How to Delete Google Toolbar History in Windows 7

With the release of Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a new function in Internet Explorer 8 that provides a drop-down menu of recently queried Google search terms. The function is helpful for quickly navigating your search history. However, if you are sharing your computer with other users, it can also present certain privacy concerns. For this reason, the function provides a method of clearing your recent search history.

Instructions

    • 1

      Click the "Windows Orb" in the task bar to open the Start Menu, select "Program Files" and choose "Internet Explorer 8" to launch the Web browser.

    • 2

      Click the text field in the Google Toolbar at the top of the window to place a cursor in the search field. Type a word or letter to activate the automatic search result drop-down menu.

    • 3

      Click "Clear History" at the bottom of the drop-down menu to erase your Google search history.

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