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How to Clear Run History in Windows 10?

Posted in Windows1 week ago • Written by Gull AQANo Comments

Most of the windows users use the run box to open a page or programs, and as you have opened a lot of pages and applications using run commands, you may have lots of pre-loaded commands in run box history. Sometimes that bothers us. Here is the Guide to ” How to clear Run history in Windows .”

Clear Run History in Windows 10

We do use the registry editor to clear the run history, so to start, open the Run box by pressing Windows key and at the same time. Write regedit in the run and hit enter to go to the registry editor.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - Open Registry Editor

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – Open Registry Editor

The above step will lead you to open the registry editor. In the registry editor go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER

In the HKEY_CURRENT_USER directory, you may see lots subdirectory, find the Software folder and open.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software

Now you are in the Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software directory. In the software, folder goes to the subfolder named Microsoft.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft

From  Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft  go to the folder Windows>CurrentVersion.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows

Currently, we are in the Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion directory. Now we have to go to the Explorer directory. To navigate to Explorer directory scroll down and find Explorer folder.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows_Run

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows_Run

After opening the Explorer folder, scroll down and find the folder named RunMRU.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows_RunMRU

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows_RunMRU

Here ( Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RunMRU ) are the directory where we can clear run history in windows.

On the right side, everything you are seeing is the run commands history, right click on any of this file and delete the file.

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 - HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows_RunMRU_Delete

How to Clear Run Command History in Windows 10 – HKEY_CURRENT_USER_software_Microsoft_Windows_RunMRU_Delete

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