Sunday, July 26, 2009


Clear All Search History In Windows Explorer

Windows actually secretly maintains the record of data when you search for some files or folders in Windows Search (refer screen shot in this page). 
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And when another user (in the same login) wants to work on windows search, they can find what you have searched. Here I will let you know how to clear the searched data from your computer.

This setting enables you to delete the existing search history for names of files and folders from your registry.

If you go start- search and type your filename, you can search for a specific file. Also you can choose search from Windows Explorer. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, learn how to use Windows Search.

If you use this setting, you can delete the history of your searches for names of files and folders. For this go to "start- run" and enter "regedit" and search the key listed below. 
You can delete all numeric entries like 000, 001, 002 etc., if these values are not existing. After a restart or logoff the changes take effect.

Registry Entries
• Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603\]
• Location: Current User
• Value Name: ID
• Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
• Action Type: Delete

If you are still unclear, read more... Go to
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603\], in the open area right-click on "00ID" (where ID=1 to n integer value) and click on 'Delete'. Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

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