Updating not user folders shell guy can't fuck

Saturday, December 30, 2017 by Adam


>> > Thanks for trying but that doesn't work. I have used a third party cleaner
>> > (Tweak VI) but the folder is the special folder for recent items and right
>> > clicking on recent items in the start menu has always had the clear recent
>> > items box. I tried your procedure anyway. The first problem I ran into was
>> > there was no delete option in the right click dialogue box. I tried moving it
>> > to another folder and that worked. BAsed on the warnings, there is a
>> > desktop.ini file in that folder. I then followed your suggested - logged on
>> > and logged off, the selected Start the Search and typed shell:recent. The
>> > only response was that it could not fin that item. I tried opening a word
>> > file, making changes and closing it. Then I checked recent items but it still
>> > didn't contain the recently opened file.
>> >
>> > I use McAfee for security and I know they had a bad update in August that I
>> > am still trying to fix. I wonder if that could have caused the problem. I am
>> > still trying to get McAfee to run after hours of troubleshooting with McAfee.
>> >
>> > Does anyone have any other suggestions. This is a very irritating problem
>> > for me.
>> >
>> > "dean-dean" wrote:
>> >
>> >> If you've used a 3rd party cleaner, it may have deleted the desktop.ini in
>> >> the Recent Items folder. If you navigate to C:\Users\(Your
>> >> Name)AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows, does the Recent Items folder have a
>> >> special icon? If it doesn't, and only shows the generic manila one, or if the
>> >> folder is just called Recent (without the word Items), right-click on the
>> >> Recent folder and choose Delete. Log Off and then Log On. Open your Start
>> >> Menu and type, in the Start Search box:
>> >>
>> >> shell:recent
>> >>
>> >> Press Enter. This should restore the folder with the correct desktop.ini,
>> >> which will then restore the right-click context menu item "Clear Recent
>> >> Items List". (Right-click inside the Recent Items folder that pops up to
>> >> test that, after having typed shell:recent).
>> >>
>> >> "compTMan" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]
>> >> >
>> >> > I also have the same problem, however I have noticed that my Admin. user
>> >> > account "Recent Items" area does update properly. Only my standard user
>> >> > accts. don't update the Recent Items area. I've found that by going to
>> >> > the folder identified by Pengalo above
>> >> > (C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent) my Admin.
>> >> > user ID has a "Recent Items" file while my other user ID's don't have
>> >> > this file. So that's the issue. The question is how do we correct it?
>> >> > I could copy the file from Admin. and paste it in one of the user ID's
>> >> > to see if that helps but I think there should also be some Registry
>> >> > changes required to get it to be used properly.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > compTMan
>> >>

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