How to Disable AutoComplete in Firefox

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AutoComplete not only makes it easier for you to automatically fill in forms and logon to secure sites - it also makes it easier for Trojans and hackers to gain access to your personal data and logon credentials. Here's how to clear the sensitive data stored by AutoComplete and how to disable the feature to protect yourself from compromise.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: Less than one minute

Here's How

  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  1. From the Firefox menu, select 'Tools'
  2. Select 'Options'
  3. Click 'Privacy'
  4. Click 'Saved Forms'
  5. Click 'Settings'
  6. Select all options in the 'Clear Private Data' window
  7. Click OK
  8. Click 'Clear Saved Form Data Now'
  9. Uncheck 'Save information I enter in forms and the Search Bar'
  10. Click OK