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Internet Explorer 5 Tips and Tricks

AutoComplete Stopped Working

AutoComplete (when Internet Explorer 4/5 guesses what you are about to type in the address bar based on where you have been before) can sometimes stop working, or become very slow. This happens when your History folder gets full up with lots of previous addresses and can usually be solved easily by clearing your History.

Internet Explorer 5 tends to speed this feature up far better than Internet Explorer 4 did, but you will still need to clean out your history folder every few weeks or so to get the best results.

If you need any more help, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article Q175663 (The AutoComplete Feature May Not Complete Long Web Addresses).


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