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Windows 7: Include programs in "Recent Items." Possible?

25 Aug 2011   #1
drkh

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Include programs in "Recent Items." Possible?

Back in the old days of Win98, a software entitled RdocEx could add the names of the programs you executed to "Start -> Documents", so that it could be convenient to execute the same programs again.

Nowdays, is there similarly a software/method/hack to include programs, along wth documents, in the "Recent Items" list?


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25 Aug 2011   #2
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

drkh,

Right-click on | Properties | Start Menu tab |checkmark desired Items |OK your way out.

Recent Items - Turn On or Off

Recent Programs - Turn On or Off

Include programs in "Recent Items."  Possible?-recentpgmsinstartmenu.png


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25 Aug 2011   #3
drkh

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

karlsnooks,

Thank you very much.

I must have inadvertently un-checked "Store and dispaly recently opened programs in the Start menu," and forgot about it.
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25 Aug 2011   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Glad to be of assistance.
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