Security and Privacy

In Internet Explorer 8 security is essential. With Internet Explorer 8 privacy is important too. Learn how to manage them here.

AutoComplete settings

AutoComplete is a useful tool that saves and remembers information you enter into Internet Explorer, including passwords. This feature is also convenient if you need to complete online forms, as it will automatically remember details like your name, address, phone number, and so on.

To adjust AutoComplete:

  1. Click the Tools button in the Command Bar, then select Internet Options.
  2. Select the Content tab, locate AutoComplete, and click Settings.
    Access AutoComplete Access AutoComplete
  3. Click to select the items you would like to use AutoComplete for. You can also select Delete AutoComplete history if desired for security or privacy.
    AutoComplete Options AutoComplete Options

If you select user names and passwords on forms, it is probably a good idea to check Ask me before saving passwords to confirm that you actually want your passwords saved by AutoComplete.