This tweak is used to hide recent documents from the Start menu and also
hide the Corresponding checkbox from the Start menu customization CPL.
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Remove My Documents in Start Menu.reg
The '.reg' file Remove My Documents in Start Menu.
Show My Documents from Start Menu (Default).reg
The '.reg' file Show My Documents in Start Menu by Default.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
'My Recent Documents' option is hidden from the Start menu.
'My Recent Documents' option is visible by default in the Start menu.
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".
s\Explorer],right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value
with the name "NoRecentDocsMenu" in "Explorer" key.
Next, right-click on "NoRecentDocsMenu" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value "1" (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.
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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.
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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.