Cannot Fully Delete Browsing History!

  bigbournie 14:17 17 Jul 10
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Hi there,

I cannot fully delete my browsing history, when i delete temp file, history, cookies, passwords etc via tools and internet options it always leaves one site in my history!

When i click on the drop down arrow next to the address bar it has google as its my home page but also has another 5 pages from 1 website before it then gets to my saved favourites.

Even if i click the red cross/delete they go but as soon as i click this drop down bar again they are back?!

I have downloaded Piriform CCleaner and used this but still not deleted them!

Works laptop and lets say work bosses wouldnt approve of the the website! Please help!!!!!

  VoG II 14:23 17 Jul 10

Try CleanUp! click here

  bigbournie 14:37 17 Jul 10

Thanks VoG, tried that programme and it doesnt clear it either.

Anyone else got any idea's?

  onthelimit 14:54 17 Jul 10

If it's IE 7, surely when you close the browser down then reopen it, that drop down list will be empty - 'tis on mine, anyway?

  Sea Urchin 15:15 17 Jul 10
  rdave13 16:52 17 Jul 10

In IE check that in tools, internet options, general tab, delete tab in browsing history, that the box for preserve favourite website data is unticked.

  bigbournie 18:26 17 Jul 10

Many thanks for all the replies but none of the above have managed to get rid of it!

Wondering if I have stumped all of you?!?!

  feb 18:37 17 Jul 10

This sounds like a trojan type cookie!!
Check msconfig for any unusual startup entries!!

  rdave13 18:57 17 Jul 10

Sometimes a reboot can fix these oddities.

  bigbournie 18:58 17 Jul 10

Problem is feb i dont know what is unusual or not!

I have 31! Have listed them below, what do you think?

windows defender
KeNotify application
SVPWUTIL application
HW setup
HD audio control panel
toshiba power saver
toshiba button support
toshiba zooming utility
toshiba flash cards
toshiba online product info
intel(r) common user interface
as above
as above
alps pointing-device driver
toshiba vista registration component
raid event monitor
toshiba tempro
real player
realtek voice manager
quick time
i tunes
driver autorun
microsoft lifecam
avg internet security
microsoft windows operating system
windows live messenger
google toolbar notifier
microsoft windows operating system (again)
bbc i player
TODO <product name>
microsoft office xp

Thats all of them, bet half dont need to be there! please advise and i shall delete!

  mooly 07:12 18 Jul 10

Try this for persistent cookies etc,
click here

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