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Windows 7 Recent Documents Location

January 19, 2013 By: Jono Category: Windows 7

recent documents in windows 7

If you are looking for a Windows 7 recent documents in explorer, then the result will not be the same as Windows XP, and Windows Vista, because recent documents in Windows 7 has a different location. For users of Windows 7, you may have been searching that location but have never met. No need to worry here I will tell you where it is located.

Actually Windows 7 recent documents are a feature of Windows that already exist from the last time, since Windows XP, Windows Vista to Windows 7 until now. Only the different locations of each version of Windows. You simply follow the following steps to find it.

Windows 7 recent documents location

  1. Open Windows 7 Explorer (Windows + E).
  2. On the menu at the top left corner, click Organize> Folder and seacrh options. Then in the menu select the View tab, tick show hidden files and drives > then click OK.
    recent documents windows 7
  3. After that, open the Local disck (C :) > Users > Admin Name > AppData > Roaming > Microsoft > Windows > Recent Item (Here is the location).
    windows 7 recent documents location
    It will display all files that have recent documents accessed through this computer.

To clear Windows 7 recent documents, delete the existing section in the Recent Items folder. Keep in mind this is just a shortcut, if it was removed, the original file is not be lost.

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