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Trying to clear a listing history

Posted on 2013-01-15
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I am trying to clear the history for saved computers or network acces.  Win& --  I hit the bottom task bar,   then I type in  \\     --- there is a computer listing that displays  (ten to fifteen computers that I have access on the network.   My quetion is:  how do I clear this listing completely???
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Right click the Taskbar, select properties, select Start Menu tab
Untick the Privacy tickboxes - Store recent items in start menu and Store recent programs options and they'll clear the items
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That was for Windows 7, for XP you right click the Taskbar, properties, click the Start menu tab, select Classic Start Menu then the Customize button - in there is a Clear button - click this and XP's recent items will be cleared...
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