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When you use the Find feature on windows 95 it leaves a history.....how do you clear it? (It is a dropdown box)
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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer \Explorer Bars \{CEE1F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DAI}
Click once on the folder FilesNamedMRU
Press the Delete key on the keyboard
Click Yes to confirm the delete request
Click Once on the folder ContainingTextMRU
Press the Delete key on the keyboard
Click Yes to confirm the delete request
Restart the system"
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Greetings, ger113057!
  I Find history entries are in registry.  Here is a inf file to clear it. Copy the following lines between the lines and save it as ClearSearch.inf  Then right click on the file and select Install.

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[version]
signature="$CHICAGO$"

[DefaultInstall]
DelReg=DelTemps
AddReg=AddTemps

[DelTemps]
HKCU, "Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\FilesNamedMRU"
HKCU, "Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\ContainingTextMRU"
HKU, ".DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\ContainingTextMRU"
HKU, ".DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\FilesNamedMRU"

[AddTemps]
HKCU, "Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\FilesNamedMRU"
HKCU, "Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\ContainingTextMRU"
HKU, ".DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\ContainingTextMRU"
HKU, ".DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\FilesNamedMRU"

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Best wishes, war1
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by:CrazyOne
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If forgot to mention how to get into the registry if you don't know how.

Open the registry
Start > Run regedit
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