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[Solved] smothered by Google search history

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Raypev, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Raypev

    Raypev Registered Members

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    Hi All
    Auto complete may be the wrong term but I'm talking about when I do a Google search.
    Everything I have searched for is saved so each search I make is stored and appears in blue whenever I click on search. although there is the facility to remove each item manually I'm getting flooded with dozens if not hundreds of previous searches.
    I have tried finding the solution in Google search and tried several options but it all leads to nowhere as when I go to Settings - advanced the suggested button to click 'passwords and settings is not there. only passwords.
    Hope someone can help please!
    Ray
     
  2. Tony D

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    Hi Ray, You probably just need to clear out some history. You didn't mention which browser you're using. For Chrome, go to Settings and then to Advanced. At the bottom of the Privacy and Security section is a button labeled Clear browsing data. Click on that. Clear your history.
     
  3. Raypev

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    Hi Tony it hasn't worked here'a screen sho of what happens
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    Hi Ray,

    Right click in the google search box.
    Now you have the choice of Clearing the search History or unticking Show suggestions.

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    These are the instructions for Firefox though.
     
  5. Raypev

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    Hi pete how are you doing?
    Unfortunately I'm on Chrome and it doesn't work
     
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    I'm doing fine thanks Ray.
    I didn't check your screenshot until after i posted.... so only realised afterwards that Chrome was your browser.
     
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    Thanks It has worked on Google search!
    I have the same problem with Youtube dozens of previous searches can you suggest? Thanks again
    Ray
     
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    Thank you or your help much appreciated
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