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Windows 7: completely remove 'recent items' option from save as/open dialog

04 Mar 2011   #11


Great. Thanks for your help Shawn

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24 Jun 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Have you tried just right-clicking on recent items and selecting remove? Seemed to work for me...
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24 Jun 2011   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello MaverickBlue, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Normally in the Start Menu, that would work. However, the OP is referring to tryin to remove Recent Items from the location boxed in red below in the common dialog window (ex: Save As, Open, etc...).

completely remove 'recent items' option from save as/open dialog-recent.jpg

Thank you for trying to help though. :)

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28 Sep 2012   #14

windows 7 home premium 32bit

Do you have already found a solution for this problem?
Thanks in advance,
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 completely remove 'recent items' option from save as/open dialog

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