Clear cache/history in Windows 7?
How do I remove the list of recent files in Windows 7?
Are those files stored anywhere else?
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Ccleaner, a system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool, will clear "all recent files" (and much more).
Ccleaner is freeware, i recommend Ccleaner Slim (without browser toolbar).
Recent Items listed in the start menu are stored in:
To delete, you can either right-click on Recent Items from the start menu and select Clear recent items list or you can empty the folder from inside Windows Explorer.
To delete, empty the folder from inside Windows Explorer, or from the command prompt using