Clear recent documents–Windows XP

Recent documents is list of recently opened documents of different application visible in Start -> Recent documents. These documents list can be cleared if required.


  1. Right click on task bar and click on properties.
  2. In properties window click on Start Menu tab. Click on Customise.

  3. Under customise window click on advanced and Click on Clear list under Recent documents on bottom of Window.


Recent document list will be cleared