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Enable maximum number of shortcuts in recent documents option of start menu.

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

Tweak for : 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 or logoff, changes take effect.

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.

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'.

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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