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In Windows Explorer, when you start typing a location in the address bar (or click on it's drop down menu), there's a list of autocomplete entries that automatically shows up. How can you delete an entry from that list?

Windows Explorer autocomplete drop down list

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The list is kept in the Windows Registry, so to delete entries from the list:

  1. Start -> type "regedit" and hit Enter
  2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TypedPaths
  3. The entries will show up as "url1", "url2"..."url15". Delete any entries you'd like, and you can use Ctrl+Click and/or Shift+Click to select and delete multiple at a time.

Windows Explorer autocomplete drop down list delete entry registry edit

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