- Click start and click run
- Type gpedit.msc and press enter to open group policy editor
- Now in the left side navigate to User Configuration - Administrative Templates - Start Menu and Taskbar
- In the right side find "Do not keep history of recently opened documents" and double click to open it
- Now click on "Enabled"
- Then click apply and ok
Friday, October 9, 2009
Instead of editing registry to clear recent documents, you can use group policy to do that. after configuring this you can clear recent documents ever appearing in the start menu, follow these steps.