Sunday 15 January 2012

Clearing My Recent Documents History Automatically

The windows My Recent Documents Menu display all the information about last used files and programs as a history. Your co-workers, family members can trace your activities on the computer with clicking on My Recent Documents menu. If you are using internet at any public place like internet cafe then you should clear your documents menu history to safe yourself from cyber crimes.

You can clear the documents menu history manually, but automatically history clean option can be useful if one computer used by multiple people. To clear the document history automatically, edit the computer registry keys.

1. Click Start button then type regedit in Run option then press Enter for next.

2. Here locate the location to:

3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

4. Here in right side panel, double click on Recent and change its value of C:\RECYCLED.

5. Now set your Recycle bin, "Remove files immediately when deleted".

6. Now close the registry editor and restart your computer after any changes to go into effect.


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