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Windows 7: RUN Command

24 Nov 2009   #1
carcuscrae

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
RUN Command

Hi

I have enabled the RUN command on my start menu but for some reason it doesn't seem to remember any of my previously entered commands.

When I had XP I could go to the RUN command and use the down arrow key to select previously entered commands e.g regedit or calc.

Does anyone know why this isn't working or how I can get it to work?

My OS is Windows 7 Professional x64

Thanks


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24 Nov 2009   #2
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Right click on Start button > Properties > Tick store and display recently opened programs in the start menu.
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24 Nov 2009   #3
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Look in HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer and make sure ClearRecentDocsOnExit is set to 0.
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24 Nov 2009   #4
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Are you using CCleaner or some other cleanup program,.

If it's CCleaner,. you can uncheck that box.
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24 Nov 2009   #5
Link2aavash

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
Right click on Start button > Properties > Tick store and display recently opened programs in the start menu.

thanks buddy. it helps.
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24 Nov 2009   #6
carcuscrae

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Thanks for all the suggestions I will try them out when I get home from work.

I have a feeling though I have done all this already and the registry entry

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer

doesn't exist in my registry as I think I looked here yesterday.

I will report back once I have double checked though

Thanks
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24 Nov 2009   #7
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carcuscrae View Post
Thanks for all the suggestions I will try them out when I get home from work.

I have a feeling though I have done all this already and the registry entry

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer

doesn't exist in my registry as I think I looked here yesterday.

I will report back once I have double checked though

Thanks
I think it kind of has too. You probably just missed it.
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24 Nov 2009   #8
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

The policies key does not exist in everyone's registry. It must be created manually
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24 Nov 2009   #9
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reghakr View Post
The policies key does not exist in everyone's registry. It must be created manually
Seriously? I did not know that. In that case, just create a new 32-bit Dword named ClearRecentDocsOnExit and set the value to 0. Although I do not know if it will work, if the problem exists when the key is not there.
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24 Nov 2009   #10
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Then again, my post should work flawlessly.
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