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

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

  1. Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter
       28 Oct 2016 #11

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	PrntScrn.jpg 
Views:	8 
Size:	536.4 KB 
ID:	107919

    This is the screen shot of the recent items i don't want visible to all people sharing my computer.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 1,106
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Oct 2016 #12

    Ok, you installed a 3rd party software to give you a Windows 7 type start menu ?

    Does it have a properties menu where you can add or subtract items, just like in Windows 7 ?

    If not then you`re stuck with it on the list.

    I remember installing Classic shell on the TP and it did not have all the options Windows 7 had as far as what you could add or remove.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter
       28 Oct 2016 #13

    I actually never thought of the "classic shell" software I installed, to make it easier to transfer from win7 to win 10
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter
       28 Oct 2016 #14

    Thank you all for your help. I didn't realize that the windows 7 simulator in "Classic Shell" had that, and that it was an option, that i could do, and i have removed it.

    Thank you all!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Related Threads
I just received my new Laptop/Tablet with Windows 10. I'm not really liking Windows 10 at this point. Anyway I've been installing my programs for a couple of days and downloaded one that auto defaulted to opening in Internet Explorer. Internet...
I used to be able to right-click on the "Recent" icon on the start menu and see an option to clear the recent files list. Now it's gone. The "Recent" icon is still there and still functions properly and lists recently opened files, but the "Clear"...
Hi Guys, Despite a bit of careful Googling I can't seem to find a simple answer to this: How do I remove items form the right-click menu in Explorer? For example (see the attached pic) I want to remove items like "Compressed Folder" and...
Anyone knows why when i remove "Send To" & "Pin To Start" context menu entries from registry, windows automatically creates new one's after restart. Never had such problem in 8, and it's driving me nuts!!!!! Thanks for help!
Hey all, Another question I have about Windows 10. Back on Windows 7, under the all programs list I was able to delete anything I didn't want listed there. Unfortunately with Windows 10 I can't remove everything. So I am wondering how can I clean...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40.
Find Us