Internet Explorer address bar auto suggestions

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I have IE 6, and when I go to type in URLs into my address bar, and I type in an 'h' say, then since I have Hotmail bookmarked, a little thing will appear below the address bar saying Hotmail.com. Also, if I have recently been to a site whose name starts with an h, then it will show up there until I clear my history and everything. But I've had some that have been there for years, e.g. when I type in 'e', a URL for a howstuffworks article on Game Cube comes up, and probably haven't gone to that site in 5 years. There are one or two URLs that do this. Any ideas as to why this happens?
 

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Somewhere this history has been saved, maybe even on microsoft servers. That information then in turn feeds the autocomplete and suggestion search bar features. I would suggest moving to FireFox or Chrome.
 
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Chrome wasn't an option in 2006, but I assume the OP has moved away from IE6 by now :D
 
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