How to Disable or Delete Recent Document List in Microsoft Word or Excel

This article will guide you on how to disable or delete your recent document list in Microsoft Word or Excel. This will give you little security and safety from other users who may use your PC. They will not guess or know which files you were working on. The procedure is very easy to follow and implement.

Steps

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    Open your Microsoft Word or Excel and Click the "Office" icon.
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    Click the "Word Options" button.
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    From the left menu, click "Advanced".
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    Find the "Display" section. Here you can see the "Show the number of recent documents" option.
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    Set the counter to 0.
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    Click "OK".
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    Now you can see the recent document list is empty.

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Categories: Office