Windows 10: Add or Remove Most Used Apps from Start Menu in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 19
    Win 10 Pro x64 (v14393)
       26 Dec 2015 #20

    Yes I took the photo just after a reboot but what I might do is switch them off, reboot switch them back on again
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
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       26 Dec 2015 #21

    How did that work for you?
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  3. Posts : 19
    Win 10 Pro x64 (v14393)
       26 Dec 2015 #22

    Absolutely no difference, still no 'most used' list.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
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       26 Dec 2015 #23

    Vipermk2,

    If this has just recently happened, you could do a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened to undo and fix it.

    System Restore Windows 10
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  5. Posts : 19
    Win 10 Pro x64 (v14393)
       26 Dec 2015 #24

    I have managed to restore it now, I used
    'Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4 for Windows 10'

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    I used the system file checker and it repaired some corrupt files.

    Thank for your help Brinks
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
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       26 Dec 2015 #25

    Ah, you must of used some other method to originally turn it off that used a different setting.

    Glad you got it sorted.
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  7.    18 Apr 2016 #26

    Hi Brink, did you manage to find how to clear the most used apps list ?
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       18 Apr 2016 #27

    smitty said: View Post
    Hi Brink, did you manage to find how to clear the most used apps list ?
    Hello Smitty,

    I'm afraid not yet.
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  9. Posts : 20,808
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
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       22 Apr 2016 #28

    UPDATE:

    Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14328, the most used apps list and the All apps list have been merged into a single view and elevated it to the top level of the UI to reduce clicking and scrolling.

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    Win10 Pro, Win7 Ultimate
       19 Jan 2017 #29

    Michael said: View Post
    Is there any way to quickly clear the list, as there was in Windows 7 (by unchecking "Store and display recently opened...", clicking apply, then checking it again), or do I have to manually go through and remove each item (i.e. all of the defaults)?
    Yes, on Win10, if you click to disable and re-enable, it clears the list. I did this, inadvertently and the list is gone. I don't know how long it will take for it to rebuild.
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