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Can't get rid of "bookmark" with autofill in address bar.

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For some reason "https://docs.google.com/" shows up when I put in "d" in my address bar even though I don't have it in my bookmarks. Selecting it with the arrows keys or the mouse and pressing the delete key removes it but when I try again in a new tab with "d" it shows up again. I don't know why it shows up as my first choice nor do I know why it's even there but I want it to never show up when I search. How can I permanently remove it?

For some reason "https://docs.google.com/" shows up when I put in "d" in my address bar even though I don't have it in my bookmarks. Selecting it with the arrows keys or the mouse and pressing the delete key removes it but when I try again in a new tab with "d" it shows up again. I don't know why it shows up as my first choice nor do I know why it's even there but I want it to never show up when I search. How can I permanently remove it?

Chosen solution

See if this helps;

Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings.

Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on ONLY Cache and Form And Search History leaving the others off.


If there is still a problem,

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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FredMcD
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Chosen Solution

See if this helps;

Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings.

Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on ONLY Cache and Form And Search History leaving the others off.


If there is still a problem,

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

See if this helps; Type '''about:preferences#privacy'''<enter> in the address bar. The button next to '''History, ''' select '''Use Custom Settings. ''' Turn on '''Remember My Browsing And Download History''' At the bottom of the page, turn on '''Clear History When Firefox Closes. ''' At the far right, press the '''Settings''' button. Turn on ONLY '''Cache''' and '''Form And Search History''' leaving the others off. ----------------- If there is still a problem, [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Start Firefox in Safe Mode] {web link} by holding down the '''<Shift> ''(Mac=Options)''''' key, and then starting Firefox. A small dialog should appear. Click '''Start In Safe Mode''' (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

Question owner

Starting it in safe mode seemed to solve that problem after I deleted it when it showed up. It's working fine in regular mode. Thanks man.

Starting it in safe mode seemed to solve that problem after I deleted it when it showed up. It's working fine in regular mode. Thanks man.
FredMcD
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4246 solutions 59405 answers

Glad to help. Safe Surfing.

Glad to help. Safe Surfing.