Windows 10: Recent Items: How to remove them?

  1.    07 Jan 2017 #1

    Recent Items: How to remove them?


    Hi all, I've got some sensitive personal material on my PC that are in .DOC files.

    I just wanted to know how I can remove this "Recent items" feature so that my .DOC files do not appear.

    Thank you for any help!
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  2. Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       07 Jan 2017 #2

    Hi:

    For starters, have a look at this tutorial:

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3469-recent-items-frequent-places-turn-off.html


    Cheers,
    MM
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2,036
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       07 Jan 2017 #3

    If you don't want to turn off this feature then delete everything under:
    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent
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  4.    09 Jan 2017 #4

    Thanks, but I think I'm happy to turn off this "Recent items" function. What's the best way to do this?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       09 Jan 2017 #5

    Hi, again:

    Did you check out the tutorial for which I provided a link in my previous reply?
    The tutorial explains how to turn off "Recent Items".
    The blue text below is a clickable link that will take you to the tutorial.

    MoxieMomma said: View Post
    Hi:

    For starters, have a look at this tutorial:
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...-turn-off.html


    Cheers,
    MM
    Thanks,
    MM
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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