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Old Jan 11, 2003, 1:53 PM   #1
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OK, I know this aint about digicams but this is the best place for any help.

You know those boxes you fill-in, in forms on your PC with your address, email etc. The next time you fill one in, the box drops down with previous entries so you can click on it and save typing time.

My question is: where is this info stored and how do you get rid of it?
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Old Jan 11, 2003, 4:10 PM   #2
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In Microsoft Explorer, go to ""Tools", "Internet Options",
"advanced", and, under the accessibility heading, uncheck
"Autocomplete".
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Old Jan 12, 2003, 10:58 AM   #3
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Ah but the info will still be stored somewhere. It's this somewhere I want to get at and delete.
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Old Jan 12, 2003, 11:06 AM   #4
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Tools/Internet Options/Content/AutoComplete/Clear Forms/Clear Passwords will delete this info. To keep it from coming up again, when the prompt for AutoComplete comes up the first time, select "No."
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Old Jan 12, 2003, 11:17 AM   #5
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Thanks mate. One of those things had all my credit card details from a previous purchase - Oly 730, rather alarming I think.

I'm going to email the company and tell them their secure site aint so secure.
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Old Jan 12, 2003, 11:34 AM   #6
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I think the actual file is 'your pc username'.pwl in Windows directory. Some forms are filled in by a cookie which identifies you to the other end, and returns data, doubt if this would happen with your credit card data, unless your link is encrypted.
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Old Jan 12, 2003, 12:41 PM   #7
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Thanks Guys it's now sorted.
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