Learn how to prevent Windows 7 from showing recently opened programs in the start menu.
Prevent Recently Opened Programs from Displaying in the Start Menu
- 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.
- Check off Store and display recently opened programs in the Start menu.
- Click OK to save the changes.
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