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Clear Hide/Show Active Icon List
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
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To clear the Past Items list:

1. Use Regedit to navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TrayNotify.

2. Delete the IconStreams Value Name.

3. Delete the PastIconsStream Value Name.

4. Close all instances of Windows Explorer.

5. Open Task Manager and select the Processes tab.

6. Select Explorer.exe and press End Process. This will close the shell.

7. In Task Manager, press File / New Task and type explorer.

8. Press OK.

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
    Long been looking for a way to get rid of these building up over time
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