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 R at the same time. Write regedit in the run and hit enter to go to the registry editor.
The above step will lead you to open the registry editor. In the registry editor go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER
In the HKEY_CURRENT_USER directory, you may see lots subdirectory, find the Software folder and open.
Now you are in the Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software directory. In the software, folder goes to the subfolder named Microsoft.
From Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft go to the folder Windows>CurrentVersion.
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.
After opening the Explorer folder, scroll down and find the folder named 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.
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