Deleting recent documents from the start menu in XP

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Windows XP allows you to clear documents from the start menu (by
selecting properties - Start Menu - Customize - and pressing CLEAR.

Is there any way of disabling this collecting of recent documents and
displaying them (if the user forgets to take the step above)?


Re: Deleting recent documents from the start menu in XP

not_real@xxx.yyy (Beachcomber) wrote in news:43770c78.1093828

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The following registry patch will permanently prevent windows collecting
recent file history"

Registry Settings
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
Value Name: NoRecentDocsHistory
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)

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However, there are a gazillion other places where windows stashes similar


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