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I have used so many things like url removal request and deleted the pages etc., but still the errors are shown in my webmaster tools.

How can I remove the urls completely from Google?

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You can: Remove a page or site from Google's search results, but it will take a while before it takes affect.

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I've requested the removal of the directory via the Webmasters panel, how long does it take to go through? I've also disallowed a directory via the robots.txt file. – Rob Sep 8 '11 at 7:59

The short answer in the context of being practical: you can't.

What you can do is remove links that point to them and make sure that the pages respond with a 404 status code, and when Google sees that the pages are no longer in existence they'll eventually purge them from results.

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That should be 410 Gone not 404 Not Found – Quentin Jan 30 '11 at 23:24

In general, you can't. But there are some options.

One option is to remove the pages from your server entirely, and make sure they respond with 404 errors.

Another is to use the robots.txt file to prevent Google from crawling the content. This will certainly prevent new pages from being indexed, but it may take a while for existing pages to no longer show up.

A final option is to use the noindex meta tag.

For details, see Google's page on this topic: http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=164734

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There are two way to Remove URLs from Google Search Engine

1st is

If you don't want crawl your page in google, so you have to use google webmaster tool's Removal URL tool to request its removal Here it is the way

  • Log in your webmaster tool
  • go to Site configuration
  • go to Crawler access
  • go Crawler access tab
  • pest your URL in new removal request

after few day your url will be delet from search engine and not able to crawl.


If your site has content you don't want Google or other search engines to access, use a robots.txt and disallow the folder of that web page.

you can use one of the above step to Remove URLs from Google Search Engine

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