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Windows 7: No last opened programs in startmenu.

04 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
No last opened programs in startmenu.

My startmenu just stays unchanged. I am on build 7068 64bit. On the previous builds the recently opened programs were listed in my startmenu with the jumplists.
The settings are right.

No last opened programs in startmenu.-recent-programs.png

Please help!!!


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04 Apr 2009   #2


They show up for me no on the same build/bit.

If the programs are pinned to the taskbar/start menu they won't show up on the recently used.
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05 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by copernicus View Post
They show up for me no on the same build/bit.

If the programs are pinned to the taskbar/start menu they won't show up on the recently used.
Completely agreed.

If your opening items from your desktop or start menu that aren't pinned then they will show up. I tested to ensure that was the case. I'm running the same build and non pinned items appear in my list.
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05 Apr 2009   #4


This is by design - no point in displaying them in the start menu when you already have them pinned elsewhere.
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05 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit

Thanks guys! Yea I got them pinned to the taskbar. The others does show in the start menu.
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