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17 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Where I can see history in Windows 7 explorer

Hi everyone,

I have search and read some tutorial about Windows 7 over Internet.
And my question is : It is possible to show history in windows 7 explorer bar? I mean, when I click View -> Explorer Bar in my menu bar, I can't find link to history. I know I can simply find it in Windows XP. Is there any different between Windows 7 and XP in this case?

Best regards,


My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 May 2010   #2


History in the sense, a list of locations where all you have navigated previously?? Like the ones in browsers???

If yes, it is here..clicking on the highlighted part shows them..

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Where I can see history in Windows 7 explorer-history.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thank you for your reply..

What I mean is something like this in Windows XP..

Where I can see history in Windows 7 explorer-untitled1.gif

Thanks in advance

My System SpecsSystem Spec

17 May 2010   #4

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

So, you are talking about viewing history in Internet Explorer 8? If so, Ctrl+Shift+H should show it to you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 May 2010   #5


What does it show when u click on your History?? Websites u accessed or places you have visited in explorer?

If latter, my suggestion will work, if for website, follow above post.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 May 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

The screen shot suggests Internet history, which can be found on the Favorites tab in IE.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 May 2010   #7

Windows 7

The history tab under XP was a combination of internet site history and recently opened documents under IE.

It does not, in a sense, show the history of what folders have been opened under File Explorer.

The same history tab has been relegated to IE.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 May 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thanks All for your post.. It really answer my question..
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 May 2010   #9


Glad you are satisfied now. Happy 7ing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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