Disabling Form Auto-Completion in IE

This section provides a tutorial example on how to review and disable auto-completion on form entries and passwords in IE (Internet Explorer).

The next IE (Internet Explorer) option area to review and modify is related to Web form auto-completion.

1. Run IE and click "Tools > Internet Options" menu. Then click the "Content" tab.

2. Click the "Settings" button in the "AutoComplete" Section. You will see a dialog box with auto-completion settings.

3. Review and change settings as suggested below:

AutoComplete lists possible matches from entries you've typed or
visited before. 

Use AutoComplete for
   [ ] Address bar
   [ ] Forms
   [ ] User names and passwords on forms

Unchecking all options listed above turns off auto-completion in IE.

3. Click "Ok" to save changes.

The picture below shows auto-completion disabled in IE:
Disable Auto-Completion in IE

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Up To Date

 Home Page and History Options for IE

 Deleting History Files in IE

 Setting Security Level to Medium-High in IE

 Setting Privacy Level to Medium High in IE

Disabling Form Auto-Completion in IE

 Disabling Extension Add-Ons in IE

 Disabling Search Engines in IE

 Disabling Accelerators in IE

 Adding Tracking Protection List in IE

 Building Tracking Protection List in IE

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO


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