.

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Hi everyone.

I have been trying to clear my address bar info as I browse using Firefox.

I have tried 'clear private data' but cannot clear the drop-down bar as I can using IE when I go to

Internet Options>Content>AutoComplete>Clear web addresses(etc).

Is there a similar function in FF that will clear my address bar?

Thanks in advance. lennon:

A:IE "AutoComplete" option for Firefox?

Your Address bar? as in your history?

- Go to the Clear private data section as you previously did
- Press "Settings"
- Ensure "Browsing History" is checked
- Clear your private data again

If you're running FF3 (Everyone should be now, it's amazing) then i think you may be referring to the dropdown box which displays your bookmarks. To clear this you would have to clear your bookmarks, You may also have a bookmark history or "recently bookmarked" section in your Bookmarks menu, to disable this i belive you can delete it.

Also you may have a "Smart bookmarks" folder on your bookmarks toolbar, it bookmarks recent pages... To stop that delete the folder...
(or the entire contents of the folder)...

If you want rid of the bar completely i've found something which will be of interest:


Go to about:config

Search: browser.urlbar.matchOnlyTyped

Set to true
Search: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults

Set to 0

From: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...38765#p3438765

Hope one of these helps,

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I deselected "check my spelling as type" in Options

A:How to turn off checking spell firefox?

Are you sure you want to?

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Every time an update comes out for FF 3.6, even though I have Firefox unchecked in the Update settings, it will ask me to update. Not just on startup, but just any old time. It's gettin' old fast!!!

Is there a way to kill off this annoying crap?

A:Turn off Firefox 3.6.x update query?

Hi Miles

Hope I can help you, since you have helped so many.

How to Disable Firefox Updates | eHow.com

Unfortunately, this may be what you have done already.

As an additional thought, if you have already followed this procedure you may want to untick the other update choices, too.

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I prefer to have the google toolbar which has much more funtionality. But then I have two google search boxes and I can't seem to find a way to turn off the one that comes native with Firefox.....any suggestions?

A:Turn off Google search bar in Firefox

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A:Redirecting Firefox and can't turn on Auto updates

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If I am scrolling a page with the mouse wheel and stop with a click of the wheel over a link the link gets opened.
Any idea how to stop this?

All settings beside scroll are normal in the mouse properties. And this only happens in firefox. So I can only assume........

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hey guys!
i need some help, cuz my Firefox Proxy Setting just turn auto! =/
Really annyoing, dont know what is the problem, it happen after i downloaded a program but have delete it now ;`) but every time i restart my computer my firefox just turn Manuell Proxy Settings on!, and i dont want that! and try to click non proxy but it just keep stay on Manuell Proxy Settings =( Can any help pleasE?

A:Firefox Proxy Setting just turn auto!?

If you don't use a proxy, choose direct connect. If you do, try actually putting in the correct manual settings.

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I run Windows XP pro, and a few days ago, using Firefox, I opened a new window, and this random pop up came up. I installed Yesscript to block them, but more keep popping up. At the same time, my audio disappeared (went through Run-> services.msc to turn it back on) and found my security had also been turned off.

My AVG is finding threats now, Running malwarebytes it found one, removed it, after reboot, turned off audio and security again. Firefox still gives pop ups at times. Updated it, and Adobe per their website. Hasn't fixed the problem. I then ran spybot S&D (nothing) adaware (nothing), AVG (nothing, but it trips one during the day or every few days), and Super antispyware which found a bunch, removed, rebooted. AUdio went away and security turned off again. Turned them back on. Tried to update windows but get [Error number: 0x80072EFF] when I try to access it. At times day or night which makes me think it's not just a server overload.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. If logs are needed, I'll post them once, hopefully with instructions on how to use the programs to create said logs. I'm not overly computer savy.

A:Firefox redirect pop-up and repeated turn off of system processes.

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I use Windows XP.Few days ago, Firefox began to randomly open a pop up window with one of a small number of websites. It also had a win32 generic host error. It then turned off my audio drivers and security center. I found out today my brother had used it when he was visiting and I was at work.I ran Malwarebytes anti malware, removed 3 or 4 things, had to reboot. Reran, nothing wrong. Ran Spybot Search and Destroy, nothing. Ad-aware, bunch of cookies that are normal. Ran Super Anti Spyware, got a handful of things, removed, said had to reboot to fully remove them. Did so.After I got another Firefox pop up, I Ctrl+alt+delete, and found a Svchost.exe using up 75% or more of my CPU. While trying to figure out why, another Win32 Generic Host error, close it. Return on the again turned off audio and security center. Rerun the above programs. Malwarebytes: nothing. Spybot: Nothing, Adaware: Few cookies as normal. Super antispyware: Handful, remove, full removal requires reboot. Ran AVG (normally runs at night while I'm sleeping) found 2 problems, fixed. Next day checked it scan history, 4 that overnight, that it healed/removed. I still get the pop ups, and Svchost.exe still at times eats tons of CPU percents, crashes, and turns audio/security off. I am not able to connect to windows update for newest security updates/etc. I get the "unable to connect, check your connect" error message on IE and Firefox.Per Orange Blossom pointing me to the prep forum, I got DDS.txt an... Read more

A:Firefox redirect pop-up and repeated turn off of system processes.

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Hello! recently today ive had a few problems, usually the security center doesn't warn me at the bottom about automatic update but today its came on saying its off, in the settings its got it ticked on but in the center it says its OFF. I've done some scans with kaspersky and found "not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Virtumonde.ymg" Ive used a Vundo fix but found nothing with it. I used "Dr. Web Cureit" also and found a Trojan.Click and removed that but still can not turn on automatic updates, firefox has only closed when i tried to run kaspersky so that might only be a problem with that but i thought i'd tell you anyway. Heres my HJT log, any help appreciated.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:03:53 PM, on 6/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA... Read more

A:Automatic Update Won't Turn On, Firefox Randomly Closing.

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Every time i turn my computer on and try to use itunes, frostwire, or adobe, It has to be reinstalled. I had to wipe out os and didn't have drivers disk and had to download everything manually. have i done some thing wrong?

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I saw this and checked my Firefox v30 about:config settings and was interested to see that even though I have gpu hardware acceleration turned on in the browser, Direct Write font support is turned off by default.

How to Enable Direct2D & DirectWrite Hardware Acceleration in Mozilla Firefox? - AskVG

This is very easy to do and I'm interested to see if this will make a difference in the occasional fuzzy fonts I see from time-to-time while browsing in Firefox under Win8.

A:Turn on Direct Write for fonts in FireFox/Win8.1x64

Thanks, I did that and turned on Cleartype fonts, looks a bit better by my monitor is not a very good one anyway. I thought that FF would pick up windows setting for cleartype fonts (so I never checked for that one) but looks like it didn't.

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Ok, this question is for a friend, so it will be a lot of relaying the info.

IE remembers the address I've typed in (autocomplete) even when I turn autocomplete off and clear my cookies. It makes going to the site a lot slower when I have to do down past a bunch of the same site addresses. How can I manually remove them from the drop down menu in the address bar?

So someoen told him "go to tools-> internet options and change the days to keep things in history to 0."

I already have that, and this happens even if I've just cleared my history. Some sites are just permanently on the drop down menu when you type the first letter of their address.

He also did Start Settings Taskbar & Start Menu Properties Advanced Clear and that didn't work either.

It clears all other sites, but http://boards.ign.com ones.


A:Autocomplete links turned off.... yet they still "autocomplete" the links!

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I am having a problem, whenever I go to a certain webpage ( www.us.army.mil ) and go to log in, a popup box appears asking for name and password, within this box there are two login names that I would like to have removed, I have tried everything that I can possibly think of... Autocomplete is turned off, I have repeateldy cleared IE for history, cookies, etc... I have manually deleted the temp folder, used reg cleaners, a program called IEpurge, etc... the only thing I can think of to do further is to reformat the HD...and thats really not an option...I am in the US Army, and am currently 7000 miles or so away from the install disks...

Any guidance you guys can give me, I would really, really appreciate it.
if you want to see a picture email me, for some reason, it won't let me attach it.

A:I need help with autocomplete (I think)

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I know how to set AutoComplete but ever since Office 2007 has been installed I have to recheck these boxes every time I open up a the browser. It works fine after that but after shutting down each day I need to go to tools etc and recheck the boxes. How can I keep these settings?

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I posted this thread on the Web & Email forum. No solution from there, but it was suggested that I post this with Windows XP: My new computer using Windows XP Home Edition and IE 6.0 with SP1, does not autocomplete addresses I type into forms such as email addresses and others, e.g., when forwarding a webpage to an email address. My older computer has Windows 98 and IE 6.0, and includes this feature. I have checked all of the settings in IE and even in OE to be sure that they are proper. I have run scannow successfully. Any suggestions will be appreciated.


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I use Yahoo! mail on the internet. Until they revamped their page ( around 7-1 ) I or my Dad could compose an e-mail, double click the "to" box, and a drop box would appear to show us the 25 or so e-mail addresses we regularly use. We would click one to put it in the box. Now the addresses have disappeared and the only way we were getting them back was by system restore until I ended up having to refresh the windows program. I still have the info for the "subject" box and for any of the other boxes EXCEPT the e-mail addresses for the "to" box in Yahoo!. Are these addresses stored somewhere on my PC or are they gone for good?

A:IE6 and AutoComplete

Welcome to the forums ladymantis62

I do believe that Yahoo stores the addresses on there server.

I have formatted and reloaded my os numerous times and as far as I can remember the address book has always been there on Yahoo's site.

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I know this is going to sound stupid, but could someone please help me remember where to find how to turn on/off autocomplete?


In IE, Tools> Internet Options> Content tab> AutoComplete button, uncheck all you don't want under
Use AutoComplete for
then OK, Apply and OK.

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This is a repost of thread that unfortunately was not solved: Refer to #524518-autocomplete-not-working

Not sure if this belongs here or in the Web Browser forum. Recently upgraded to IE7 (7.0.5730.11) and EVERYTHING went well. The only function that appears to not work is the AutoComplete funtion. I've tried all of the suggested fixes and it is still not working.

The function that I miss the most is the AutoComplete for filling in my "User Name" on the different forms I use. Any suggestions?? Thanks again...

Using XP SP2

A:Help with AutoComplete and IE7

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Further to this topic but 180 degrees
I want to get rid of the autocomplete nag
boxes cleared under advanced "use autocomplete"
boxes cleared under ie tools content autocomplete settings..
However; the one box..."prompt me to save passwords" is grayed
I can't uncheck
Is there somewhere that I can completely remove autocomplete
The nag appears every few times when entering a website...not everytime ???

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well i tryed everything .. everytiem i search something it ups it i read on a different form go to tools,internet option,content,click on autocomplete,uncheck web addresses , form , user naem and password on form .. tehhen i clear password and form the ok ok it wont work please help here pichttp://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y113/viet...etridofthis.jpg


sorry if the pic is crappy heres 1 http://www.andyrathbone.com/tips/images/autocomplete.gif

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Today, I had need to log on to a server at work. Our IT guy told me what to type in Start/Run. To log on to the server, there was a request for Username and Password. The username had a dropdown arrow. On pressing this, one of my personal email addresses filled the box. Deleting it didn't work, it just appeared next time. I looked it up on the net, and everywhere said it was in the Options in Internet Explorer. I cleared the settings, but it's still there. Any ideas how I can clear it. I do use firefox as well, but I can't see how this should affect Windows remembering Usernames on forms.


Internet Explorer Users
Left click Start, then Settings, then Control Panel.
Double left click the Internet Options icon. The Internet Properties window will open.

Left click the Content tab.

Left click the AutoComplete button.

Now click the Clear Forms button. This will remove all form data stored except for passwords.
If you use the Clear Passwords button you will find that you will need to enter your password in forms (such as login forms) and that Internet Explorer will no longer be able to pre-fill those items for you. Because of this it is not recommended to use this button unless you have an explicit need to do so.

If you decide that you no longer wish for Internet Explorer to use its autocomplete functionality you can stop this by unticking any of the checkboxes in this window. Should you change your mind you can turn this functionality back on by simply reticking the checkbox(es).

Mozilla Firefox Users
Open your Firefox browser.
Left click from the top toolbar Tools and then Options. The Options window will then load.

Then left click the Privacy icon from the left pane of the Options window.

From the right pane click the Clear button next to "Saved Form Information".
If you decide that you no longer wish for Firefox to use its autocomplete functionality in the Search bar you can stop this by clicking on the plus sign next to "Saved Form Information". Then untick the checkbox entitled "Save information I enter in web page... Read more

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