How to clear download history in Internet Explorer 9

In Internet Explorer 9 you can change download location using the View Downloads option. Similarly using the same menu option you can also clear the download history. To clear the download history in IE9, click the Tools menu and select View Downloads from the Menu option.


The following View Downloads window will be displayed. This maintains the list of downloads that have been done using the Internet Explorer browser.


Click the Clear list button to clear the download history.

In Category: Browsers, Internet Explorer

Ravi Shankar

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  • Joshua June 13, 2011, 7:29 pm

    Thank you for the post. Can you tell me how I can set IE9 so that it will clear the download automatically when it’s complete? Thank you.

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