Windows 10: Add Recent Places/Folders to File Explorer taskbar Jump List

  1.    29 Mar 2018 #1

    Add Recent Places/Folders to File Explorer taskbar Jump List


    I've read almost all the threads related to this subject.

    I would like the right-click jump list on the file explorer icon in the taskbar to show a Recent Folders section.

    I don't want Frequent Folders.

    I don't want Recent Files

    I'm not trying to pin "Recent Folders" to Quick Access.

    I'm trying to make the jump list look like this:

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       29 Mar 2018 #2

    The best solution I've seen is in opening a Folder in File Explorer, right-click the Folder icon on the Taskbar, click the Folder desired and Pin it, moves it from Recent up to Pinned.
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  3.    30 Mar 2018 #3

    That's not what I was asking how to do unfortunately.

    My Jump List doesn't even have a Recent Folders/Places subsection. It only shows a "Pinned" section (Top portion of screenshot above).
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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint
       30 Mar 2018 #4

    m11 said: View Post
    My Jump List doesn't even have a Recent Folders/Places subsection. It only shows a "Pinned" section (Top portion of screenshot above).
    Mine doesn't either on Version 1709 Build 16299.334.

    Some pages found by Search:
    jump lists windows 10 - Google Search
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  5.    02 Apr 2018 #5

    Mine is 10.0.15063.

    Right click to get recent folders was a huge productivity booster for me. I hope we can figure out how to do it.
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  6.    02 Apr 2018 #6

    Mine shows as the first post picture. Win10 64bit Pro ver 16299.334 is what I am running. It is pretty much a clean install. Click image for larger version. 

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  7.    03 Apr 2018 #7

    Mine seems to be working okay now, curiously.

    Yesterday I went to File Explorer | File | Change Folder and Search Options.

    Then Restore Defaults / Clear file explorer history / Make sure both privacy boxes are checked / Open File Explorer to This PC.

    Today it works!!!!! There is a recent folder section!! It defies understanding.
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