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Windows 7: Clear Windows Explorer history in Windows 7 - How to

08 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Clear Windows Explorer history in Windows 7 - How to

Open regedit then navigate to

After that delete all of the paths you want to (e.g. url1, url2, etc).

Could someone script this?

Source: How to Remove Unwanted Items from Addressbar History in Windows Explorer? - Tweaking with Vishal

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08 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Or you can download a program called Ccleaner, its very good, free and safe. Try it out it clears everything. It also features a registry cleaner.

Link: CCleaner - Home
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16 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 32bit

To prevent Windows Explorer from storing the history of files accessed, the following instructions will make Windows Explorer delete the history every time you close it. This does not affect Internet Explorer, just Windows Explorer.

In regedit, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TypedPaths

Right-click on the Typedpaths folder, click "Permissions..."

Click "Advanced"
Uncheck "Include inheritable permissions from parent"
Click "Remove" from the pop-up window

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15 May 2014   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
For scripting:

reg delete HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TypedPaths /va /f
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