Clearing Firefox recently visited sites

  Halmer 19:39 14 Aug 2008
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I ran CCleaner tonight and 'Clear Private Data' but notice that most recently visited sites are still showing when I press the little down arrow to the right.

How do I get this to clear as well please?

  Halmer 19:40 14 Aug 2008

simply highlight and press the delete key. I would have though that this would have been included as a 'clear private data' task though.

  rawprawn 19:52 14 Aug 2008

Tools / Clear Private Data
Also go to Tools /Options / Privacy /Private Data /Settings / and set what you want clearing

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:54 14 Aug 2008

CCleaner marks it for deletion but it won't get delete until you reboot.

  Halmer 20:18 14 Aug 2008

from ages ago when I was looking to change the car.

Dont use it yet, so have changed browser.urlbar.maxRichResults via about:config to 0 for now.

  Halmer 20:30 14 Aug 2008

just run CCleaner and rebooted but they're still there.

  Halmer 20:41 14 Aug 2008

It doesn't actually delete the data tho'. If you restore to the default value (say) of 12 they all return so they must be on your PC somewhere.

  Halmer 21:36 14 Aug 2008

It just reverts back as tho you hadn't done anything.

  Stuartli 00:07 15 Aug 2008

Have you tried Clear Browsing History in FF from Tools>Options>Privacy Tab>Privacy data>Settings Button?

On the same menu if you configure Keep My History for 0 days, this should clear any browsing history.

  Stuartli 00:08 15 Aug 2008

...at the end of each session.

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