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Delete Specific URL from Internet Explorer and Firefox Address Bar

2 July 2009No Comment

It is sometimes necessary to delete a specific website address from the web browser’s address bar to preserve your privacy. You can use “delete browsing history” option to delete the website addresses from the address bar, but it deletes all your browsing history. In this option, you also delete your some important URLs.

If you want to delete some specific URL from the Firefox and Internet Explorer’s address bar, refer the following procedure:

How to delete specific URL from Firefox address bar?

In Firefox, you just need to move your mouse over the website entry and press Shift + Delete key combination to delete the desired address from history.

Delete URL from Firefox Address Bar

How to delete specific URL from Internet Explorer address bar?

In Internet Explorer 8, it is very easy to delete specific URL from address bar. All you need to do is just move over the website entry and click on red cross (X) button.

Delete URL from IE Address Bar

In older versions of Internet Explorer, it is little-bit difficult to delete specific URL from address bar. It needs editing the registry and you need to be very careful with it. Follow the below steps:

1. Close any open Internet Explorer window.

2. Go to Start > Run and Type regedit, press enter to launch registry editor.

3. Navigate to the following key :

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs

4. Delete the desired URL.

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