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Clear COPY TO or MOVE history?

  1. #1

    Clear COPY TO or MOVE history?


    Hi
    Possible to clear the COPY TO or MOVE history list in Explorer please?
    Also, the peculiar numbered folders that keep appearing eg. 00000081, prevent those from appearing somehow?

    Cheers

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    Hello Hugoboss,

    Could you post a screenshot showing this just for us to be sure of what you mean?
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    Hi Brink, most certainly will do
    Thanks for the opportunity.
    I do have all the "hidden" folder features enabled, eg show hidden OS files etc.

    Click image for larger version
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    update: discovered that they belong to Oblytile

    Click image for larger versionnow to just hide them somehow. Urgh
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    Using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to turn off and on Recent Items to clear it's history will clear the history for these as well.
    If you like, you might see if this may work better for you with "Copy to Folder" and "Move to Folder" in the context menu without having to mess with the history anymore.
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    Brink, you da man !
    Just disabled recent items, that solved that, thanks very much!

    I like the idea of Copy to / move to on the context menu, however this involves an unrequired additional step to copy to a destination, so I use the send to option, with each destination defined as a shortcut.
    If copy to / move to could be configured to send to a destination (rather than the browse dialog box), that would be first class.
    Just a thought.
    Cheers, and thanks for your help.
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    You're most welcome.
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    But this is Windows 8 here, I have Windows 8.1 and have the same issue, how can I clear the Move to and Copy to lists as Hugoboss showed above in his image
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    Hello cromeo, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You can turn off and on Recent Items the same as above to clear the history for these as well.

    Recent Items - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Forums
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