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I never have anything in my Recent Documents folder. Any one have any ideas
I am running WinXP Home. It is under my name and I am the only ne using my
computer so I
not go through the log in sequence.
I have unhid the folder also.
? Clear document history on exit
? Maintain Document History
If XP Pro you can use Group Edit...
Start | Run | Type: gpedit.msc | OK |
Navigate to >>>
User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar\
Do not keep history of recently opened documents
Clear history of recently opened documents on exit
The registry entries are DWORD values. A value of 1 is enabled, and a value
of 0 is disabled.
Policy: Remove Recent Documents item from Start Menu
Description: Removes the Recent Documents folder from the Start menu. Also
removes the corresponding checkbox from the Start menu customization CPL.
Registry Value: "NoRecentDocsMenu"
Policy: Clear history of recent documents on exit
Description: Deletes all shortcuts shown in the Recent Documents menu when
the user logs off.
Registry Value: "ClearRecentDocsOnExit
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Bill <email@example.com> hunted and pecked:
> I never have anything in my Recent Documents folder. Any one have
> any ideas on this?
> I am running WinXP Home. It is under my name and I am the only ne
> using my computer so I
> not go through the log in sequence.
> I have unhid the folder also.