Although the feature is useful if someone is in hurry. He can quickly get access to which he accessed recently. But what if you don’t want this feature? Here’s a simple registry tweak which will let you delete this entire list. Follow these steps:
1. Open Registry Editor by typing regedit in search box and pressing enter.
2. Navigate to the following address:
3. Now delete this key Usage and you’re done! The recent list will get emptied.
Windows stores recent list’s items in this Usage key as you can see with the values in the right hand side.