how to clean Run history

Hello,

how to clean http:// url's from Start > Run

have tried Everything i can possibly think including  and nothing:[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RunMRU\]


any ideas?
epmoAsked:
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rossfingalCommented:
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rossfingalCommented:
Also, try ccleaner (free) from:
http://www.ccleaner.com/features.asp

RF
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epmoAuthor Commented:
hello ross,

thanks for the fast response. Where is "the Paranoia and IE tabs" located at?

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epmoAuthor Commented:
under IE, I only see "Toolbar background", "search", "view source" , "small, large  animation" but no paranoia..
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craskinCommented:
microsoft antispyware also has a tracks eraser option that can clean the run history.
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epmoAuthor Commented:
"microsoft antispyware"?
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wolfteethCommented:
It is very easy for doing so, please follow my steps:
1. Right Click "Start" Button and select to "Properties"
2. Change to "Start Menu" tab then click "Customize" button
3. Change to "Advanced" tab then click "Clear list"

that's ok, everything will be cleared now.
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epmoAuthor Commented:
hello,

yes i've tried that... nothing..
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zamorinCommented:
One of the best cleaners I found is Xcleaner.
at http://www.xblock.com/freeware

It cleans almost every program with history and recent file lists

eg:- Real player, Media player, browsers, IM etc.

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sramesh2kCommented:
The information comes from two separate areas:

1. RunMRU entry in the registry. This can be cleared by editing the
registry, or by clearing the Recent documents list in the Start Menu and
Taskbar Properties.

Display, Use, and Clear "My Recent Documents" on the Start Menu in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307875

2. The entries that appear when you type something (but not normally
displayed when you click the drop-down), comes from the Index.dat (Internet
Explorer's) file. Clearing the Index.dat should help.

See MVP Mike Burgess' page: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/delcache.htm

-or-

Uncheck Use Autocomplete for "Web addresses" in IE Options Content tab
(AutoComplete settings dialog).  FYI, unchecking this option, disables the
CTRL + ENTER (autosuggest) functionality in Intenret Explorer.
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epmoAuthor Commented:
finally CCleaner did it.. i think it was the index.dat file. Thank you!
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sramesh2kCommented:
You're very welcome!
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Dark_KingCommented:
You say CCleaner did it like rossfingal tip you with still wolfteeth get Accepted Answer
Am I missing something?
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sramesh2kCommented:
Oh yes, I now notice that rossfingal recommended it earlier......
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