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Windows 7: Temporarily disable recent documents

19 Mar 2010   #1

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Temporarily disable recent documents

Is there a way to temporarily disable recent documents in Windows 7?

Ive been spoilt by the private browsing feature in firefox, I am surprised its been dificult to find a program to do this.....

Turning off and on Recent Documents doesnt work because then the list is cleared of all items.

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19 Mar 2010   #2
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6

Hi Sparky,

Check this out: Clear Recent Items and Documents on Exit of Windows 7

A little more automatic than manually disabling and reenabling, but still not perfect. Hope it helps in the meantime.


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19 Mar 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello sparky3387, welcome to Seven Forums!

Is this what you're referring to, have a look at the tutorial at the link below; be sure to keep us informed.

Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing Enable or Disable
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