IE8 history won't keep

  Muergo 01:36 14 Nov 2010
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I can't get IE8 to keep more than the current days history, I've loooked everywhere for the option to clear it each day so I can turn it off, but can't find it.

  mooly 08:08 14 Nov 2010

Look at "tools" "internet options" and next to delete browsing history click settings and make sure the "days to keep history" is set to say 7 or 20 etc.

Make sure you haven't got IE8 set to delete history on exit which is a tick box on the internet option general tab next to the delete button.

No 3rd party progs set to run daily and wipe stuff ?

  Eargasm 08:09 14 Nov 2010

Tools /Internet Options / browsing History / Settings then just alter the days to keep pages in history.

  Muergo 08:19 14 Nov 2010

I am using firefox 4 and there is just options which have delete maximum of one day, but I have unchecked all the items so see if that works, won't know until tomorrow.

I have to use FF4 as per previous thread I cannot retrieve FF3.6

  sunnystaines 09:04 14 Nov 2010

ff4 history will not show up in ie8.

do you have a utility like iobit ASC, norton 360, ccleaner etc that may be deleting the history.

  Muergo 12:16 14 Nov 2010

I am not expecting FF4 to show in IE8, just IE8 history.

You may have a point about Iobit ASC, I do have that running, I will ensure that the Privacy sweep is unchecked.

  Muergo 11:50 15 Nov 2010

Thanks Sunny Staines DH, it was ASC Iobit that was cleaning off my history every day.

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