Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Clear history of add location

15 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Clear history of add location

Hey OCN. So googling, no luck.

How do I clear the history on this stupid dropdown menu?


Tried regedit for

HKCU Current User/Network

HKCU Current User/Software/.../Map network MRUs

doesnt do anything

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1

Try CCleaner:-

Download CCleaner 3.20.1750 -

And in the program options (Cleaner,Windows tab), make sure "Other Explorer MRUs" is ticked.

Then Analyze and Run Cleaner.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Doesn't do anything. I had everything checked.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Jul 2012   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Is this what you are after:

CONTROL PANEL | Network and Sharing Center | Manage Wireless Networks |
rt-clk on the account you want to delete | choose Remove Network | YES button

Clear history of add location-remove-network.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks, but that's not what I'm looking for. I managed to get rid of it with a system restore though. So alls good C:
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Clear history of add location

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to clear out usb history on Bench tech machine Help!
I plug a lot of Hard drives into this machine via usb adapter for data transfers and I tend to get frustrated and just reload the pc often. After so many times the pc slows way down. I go into the usbstor in the registry but it will not let me delete all the values there for a clean slate so to...
Performance & Maintenance
Can't clear history of Taskbar's Address Toolbar
Edit: This has been solved. I wanted to know if there was a way to clear the history out of the adress toolbar from the taskbar. Here is what i mean I right click on the taskbar
General Discussion
Problem Reports and Solutions - Clear History
How to Clear Your Windows 7 Problem Report History Problem reports help Windows 7 to identify problems and to notify you about solutions. If a solution is not available, the details in a problem report can help Microsoft create a solution. If you already solved the items in the report history,...
Clear history
Running windows 7 since last week,Having one or two hickups but getting there. When I click on the start icon it opens up with a selection pf programs etc,now when I hover the mouse over the ''windows live photo gallery'',To the right it shows all the latest photos that I've been looking at now in...
General Discussion
Firefox 3.6.13 clear history
Hello all, I'm cleaning my PC, defrag, clearing temp files, etc... On Firefox I want to completely remove all cookies and history. Even though I set it to do so, see pic below, as soon as I go to a site that requires a username and password and enter the first letter it adds the rest or the...
Browsers & Mail

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:44.
Twitter Facebook Google+