Re: How To: Reduce the number of items shown on "My Recent Documents"



Darn, and I thought you were just that good - responding 40 minutes before
the question was even asked! For a moment I thought you got your crystal
ball back from the shop.

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Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
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"Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Apologies for the incorrect time in my post!
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> My system clock is now fixed.
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> "Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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>>>> It does not exist on my Win XP Pro system.
>>
>> None of the Policy keys/values exist by default. You actually need to
>> create subkeys/values upto that level.
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>> "Toro_Pita" <Toro_Pita@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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>>> Question: How To: Reduce the number of items shown on listed on the "My
>>> Recent Documents" pane?
>>>
>>> I have tried the following solution but was not successful. I could not
>>> locate the reg key listed below. It does not exist on my Win XP Pro
>>> system. I
>>> know the max value is 15 items but how can i reduce that to say 4, 5 or
>>> any
>>> number less than 15?
>>>
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> Go to Start/Run/Regedit and modify the MaxRecentDocs value.
>>>
>>> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre nt
>>> Version\Policies\Explorer
>>>
>>> "MaxRecentDocs"=dword:00000019
>>>
>>> Or download the edit on line 210, open it via Notepad and change the
>>> dword
>>> value, then merge.
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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