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Clear File Explorer History in Windows 11

Clearing your File Explorer history deletes the information Windows saved about the files and folders you use as well as what you’ve typed in the address bar and Run dialog.

File Explorer history consists of:

  • Recent items in the File Explorer jump list.
  • Quick access folders in File Explorer Home, except default pinned folders.
  • Favorites in File Explorer Home.
  • Recent files in File Explorer Home.
  • File Explorer address bar typed history.
  • Run dialog typed history.

This tutorial will show you how to clear the File Explorer history for your account in Windows 11.

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