View Full Version : MRU list in Documents Windows 2000

01-01-2008, 03:54 PM
I'm at a friends place today and helping him with his computer. This is a Windows 2000 machine.

I noticed that when you go to START / DOCUMENTS - you get a list of the Most Recently Used documents and then a folder at the top that says MY DOCUMENTS which takes you to the actual Documents folder. Where is the setting that controls the number of MRU items?

01-01-2008, 05:40 PM
There is no inherent setting in Windows to change that list. It would have to be changed in the registry.

I spent a few minutes searching the reg, but didn't find anything of relevance as I searched for "recentdocuments" and not "recentdocs".

So I went online and found this:


01-02-2008, 10:22 AM
Seth - thanks for those links. I'll have to pull out my W2K machine and try these fixes before messing with my friend's machine.

Jack Hackett
02-04-2008, 09:10 PM
See HERE (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/reskit/gp/101.mspx?mfr=true)
hope it helps