Stop recent view in Explorer in Windows 10

Stop recent view in Explorer in Windows 10

Q. How can I stop recent folders and files showing on Explorer?

A. If you don't want recent files or folders showing on Explorer you can disable this in addition to clearing anything currently displayed.

  1. Open Explorer
  2. Select View from the ribbon
  3. Select Options
  4. Under the General tab unselect the boxes required under the Privacy section. Also note the Clear button to show the current history displayed.
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