Don't want anyone seeing what you've recently accessed on your Windows 7 PC? Reader Marz offers a handy registry hack to get rid of the document history.
Over at Techie Corner, they have a nice tweak to disable the "recent documents history". As you know in Windows7 it shows a list above the Explorer icon when you click-drag up. Well if you're like me and share your computer with family and friends then you might not want a list of personal and confidential folders been displayed, so the tweak over there does the trick well. In Windows 7 though there is no key for 'Explorer' in the 'Policies' key, but all you have to do is add a key named 'Explorer' in it and then create the required DWORD Value. It works well!
My Windows 7 machine is in dry dock so I haven't personally tested this, but it sounds like a useful tweak. Hit the post for the full details and let us know how it goes in the comments. Thanks Marz!
Disable Recent Documents History to get full privacy [Techie Corner]