Delete File Explorer History in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng, Anonymous

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    The first thing that we need to do is right-click the lower-left corner of the screen.
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    Then, we click "Control Panel".
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    When the "Control Panel" window opens, we need to click "Appearance and Personalization".
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    In "Appearance and Personalization", we need to click "File Explorer Options".
    In the "Privacy" section, we have a button called "Clear".
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    We click "Clear" and wait for the process to finish.
    The file history will be cleared.
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    We open up File Explorer.
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    We click "Quick access".
    In "Recent Files", we will have nothing.
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Recent edits by: Eng, VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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