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Windows 7: "Recent Items" not working


28 Aug 2010   #1
paul1149

Win7 Ult. 32bit
 
 
"Recent Items" not working

Hi,

I've got Recent Items set to show on the Start Menu and to store 16 items, but it always shows <empty>. What's more, the spinner for Jump Lists is grayed out, as though Recent Items is disabled.

Over at C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft there is no Recent Items folder.

I tried to jog things by disabling/enabling Recent Items, but to no avail.


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28 Aug 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Are you sure that it is turned on
Recent Items - Turn On or Off
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28 Aug 2010   #3
paul1149

Win7 Ult. 32bit
 
 

Aha - I guess it would be good to turn it on, eh? I thought it was, since it was listed on the Start Menu. But it indeed was not.

And I see the Recent Items folder at C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items

Thanks much!

p.
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28 Aug 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

You are very welcome Paul, thanks goes to Brink and the great tutorials.
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28 Aug 2010   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I just noticed, thanks for your geneours rep. It was very kind of you.
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