Notebook: Clearing my Start menu and Taskbar history

Last Update date : 2017.11.08

To clear the history on your notebook, please follow the instructions below:


Step 1: Select Start then choose Control Panel.

Step 2: Click Appearance and Personalization.

Step 3: Select Task bar and Start Menu.


Step 4: Select Start Menu tab and do one of the following:

To prevent recently opened programs from appearing in the Start menu, clear the Store and display recently opened programs in the Start menu check box.

To clear recently opened files in the Jump Lists on the taskbar and Start menu, clear the Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar check box.



Step 5: Click OK. 


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