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Check following article for details: http://www.askvg.com/bug-fix-run-mru-history-list-is-always-empty-in-windows-10/ Bugs Bunny Hi all I encountered the same problem while running Win 8.1 Pro. Did it. Use the same procedure to turn this setting back on if you want to start clearing the recent items list when you log off or restart your computer. Tommyd View Public Profile Find More Posts by Tommyd 21 Dec 2009 #4 JohnMa Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 5 posts Yes, have a peek here

Oct 13, 2007 3:02 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by chris_R,★Helpful chris_R Oct 14, 2007 5:05 AM in response to I'mBlake Level 2 (300 points) Oct 14, Thanks. General Discussion WLM2011: No "To" in "All Sent Items" Mail ListingThere does not appear to be a way to change the view to show the "To" field instead of the "From" None of them. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/48346-have-strange-problem-recent-items.html

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Customization My c:\windows folder has a couple of strange files: "D" and "@#"Without quotes, no extension. Why is this? Should I delete the desktop.ini file?

This is frustrating because it is an easy way of accessing my most recently drafted documents. And when I try to open them, I can't. General Discussion Strange "safely remove HDD" problemHi, I've got this strange problem in Windows 7 RTM x64 - all the time when I click the "safely remove" icon in taskbar I Store And Display Recently Opened Programs In The Start Menu Registry Recent items (documents) worked great in XP.

It stops with files beginning with the letter "f". Recent Items Empty Windows 10 Similar Topics Strange Vista Desktop shortcut problem Dec 21, 2007 Strange crashing problem with XP, Vista works fine Jul 31, 2008 Please help resolve strange problem related to Windows 7 and I have two computers, a stationary with win7 x64 RC, and a new laptop Acer Travelmate 8471G that I have used the upgrade option from vista to win7, x86. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_win10/serious-bug-with-outlook-2016s-recent-items/3053293f-2589-4f76-a5e8-f63b836ee54d Please type your message and try again.

I opened it with a text editor and it contains the names of the files you listed. Recent Items Windows 7 The Recent Items folder opens up, but there is no video or audio files there either. Using the Registry Editor If you are using Windows 7 Home or Starter Edition, or if you prefer using the registry, follow the steps below to change the setting in the Jul 20, 2008 #16 dms96960 TS Addict Topic Starter Posts: 258 +28 I can't find a way to rename the desktop.ini file from the search function and cannot find it

  1. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.
  2. I clicked the run command and ran "shell:recent" but when I could not find the Desktop.ini file, I went to search and typed in "Desktop.ini" and it gave me one file
  3. In neither of these two computers the "Recent Items" list does not show audio or video files.

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This article shows you how to change this setting using the Local Group Policy Editor and using the Windows Registry. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/strange-vista-recent-items-problem.108511/ If it's not in the list, post back. Store And Display Recently Opened Items In The Start Menu And Taskbar Now restart or log off your system and your problem will be solved. Store And Display Recently Opened Items In The Start Menu And The Taskbar Windows 10 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer HKEY_USERS\.default\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer For each item above, look for a DWORD value called ClearRecentDocsOnExit in the right pane.

Board index All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ] Powered by phpBB Forum Software © phpBB Group, Almsamim WYSIWYG Classic Shell © 2010-2016, Ivo Beltchev.All right reserved. Login now. Jul 13, 2008 #1 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 I did a search and found this info Please let me know if it works, so as to help others with similar issues Enable the setting in the Local Group Policy Editor, or change the key in the registry to have a value of 1 instead of 0. Windows 7 Recent Places Not Updating

If you have it enabled, there are links on the right side of the Start Menu to access them. No, create an account now. NOTE: You may not see this dialog box, depending on your User Account Control settings. http://openfeedback.org/start-menu/some-of-start-menu-pinned-items-not-visible.php Windows 7: Have a strange problem with "Recent Items" 21 Dec 2009 #1 JohnMa Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 5 posts Have

We also recommend creating a restore point you can use to restore your system if something goes wrong. %appdata%\microsoft\windows\recent\automaticdestinations Jul 22, 2008 #20 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Tech Support Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Vista XP Office Software Themes Firefox Chrome IE Opera Etc

Its value would be set to 1.

When I try to open it, none of my applications will let me do it.Come on detectives, let's sort this out. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. If one exists then deleting it should solve the problem. Windows 10 Start Menu Recent Items I double clicked that file and what I posted above is what was in the notepad that opened up.

In the right pane, double-click on the Clear history of recently opened documents on exit setting. Nowdays, is there similarly a software/method/hack to include programs, along wth documents, in... Jimmy Yeah, like Monty, I don't have the ClearRecentDocsOnExit anywhere in the registry... http://openfeedback.org/start-menu/start-menu-problem.php If the User Account Control dialog box displays, click Yes to continue.