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  1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home
       28 Oct 2016 #1

    How to remove/or uninstall "Recent Items" in the windows 10 menu


    Hello everyone! When the windows menu pops up,when i hit the windows icon, coming down the list, you've got, documents, pictures,games, then "recent items", aside from opening a guest account, how can i alter that item, so other people viewing my computer, can see content that i don't want them to see.

    Understand? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,218
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       28 Oct 2016 #2

    Hi, is that can see... or can't see? Oh, ok, I think I see..

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Is this what you need?

    And you can encrypt sensitive folders or 'hide' them using various utilities.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Oct 2016 #3

    I don`t even see the option for "recent items" or even "games" in settings. Are you using Windows 10 or 7 ???
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Oct 2016 #4
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Oct 2016 #5

    Or possibly turn this option off ??
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  6. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,218
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       28 Oct 2016 #6

    AddRAM said: View Post
    I don`t even see the option for "recent items" or even "games" in settings. Are you using Windows 10 or 7 ???
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    Win 10 Pro + Aeroglass (program) with a particular atlastheme that provides rounded corners. And a couple of other mods.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Oct 2016 #7

    Nice but I don`t see how that helps the OP

    Post a link to the program, but a sfc would probably boot it off the system

    The MCP would hunt it down and kick it off the grid
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,145
    Windows 10 Pro x64 - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       28 Oct 2016 #8

    I have the option to "remove from Quick Access" if I right click on the header of the Frequent Folders or Frequent Files Folders

    these will return but they are a simple way to clear the entries

    Right clicking the Quick Access folder then Options allow the folders to be removed from Quick access permanently

    You can also add other folders to quick access if you use a particular folder often ( think favourite Folders in older windows versions )
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  9. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,218
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       28 Oct 2016 #9

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Nice but I don`t see how that helps the OP

    Post a link to the program, but a sfc would probably boot it off the system

    The MCP would hunt it down and kick it off the grid
    Did you see the red ring in my screenshot in #2?
    That's an answer.. this last simply confirmed I was using Win 10 not 7 in response to the OP's question, in case he thought my answer in #2 didn't apply to '10. Hope that's clear.

    (And SFC /Scannow doesn't affect Aeroglass or my theme)
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  10. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Oct 2016 #10

    But he didn`t ask about the Quick Access area, he asked about the items right above the start button/window.

    He also has me a bit confused, which isn`t hard to do

    Post a link to that program please, I want it
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