This setting enables you the facility of making maximum number of shortcuts (default value is 15) on Recent Documents in Start menu.
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Restrict Maximum Recent Docs History to 5.reg
The '.reg' file will restrict Maximum Recent Docs History to 5.
15 Maximum Docs History (Default).reg
The '.reg' file will display Maximum Recent Docs History to 15.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
Maximum number of recent documents
shortcuts is limited to 5.
Default number of recent documents
shortcuts is 15.
First, click the 'Start' button and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\], right-click in the open area to create a new DWORD value "MaxRecentDocs".
Third, right-click on the "MaxRecentDocs" DWORD value and click on "Modify".
Finally, enter the desired decimal value in the 'Value Data' field and click on 'OK'.
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Category : Display > Start Menu
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Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For Current User).
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).
Clear the recently accessed documents list.
This setting enables you to delete the documents in "Recent Documents" folder.
Clear history of recently accessed entries on logoff.
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.