1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 166
    Windows 10
       13 Aug 2015 #1

    Can I turn off "Recent Files" in File Explorer?


    Every time I open file explorer it displays my recent files. I would like to turn this feature off. If I can't find my own files without recent files, you can have my computer.

    Why does Windows 10 want to hold our hand on everything?

    You know those little kids in the Win 10 commercials? The ones that don't have to worry about security.
    Well they will not have to worry about their EMAIL either. If email arrives Win 10 will never notify them, action center, sound and banner notifications never work.
    Naturally the Mail App live tile only displays for 10 minutes if at all. (ignore this I'm just venting).

    If I reply to your post by tomorrow maybe some mail arrived.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 191
    Windows 10 Pro (x64)
       13 Aug 2015 #2

    Explorer > File > "Change folder and search options" > General tab > At the top: "Open File Explorer to:" switch to "This PC" > Ok.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 166
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #3

    logicearth said: View Post
    Explorer > File > "Change folder and search options" > General tab > At the top: "Open File Explorer to:" switch to "This PC" > Ok.
    Thanks for the reply. I have a follow up question. Do you think "Recent Files" can still be found somewhere in HISTORY? What I am asking is even if Recent Files are not being displayed, are they still created and saved somewhere?
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 212
    10 (Free upgrade)
       14 Aug 2015 #4

    CCleaner can quickly delete the Windows Temp files.
    (That's where things like that are kept.)
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 166
    Windows 10
       14 Aug 2015 #5

    teachermark said: View Post
    CCleaner can quickly delete the Windows Temp files.
    (That's where things like that are kept.)
    Thank You, I use Ccleaner regularly.
    Have you seen this thread?

    Latest CCleaner Version Released
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