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Jump Lists - Change Number of Recent Items to Display

How to Change Number of Recent Items to Display in Jump Lists in Windows 7
Published by Brink
05 Mar 2009
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How to Change Number of Recent Items to Display in Jump Lists in Windows 7

information   Information
This will show you how to change the number of Recent Items to display on the Start menu and taskbar pinned icon Jump Lists in Windows 7.

Note   Note
On a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, the Jump List of an application may disappear permanently when you use the application to open or save a new item. This issue occurs when there are 999 items in the Jump List already.

Installing the update at the link below resolves the issue and enables the displaying of the Jump Lists.

A Jump List is not displayed in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 if the list contains more than 999 items

warning   Warning
Recent Items will need to be turned on in order for the Start menu and taskbar pinned icons to have recent items in the Jump Lists. Turning Recent Items off will clear the Recent items in Jump Lists as well.


EXAMPLE: Start menu and Taskbar Jump Lists
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OPTION ONE
Through Customize Start Menu Settings
1. Right click on the Start button and click on Properties.

2. Click on the Customize button. (See screenshot below)
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3. Under the Start menu size section at the bottom, change the Number of recent items to display in Jump Lists to a number between 0 and 60. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: The default number to display is 10. This setting will be grayed out if recent items is turned off.
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4. Click on OK. (See screenshot above)

5. Click on OK. (See screenshot below step 2)






OPTION TWO
Manually in Registry Editor
1. Open the Start Menu, then type regedit in the search line and press enter.

2. In regedit, navigate to: (See screenshot below)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
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3. In the right pane of Advanced, right click on Start_JumpListItems and click on Modify. (See screenshot above)

4. Select (dot) Decimal. (See screenshot below)
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5. Enter how many (0 to 60) recent items you want displayed in Jump Lists, then click on OK. (See screensho above)
NOTE: The default number to display is 10.

6. Close Regedit.
That's it,
Shawn






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27 May 2009   #1
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

This can also be done directly in the registry.
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
"Start_JumpListItems"=dword:0000000a
The following file simply resets this value to its default.
Jump Lists.reg



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27 May 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Dwarf. This has been added to the tutorial.
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31 Jan 2010   #3
asprin624

Windows 7 Ult.
 
 
Found a FIX for Jump List missing arrows

Hi,
I gave this a try and nothing worked.

I spent all weekend trying to find a fix.

I looked at my laptop which had no problems and looked at my wife's which has the problems..

What I did was to go to this folder on my laptop called "Recent"

Had nothing to lose

C:\Users\asprin624\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\

In there are to folders called:
AutomaticDestinations
and
CustomDestinations

I copied them to my memory stick and then went to my wife's PC and replaced everything in her C:\Users\wife\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\
with my 2 folders.
(removed everything before I copied the 2 folders from my Laptop to her's I made a backup on her desktop of the items and folders just to play it safe.)

Restarted the her PC and now all the jump list arrows are back and working.

Hope this works for others

Asprin624
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