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Do Not Add Recent Files to Documents on the Start Menu

Posted On 2007-07-17 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Don't Add Recent Files to Documents on the Start Menu (Windows 9x and NT)
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Normally when you open or access a document or file it is added to the list of recent documents on the Start Menu. This tweak will stop files from being added to the list.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'NoRecentDocsHistory' set the value to equal '1' to enable the restriction.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart for the changes to take effect.

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
Value Name: NoRecentDocsHistory
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)


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