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Windows 7: Remember start->run history, but not program history

03 Nov 2009   #1
feystorm

Windows 7 x64, Windows XP x64, Windows XP x86, linux
 
 
Remember start->run history, but not program history

Is there a way to have start->run history kept while not keeping a history of the recently launched programs from the menu?

I know under the properties you have "Store and display recently opened programs in the Start menu", but this is what controls both.
I'm figuring theres probably some registry entry that will let me control them individually.


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03 Nov 2009   #2
Fluffy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I think that feature was removed.
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03 Nov 2009   #3
feystorm

Windows 7 x64, Windows XP x64, Windows XP x86, linux
 
 

Ahha, after popping up the sysinternals process monitor and looking at activity when I opened the start menu, I noticed it looking at HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Start_JumpListItems. From googling that I found another thread here about it (Jump Lists - Change Number of Recent Items to Display) and that its changed under the 'customize' button on the start menu properties.
So, I just set the "Number of recent programs to display" to 0, and viola.
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18 Feb 2011   #4
dalerivers

Win7-32bit Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by feystorm View Post
Ahha, after popping up the sysinternals process monitor and looking at activity when I opened the start menu, I noticed it looking at HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Start_JumpListItems. From googling that I found another thread here about it (Jump Lists - Change Number of Recent Items to Display) and that its changed under the 'customize' button on the start menu properties.
So, I just set the "Number of recent programs to display" to 0, and viola.
That response was inspired. Thanks.
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