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Clear Run history in Start menu.

This setting enables you to clear the list of commands used through "Run" command.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
The Run command in the Start menu is a very useful to run a program, open a document, folder or website. This setting lets you clear the list of most recent commands that have been used. These are stored there by Windows. Each command is stored as individual registry value within the registry key.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Here, delete all String values except "Default" in right panel.

After restart or logoff, changes take effect.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The list of previous commands used in the "Run" is not visible after the changes have been made in the registry.

The list of previous commands used in the "Run" is visible.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Next, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RunMRU\] key, select the String values "a, b, c, d to MRUList", right-click and click on "Delete".

Clear the computer names searched on a network.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting allows you to clear the names of all computers that were passed as arguments while searching a computer on the network.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For Current User).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For All Users).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Clear the recently accessed documents list.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to delete the documents in "Recent Documents" folder.

Clear history of recently accessed entries on logoff.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to clear the recently accessed documents list on Start Menu as well as the Internet Explorer URL history, when you log off your system.

 
 
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