Clear History for an Information Card

Applies To: Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0, Windows 7, Windows Vista

Clearing history in Windows CardSpace 2.0 removes from an Information Card any information about previous use of the card. It does not delete the actual card or any card-specific details.

Clearing history for Information Cards

To clear the history for a selected Information Card, multiple cards, or all your cards, complete the following procedure.

To clear history for a selected Information Card

  1. Open CardSpace 2.0. To open CardSpace 2.0, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Windows CardSpace 2.0.

  2. Select the Information Card that you want to delete. To select multiple cards, press and hold the CTRL key, and then click all the cards that you want to select. Release the CTRL key.


    To clear the history for all your installed cards, you can save time by clicking the Clear history for all cards command instead.

  3. After you select a card, click Clear History. This clears any history about prior use of the selected card that is stored on your computer.