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  • Started 8 years ago by hyokka
  • Latest reply from jd2066
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I was wondering if it is possible to turn off short term history. Also, is it possible to turn off the predictive website input bar. I know I didn't use the right terms, but I am tired of entering in websites and seeing things I've already been to, and things in my bookmarks coming up.

Posted 8 years ago
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The bar is called the Smart Bar, I think. Changing it and some other annoyances can be found in this article:
Power User's Guide To Firefox 3

As to the history, I'm not sure what you mean by short term history, but, there are a couple of things you can try in Firefox.
Click on Tools/Options/Privacy and check "Always clear my private data when I close Firefox".
You can also change the number of days Firefox keeps your history, and uncheck the "remember what you downloaded" button.
You might want to uncheck "remember what I enter in forms and the search bar" as well. That should keep the autocomplete from filling in the bar.

Posted 8 years ago
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You can go to Tools -> Options -> Privacy to turn off history all together.
The new location bar suggestions features is called the Awesome Bar.
If you just want to disable the Awesome Bar see

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