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Windows 7: Clear Recent Items

04 Feb 2011   #1
Riptorn

Windows 7 - 32 Bit
 
 
Clear Recent Items

Hi, is there anyway in which to clear the recent items automatically in windows 7 instead of doing it manually?.Thank You.


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04 Feb 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

here you go

you'll need to use gpedit.msc - i think it only comes with the pro or ultimate versions of 7.

or you can just turn the whole feature off.
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04 Feb 2011   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Riptorn,

You could enable Clearing Recent Document Items History on Exit.

Here's the one from Vista with other options to use to do this. They work in Windows 7 as well.

Recent Items - Clear Document History on Exit - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

EDIT:

LOL
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04 Feb 2011   #4
Riptorn

Windows 7 - 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Riptorn,

You could enable Clearing Recent Document Items History on Exit.

Here's the one from Vista with other options to use to do this. They work in Windows 7 as well.

Recent Items - Clear Document History on Exit - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

EDIT:

LOL
Thank You Brink. I will try it.
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04 Feb 2011   #5
Riptorn

Windows 7 - 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
here you go

you'll need to use gpedit.msc - i think it only comes with the pro or ultimate versions of 7.

or you can just turn the whole feature off.
Thank you mickey, I will try that.
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04 Feb 2011   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

You're most welcome Riptorn. Please let us know how it turns out.
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