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Hide or Display Recently Opened Programs in Start Menu

By default, the recently opened programs are shown in the Start Menu on Windows 10 computer. For your information, you can determine whether they are displayed or not, taking privacy protection into consideration. And this text minutely introduces how to hide or display recently opened programs in Start Menu.

Video guide on how to hide/display recently opened programs in Start Menu on Windows 10:

Part 1: Hide recently opened programs in Start Menu

Step 1: Open the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog.

Right-tap the taskbar, and select Properties in the menu.

Tip: If the taskbar is missing on the desktop, get it back by referring to How to Hide and Show Taskbar on Windows 10.

Step 2: Deselect the related setting in Start Menu settings.

Open Start Menu, deselect Store and display recently opened programs in the Start menu, and then click OK.

Part 2: Display recently opened programs in Start Menu

Step 1: Open the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window.

Step 2: Select the related Start Menu setting.

Click Start Menu, select Store and display recently opened programs in the Start menu and tap OK.

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