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Enable maximum number of shortcuts in recent documents option of start menu (for all users)

This setting enables you the facility of making maximum number of shortcuts (default value is 15) in Recent Documents in Start menu.

Tweak for : Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This setting enables you the facility of making maximum number of shortcuts (default value is 15) on Recent Documents in Start menu. Windows saves the recently used documents here by practice. You can change this number with your required input value.

For this, you have to make changes in the registry. Go to Start->Run and enter regedit and click OK. Search the key. Enter REG_DWORD value for MaxRecentDocs in right panel. Enter the value with the number of shortcuts required. Delete this entry for default value.

After restart, changes take effect.

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

Number of shortcuts in ‘My Recent Documents’ link , visible in the Start menu can be increased.

Number of shortcuts in ‘My Recent Documents’ link visible in the Start menu can be increased.

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

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\], key and create a new key with the name "Explorer" under "Policies".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer],right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "MaxRecentDocs" in "Explorer" key.

Next, right-click on "MaxRecentDocs" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "" (Base Hexadecimal) without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

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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