Disable prediction suggestions and omni-box


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I'm 83. I share my computer with several family members. I don't wish to see their browsing history, nor do I want mine on display to them. There have been several quarrels among us because of someone criticizing someone else because of the site he\she had visited. I've turned off all buttons in my Privacy and Security settings except 3: Allow Chrome Sign In; Use a web service to help resolve navigation issues; and Allow sites to check if you have payment methods saved. And after I clear all browsing data the "prediction suggestions" still come cascading down whether I start a search in the address bar or the search box.
Here's a picture of my computer's system, if it's of any help toward a solution. And I am woefully ignorant about cyber stuff and woefully slow to learn "new tricks".. With fingers and toes crossed, I hope someone can help me resolve my problem.
Any more info you need from me please send your queries along.
Bill
 

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Can we start by assuming that everyone who shares this computer has their own unique username and password??
 
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Thanks Noob Whisperer for responding so quickly. Really appreciate it. Yes, to your query., And if I may ask, whom are you quoting. It's the plain, daylight truth powerfully expressed..
 
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Thanks Noob Whisperer for responding so quickly. Really appreciate it. Yes, to your query., And if I may ask, whom are you quoting. It's the plain, daylight truth powerfully expressed..
Is there something I can do to get rid myself of the prediction suggestion? If you need more info please let me know.
 
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Hi Bill,

click on the 3 dots top right in Edge and check your settings (Advanced settings), you can switch things off and on there!: :):):)

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Off the top of my head, I don't think there is any configuration would ahieve your object.
I would suggest that the only reliable way to do this is to accept the option, available in nearly all browsers, to delete the browsing history on exit.
 
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I use firefox and to not leave a history just open a private window and use that to surf the net. You may need to customize your browser so you can place the private window link at the top of your browser for ease of access it can be found up top on the right behind the 3 lines as well. The thing is history is good thing to have if you forget what site you were at a few days earlier.
 
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I'm 83. I share my computer with several family members. I don't wish to see their browsing history, nor do I want mine on display to them. There have been several quarrels among us because of someone criticizing someone else because of the site he\she had visited. I've turned off all buttons in my Privacy and Security settings except 3: Allow Chrome Sign In; Use a web service to help resolve navigation issues; and Allow sites to check if you have payment methods saved. And after I clear all browsing data the "prediction suggestions" still come cascading down whether I start a search in the address bar or the search box.
Here's a picture of my computer's system, if it's of any help toward a solution. And I am woefully ignorant about cyber stuff and woefully slow to learn "new tricks".. With fingers and toes crossed, I hope someone can help me resolve my problem.
Any more info you need from me please send your queries along.
Bill

Bill, not sure what you are troubled by but you might like to follow this for a simple attempt at solving your problem ....
I stopped using Edge when Microsoft first started to offer Win10 as a freeby back in 2015. When I first turned it on to find out what it was about, somehow it found a soft porn site that it judged unsafe and Edge just locked up. I could do nothing. I closed it down using Task Manager but when I tried to use it afterwards it was still locked, solid.
I was only saved becuase I had Mozilla Firefox installed too. It took a Norton engineer to free things up by my giving them access to my computer.
Since this episode, I can't think why anyone would want to use Edge. It is so cluttered with all that news and advertising junk.
However, you might try this change under Settings. Scroll down to the following menu item under Advanced Settings.
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and turn off the last entry in this image, as it is shown.

But my firm advice would be to download for free and in safety, Firefox and use this as your web browser. It has all the required features and choices AND is completely free of the advertising images.

regards
DavidB
 
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First let me say to all that tried to help you that you said you were using Chrome not Edge. At any rate you must have each users profile set to delete search history on exit. If you don't do that for each user then the search history will keep building. I have been using Windows 10 from the early release and that includes Edge. It had it's problems to start with but slowly they have corrected them and I like it very much. yes it is cluttered but it gives me many options. My wife and mother used FireFox and I did for a short time but had problems with it. I try to use Microsoft's products with it's OS and find that problems get resolved over time just fine. If I use 3rd party software the problems are harder to pinpoint and fix for me. Just my take on the subject.

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i say that the best way is for everyone to have there own account on that pc
Agreed. The OP's contention that everyone on the PC had his own account simply doesn't square with his complaint that users were seeing each other's browsing history. Both can't be true.

Perhaps he isn't clear that we are taking about login accounts to the PC, not email accounts, Facebook accounts, or anything else.
 
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macs Rwe the initial question of Bill KS posted was that he did not wanted to let other users see the browsing history of all the other user the best way to do that is for each user to have there own account LOGIN ON THE PC
 
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macs Rwe the initial question of Bill KS posted was that he did not wanted to let other users see the browsing history of all the other user the best way to do that is for each user to have there own account LOGIN ON THE PC
It's possible you are misunderstanding. I was agreeing with you.

I was simply adding the observation that the OP's claim above that everyone on his PC "already has his own username and password" doesn't square with the symptoms he is trying to cure, and perhaps this claim needs to be more firmly verified.
 

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Some of this information may be kept locally, while some, depending on the browser you are using and whether or not you are signing into that browser with an associated account, may be kept in the cloud.
All of which can be further complicated by certain browser settings as it pertains to "AutoComplete", "Forms" and how web credentials are cached.

In some instances using an "InPrivate" / "Incognito" session may help.

As @davehc suggested in his post above, there may not be any setting(s) that will provide complete relief from this behavior, without some complex registry edits that may need to be both global (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE) and user specific (HKEY_USERS) and even then may fall short of the OP's specific needs.
 
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If there all using the same login account it's obvious that they see each other's browsing history on my answer
I tried to give advice and hopefully I get an answer if they do have multiple users account
but it's all good macs R we LOL NP
 
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well If they all had their own account the browser history should not be seen by everyone else if everyone has their own account The browser only belongs to that account no one else can see anything.That is the purpose right , Of each one having their own account, So I cant guess, he should let us know, If everyone has their own account
 
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