Learn how to prevent Windows 7 from showing recently opened items in the start menu and taskbar.
Prevent Recently Opened Items from Displaying In the Start Menu and Taskbar
- Right-click the taskbar (the bar with the start orb and time) and then select Properties.
- Select the Start Menu tab in the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window.
- Uncheck Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar.
- Click OK to save the changes.
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