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Prevent user from deleting websites visited

  1. #1

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    IE 10, Windows 8

    Prevent user from deleting websites visited

    I have Windows 8 home with IE 10. I want to DISABLE selective browser history deletion (open history, right-click-delete certain websites). I don't have gpedit.msc but I believe it falls under the "Prevent User from deleting websites visited" or something along those lines. I found a registry key edit "CleanHistory" and I have changed the value back and forth from 0 and 1 but it still hasn't stopped me from being able to selectively delete. Can anyone help me with this? I found the registry key on multiple websites so I imagine it's supposed to work but it just isn't. User error, perhaps? Thanks.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1

    I'm not sure if this answer will help you and I can't seem to duplicate your history right-click for some reason; however, I downloaded the .reg file to disable the "delete browsing history on exit" and the "delete" button shown on the screenshot below:

    Click image for larger version

    It worked for me Win 8 Pro x64. Here's the tutorial if you can use it.

    Internet Explorer Delete Browsing History - Enable or Disable Access - Windows 7 Help Forums

    I apologize if I'm not in the right area.
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Prevent user from deleting websites visited

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