Stored Usernames & Form Data in IE7& Firefox

Satheesh C B | Sunday, March 30, 2008 | 0 comments

How to remove Stored Usernames & Form Data in IE7
Delete IE Forms
In Internet Explorer, click Tools > Internet Options.

  • Under the General tab, in the Browsing history area, click the Delete… button.
  • Click Delete forms… . Click Yes on the "Are you sure" prompt.
  • Click Close and then OK.


  • Press the Windows key + R to bring up the Run dialog.
  • Type RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 16 and press Enter.

The AutoComplete feature in Internet Explorer for Windows remembers usernames and passwords for secure sites. Unless you can secure your computer from outside access, you should disable this option. Otherwise, others can get to your secure information.

If you want to keep this information private, you need to disable the AutoComplete feature. To do this, follow the appropriate steps below.

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Internet Options.
  3. Click the Content tab.
  4. In the "AutoComplete..." section, click the Settings button. You now have several options:
  • To prevent your password from being saved, deselect the User names and passwords on forms checkbox.
  • To prevent field entries from being saved, deselect the Forms checkbox.
  • To prevent URLs from being saved, deselect the Web addresses checkbox.
  • Click OK twice

IE7 Options

IE7 Options

Uncheck Auto Complete Settings

How To Delete Saved Form Data In Firefox

  • Navigate Firefox to the form containing the field that has a saved value that you want to delete.
  • Click on the text field to that your cursor is in the text field with the value you want to delete.
  • Press the down arrow on your keyboard until the bad value is highlighted.
  • Press Shift+Delete together and the value will be removed from the saved form history.
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