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How to clear jump lists in Windows 10

How to clear jump lists in Windows 10

As you may already know, Windows 10 tracks and stores information about which documents and which folders and files you have opened recently. This information is used by the OS to provide quick access to documents via jumplists when you need them again. If you need to remove this info due to privacy concerns or for some other reason, you will find that in Windows 10 this operation can be a bit confusing. Here is how you can clear jump lists in Windows 10.

How to disable and clear jump lists and recent documents in Windows 8.1

How to disable and clear jump lists and recent documents in Windows 8.1

Like its predecessors, Windows 8.1 tracks and stores information about which programs you opened most often and which documents you opened recently. This information is used by the OS to provide quicker access to documents via jumplists when you need them again. This feature which collects and tracks user information is called UserAssist. If you have privacy concerns or simply don't need it, you can disable it.